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December 11th

Eagles fall to Rams at home

December 11, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The Hebron Christian Eagles (7-2; 1-1) were looking to stay undefeated in district play on Friday night, but they could not score consistently against the Rams, as Immanuel took the league game 44-33.
Carlton Clay, who had scored over 100 points in his last three games, had only three on the night for Hebron.
The Eagles were led in scoring by Will Corbin Rogers, who put up 12 points on the night for the Eagles. David Kinard scored eight, and Kevin Simmons also had three. Taylor Coggins and Chad Smith both scored two points.

December 10th

Robert “Bob” Cooper

December 10, 2010

Robert “Bob” Cooper

Robert “Bob” Cooper, age 75, of Pensacola, Fla., formerly of West Point, passed away Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010. He was born Feb. 20, 1935, to the late George and Cecilia Gosselin Cooper.
Mr. Cooper joined the United States Navy at the age of 17 and retired as a Master Chief Petty Officer after more than 26 years of service. He was a veteran of the Korean and Viet Nam Conflicts. Besides the U.S. Navy, he enjoyed reading, cooking, fishing, playing cards and was a lifelong fan of the New York Yankees.

Annette Stevenson

December 10, 2010

Annette Stevenson

Annette Stevenson, age 82, passed away Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010, at Dugan Memorial Nursing Home.
Funeral services are Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010, at 2 p.m. from Carter's Mortuary Services Chapel, with the Rev. Charles Haughton 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.

December 7th

Susanne Miller Campbell

December 7, 2010

Susanne Miller Campbell

Susanne Miller Campbell, age 86, passed away Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.
Mrs. Campbell was born Mar. 14, 1924, in Delray Beach, Fla., to the late George L. Miller Sr. and Katie Dominick. She moved to West Point at the age of five and had been a resident ever since.

Hattie B. Smith

December 7, 2010

Hattie B. Smith

Hattie B. Smith, a resident of Chicago, Ill., and a native of the Rockhill Community of Starkville, passed away in Chicago, Ill.
Funeral services were Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010, at Leak and Sons Funeral Chapel in Chicago, Ill.
There will be a viewing and a brief devotional service Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010, at 11 a.m. at Rockhill United Methodist Church, located in the Rockhill Community of Starkville. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Carter Funeral Home of West Point and Leak and Sons Funeral Chapel of Chicago, Ill., are in charge of arrangements.

December 6th

Top to bottom, all four Green Wave opponents shell shocked in historic post-season run

December 6, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
After beating powerhouse football programs like Wayne County and West Jones, the Brookhaven Panthers likely thought they could handle the West Point Green Wave team as well.
If they asked Provine, Oxford and Ridgeland, however, they might have been a little nervous going into Saturday night’s 5A state championship game with the Green Wave.
West Point, a team that played close and from behind in many of its district games this year, began its peak right as November rolled around.

Recent raffle winners

December 6, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The “raffle a day” drawing that started last week by the West Point Touchdown Club continued through the weekend.
On Thursday, David Powell’s name was drawn as the day’s winner of the new rifle.
Jack Holliman took the gun on Friday, and Saturday’s drawing brought Larry Williams the new rifle.
Stay tuned to the Daily Times Leader for the daily winner this week.

Oak Hill boys avoid overtime in 58-54 win over Calhoun Academy

December 6, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The Oak Hill Academy Raider boys hoops teams had a good night on Thursday, completing a junior varsity and varsity sweep of Calhoun Academy. The varsity team got over the fourth quarter hump they have struggled to crest so far this year, defeating Calhoun 58-54.
On Saturday, however, the Raiders were unable to overcome the boys team of Marshall Academy, falling 67-34.
“They had a pretty good team,” said Oak Hill head coach Brian Middleton, of the Calhoun bunch. “We came out of there with a win.”

Clay scores 42 points in Hebron’s rout of Vikings

December 6, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
Carlton Clay has been nothing short of spectacular on the court since returning from the Thanksgiving break.
On Thursday night, he and the Eagles returned to their home court to take on Central Academy, and Clay put up 42 points against the Vikings, his second 40-plus point game of the week. He had previously scored 40 against Calhoun.
“He’s something special,” said Eagle head coach Greg Watkins. “When I get him to slow down and be patient, he’s hard to stop.”

Lady Raiders beat Calhoun, Marshall

December 6, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
Defense was the name of the game for the Oak Hill Academy Lady Raiders (7-5) on Thursday night. The Lady Raiders finished a decisive 71-19 victory over the Calhoun Academy girls. On Saturday, the girls finished off their first two-game winning streak of the regular season with a 55-34 win over Marshall.
“We played the best game of the year so far,” said Oak Hill head coach Stan Hughey of Saturday night’s win. “We beat a really good Marshall team. We put our whole game together.”

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