Category: News

Lady Eagles look for big year on slow-pitch diamond in 2015

Haley Farley at 3rd with Emily Littlejohn in left field.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

With only two girls gone off a strong team last year, Eupora High School head slow-pitch softball coach Kaley Harris is expecting big things out of her team this year.

“We have everybody back … Read more

Young, but experienced Tigers ready to show improvement in 2015

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By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Young? Yes.

Inexperienced? No.

Youthful experience will the be overriding theme for the 2015 football season for the Noxapater Tigers this season. While Noxapater was going through some growing pains during last year’s 4-7 … Read more

Eagles look to improve as season moves along

EHS Football Team

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress TImes

It’s a work in progress.

That’s the way first-year Eupora High School head football coach Stephen Edwards and his coaching staff are looking at the 2015 season.

“I think we are about where we … Read more

Eagles set to work on defensive alignment heading into opener

Front- Head Coach Stephen Edwards
Back- Thad Walker, Eric Marshall, Dayna Turner, Josh Glasner and John Higginbotham

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

After battling Leake Central to a tie during a preseason scrimmage on Friday night, first-year Eupora High School head football coach Stephen Edwards said there are a couple things in particular his team will … Read more

Weir Presbyterian to host special program

From press reports

Mark you calendars for a special program at Weir Presbyterian Church on Saturday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m.

Dr. Alfonse Javed, Director of Outreach & Evangelism at Calvary Baptist Church in New York City, will speak about … Read more

Sullivan, York shine in Sunday scrimmage for Statesmen

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The Delta State University football team scrimmaged for the first time this fall for more than an hour Sunday, Aug. 16 at Parker Field-McCool Stadium. Coach Todd Cooley and his staff engineered the 115-play scrimmage in near-record time in front … Read more

EMCC Lions looking for fresh challenges during 2015 season

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

SCOOBA — You won’t hear East Mississippi Community College head football coach Buddy Stephens utter the words “defending champions” very often.

The veteran coach, entering his eighth season at EMCC, says what’s in the … Read more

USM, ECCC combine to offer fall softball camps

From school reports

East Central Community College and University of Southern Mississippi softball coaches are teaming up to offer both skills and pitching camps on the Decatur campus this fall.

An All Skills Camp will be held Sept. 14, 21, … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 08/19/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

In the early 1990s, Vaughan’s Vocabulary began on radio and made the transition to the newspaper. I am excited that it has returned to the radio. At the college, where … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 08/19/15

This just doesn’t seem right

By Charlie Dunagin
Editor McComb Enterprise Journal

You’d think the state auditor’s office would have more pressing business than harassing former Waveland police officers who lost their weapons in Hurricane Katrina and had them replaced … Read more