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By Staff
Feb. 13, 2002
The Question …
On Dec. 12, 1998, Ole Miss won a men's basketball game 111-50, winning the game by 61 points. It was the largest margin of victory ever for the Rebels. Who did Ole Miss beat?
Star Tracking …
Feb. 13, 2001
The 2001 Division 7-2A Boys Tournament kicked off Monday night with a bang as Morton ended Enterprise's season with a 75-46 whipping, while Bay Springs shot the lights out in the night's final game to claim a 787-55 victory over Richton.
Last Friday night Carthage Lady Tigers head coach Jason Gentry was intent on stopping the scoring juggernaut of Southeast Lauderdale's Monique Horner. To a degree it worked, as Horner was held to 17 points. But in Monday's opening round of the Division 5-3A Tournament, his plan backfired, as Horner dropped in 29 points, in about 20 minutes of work. The overall result was the same, however, as Southeast improved to 26-7 by rolling to an 84-56 first round win.
Feb. 13, 1997
DECATUR With this being one of the most pressure-packed weeks of the high school basketball season, it's important to get off to a good start. Both Kemper County and Morton did just that in Division 5-3A Tournament action at East Central Community College Wednesday, and both advanced. Top-seeded Morton drilled Newton County 9 -59, while Kemper got past Cinderella Raleigh 73-50. The pair will now meet for the division championship Friday at 7:45 p.m.
West Jones jumped out to a 10-2 lead Wednesday against West Lauderdale and kept the Knights at arm's length all night, cruising to a 76-48 victory in the first round of the Division 5-4A tournament at Northeast Lauderdale.
Feb. 13, 1992
The Northeast Lady Trojans saw their season come to a close in the Division 5-4A tournament at Jones County Junior College Wednesday night. Northeast Jones extended its winning streak to four games with a 39-37 win over Northeast Lauderdale. The Lady Trojans missed a layup at the buzzer that would have sent the game into overtime.
OXFORD Mississippi had a win over Southeast Conference foe Florida almost in hand, but let it slip away. Still, there were few regrets in the locker room after the Gators slipped away with a 86-84 overtime victory Wednesday night. Florida went ahead 85-84 on Dan Cross' 10-foot jump shot with 26 seconds left in overtime. Ole Miss missed a shot that would have given them the lead, but got another chance when Florida's Stacy Poole only made only one of two free throws to give the Gators the 86-84 lead.
Ryan Satcher
The Answer …
Prairie View A&M.
Sports Faces …
Eva Lockhart
Eva Lockhart is a sophomore at Meridian Community College, where she runs the floor for the Lady Eagle Basketball team.
Lockhart is a graduate of West Lauderdale High School, where she played basketball and volleyball for the Lady Knights.
Lockhart started in the eighth grade for the Lady Knights, and she claims she could have started in the seventh, if she had permission.
Lockhart likes the atmosphere at MCC better than the one at West Lauderdale.
Lockhart is the daughter of Sylvia Lockhart, and the late Jerry Lockhart.
Jamie Sullivan