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Posted: Wednesday, September 12, 2012 12:00 pm

No reports offered
from ’Dogs, ’Jackets

Gleason was a winner, while Greenfield was not in prep football action over the weekend.
Despite efforts to contact head coaches Noah Lampkins (Gleason) and Don Pitt (Greenfield), no reports of the games were made available to The Press.
The Bulldogs topped Halls, 27-6, while the Yellowjackets suffered a 32-7 setback to West Carroll.
This week, Greenfield hosts Union City while Gleason is at home against McKenzie

Skyhawk WR Sims
earns CFPA notice

Senior wide receiver Quentin Sims was named one of eight Ohio Valley Conference players recognized by College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) for his effort this past Saturday.
The UT Martin wide receiver had 10 catches for 152 yards in the Skyhawks’ 35-7 loss to Football Bowl Subdivision team Northern Illinois.
Sims’ performance against NIU is the seventh best receiving performance in school history, and his 152 yards receiving marks the second time the Cincinnati native has had more than 100 yards receiving in a game for his career.
The goal of College Football Performance Awards is to provide the most scientifically rigorous conferments in college football. Recipients are selected exclusively based upon objective scientific rankings of the extent to which individual players increase the overall effectiveness of their teams.

Racers’ point guard
arrested for assault

MURRAY (AP) — Murray State point guard Zaveral “Zay” Jackson is accused of hitting two people with his car in a Walmart parking lot.
The 20-year-old sophomore was charged with two counts of first-degree assault and was being held Sunday night the Calloway County jail.
Police arrested Jackson around 4 p.m. following an altercation in a Wal-Mart parking lot where he hit two people with his white Monte Carlo, causing minor injuries.
An arraignment was scheduled Monday morning.
Jackson was a reserve who averaged 4.9 points, 2.3 assists and 2.1 rebounds as a freshman.
He was projected to start this year for Murray State, which went 31-2 and beat Colorado State in its NCAA tournament opener last March.
The Racers lost to Marquette in the next round.
Published in The WCP 9.11.12