Category: Sports

Conrad completes 100-mile endurance race

At the finish line of the Pinhoti 100-mile endurance race are competitor Mann Conrad; his wife, Mandy; and their children, Piper and Sawyer.

For the WPT

Mann Conrad of Starkville completed the Pinhoti 100-mile endurance race last month.

He is the son of Phillip and Paulette Lewis of Walthall and Terry Conrad of Ripley, Tennessee. He is the son-in-law of Tommy and Donna … Read more

Ackerman native seeks eighth state championship

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Ricky Woods, who has won seven state football championships during his head coaching career including titles at Ackerman High School in 1997 and 2001, says that winning state championships wasn’t his first priority when … Read more

Sports Schedules – 12/02/2015

WED, DEC. 2
College Basketball
7 p.m. — Texas Southern at MSU

THUR, DEC. 3
Prep Soccer
5:30/7 p.m. — Neshoba Central at Louisville
Junior High Basketball… Read more

East Central Bowl game set for 11 a.m. Saturday

From school reports

East Central Community College Warrior football fans unable to travel to Copperas Cove, Texas, for the 2015 C.H.A.M.P.S. Heart of Texas Bowl will be able to follow the action on radio and live stream video.

No. 15 … Read more

Mini-cheer camp set for Monday in Scooba

From School reports

SCOOBA — East Mississippi Community College will hold a mini-cheer camp for all school-aged children on Monday, Dec. 7, on the Scooba campus.

Open to girls and boys from ages 5-18, EMCC’s upcoming mini-cheer camp will be … Read more

Four locals named to slow-pitch softball all-state team

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

A huge chunk of the Jackson Clarion-Ledger’s All-State Slow-Pitch Softball Team resides in Webster County.

Eupora High School pitcher Courtney Hatcher was named to the first team, while her EHS teammate Delta Claire Newman … Read more

Springfield excited about getting chance to play on next level

BETH HENDRIX/EWHS
East Webster Head Coach Lee Berryhill (back l.) and assistant softball coaches Kenneth Dean (front  r.) and Jason Smith (back r.) join senior Bailie Springfield on the day of her signing with Delta State University.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

While Bailie Springfield got a chance to live one of her dreams when she signed to play softball for Delta State University on Thursday, there is another goal she is focusing on as well.… Read more

Wolverines set for North State title game at Baldwyn

DIANA EDWARDS/EWHS
East Webster quarterback Jack Wilson had 188 yards of total offense and three touchdowns against the O’Bannon Green Wave.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Nov. 27 has been a long time coming for the East Webster football team.

“Ever since June 1 this Friday has been on our minds,” said EWHS head football coach Doug Wilson. “Our goal … Read more

Egg Bowl set for ESPN2

From school reports
The Nov. 28 Battle of the Golden Egg contest between Ole Miss and Mississippi State, better known as the Egg Bowl, will kick off at 6:15 p.m. in Starkville.… Read more

MSU Lady Bulldogs roll past Grambling, 107-43

From school reports

STARKVILLE – Victoria Vivians scored 22 points and freshman Teaira McCowan added 21 points and 11 rebounds to pace the No. 10 Mississippi State women’s basketball team to a 107-43 victory against Grambling State Saturday in the … Read more