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January 16th, 2012

Hebron splits with Winona

January 16, 2012

Hebron continued to move up the district tables on Friday with a 44-23 win over Winona.
The victory, their fourth in a row, moved them to 4-1 in the standings, second to only Kemper.
The Lady Eagles, 15-7, jumped out to a 15-2 lead after the first quarter, really keeping the Stars on their heels offensively.
Winona clamped down in the second quarter, forcing several turnovers with a 3-2 half court trap and scored nine points. They still trailed by double digits at the half, 23-11.

Raiders drop three in a row after tough district loss to Canton

January 16, 2012

Looking to stay in the hunt for a first place position in the district, Oak Hill needed to defeat Canton, time simply ran out.
AJ Jones drove to the lane with seconds remaining to cut the lead to two, but time ran out before head coach Brian Middleton could call a time-out as Canton Academy held on for a 62-60 win.
It was the third consecutive loss for Oak Hill since their season long seven game winning streak in December.
In a second half that had 12 lead changes, Canton took the lead, 53-51 with less than four minutes left to play and held on for the rough ride.

January 12th

Dixie Lucille Jones Brownlee

January 12, 2012

Dixie Lucille Jones Brownlee

Dixie Lucille Jones Brownlee age 87, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus.
Funeral services are Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, with Dr. Shawn Parker officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Visitation is Saturday from 9:30 until service time, at the funeral home.

James L. ‘Big Jim’ Walker

January 12, 2012

James L. ‘Big Jim’ Walker

James L. ‘Big Jim’ Walker, age 82, of Carthage passed away Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, in Jackson.
He was born Dec. 16, 1929, in Cave-in-Rock, Iii., to the late Nina Wigginton and Charles Clarence Walker. He was a tube mill operator for Blazon Flexible Flyer in West Point. He resided in West Point about 40 years then moved to Carthage. He married Melita Mae Shipp Walker who preceded him in death March 8, 1991.

Bertha Lee Brown

January 12, 2012

Bertha Lee Brown

Bertha Lee Brown, age 82, passed away Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, in St. Louis, Mo.
Funeral services are Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at 11 a.m. from Third Mt. Olive M.B. Church, with the Rev. Al Lathan officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation is today, from 3 – 6 p.m. at Carter's Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter's Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

Natasha Ann Cox

January 12, 2012

Natasha Ann Cox

Natasha Ann Cox, age 32, passed away Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, at her home.
Funeral services are Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at 3 p.m. from Northside Christian Church, with the Rev. Orlando Richmond Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation is today, from 3 – 6 p.m. at Carter's Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter's Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

Friday night hoops

January 12, 2012

High schools return to the court Friday, with several playing in key district contests.

Oak Hill
The Lady Raiders, 17-5, bounced back from their fifth loss of the season with a pair of victories over Indianola and Marshall earlier this week as they prepare to return to Class 2AA action this weekend.

“We played good perimeter defense,” head coach Stan Hughey said after the 45-32 win over Marshall. “We had talked about can we duplicate what we did against Indianola. And we did better.”

January 11th

Eagles sweep district foe Macon Central

January 11, 2012

Since suffering a pair of losses at home to Kemper Academy, both the Eagles and Lady Eagles have gotten back in the win column with victories over Macon Central.

Tuesday, the Lady Eagles had a another solid defensive effort in 52-20 win, while the Eagles held off the Vikings, 54-20.

Hebron (14-7, 3-1) shot 55 percent from the floor in the first half and grabbed a 15-4 lead after the first quarter. The girls continued to dominate in the second, while their defense remained solid. The girls led 33-8 at the break.

Oak Hill splits a pair with Marshall

January 11, 2012

HOLLY SPRINGS- A 15-point third quarter by Oak Hill helped the Lady Raiders grab another victory Tuesday night, 45-32 over Marshall.

The game could have gone either way early on, both teams refusing to relinquish any big lead, but Oak Hill, (17-5) had a slight 12-10 advantage at the half.

The second quarter was more of same for the Lady Raiders, by halftime they led 22-19.

“We played good perimeter defense,” head coach Stan Hughey said. “We had talked about can we duplicate what we did against Indianola. And we did better.”

Oxford sweeps West Point at home

January 11, 2012

West Point knew ahead of time that the Oxford game would be huge, especially at home.

Fresh off a loss to New Hope, the visiting Chargers didn't want to get behind the eight ball early in district play and on Tuesday night, pulled out a tough road win over the Green Wave 58-42.

The Green Wave, (7-11, 1-1) already with a district victory over Saltillo, went toe-to-toe with the Chargers for three quarters. Down three with 2:57 left to play, Oxford closed out the third quarter on a 6-0 run to end it, and was able to carry over that momentum into the fourth.

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