News HeadlinesWest Point High West Point, MS News

West Point High School News Submitted by Alumni

West Point High School News From Around The Web

WPHS holds 2019 commencement  Daily Times Leader

On Thursday night, West Point High School's class of 2019 completed its journey. The class of 194 students graduated in a well-attended ceremony at the ...



West Point educator recognized as history teacher of the year by historical society  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

WEST POINT • West Point High School history teacher Bruce Mize has received the John K. Bettersworth Award, an honor given annually by the Mississippi ...



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 ...



Green Wave grows in spring loss to Oxford  Daily Times Leader

Friday night provided a little new territory for the West Point High School football team. *Fresh* off two previous spring games where they dominated big-name ...



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 ...



Green Wave honors athletes  Daily Times Leader

West Point High School recognized another group of outstanding high school athletes during the school's annual athletic banquet Saturday night. The Brenton ...



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 ...



Northside Christian Church to host HBCU Fair  Daily Times Leader

When considering higher education after high school, most West Point High School students immediately think East Mississippi Community College, Mississippi ...



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 ...



'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 ...



West Point High School honors seniors  Daily Times Leader

One is an athlete and smart on top of it. Very smart in fact. One has a well-known name, but plans to chart his own course. And another is about as unassuming ...



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 ...



Melton's punt block, score provide spark for West Point's three-peat  The Commercial Dispatch

HATTIESBURG -- West Point High School senior Tyler Rupert knew what was coming from teammate Ryan Melton. Late in the first quarter of the Mississippi ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 High School football history book released  WTVA

Below is the closed-captioning text associated with this video. Since this uses automated speech to text spelling and grammar may not be accurate. football ...



West Point's Crowley commits to Ole Miss basketball  WTVA

He played his senior season at Sunrise Christian Academy in Kansas.



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 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 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 ...



Police Ball organizers eye record crowd  Daily Times Leader

The Eighth Annual Police Officers Ball will have food, music and fellowship for the West Point Police Department's annual fundraiser. The ball is 7 p.m. Saturday, ...



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 soccer player dies in crash; remembered by friends  WTVA

A soccer player from West Point High School died Tuesday after a two-car accident in Clay County.



West Point, EMCC standout Cunningham signs with Memphis  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- If you understand the final month in Everitt Cunningham's life, it makes sense things were extra hectic on National Signing Day. A large crowd ...



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 ...



Four-peat? West Point aims high  WTVA

WEST POINT, Miss. (WTVA) - Last December, the West Point Green Wave rolled past West Jones to win its third consecutive state high school football ...



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 ...



Mississippi LB Brentt Cunningham commits to South Alabama  AL.com

High school teammate of December signee Ryan Melton.



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 ...



Here's the schedule for area high school graduations  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

High School graduation ceremonies will kick off throughout Northeast Mississippi this weekend and will pick up again next week. So before you start planning ...



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 is No. 1 in first in-season High School Football America Mississippi Top 10  High School Football America

Three-time defending Class 5A champ West Point is at the top of the first in-season High School Football America Mississippi Top 10. The Green Wave vaulted ...



No. 2 West Point faces tall challenge against No. 1 Starkville  The Commercial Dispatch

Last season, the biggest storyline of the prep football season centered on whether Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 6A state ...



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.



Critz Campbell  Jackson Free Press

The Mississippi Museum of Art recently named Critz Campbell, an associate professor of sculpture at Mississippi State University, as the recipient of its 2019 ...



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 ...



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, ...



High school 7-on-7 action keeps football teams busy  Daily Times Leader

There's a wall of silence draped over many football fields across the state of Mississippi during these summer months as the Friday night lights won't get power ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Northside Health Fair Plus adding new services  Daily Times Leader

Northside Christian Church takes its outreach ministry to the community seriously, whether it's with Tuesday Morning Sunday School, the Aaron Johnson Adult ...



Cunningham fueled Lions' defense in title game  The Commercial Dispatch

PITTSBURG, Kansas -- Two years ago on National Signing Day, West Point High School football coach Chris Chambless called Everitt Cunningham the best ...



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 ...



Following decision, Methodists still 'talking' about LGBT issue  Daily Times Leader

A week after the denomination's General Conference reinforced the United Methodist Church's position against performing same-sex marriages and ordaining ...



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 ...



Building on the ministry: Living Manna Church  Daily Times Leader

Rev. R.H. Brown was approached by some of the ladies in his church to have a community yard sale. The idea to have people pay $5 to set up a table or booth ...



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 ...



Printer, not county, erred on state seal  Daily Times Leader

A printer's inadvertent mistake puts the wrong Mississippi state seal on Clay County's new Justice Center, but it will be replaced by the end of this week, ...



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 ...



American coming, just not this year: Hainsey  Daily Times Leader

American Airlines has a plan to offer westbound *service* from Golden Triangle Regional Airport. But it's not happening this year, the airport's executive director ...



Melton sets tone for Green Wave defense  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- Throughout his football playing career, West Point High School senior Ryan Melton has shared many moments with his father, Ricky.



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 ...



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 ...



Different kind of matchmaker: MSU football player's son needs bone marrow transplant  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Toddler, son of MSU football player Marcus Murphy and Alicia Cherry, needs a transplant. Match being sought as they become advocates for Bone Marrow ...



Watch: Peco Foods to bring 300 jobs to former Americold site in West Point  Daily Times Leader

Peco Foods announced on Monday it will bring 300 jobs to the former Americold facility on Church Hill Road in West Point. Click the video to watch the full ...



Cheer Camp ends at WPHS  Daily Times Leader

Groups of girls ages 3 – 12 attended Cheer Camp June 22 - 26 at West Point High School. The girls learned basic cheers and dance steps in the hopes of being ...



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 ...



West Point shuts out Noxubee County  The Commercial Dispatch

BY WILL NATIONS. Special to the Dispatch. WEST POINT - Chris Chambless might not be the biggest fan of the bye week. The West Point High School football ...



Bond reduced for youngest shooting suspect  Daily Times Leader

Bond is reduced for one of four suspects in a Jan. 13 shooting that almost killed a West Point man. West Point Municipal Judge Bennie Jones reduced the bond ...



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 ...



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.



Two dead after apartment fire on Layne Drive  Daily Times Leader

Overloaded extension cords may have sparked a late-night apartment fire that claimed the life of a pregnant 24-year-old mother who was trying to save her ...



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

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Players of the Pine Belt: Follis has reins for another West Jones’ run  WDAM

SOSO, Miss. (WDAM) - After reaching the Class 5A state championship football game for the first time in school history, what does West Jones High School have ...



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

West Point saw one of their native sons come home on Friday morning as they honored Major Calvin Townsend in a promotional ceremony. Major Calvin E.



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 ...



3-year-old MS girl beats odds, will have life-changing surgery  WTXL ABC 27

WEST POINT, MS (WMC) - Beating the odds. It's the inspiring story of a 3-year-old Mississippi girl who doctors thought would never survive an awful diagnosis.



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.



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 ...



Mississippi State's Top Signees by Position for This Decade  247Sports

Mississippi State has signed its share of elite prospects this decade and many of those standouts have moved on to the NFL ranks and their professional ...



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.



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

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



Business brief: Shows recognized  The Commercial Dispatch

Mary Ann Shows, fitness assistant and trainer with the North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point wellness center, has been selected as the hospital's most ...



For Mississippi natives at Memphis football, facing Ole Miss is more than pride  The Commercial Appeal

Memphis has 17 players from Mississippi on their roster and facing Ole Miss on Aug. 31 is giving them extra motivation.



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.



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 ...



Forest-Scott CTC welding team headed to nationals  Scott County Times

The Forest-Scott County Career and Technology three man Welding Fabrication team is planning their trip to the SkillsUSA Welding National Championships ...



Update: One jailed, police hunt shooting suspects  Daily Times Leader

A West Point man continues to fight for his life while police seek three people in connection with his shooting. A fourth suspect remains in jail under a $200,000 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Gearing up for exciting 2018 season  The Commercial Dispatch

Dust off the clipboards. Print out the stat sheets. Sharpen the pencils and prepare the rain gear. The 2018 football season is almost here. For many college ...



Mary Holmes College demolition continues  Daily Times Leader

Demolition of the Mary Holmes College continues on. The land will be used as a green space for Community Counseling Services (photo by Mary Rumore, DTL) ...



Bedford, Brown Lead at Pickwick  Fishing League Worldwide (FLW, LLC)

Weighing in a three-fish limit of bass that averaged more than 4 1/2 pounds apiece has JD Bedford and Walker Brown of Lawrence County High School in the ...



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.



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.



Mission on the Hill reaches out, Campers on Mission reaches back  Daily Times Leader

The Mission on the Hill program in West Point worked to provide Christian-based assistance to meet the needs of the Golden Triangle. Recently the Mission ...



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 ...



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 ...



Starkville new No. 1 in Mississippi Top 10  High School Football America

Starkville High School is the new No. 1 team in the High School Football America Mississippi Top 10 after knocking off former No. 1 West Point.



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 ...



Airbus finds new market for Lowndes-made chopper  Daily Times Leader

A new version of an increasingly popular civilian helicopter could mean increased job stability 200 workers at a Lowndes County industry. Airbus Helicopters ...



New address cards go out this week as part of mapping  Daily Times Leader

Every address in West Point and Clay County will change in the coming weeks as part of the new 911 mapping program. Post cards featuring the new addresses ...



News headlines by Google News for West Point High School West Point MS

We have listed the latest news headlines that include West Point . This site has been created to offer a place for WPHS alumni to reconnect and share memories.

In addition to these news headlines, you may also want to join the West Point High West Point, MS alumni directory and check out the yearbook listings.