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Locking down the state: Ole Miss men's and women's hoops secure top in-state targets  Oxford Eagle

Building a program always starts with singing good players. Locking down the best players in your state? That's every coach's dream. Both Kermit Davis and ...



5A champion West Point football team honored by lawmakers  Daily Times Leader

The Mississippi Senate on Wednesday honored the West Point High School Green Wave football team with presentation of Senate Concurrent Resolution 529 ...



West Point's Cunningham makes Memphis his choice  Daily Times Leader

Everitt Cunningham was down to two choices. Two caps remained on the table when he sat down to make the final decision on where he would spend the next ...



West Point High School honors seniors  Daily Times Leader

Valedictorian Synthia Mathews, third from right, and Salutatorian Alvin Carter III, third from left, are joined by fellow honor graduates Chamiya Brownlee, Arresta ...



West Point High School football history book released  WTVA

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West Point soccer player remembered  WTVA

A West Point High School soccer player died in a Clay County wreck.



Young Wave softball makes impressions  Daily Times Leader

Heavy rains put a damper Tuesday on what was supposed to be the West Point High School Softball Classic, but the rain out gave Lady Green Wave softball ...



Harris does it all in West Point's victory against West Jones  The Commercial Dispatch

HATTIESBURG -- At 5-foot-6, West Point High School junior Brandon Harris will never qualify as the "big man on campus." On a football field, though, few play ...



Slideshow: District names teachers of the year  Daily Times Leader

Nine veteran West Point Consolidated School District educators have been named Teachers of the Year at their respective schools. One of them will be named ...



Pickens pleased with new position at WPHS  Daily Times Leader

There have been many changes at West Point High School this year. The eighth grade classes, formerly at Fifth Street Junior High, are having classes at the ...



Don't underestimate Chambless, WPHS is 2018  The Commercial Dispatch

A team with lowered expectations can be even more deadly. There is no such thing as the West Point High School football team flying under the radar. A state ...



Offensive line paves way for Green Wave to reach Hattiesburg  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- With his uniform clinging to his intimidating frame as a result of the rain Friday night, Kearis Smith wanted one more memory to savor from his ...



Harris, West Point seek another trip to Class 5A finals  WTVA

WEST POINT, Miss. (WTVA) - West Point High School's football team will play for another Class 5A North Half championship on Friday as it faces another ...



West Point defense delivers dominating effort  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- In each of the last two weeks of the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 5A playoffs, the West Point High School ...



'Underdog' West Point completes season on top  The Commercial Dispatch

By his admission, West Point High School football coach Chris Chambless didn't know what type of team his 2018 Green Wave would become. He knew there ...



All in the family: Another Anderson carrying on the Wave legacy  Daily Times Leader

His father caught a short touchdown pass in 1990 to beat Southern Miss and Brett Favre and the next year, snared a 36-year touchdown on a crossing route that ...



Soccer team to play in honor of teen  Daily Times Leader

A 16-year-old West Point High School student on his way home from soccer practice was killed Tuesday evening when his car skidded out of control and was ...



West Point connection with EMCC remains strong  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- Championship programs attract champions. Winning five national titles has helped the East Mississippi Community College football program ...



West Point's Harris adds to tradition of No. 2  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- When the West Point High football team needed someone to step up in its game against Lafayette County in the quarterfinals of the Mississippi ...



West Point's Gibson to play hoops for MUW  Daily Times Leader

Michael Gibson, a graduate of West Point High School, has signed to play basketball with the newly formed Mississippi University for Women Owls Basketball ...



West Point's winning streak will be on line vs. Starkville  The Commercial Dispatch

Typically, players and coaches don't get caught up in winning streaks. Coaches hammer the "one-game-at-a-time approach" and players are ready to echo their ...



Matchmaker: West Point toddler needs bone marrow transplant  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

WEST POINT • One-year-old Mason Murphy is full of smiles, quick with a game of peek-a-boo and ready to drive toy cars across the coffee table.



From tradition to tradition, West Point players expect to keep winning at EMCC  Daily Times Leader

Everitt Cunningham certainly has some stories to tell. As one of the sophomore members of the East Mississippi Community College defensive line, ...



West Point offensive line paves way to Hattiesburg  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- In a steady rain and on a muddy surface, acceleration and cuts were at a premium Friday night at McCallister Field. It was easy to toss out the ...



West Point football book goes to print  Daily Times Leader

A teaser of what will be in store for WPHS football fans when the coffee table book "History of West Point High School Football: 1906 - 2018" comes out. By:.



West Point High School Band earns honors during 2017 season  Daily Times Leader

The West Point High School Marching Band began its preparation for the 2017 season back during the dog days of summer, as West Point Band Director Ricky ...



West Point beats Canton in shootout  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- The West Point High School football team has become accustomed to receiving its opponent's best shot. In the opening round of the Mississippi ...



West Point High student charged for school shooting threat  Jackson Clarion Ledger

A West Point High School student has been charged after allegedly making a threat against his school on social media.



Mark your calendars for West Point-Starkville game  The Commercial Dispatch

We have reached the midway point of our annual countdown to the start of the prep football season. Member schools in the Mississippi Association of ...



High school students stage walkout to support teacher fired for refusing to call female student ‘he’  Lifesite

WEST POINT, Virginia, December 10, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – A large group of students walked out of their classes Friday to protest the firing of a teacher who ...



Man pleads to child sex exploitation  Daily Times Leader

A 33-year-old Clay County man gets a hug from his mother as he is led off to serve as much as 12 years in prison for cocaine trafficking. And Terry Gillespie ...



West Point edges Lafayette in region opener  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- The West Point High School football team knew the expectations were high and the margin for error was reduced this season. West Point ...



UPDATE: Virginia school board fires teacher who refused to call female student ‘he’ or ‘him’  Lifesite

'That is not tolerance; that is coercion,' Peter Vlaming said.



New faces, same result for West Point  The Commercial Dispatch

West Point High School football coach Chris Chambless doesn't have experience as an air traffic controller. However, he might have felt like one Thursday night.



History of West Point football to be published  Daily Times Leader

A History of West Point football will soon be heading to a publisher, according to Beverly Lutrell, one of the creators of the tribute to the teams of 1920 - 2017.



West Point High School mourns loss of fallen classmate  Daily Times Leader

Jashun Johnson was mature. That's what his friends, family, coaches and principals want you to know about him. They want you to know that, over the course of ...



West Point's Webb dominates with smile  The Commercial Dispatch

Editor's Note: This is the latest installment in a series that will feature some of the area's top prep football players. These players are expected to receive the most ...



Melton looks to bring leadership to West Point's three-peat attempt  The Commercial Dispatch

Editor's Note: This is the latest installment in a series that will feature some of the area's top prep football players. These players are expected to receive the most ...



Virginia high school teacher fired for refusing to use transgender student's new pronouns  Richmond.com

WEST POINT — A Virginia high school teacher was fired Thursday for refusing to use a transgender student's new pronouns, a case believed to be the first of its ...



West Point rides dominating defense past Louisville  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- The West Point High School football team knew its linebackers would be an asset before the 2018 season. Undoubtedly, the senior duo of Brentt ...



West Point teacher honored at conference  Daily Times Leader

The Mississippi Council for the Social Studies hosted its Fall Conference in Starkville on the campus of Mississippi State University. The Conference sessions ...



Cunningham fueled Lions' defense in title game  The Commercial Dispatch

East Mississippi Community College defensive lineman Everitt Cunningham looks into the backfield Thursday night prior to the snap. The sophomore from West ...



Patience part of tradition at West Point  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- Patience usually brings wisdom. Listening to Brentt Cunningham, it's easy to tell the West Point High School senior linebacker is a patient ...



West Point can clinch region title against Saltillo  The Commercial Dispatch

As the practices get shorter and the temperature gets colder, the West Point High School football team is again gearing up for a state championship run.



WPHS JROTC attend Cadet Leadership Challenge  Daily Times Leader

Upcoming Sophomore and Platoon Sergeant Cameron Johnson negotiated the new Cadet Fitness Test carrying a tire on the litter with the help of a team mate.



Melton sets tone for Green Wave defense  The Commercial Dispatch

West Point High School football coach Chris Chambless and senior Ryan Melton hold the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 5A ...



3-year-old MS girl beats odds, will have life-changing surgery  WMC Action News 5

Beating the odds. It's the inspiring story of a 3-year-old Mississippi girl who doctors thought would never survive an awful diagnosis.



Berry leads West Point to playoff series victory  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- Gray Berry's smile is infectious. You can feel the enthusiasm of the West Point High School sophomore when his face lights up with a big grin.



Mize awarded World War II Fellowship  Daily Times Leader

There were 469 applicants for The Summer Teacher Institute in New Orleans, and about 30 were selected from 27 states. Most of the applicants chosen were ...



Murphy, West Point too much for Hattiesburg  WDAM-TV

For a second consecutive year, West Point High School let its opponent hang around for a while in the Class 5A state championship football game.



Green Wave top Commodores to clinch playoff spot  Daily Times Leader

Despite five errors, the West Point High School Green Wave relied on offense and slapped 11 hits on its way to a 7-5 road win over district foe Lafayette on ...



Pick your word for your prep football team  The Commercial Dispatch

We have gotten to the hard part. Game week is here and players are anxiously awaiting the end of the week and a chance to run through the tunnel for the first ...



WPCSD kicks off 2017-2018 school year  Daily Times Leader

West Point Consolidated School District teachers and administrators are preparing for the first day of school on Aug. 7. Community Relations Coordinator Julie ...



West Jones tops Picayune, 21-13, for historic win  WDAM

West Jones advances to Class 5A state championship game with win over Picayune.



No. 2 West Point makes its case for No. 1, smashing Olive Branch 51-7  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Olive Branch came into the game undefeated, but West Point routed the visitor.



West Point stays motivated on road to title  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- Chris Chambless has had a relatively uneventful season. Through 12 games, the West Point High School football coach hasn't had to throw any ...



West Point, Caledonia, New Hope wins baseball series  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- After returning to the postseason for the first time since 2011, the West Point High School baseball team wants to make this an extended stay.



Welch, Morgan team up to lead West Point offense  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- Casey Welch doesn't have a taste for Mexican food. But you never know who you're going to bump into at dinner when you have a hankering for ...



State champion West Point sends 12 to colleges  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- Mississippi State freshman Marcus Murphy stopped by his old school to see how some friends were doing Wednesday morning. Murphy wanted ...



West Point's Murphy ready for Mississippi State  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT - Pardon Wet Point High School senior Marcus Murphy is slightly behind on his Christmas shopping. Murphy spent the first part of December ...



Brad Cox to be principal at West Clay Elementary  Daily Times Leader

Central School assistant principal and West Point High School head basketball coach Brad Cox will begin his new job as principal of West Clay Elementary ...



Calm center: Chambless keeps West Point at the top  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

WEST POINT – Sitting in his spacious office in West Point High School's shiny, year-old football facility, Chris Chambless is one of the quietest people in the ...



#MSPreps Coach of the Year: Chris Chambless, West Point  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Chambless led West Point to a dominating season, 5A state championship.



Childress, Webb named Homecoming Queens  Daily Times Leader

Jada Webb was named West Point High School Homecoming Queen and Anna Kathryn Childress was named Oak Hill Academy Homecoming Queen on Friday ...



Players of the Pine Belt - Hattiesburg senior Jarod Conner  WDAM-TV

For the first third of the 2017 football season, Jarod Conner was a running back still learning how to play quarterback. Once the junior settled in and grew more ...



Hattiesburg, Petal set to renew Leaf River Rivalry  WDAM-TV

Petal and Hattiesburg high schools square off in the Leaf River Rivalry for a sixth consecutive season, and both teams come into D.I. Patrick Stadium at 7 p.m. ...



Calvert making big impact at Northwest Mississippi C.C.  The Commercial Dispatch

Respect is the buzzword for Northwest Mississippi Community College freshman running back Chris Calvert. The former West Point High School All-State ...



WDAM Coach of the Year: West Jones head coach Scott Pierson  WDAM

SOSO, MS (WDAM) - Scott Pierson spent 18 years wandering in the wilderness that can be Mississippi High School football, trying to guide the West Jones High ...



Here's who was named player of the year for every sport in Mississippi  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Every year the Clarion Ledger honors the best in Mississippi high school sports at the annual Sports Awards. As part of that awards show, we named the player ...



LIVE UPDATES: Commits, flips and more: What to expect on Early Signing Day in Mississippi  WLBT

With the day finally here, the dreams of playing college football are about to become a reality for many high school athletes.



Cargile out; Chapman interim head of CHS  The Commercial Dispatch

Columbus Municipal School District's board of trustees has appointed an interim principal for Columbus High School, following the apparent departure of ...



Annual West Point High rodeo returns to Ag Center  Cullman Times Online

VINEMONT — Nothing brings people to the Cullman County Agricultural Trade Center like a good rodeo, and this year's version of West Point High School's ...



West Point hosts promotional ceremony for Major Calvin Townsend  Daily Times Leader

Major Calvin Townsend poses for a photo with his family at his promotional ceremony Friday. (Collin Brister, DTL). By: COLLIN BRISTER. Staff Writer.



Mize introduces VR technology in the classroom  Daily Times Leader

Tuesday morning, Bruce Mize's social studies class learned about the French Revolution and visited Paris, France, without ever leaving the classroom.



West Point begins quest for another ring  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- Antrayvious Brownlee dreamed of the feeling ever since seventh grade. Brownlee imagined the cold feeling on the ring finger of his left hand.



No. 1 EMCC scores in different ways in rout of Mississippi Delta C.C.  The Commercial Dispatch

SCOOBA -- East Mississippi Community College freshman wide receiver Jason Brownlee waited patiently for his first collegiate touchdown. When the time came ...



Hattiesburg's Jarod Conner commits to Memphis  WDAM-TV

Jarod Conner figures he will be a running back when it comes to continuing his football career at the collegiate level. And the Hattiesburg High School senior ...



Hattiesburg seeking state championship Saturday  WDAM-TV

Every week of the 2017 football season, Hattiesburg High School successfully has met every challenge. The Tigers will face their biggest of the challenge of the ...



Proof That Joe Moorhead Knows Recruiting Better Than Dan Mullen  For Whom the Cowbell Tolls

Moorhead has proven he can recruit much better than Mullen.



West Point has six to send to college  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- Chris Humphries said he knew immediately. Humphries, a 6-foot-1, 290-pound offensive lineman from West Point High School, took an official ...



WPCSD teachers receive MPE grants  Daily Times Leader

West Point High School history teacher Bruce Mize also received a grant from MPE for a project entitled “Google Expeditions”. By: BY DONNA SUMMERALL.



It's all in attitude for West Point  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- Continuity is the life blood of most championship programs. While coaches are fond of talking about how great teams have great players, they ...



New West Point police chief returns to where career began  The Commercial Dispatch

To Avery Cook, teaching kids karate at the CK&A Karate School downtown has some parallels to policing. Cook, who started as West Point's police chief on ...



West Point shows it's ready to go  The Commercial Dispatch

STARKVILLE. While it does little good to overanalyze last weekend's play at the New Hope Jamboree, the good news is the prep football season is here.



Duke Pecans embraces holiday season  Daily Times Leader

It's a non-descript building on Brame Avenue about halfway between Highway 45 Alternate and West Point High School. It's only a little more than a stone's ...



West Point offensive line drives ground attack  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- Years from now, historians will look back for reasons to explain the dominance of the West Point High School football team's rushing attack.



Rousing rout for West Point in opener  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- West Point High School senior Chris Calvert plans to make the most of his final opportunity. Undervalued as one of the state's best running ...



Best of the Class  WCBI

A popular WCBI community *service* project that salutes graduating high school students in North Mississippi and West Alabama for academic excellence.



Mississippi Forestry Commission at CTC with South Side students  Daily Times Leader

Each year students from South Side Elementary tour the Career and Technology Center at West Point High School to give the students an idea of what type of ...



QB rotation helps keep West Point on track  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- Jake Chambless has a new sense of appreciation of how much the little things matter of Marcus Murphy. Executing those "details" -- like ...



West Point's Edwards, Knight will go to EMCC  The Commercial Dispatch

West Point High School senior quarterback Clayton Knight poses for a picture Monday to announce he will play football at East Mississippi Community College ...



Murphy fuels West Point's run to eighth title  The Commercial Dispatch

West Point High School’s Marcus Murphy stiff-arms a Laurel player on one of his 33 carries in a 29-8 victory in the Mississippi High School Activities ...



Neshoba Central pulls away to beat West Point  The Commercial Dispatch

JACKSON -- West Point High School girls basketball coach Dashmond Daniel coaches in an intense manner. Never one to sit down, Daniel coaches every ...



Teacher fired for refusing to use transgender student's preferred pronouns  Yahoo Lifestyle

We are here today because a specific worldview is being imposed on me," the teacher who was fired said at a school board meeting.



Caledonia overall winner at EMCC 2016 Scholars' Olympiad  Meridian Star

MAYHEW – For the second year in a row, Caledonia High School took top honors in East Mississippi Community College's Scholars' Olympiad.



Brownlee, West Point focused on another title  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- While the coaches have many accolades for West Point High School senior Jason Brownlee, he likes one label above all others. "Two-way ...



Meet the 2017 Clarion Ledger All-State football team  Jackson Clarion Ledger

The 2017 All-State football team as chosen by the Clarion Ledger rewards the best in Mississippi.



Players of the Pine Belt - Laurel senior Michael Terrell  WDAM-TV

For the past three years, Michael Terrell has served as a human battering ram for the Laurel High School football team, pounding his way through opposing ...



Last-second FG lifts No. 1 EMCC past No. 20 ECCC  The Commercial Dispatch

DECATUR -- East Mississippi Community College sophomore quarterback Messiah deWeaver was looking for a few dogs late Thursday night. "When the game ...



West Point has had success through years running ball  The Commercial Dispatch

Ground Taylor (Davis), Ground Chuck, Ground Allen, Ground Chambless. If you were going to build a timeline to trace the development of West Point High ...



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