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OHA basketball driven for title

January 27, 2015

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Every player on the Oak Hill boys’ basketball team has been on a championship team at some time during their playing careers at the West Point independent school.
However, those championships occurred in junior high. On the high school level, all 17 players and three coaches are driven to change that fact.

WP boys fall at home, 77-64

January 26, 2015

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Drew McBrayer can cross off a line from his high school coaching career.
The fifth year New Hope head coach won his first game against the West Point Green Wave at West Point High School.
“It’s nice. It really is nice,” McBrayer said. “I have yet to beat West Point over here. It’s nice to come over here to win a hard-fought ballgame … A win is a win. It’s a plus to walk out of here with a district win.”

Lady Raiders escape Lady Rebels in OT

January 20, 2015

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FLORA — All’s well that ends well.
After giving up a 13-point advantage in the final quarter, junior Sydney Holton scored two free throws for the lead in overtime, and the Lady Raiders added five more free throws in the closing stretch as they defeated the Tri-County Lady Rebels, 61-58, in MAIS District 2-AA play Saturday at Tri-County Academy.

Raiders too much for Tri-County

January 20, 2015

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FLORA — In a long basketball season, it is good to have contributors outside of the starting five. For the Oak Hill Raiders, they have playmakers in spades throughout their roster.
Oak Hill’s bench scored 22 points, and the Raiders defeated the Tri-County Rebels, 54-46, in MAIS District 2-AA play Saturday afternoon at Tri-County Academy.
“I was proud of my second group,” Oak Hill Head Coach Brian Middleton said. “In a high school game, the bench contributing that many points is a huge number.”

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Eagles seek redemption

January 16, 2015

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PHEBA — The Hebron Christian Eagles are looking for district redemption.
After dropping the first match-up against the Kemper Rams Dec. 9 in DeKalb, Hebron gets another shot at them in Mississippi Association of Independent Schools (MAIS) district play at 7:30 p.m. today at Hebron Christian School in Pheba. The Hebron Lady Eagles (9-3), who are undefeated in all five district games and ranked No. 4 in this week’s Clarion-Ledger MAIS Class-A rankings, open the varsity slate against the Kemper Lady Rams at 6 p.m.

Lady Wave notches third straight win

January 15, 2015

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For the West Point Lady Wave, the game could not have ended soon enough.
In a chaotic comeback, the Louisville Lady Cats’ late surge fell short as Diamond Wraggs’ 3-pointer rattled off the rim, giving West Point a 60-57 win Tuesday at West Point High School. The win was the Lady Wave’s third straight since a 44-34 win over the Saltillo Lady Tigers in the District 2-5A opener last Tuesday.

West Point throttles Louisville

January 15, 2015

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The West Point Green Wave scored its largest point total for the season.
West Point (11-7; 0-1 District 2-5A) had 11 of 15 players score points as it routed the Louisville Wildcats, 93-59, in a MHSAA basketball game Tuesday at West Point High School.

Lady Raiders hold on over Lady Panthers

January 12, 2015

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The Oak Hill Lady Raiders are not going to look back and overanalyze this win.
Oak Hill watched an 11-point advantage dwindle into single digits in the second half but survived as Canton Academy missed a last second 3-pointer, 31-28, in a MAIS District 2-AA game Friday night at Oak Hill Academy in West Point.

Canton Academy escapes Oak Hill in overtime

January 12, 2015

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The Oak Hill Raiders will be asking plenty of "what if" questions after a frantic conclusion to their District 2-AA game against the Canton Academy Panthers.
In the overtime period’s final eight seconds, Oak Hill’s Ken Dill missed a 3-point attempt on a block, and Chance Wilson missed another 3-point attempt before the buzzer, as Canton (15-4; 6-0 District 2-AA) withstood the late challenge for a 58-56 win Friday night at Oak Hill Academy in West Point.

BY WILL NATIONS sports@dailytimesleader.com Every player on the Oak Hill boys’ basketball team has...
BY WILL NATIONS sports@dailytimesleader.com Drew McBrayer can cross off a line from his high school...
BY WILL NATIONS sports@dailytimesleader.com FLORA — All’s well that ends well. After giving up a 13...

 

 

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