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Sports schedules

FRIDAY, NOV. 15 Women’s College Basketball 9:30 p.m. — Ole Miss vs. West Virginia in Rainbow Wahine Classic in Honolulu SAT, NOV. 16 Prep Basketball Lady Tiger Shootout at Ethel (11 a.m. — Durant vs. Choctaw County, 12:30 p.m. —…

Embry coaches Lady Rockets to 2nd slow-pitch crown

Trae Embry

By Steve Swogetinsky Sports Editor The Neshoba Democrat   The Neshoba Central Lady Rockets swept Wayne County and repeated as state champions, capturing the Class 5A-6A slow-pitch softball title Oct. 26 at Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland. The Lady Rockets…

WCTS Blue Devils have historic legacy

(Right) The Webster County Training School’s 1969-70 state-championship basketball team: [top row] Coach Curtis Ford, Jackie Roberts (trainer, deceased), Robert Woodard (trainer), Elmer Davis, John Deloach, Archie Conley, Charlie Edwards, Sonnie Nash (deceased), Chris Carter (bookkeeper), Coach Gates (deceased), [bottom row] George A. Draine Jr., Jerry McComb, Andrew Jolliff, Willie Pass, Paul Brantley and Charles Brantley.

From Staff Reports   Some of the older generations of Webster County residents remember the days of the Webster County Training School, which was previously located at what is now Eupora Elementary School. The athletes that attended the school during…

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, NOV. 8 Prep Football 7 p.m. — French Camp at Sebastopol 7 p.m. — West Oktibbeha at Nanih Waiya 7 p.m. — Noxapater at West Lowndes Men’s College Basketball 7 p.m. — Prairie View at MSU 7:30 p.m. —…

Four tough losses close out season for East Webster

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times   East Webster’s season-ending loss to Eupora on Friday night was a tough one for the Wolverines, bringing to culmination a four-game stretch that saw a six-game winning streak turn into a series of…

Lady Wolverines win South title

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress Times   When East Webster softball coach Lee Berryhill looks back over what his Lady Wolverines have done over the past 15 months, it’s hard for him to complain. During that span they played…

FCA to celebrate homecoming Friday

From Staff Reports   French Camp Academy homecoming festivities begin tonight with a blackout pep rally at 6:30 at the FCA gym. The pep rally be will be glowing in the dark! “Glow BLUE or Go Home!” is the homecoming…