Sports

MSU pitching coach to headline ICC Leadoff Banquet

By Adam Gore
special Progress Times

MSU pitching coach Wes Johnson will be the featured guest at the 2016 Itawamba Community College Leadoff Banquet on Thursday, Feb. 4 at the Dr. David C. Cole Student Services Building in Fulton.

The … Read more

Lady Eagles win two behind big week from Morton

Jeff Parks
Eupora versus Noxapater.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

Jabrieya Morton came close to notching a coveted triple-double twice last week as the Eupora High School girls basketball team picked up a pair of wins to improve to 5-8 on the season.

Morton had … Read more

Patterson notches double-double for EMCC Lady Lions

Photo by Jason Dyess 
East Mississippi Community College's Quantesha Patterson (13) jumps to block a shot from Meridian Community College's LaShonda Cousin (14).

From school reports

SCOOBA – The East Mississippi Community College basketball teams completed their season sweep of nearby rival Meridian Community College with a pair of double-digit home wins Thursday night at Keyes T. Currie Coliseum. The Lady Lions began … Read more

Sports Schedules – 01/13/2016

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 13
College Basketball
8 p.m.— Ole Miss at LSU

THURSDAY, JAN. 14
Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Columbus Christian
Junior College Basketball… Read more

Holmes men, women roll past Hinds CC

From school reports

GOODMAN — The Holmes Community College Bulldogs finished their sweep of the Hinds Community College Bulldogs here Thursday night with a 79-91 non-division win.

With the win, the Bulldogs go to 9-3 on the season. The Holmes … Read more

EMCC legend Randall Bradberry returns as AD

From school reports

SCOOBA – One of the most respected people among Mississippi’s junior college ranks is returning to the Scooba campus, as former East Mississippi Community College standout quarterback/head football coach Dr. Randall Bradberry has been hired as the … Read more

UM football player balances sports, academia

Ole Miss receiver Derrick Jones (19) celebrates a touchdown with Jordan Wilkins (22) against Oklahoma State during the 2016 Allstate Sugar Bowl held in New Orleans, LA,  January 1, 2016. (Photo by Bob Smith)

Eupora native Jones always works hard

By Tyler Bullard
OxfordStories.net.

OXFORD — Derrick Jones, a junior wide receiver from Eupora, is a tall, fast and energetic wide out who signed to play football at Ole Miss on Feb. 6, 2013, … Read more

Lady Wolverines drop overtime thriller

All Tournament teams

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

While the host team didn’t come away with either championship, the East Webster Christmas Classic was a huge success last week, with Choctaw County winning the boys championship and Starkville Academy taking the girls … Read more

Sports Schedules – 01/06/2016

WED, JAN. 6
College Basketball
7:30 p.m. — Texas A&M at MSU

THURSDAY, JAN. 7
Prep Basketball
East Webster Classic (4 p.m. — Nanih Waiya girls vs. Choctaw County; 5:15 p.m. — Nanih Waiya boys vs. … Read more