Sports

Lions Club PPK contest winners announced

NFL Punt, Pass and Kick contest first- through third-place winners (standing) Aryanna Hunter of Louisville, Cooper Reed of Mantee, Nick Martin of EWES, Raven Cherry of WOCES, Jensen Reed of Mantee, Caziah Cooper of Starkville, Leis Parish of Mantee, Andrew Fesmire of WOCES, (kneeling) Cade Morrow of EWES, Makyah Robinson of WOCES, Jada Booker of WOCES, Carson J. Norwood of EWES, Kaleb Parish of Mantee, Matthew Maddox of EWES and Brody Hogue of EWES.

For the WPT   The Maben Lions Club hosted the eighth annual NFL Punt, Pass and Kick contest on Sept. 28 at 11 a.m. at the West Oktibbeha County High School football field. Twenty-one youngsters from the ages of 8 to…

Holmes takes late win over Northwest Mississippi

Bulldog freshman kicker Cole Ballard kicked a 29-yard field goal with 1:24 left in the game to lift the Holmes Community College Bulldogs to a 17-14 win over the Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers here Saturday on Homecoming. With the…

Eagles look to bounce back after region loss

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times   There is no panic in the voice of Eupora High School head football coach Junior Graham. He knew all along that winning Region 5-2A was going to be a tough task. He also…

Lady Eagles fall in first round of playoffs

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times   Falling behind early was the nemesis of the Eupora High School Lady Eagles on Tuesday, as they dropped two straight games to Enterprise in the first round of the MHSAA Class 2A State…

East Webster has two tough region games remaining

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times   East Webster head football coach Doug Wilson has no qualms about the way his Wolverines are playing. “We knew we were in a tough region from the beginning,” Wilson said of his team’s…

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, OCT. 18 Prep Football 7 p.m. — Southeast Lauderdale at Choctaw County 7 p.m. — Bruce at East Webster 7 p.m. — Okolona at Eupora (HC) 7 p.m. — French Camp at Pelahatchie 7 p.m. — Aberdeen at Louisville…

Rested-up Eagles ready to begin Region 4-2A play

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times   You aren’t going to talk Eupora High School head football coach Junior Graham into making any predictions about how the Region 4-2A race is going to turn out. “There is not a dime’s…

Sports notes

MHSAA takes no action on private schools For a couple days last week the rumor mill was whirling concerning whether or not the Mississippi High School Activities Association was going to ban private schools from the organization beginning with the…