Category: Sports

Big first half sparks Eagles to solid win over FCA

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times While the final outcome of Eupora’s 40-7 win over homestanding French Camp Academy Friday wasn’t in doubt long, EHS head coach Stephen Edwards said several good things came out of his team’s seemingly easy…

Defending 2A champions hammer Philadelphia

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Lady Eagles of Eupora High School found their form offensively Thursday night as the defending MHSAA Class 2A Slow-Pitch Softball Champions banged out 19 hits on the way to a convincing 19-4 road…

Lady Wolverines split two softball contests

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The East Webster fast-pitch softball team bounced back from a 2-1 road loss to Houston on Tuesday to roll past Starkville 12-2 on Thursday. This week has the Lady Wolverines traveling to South Pontotoc…

Former FCA star set to start at quarterback Saturday

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Saturday night is something Jesse Hosket has been waiting for a long, long time. The former French Camp Academy and East Central Community College standout will walk on to the turf at Liberty Bowl…

Sports Schedules

THURSDAY, SEPT. 1 Prep Volleyball 6 p.m. — Choctaw County at Caledonia Prep Softball TBA — Neshoba Central at Enterprise TBA — Philadelphia at Lake 5 p.m. — Winston Academy at Central Academy 5:30 p.m. — Newton County Academy at…

Sports briefs

‘Dawg Talk’ set STARKVILLE, — Mississippi State Athletics and its multimedia rights holder, Learfield Sports’ Bulldog Sports Properties, announced today that The Veranda will host MSU’s popular “Dawg Talk” coaches’ radio shows for the next five years.   “Dawg Talk”…

Lady Wolverines extend softball winning streak to six

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The East Webster High School slow-pitch softball team picked up four more wins last week, moving its mark to 6-0 on the young season. This week has the Lady Wolverines visiting Houston on Tuesday…

Lady Eagles take two wins in Grenada Classic

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Eupora High School softball team got back into winning form in a big way last Saturday, taking a pair of wins in the Grenada Classic. After falling to New Hope 5-2 last Monday…

Wolverines blank Vardaman 35-0 in sloppy opener

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times After opening the season with a 35-0 win over Vardaman on a wet and sloppy field last Friday night, the Wolverines of East Webster are focusing on improvement heading into this week’s home matchup…

Eagles rally to knock off Water Valley in tough opener

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times It didn’t take second-year Eupora High School head football coach Stephen Edwards long to find out whether or not his Eagles would respond to adversity. After taking a 6-0 lead, Eupora saw Water Valley…