Jackson Clarion-Ledger honors state top prep athletes

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Eleven East Webster athletes were among those recognized by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger by being invited to the Best of Mississippi Preps Banquet on Thursday at the Jackson Convention Complex.

The guest speaker for the … Read more

Local trio chosen for baseball all-star games

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress TImes

Two athletes from East Webster High School and one from Eupora High School were chosen to take part in the Crossroads Diamond Club’s 2015 D.M. Howie Mississippi High School All-Star Baseball games on Saturday, … Read more

Basketball tournament to benefit EHS teams

From Staff Reports

The North Sip Ruff Ryders are sponsoring a semi-pro basketball tournament Saturday at the Eupora Elementary School gym.

Registration starts at 10 a.m. and the tournament at 11 a.m. The registration fee is $50 per team. All … Read more

Wolverines looking for third state baseball championship

East Webster won the North Half 2A title with 12-2 and 10-7 wins in consecutive games last week against Hatley. Wolverines on the field in Game 1 in Cumberland on May 12 are  Jack Wilson

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Veteran East Webster head baseball coach Wes Johnson wasn’t particularly pleased that his team fell behind 7-1 against Hatley last Thursday, but he was thrilled with what happened afterwards and says his team’s 10-7 … Read more

East Webster netters keep on winning

Bottom left to right - JonHayden Hancock, Claire Ferguson, Taylor Davis, Hollis Ellis, Hayden Hill, John Taylor Champion and Coach Pam Champion. Back left to right - Principal Bill Brand, Charlie Brand, Jake Wofford, Mary Mae Turner, Hunter McCarter, John Carpenter and Rhett Parker.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

The East Webster High School tennis team followed up winning its second consecutive MHSAA Class 2A State Team Championship last Monday, by rolling to three more titles in the MHSAA 2A State Individual Tennis Tournament … Read more

EMCC falls in Region 23 Baseball Tournament

From school reports

EUNICE, La. – A possible late-game comeback attempt was thwarted by an old division nemesis, as 17th-ranked East Mississippi Community College’s baseball season came to an end with a rain-delayed, 11-inning 4-3 setback to No. 18 Northwest … Read more

Some nicknames actually fit quite nicely

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Obviously, I carry the moniker Old Sports Dude for a reason.

As I was covering the press conference for the upcoming MHSAA State Baseball Championships Monday morning in Pearl I had several revelations. Each … Read more