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West Jones falls to West Point in 5A title game  WDAM

The Mustangs fell to the Greenwave 27-12 in the Class 5A State Championship.



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.



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.



Teacher sacked for refusing to use male pronouns with a trans student  The Independent

A teacher in Virginia has been sacked for transgender discrimination after refusing to use a student's preferred pronoun. Peter Vlaming, a French teacher at West ...



Columbus teen dies in Clay County wreck  The Commercial Dispatch

A Columbus teenager and West Point High School student has died following a car accident in Clay County Tuesday evening. A Mississippi Highway Patrol ...



West Point High School football history book released  WTVA

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

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



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 will look to bounce back after having streak snapped  The Commercial Dispatch

STARKVILLE -- The West Point High School football team felt something Friday it hadn't experienced in more than two years. Some players held their heads in ...



West Point clashes with Olive Branch in 5A battle  The Commercial Dispatch

It's human nature for a coach's mind to wander to next year when leading a state champion. Last season, the West Point High School football team swept its ...



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.



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 ...



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:.



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



History of West Point football to be published  Daily Times Leader

Beverly Luttrell, Nita Wyman and Caroline Harrell, hold posters that will become pages in a soon-to-be published History of West Point Football, during 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 ...



Building on the ministry: Living Manna Church  Daily Times Leader

Living Manna Church will offer space for a Community Clothing Distribution at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. By: DONNA SUMMERALL. Staff Writer.



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 ...



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 ...



MSU plans to use Murphy's talents this season  Starkville Daily News

Marcus Murphy will more than likely figure into the plans of the Mississippi State Bulldogs as a freshman. He will almost certainly be in the rotation at safety for ...



Mize awarded World War II Fellowship  Daily Times Leader

Bruce Mize, social studies teacher at West Point High School, with books about Germany during World War II. By: DONNA SUMMERALL. Staff Writer.



West Point sweeps 2018 Cullman Co. Scholars' Bowl Tournament; 3 schools qualify for state middle school competition  CullmanSense

West Point High School posted this photo of its team to the school's Twitter page, with a note that the team has won the county tournament for six years and is ...



Man pleads to child sex exploitation  Daily Times Leader

Antwaine Johnson listens to Judge Jim Kitchens during his plea hearing in Clay County Circuit Court Wednesday as his attorney, Public Defender Kristen Wood ...



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.



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.



Delays can't stop West Point  The Commercial Dispatch

OLIVE BRANCH -- Mother Nature played her hand Friday night in the West Point High School football team's regular-season finale. Two lightning delays ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



West Point teacher honored at conference  Daily Times Leader

Member of the Mississippi Council for the Social Studies, and West Point High School AP World History teacher, Bruce Mize was inducted into the Mississippi ...



Bulldog Bio: Aeris Williams  Starkville Daily News

Aeris Williams has been a fixture of football in the Golden Triangle area for years. The Mississippi State running back was a three-year starter at West Point High ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



Opinion: Baseball players make a fan for life  Daily Times Leader

Many of us, regardless of how old we are, have remained friends with people we grew up with or went to school with. We lived in the same neighborhood, sat in ...



Clark talks classroom success with WPCSD  Daily Times Leader

Ron Clark met with teachers and faculty Tuesday at West Point High School. Clark spoke to them about how to engage students and achieve success in the ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



WPCSD kicks off 2017-2018 school year  Daily Times Leader

New West Point Consolidated School District teachers got to know each other before the first day of school during Monday night's New Teacher Orientation. By:.



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 ...



Mize introduces VR technology in the classroom  Daily Times Leader

Equipped with VR goggles and a cell phone, the Social Studies Class visits Paris, France, without leaving the classroom. By: DONNA SUMMERALL. Staff Writer.



Defense aims to be best for No. 1 EMCC  The Commercial Dispatch

East Mississippi Community College defensive coordinator Cliff Collins told the members of his defensive line they would be the key to a national championship.



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 ...



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

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



Brownlee, No. 1 EMCC set to face No. 20 East Central C.C.  The Commercial Dispatch

Playing wide receiver at East Mississippi Community College may be one of the most valuable positions in the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior ...



West Point mourns loss of teen with vigil and memories  Starkville Daily News

Two balloons swayed tangled around a floodlight overlooking a special basketball court at Zuber Park in West Point on Sunday. A cool breeze had previously ...



Chambless has fun with experienced squad  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- West Point High School football coach Chris Chambless has several pre-game speeches ready to for the 2018 season. He also has some ...



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. ...



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.



MDE releases school report cards  Starkville Daily News

The Mississippi Department of Education released report cards for districts and individual schools in the state Tuesday. The report cards contain data on the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

WEST POINT -- Marcus Murphy is considered a "self-starter." When it comes to the weight room, practice field, or on game nights, the West Point High School ...



Laurel falls in Class 5A title game to West Point  WDAM-TV

West Point High School played a game of keep-away with Laurel High School Saturday night at Davis Wade Stadium.



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.



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 ...



Pearson winner of DAR essay contest  Daily Times Leader

The Horseshoe Robertson Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, awarded Kamryn Elizabeth Pearson of Oak Hill ...



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 ...



ASU alumni parade marches through Tupelo | Local News  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

TUPELO – Hundreds of parade watchers braved high winds to gather along Main Street Saturday afternoon to watch three high school marching bands and the ...



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.



Cox enjoyed his time as coach at West Point  The Commercial Dispatch

Brad Cox called a lot of timeouts in his seven seasons as West Point High School's boys basketball coach. Now, Cox is calling a timeout on his coaching career.



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 ...



Defense comes up big for West Point  The Commercial Dispatch

West Point High School football players one after another said the same thing in the preseason interviews in August. The buzz words were "pride" and "tradition.



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

WEST POINT -- DeMarrio Edwards and Clayton Knight didn't panic after National Signing Day came and went and they hadn't picked a college. When you're ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



'This Is Our State': Museums' Opening Makes and Breaks Peace  Jackson Free Press

Charlie Davis, a 9-year-old from West Point, Miss., read the panel outside an Emmett Till exhibit not long after the doors of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum ...



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 ...



Those we lost in 2017  The Commercial Dispatch

From an 8-year-old child whose optimism never dimmed in the face of a rare, often painful, disease to an 102-year-old World War II veteran and beloved ...



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.



Akins planning on more big moments for EMCC  The Commercial Dispatch

East Mississippi Community College sophomore defensive back JaQuez Akins wasn't planning on being a focal point of his team's offense this season. However ...



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 ...



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 ...



Hattiesburg headed to State after 33-22 win over Laurel  WDAM-TV

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Five years ago, Tony Vance took the head football coaching at Hattiesburg High School, a place that he was told by many he ...



2017 EndZone Postseason Awards: Coach of the Year & All-EZ Second Team Revealed  WCBI

MS/AL (WCBI) — For the sixth consecutive year, the sports team at WCBI has compiled its list of the best high school football players from the viewing area in ...



Second-half surge pushes West Point past Lake Cormorant  The Commercial Dispatch

WEST POINT -- Two hours, 16 minutes is an eternity in a high school football game. But even a presumed march to inevitability can turn into a slog that creates ...



EMCC's Everitt Cunningham selected MACJC Defensive Player of the Week  WTVA

For top-ranked East Mississippi Community College's dominant defensive team effort in last week's 34-6 road win over previously second-ranked Northwest ...



#HSFT16: Stop No. 57 - West Point Green Wave  WCBI

WEST POINT, Miss. (WCBI) — There may not be a team anywhere in the state that has higher expectations to win a State Championship this season than at ...



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 ...



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

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - For the past three years, Michael Terrell has served as a human battering ram for the Laurel High School football team, pounding his ...



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 ...



Who will win the North/South State title games?  Jackson Clarion Ledger

A trip to Oxford for the State Championship is on the line this week as teams compete in the North/South State title games.



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 ...



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.



A-Train rolls again as Bulldogs pound Cougars  The Commercial Dispatch

STARKVILLE. With 7 minutes, 20 seconds left in the game Saturday afternoon, Aeris Williams took a handoff from Nick Fitzgerald, ran right, and disappeared ...



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