Highlights: Hartfield Academy beats Jackson Prep in MAIS 6A final
Watch highlights from the MAIS 6A football state final Hartfield Academy vs. Jackson Prep at Robinson-Hale Stadium.
There were several top performers across the state in girls high school sports, but only one can be voted athlete of the week for Nov. 13-18.
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Allie Carroll, Lewisburg: Carroll recorded 19 points, five rebounds, five assists and seven steals in Lewisburg’s 68-19 win over Holly Springs.
Kaitlyn Elliott, Hartfield: Elliott produced 18 points, five rebounds and three steals in Hartfield’s 51-21 win over Riverfield Academy.
Sarah Dudley Reed, Lamar: Reed produced 15 points, 13 rebounds and seven blocks to help Lamar advance over Lake, 51-50.
Peyton Sandifer, Richland: Sandifer produced 21 points, 19 rebounds and four blocks in Richland’s 58-41 win over McLaurin.
Camri Westmoreland, Hickory Flat: Westmoreland recorded 31 points and 17 rebounds, helping her team to a 77-67 win over Falkner.
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Mississippi Republican party files suit over judge holding Hinds County polls open on election night
by Geoff Pender
The Mississippi Republican Party is asking the state Supreme Court to dissolve an emergency order a judge issued on election night keeping polls open in Hinds County, saying the order violated state law and the court lacked jurisdiction.
The state Republican Party filing notes the issue is spilled milk with the election over, but says the high court should make a ruling to prevent future problems and because the issues are “of great public interest.” It said conflicting court actions on election night caused confusion and run the risk of “sowing public doubt about the reliability of election results.”
On Nov. 7, there were numerous reports of Hinds County precincts running out of ballots or not having proper ballots, and voters reportedly waited in long lines or left without casting ballots. The state Democratic Party filed for an emergency order in chancery court to keep Hinds County polls open an extra hour that night. Chancellor Dewayne Thomas granted the order.
But in a separate case filed that night by Mississippi Votes, a Jackson nonprofit organization, in Hinds County Circuit Court, the Mississippi Supreme Court appointed a special judge, former Supreme Court Judge Jess Dickinson, to hear the matter. Dickinson issued an order that simply repeated existing state law: that people who were in line when the polls closed at 7 p.m. could vote if they remained in line.
In a petition filed this week with the state high court, the Republican Party argued chancery court lacks jurisdiction to be involved in such issues, that it should have been given notice of the Democratic Party’s petition that night, and that there is a lack of evidence that the ballot shortage was widespread or caused problems for many voters. The petition describes the “unknown and possibly surreptitious nature” of the Democratic Party’s filing that night.
State law appears to give the state’s high court exclusive power to appoint judges to hear election day disputes, and would appear to prohibit judges from dealing with such election day issues in their own counties. It says, “The Supreme Court shall make judges available to hear disputes in the county in which the disputes occur, but no judge shall hear disputes in the district, subdistrict or county in which he was elected nor shall any judge hear any dispute in which any potential conflict may arise.”
Besides this, the state GOP petition says, “Chancery courts in this state do not have the jurisdiction to enjoin elections or to otherwise interfere with political and electoral matters which are not within the traditional reach of equity jurisdiction,” quoting precedence from a previous state case.
In its filing on election night, the state Democratic Party said a large number of precincts in Hinds County ran out of ballots, “leading to long lines, extensive delays and voters leaving the polling places without voting.” It said the problem was affecting the rights of all voters and that “the relieve sought in this case is a request in equity” which would give the chancery court jurisdiction.
This article first appeared on Mississippi Today and is republished here under a Creative Commons license.
Will Mississippi Valley State cover the spread vs. North Texas? Betting Trends, Record ATS
The Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils (0-7) are heavy underdogs (+28.5) as they attempt to stop a seven-game losing streak when they visit the North Texas Mean Green (4-2) at 2:00 PM ET on Saturday, December 2, 2023 at UNT Coliseum. The matchup airs on ESPN+. The matchup has an over/under set at 120.5 points.
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Mississippi Valley State vs. North Texas Odds & Info
- Date: Saturday, December 2, 2023
- Time: 2:00 PM ET
- TV: ESPN+
- Live Stream: Watch this game on ESPN+
- Where: Denton, Texas
- Venue: UNT Coliseum
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Delta Devils Betting Records & Stats
- Mississippi Valley State has played six games this season that have gone over 120.5 combined points scored.
- Mississippi Valley State’s games this year have had a 136.3-point total on average, 15.8 more points than this matchup’s over/under.
- So far this season, Mississippi Valley State has put together a 3-4-0 record against the spread.
- North Texas’ .600 ATS win percentage (3-2-0 ATS Record) is higher than Mississippi Valley State’s .429 mark (3-4-0 ATS Record) in 2023-24.
Mississippi Valley State vs. North Texas Over/Under Stats
|Games Over 120.5||% of Games Over 120.5||Average PPG||Combined Average PPG||Average Opponent PPG||Combined Average Opponent PPG||Average Total|
|Mississippi Valley State||6||85.7%||51.4||120.7||84.9||143.1||141.8|
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Additional Mississippi Valley State Insights & Trends
- The Delta Devils score 6.8 fewer points per game (51.4) than the Mean Green allow (58.2).
- Mississippi Valley State has put together a 1-1 ATS record and a 0-2 overall record in games it scores more than 58.2 points.
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Mississippi Valley State vs. North Texas Betting Splits
|ATS Record||ATS Record Against 28.5+ Point Spread||Over/Under Record (O-U-P)|
|Mississippi Valley State||3-4-0||2-2||1-6-0|
Mississippi Valley State vs. North Texas Home/Away Splits (Last Season)
|North Texas||Mississippi Valley State|
|7-5-0||Home ATS Record||7-3-0|
|5-6-0||Away ATS Record||9-7-0|
|65.6||Points Scored Per Game (Home)||68|
|63.5||Points Scored Per Game (Away)||58.5|
|4-8-0||Over-Under-Push Record (Home)||6-4-0|
|6-5-0||Over-Under-Push Record (Away)||9-7-0|
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Mississippi High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Panola County Today – December 2
Rally behind your favorite local high school basketball team in Panola County, Mississippi today by tuning in and catching every play. Details on how to watch all of the high-school action can be located below.
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Panola County, Mississippi High School Boys Basketball Games Today
Winona Christian School at North Panola High School
- Game Time: 3:30 PM CT on December 2
- Location: Sardis, MS
- How to Stream: Watch Here
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