Category: Sports

Winning junior golfer

Jackson Knight of Eupora won the Powerade division of the Northeast Mississippi Coca-Cola Junior Golf Tour. Jackson also won individual events at MSU, Ole Miss, Tupelo, Pontotoc and West Point. He finished the season with a scoring average of 38.

East Webster Football Schedule

By Robbie Robertson Webster Progress Times   Aug. 11 at Aberdeen (scrimmage) Aug. 18 Choctaw County Aug. 25 at Okolona Sept. 1 Smithville Sept. 8 at Starkville Aca. Spet. 15 Strayhorn Sept. 22 at J.Z. George Sept. 29 at Eupora…

Eupora Football Schedule

By Robbie Robertson Webster Progress Times   Aug. 11 J.Z. George Aug. 18 Water Valley Aug. 25 Newton Sept. 2 French Camp Sept. 8 at West Tallahatchie Sept. 15        at Choctaw County Sept. 22       …

Sportsmanship Award

The Eupora Titans 12-year-old All-Stars won the Sportsmanship Award at the Dizzy Dean East State Tournament in Grenada on July 8. Coaches are Brad Harrison and Tillford Robinson (back row). Players include (middle row) Khyron Morris, Rawley Budford, Chris Robinson,…

Former East Webster star transfers to Itawamba

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Pitcher Bailie Springfield, who went undefeated in her final two years while playing at East Webster High School, recently announced she was transferring to Itawamba Community College in Fulton. Springfield spent this past season…

Local attends ICC softball camp

The nationally ranked Itawamba Community College softball program held its annual summer camp June 13-15 at the ICC Softball Complex on the Fulton Campus. ICC coaches and players taught campers the fundamentals of the game in a fun, friendly and…

Eupora’s Hernandez signs with Holmes

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times When Randee Jernigan took over as the Eupora tennis coach, she knew she was going to have built-in senior leadership. Last Friday, some of that senior leadership was rewarded. Just a few days after…

Ole Miss, MSU qualify for NCAA Softball Championship field

From combined reports Coming off its first SEC Tournament Championship in school history, No. 18 Ole Miss has earned the No. 12 overall seed in the 2017 NCAA Division I Softball Championship and will host an NCAA Regional in Oxford…

EW’s Carpenter, Parker team up for state championship

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times The East Webster duo of John Carpenter and Rhett Parker blitzed their way through the field last week to claim the Class 1A-2A boys’ doubles championship at the MHSAA State High School Individual Tennis…

Hard work pays off for Lafayette’s Bowen

By John Davis Sports Writer A lot of early rising to polish her game paid off for Lafayette’s Ally Bowen. In a sport like tennis, hard work does pay off. In the case of Bowen, a strong work ethic coupled…