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Lady Wave better Saltillo in road victory

January 8, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

SALTILLO — The West Point Lady Wave will take a win any way it can get it, especially on the road.
West Point (7-9; 1-0 District 2-5A) survived a late Saltillo Lady Tigers’ surge as it reclaimed the lead for a 43-33 win in both teams’ District 2-5A opener Tuesday in Saltillo. The win helped the Lady Wave surpass its win total from last season.

Saltillo pulls out win late over WP

January 8, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

SALTILLO — The West Point Green Wave claimed the District 2-5A championship for 2013-14 in Saltillo.
Tuesday started an uphill battle for the title defense in the same place glory was attained just 11 months ago.

Forest’s 31 propels Green Wave to 10 wins

January 6, 2015

DTL staff

COLUMBUS — The streak rolls on.
Ecurb Forest scored a career-high 31 points, and the West Point Green Wave defeated the West Lowndes Panthers Saturday at the Trojan Classic at New Hope High School in Columbus. The victory extends West Point’s winning streak to six games and 10 wins overall this season.

Pro Football Weekend Recap

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What to look forward to in 2015

January 5, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

As 2015 gets under way, it is time to look forward to what the New Year has in store for the West Point sports' community.

Reclassification

The opening of the 2015 fall sports brings in a new era for the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) and the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools (MAIS) with reclassification.

Wave looks to defend title

January 2, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

Winning in Mississippi High School Activities Association's (MHSAA) District 2-5A is never an easy task. A team looking to defend its title from the previous season might just have a tall order with a gigantic target on its back.
The West Point Green Wave will attempt to defend its 2013-14 District 2-5A championship, starting on the road against the Saltillo Tigers at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Saltillo.

Lady Wave outlasts upset-minded Houston

January 2, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

It might be the change in mindset that the West Point Lady Wave needed before beginning its District 2-5A slate against the Saltillo Lady Tigers on Tuesday.
The Lady Wave is starting to learn how to win.
Watching its lead dwindle to 55-50, West Point pieced together a 6-0 run and pulled away for good as it defeated the Houston Lady Toppers, 65-54, in the West Point Holiday Invitational Saturday at West Point High School.

West Point uses 3's to upend Hilltoppers

January 2, 2015

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

The team and individual performances were, in a word, contagious.
Dason Thomas contributed a game-high 20 points, Ecurb Forest notched 19 and the West Point Green Wave scored 10 3-pointers in a 73-59 win over the Houston Hilltoppers in the West Point Holiday Invitational Saturday at West Point High School.

OHA’s Easterling placekicks as 8th-grader

December 24, 2014

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

One Oak Hill Raider played six quarters of football on a weekly basis.
From playing in a junior high game on a Thursday to a varsity game on Friday, a 24-hour swing, Grayson Easterling was the Raiders’ placekicker during this past football season. The drastic change from the junior-high level to the high school level was comparable to a step up to the major league.

Wave hosts first holiday tourney

December 24, 2014

BY WILL NATIONS
sports@dailytimesleader.com

It is finally coming to fruition. After discussing the idea for the past three years, the West Point High School basketball teams will host a holiday tournament.
The West Point Holiday Invitational, a four-game event, starts with a match-up between the Shannon Lady Red Raiders and the Columbus Lady Falcons at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at West Point High School. The tournament features three girls’ basketball games through the afternoon and a finale that pits the Green Wave against the Houston Hilltoppers at 6 p.m.

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