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Hebron to finish against Winona

October 28, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
It’s been a tough season for the Hebron Christian Eagles (2-7; 0-2) to say the least.
The Eagles came into 2010 very young, but they have shown a lot of promise over the last 10 weeks that has a lot people excited about 2011.
Before all that, the Eagles will try to hammer out one more win in the 2010 season. The will finish up at home tonight against the district winners of Winona.
The Eagles are coming off their second win of the season. Last Friday night, they dropped down to eight-man football to take on Calhoun Academy.

Cooler weather expected tonight

October 28, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
This fall has been unseasonably warm, and no group has felt the heat worse than our area football players.
For some, tonight will be the last game of the season, but everyone who plays this evening will welcome some cooler skies.
While rain has not played a big factor in Friday night football this year, heat certainly has.
Tonight, the weather is predicted to be much cooler, with a high at around 68 degrees.
The low is expected to dip down to 34 degrees, making game time much more comfortable for players and fans.

West Point hoops to feature talent at East Oktibbeha Jamboree

October 27, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
Basketball season is coming up fast. This Saturday night, the West Point hoops teams will be traveling to Maben to take on Louisville and East Oktibbeha in the West Oktibbeha Jamboree.
The boys team will be under new leadership this year, as Brad Cox starts his first year as head coach of the team. Cox says that this is a team that has been aching to hit the court against an opponent.

Lady Wave to face two teams on Saturday

October 27, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The West Point Green Wave girls basketball team lost three seniors last season, but they will return in 2010-2011 with a good bit of depth and experience. They will get their first taste of live action ball this Saturday at the West Oktibbeha Jamboree.
“We have a lot of the same players returning,” said West Point girls basketball coach Jessye Anne Helms. “We did lose some post players.”
Helms says that those players will be replaced with a mixture of returning players and a pair of transfers who will start as well.

Playoffs, district title in reach for Raiders

October 26, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
It’s all come down to this week for the Oak Hill Academy Raiders (3-7; 1-1). The team that started the season off with four straight losses found itself back in the playoff hunt after game six, only to suffer a devastating loss to Manchester three weeks ago.
With one game left to go, this is as important as they come. The Raiders will be facing district rivals Winston Academy (5-4; 2-0).

Green Wave head back to the Delta to take on Clarksdale in district match

October 26, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The West Point Green Wave (8-1; 5-0) football team is going to have to finish out the regular season on the road. Before going to Hernando for the final week’s game, the Wave will be in the heart of the Delta, playing Clarksdale (4-5; 2-3) this Friday night.
The Green Wave are undefeated in district play going into this week’s game. They will be trying to lock down a district title in the next couple of weeks.

Eagles to finish 2010 against Winona

October 26, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
The Hebron Christain Eagles (2-8; 0-2) are coming off of an exciting win over Calhoun Academy.
Dropping down to eight-man football for the first time last Friday night, the Eagles managed to slip by the experienced eight-man crew of Calhoun 38-30.
This week, the team will be going back to their normal numbers on the field, as they get set to finish out the 2010 season against Winona Academy (7-2; 2-0).

A Good Night For Soccer

October 26, 2010

Monday evening’s weather was pleasant, as youth from around the area gathered to start another week of soccer at the West Point Sportsplex.

Youth Soccer Continues At Sportsplex

October 25, 2010

The second week of Youth Soccer is completed on Thursday night, with the 8-9 year-old teams playing the late games at the West Point Parks and Recreation Sportsplex. More youth soccer and football is to come this week.

Friday should prove big for area teams

October 25, 2010

By Bryan Davis
Sports Editor
This Friday night is going to be a big night for our area football teams. West Point will be trying to bring home another district title, Oak Hill will be vying for a playoff spot, and though Hebron has been knocked out of the post-season run, they will be hosting Winona for a district game on the Eagles’ senior night.
The Green Wave (8-1; 5-0) are coming off a big 49-0 win over Saltillo, and they are still undefeated in district play. The Tigers were West Point’s latest victims during the Green Wave senior night on Friday.

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