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Hebron sweeps Starkville Christian

November 30, 2010

By Danny P. Smith
Carlton Clay came to play for the Hebron Christian School Eagles Monday night against the
Starkville Christian School Eagles.
Clay followed a nine-point first quarter with a 13-point third and finished with a game-high 26
points as the Eagles from Clay County dominated the Cougars 59-32 at the Starkville Christian gymnasium.
“Carlton is pretty tough,” Hebron coach Greg Watkins said. “We can move him inside or out. He can hit the three and he’s a hard matchup inside.”

West Point and Brookhaven to end storied seasons

November 29, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
It has all come down to Brookhaven and West Point. The Green Wave (13-1) trounced over the Ridgeland Titans last Friday night to secure their spot in the 5A state championship game this Saturday.
The Panthers (9-4) likewise rolled over then undefeated West Jones on Friday, and they will represent the South in the game.

State title game tickets to go on sale soon

November 29, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
Earlier this season, over 300 of West Point’s faithful answered the call and traveled 13 hours to Daytona Beach, Fla. to watch the Green Wave beat Mainland High School 14-0.
This week, West Point fans are being called on again to make another journey. This trip isn’t nearly 13 hours and this game is the most important one of the season.
On Saturday night, the West Point Green Wave football team will take on Brookhaven for the 5A state championship.

Stealers Cap Perfect Season

November 29, 2010

Sherman Berry’s 7-8 year-old Stealers cap off an 8-0 season with a 24-6 championship win last Tuesday night. Pictured from front left are Jonqavious Ivy, Bo Chambless, Antjuan Davis, Matthew Brand, Baker Watson and Antonio Facella. In the second row from left are Cage Palmer, Jamar Davis, Kurtis Bradford, Jonah Caskey, Gray Berry and Jonathan Cochran. On top, form left are Sherman Berry, Ben Lawley, Paul Caskey and Bob Tyler. Not pictured are Jalen Brown and Denari Free.

Wave headed back to Jackson

November 27, 2010

The Ridgeland Titans opened their first North state championship game with an 11-yard pass on their very first scrimmage against defending Class 5A state championship West Point Friday night.
After that brief moment of glory for Ridgeland, every highlight belonged to the Green Wave.

Ridgeland coming to town with heavy hitters

November 24, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
At this point in the football season, it matters not who you’re playing or where you play. Competition is going to be tough.
The Ridgeland Titans (13-0) are coming to West Point to take on the 12-1 Green Wave in the North Half title game tonight for a reason. They are just plain good at what they do.
The Titans come in sporting an average of over 300 offensive yards a game, most of those come via the ground game.

Berry’s Steelers Drop Bulldogs 18-6

November 24, 2010

Tuesday night’s championship game between the Steelers and the Bulldogs was a tough fought match on both ends. Sherman Berry’s Steerlers were able to get up three touchdowns on the Bulldogs early on. A late touchdown by the Bulldogs was not enough to complete a rally, as the Steelers walked away with the title.

West Point seniors look to make 2010 their year

November 24, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
There is probably nothing a senior football player wants more than to finish his career as a player with a state title. In 2009, the West Point Green Wave seniors got to do that, claiming the 5A state championship.
While still one very long game away from having a chance to do it, the 2010 seniors will hit their home field tonight with a chance to play for the state title next Saturday night in Jackson.

Oak Hill girls rebound to beat Marshall Academy 47-45 in overtime Tuesday

November 24, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The Oak Hill Academy Lady Raiders basketball team bounced back on Tuesday, after a Monday night home loss to Starkville, and they were able to take one from the Marshall Academy Lady Patriots 47-45 in overtime.
After taking a 20-11 lead into half time, the Lady Raiders let the lead slip away in the second half, but thanks to a 20 point second half performance by Tori Ellis, Oak Hill was able to keep the game at least tied at the end of regulation.

West Point players, coaches excited to play North State title game in front of home fans

November 23, 2010

By Brandon Walker
Daily Times Leader
As soon as Friday night’s quarterfinal victory over Oxford was complete. West Point head coach Chris Chambless had one message for his football team.
“We’ve got one more game to get to where we want to go, and that game is at our house, in front of the best fans in the state,” Chambless said in the postgame huddle.
Upon hearing those words, the Green Wave erupted in cheers, knowing their road to play for a second straight state championship has just one more stop.
And more importantly, that road goes straight through West Point.

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