Category: Sports

East Webster to hold first-ever Silent Night hoops game

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Lots of high school basketball teams across the state are taking this week off. Not only does East Webster have plenty of action scheduled, coach Michael Seger’s boys’ team has a special Christmas event…

East Webster hoops squads combine to win seven of eight

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress-Times It was a busy week for both basketball teams at East Webster, as coach Michael Seger’s boys and girls combined to win seven of the eight contests they played. East Webster started the week with…

Eagles, Lady Eagles each drop pair

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress-Times Both Eupora basketball teams dropped a pair of contests on the hardwood last week. The Lady Eagles fell 51-31 to Choctaw County last Tuesday, then lost a 66-25 decision to Kirk Academy on Friday in…

Eagles fall to Hillcrest Christian

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times In their only action on the hardwood last week, Eupora High School’s boys dropped a 56-46 decision to Hillcrest Christian School on Saturday in the Red Hills Showdown played at Winston Academy in Louisville.…

East Webster returns to hardwood

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress TImes Basketball at East Webster will get back into full swing this week, as both teams were set to host Montgomery County Tuesday. The Wolverines, after a nice run in the MHSAA Class 2A state…

Eupora hoops splits with Caledonia

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times While most folks were Black Friday shopping or recovering from too much turkey, the Eupora High School basketball teams were in action. The Lady Eagles ran their record to 3-1 on the season with…

Young Eagles to represent school in tournaments

From Press & Staff Reports Eupora High School eighth-grade students Camron Jennings and Tra McComb have been selected to play in the Mississippi Prospects All State Gridiron Classic. The inaugural All State game will feature the top youth football players…

Woods apparently headed to Eupora High School

By Robbie Faulk Special to the Progress Times Before legendary coach Ricky Woods ever won a state championship, his early years began with a successful stint at Eupora High School. With eight championship rings now on his fingers, Woods is…

Eupora girls look to build around Morton

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress TImes While it might go against logic to build a basketball team around any one player, there are sometimes obvious exceptions. That’s exactly the case with the Eupora girls and senior Jabrieya Morton. And if…

Youthful Eagles off to quick start

From school reports A year ago, the Eupora basketball team sported just one senior, albeit a good one. So even though this year’s squad is still relatively young, head coach Danya Turner is still looking at plenty of options when…