Category: Sports

Eagles overcome adversity to take solid road win

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times To have a successful football season, a team has to perform under adverse conditions. The Eupora High School football team proved it could do just that Friday night during its 48-3 road win over…

Wolverines survive tough road challenge to improve to 3-0

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Doug Wilson got what he was looking for last Friday night. The veteran EWHS head football coach said his Wolverines needed to face a four-quarter challenge to see where they stood this football season.…

Lady Wolverines head into week with 8-2 mark

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times East Webster split a pair of slow-pitch softball games last week, beating South Pontotoc 18-8 before losing to Grenada 5-2. The Lady Wolverines were set to visit Noxapater on Tuesday, then host Houston on…

Lady Eagles stretch winning streak to six

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress TImes The Lady Eagles beat defending MHSAA Class 3A Slow-Pitch Softball State Champion Philadelphia High School for the second time this season in a game early last week, then followed that up with a blowout…

FSU reels off 30 unanswered points to take win over Ole Miss

From school reports ORLANDO, Fla. – No. 11 Ole Miss jumped out to a 28-6 over No. 4 Florida State, but the Seminoles took advantage of four Rebel turnovers and scored 30 unanswered points to down the Rebels 45-34 in…

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MSU to host ‘SEC Nation’ Saturday morning SEC Nation, the SEC Network’s traveling college football morning show, will originate from the Junction on the campus of Mississippi State University on Saturday prior to Mississippi State’s Southeastern Conference opener against South…

Sports Schedule

THUR, SEPT. 8 Prep Softball TBA — West Lauderdale at Neshoba Central TBA — Newton County at Philadelphia 3 p.m.  — Kemper Academy at Newton County Academy 5 p.m. — Noxapater at French Camp 6 p.m. — Houston at East…

Second-half collapse dooms MSU against South Alabama

From school reports STARKVILLE — In the season opener for both teams, South Alabama (1-0) upset Mississippi State (0-1) 21-20 at Davis Wade Stadium Saturday afternoon. The Bulldogs took a 17-0 lead into halftime, but the Jaguars answered by outscoring…

HCC Bulldogs explode offensively for win over ECCC

From school reports DECATUR — The Holmes Community College Bulldogs racked up nearly 600 yards of total offense here Thursday night in a 48-40 win over the East Central Community College Warriors in the season opener for both schools. Holmes…

Blocked punts spark East Webster in win over Noxapater

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The thud of a blocked punt is becoming a common sound for the East Webster Wolverines. They ran their total to five on the year with three in their 30-10 win over visiting Noxapater…