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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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, 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 High School football history book released  WTVA

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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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



'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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



West Point's Crowley commits to Ole Miss basketball  WTVA

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



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'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 ...



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.



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'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 ...



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, 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 ...



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 ...



Mississippi LB Brentt Cunningham commits to South Alabama  AL.com

South Alabama landed a 2019 football verbal commitment on Sunday from Mississippi high school linebacker Brentt Cunningham. Cunningham, from the ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Starkville High welcomes rival West Point Friday night  The Commercial Dispatch

STARKVILLE -- Willie Gillespie has been hearing it for years, both on the good side and the bad side. He knows there is plenty of bragging going on around the ...



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 football book goes to print  Daily Times Leader

"History of West Point High School Football: 1906 - 2018" has officially gone to the printers, as of Monday. The highly-anticipated coffee table book should be ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



WPHS JROTC attend Cadet Leadership Challenge  Daily Times Leader

West Point High School JROTC Cadets attended JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge (JCLC) this summer from June 18 - 23 at Camp Shelby in Hattiesburg.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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

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



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.



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'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 ...



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 ...



West Point's Cungious set for memorable senior year  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- West Point High School defensive lineman Jaylen Cungious has been thinking about his final season for a long time. Coming off back-to-back ...



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

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



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



Veteran coach Miller writing final chapter this season  The Commercial Dispatch

Longtime Dispatch photographers Joe Ray Roberson and David Allen Williams captured pictures of coach M.C. Miller when his Noxubee County High School ...



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 ...



Neshoba girls beat West Point to claim first title since 1991  Meridian Star

JACKSON — Before Neshoba Central left for its state title game in Jackson, coach Fred Morris told his players to look at the banner of the 1991 championship ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Former UC Little All-American Johnny Green Dies At 81  The Chattanoogan

John "Johnny" Edward Green, who was a Little All-American quarterback at UC, has died at the age of 81. He was also a UTC Sports Hall of Fame Inductee.



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 ...



John "Johnny" Edward Green  The Chattanoogan

John "Johnny" Edward Green died on April 24, 2019. He was 81. A loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend, he was born on Oct. 12, 1937, in West Point, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



The word 'can't' doesn't exist for Abbeville resident Janice Carr  Oxford Eagle

Janice Carr not only listened to her mother's advice growing up, she lives it. “She would say, 'Don't ever say you can't. How do you know you can't if you don't try ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, 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. ...



Clark talks classroom success with WPCSD  Daily Times Leader

Ron Clark was named the 2000 Disney American Teacher of the Year, he is a two-time New York Times best-selling author, the subject of a television movie, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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