Sports

Hill inducted into MAC Hall of Fame

The News-Commercial   COLLINS — A former local high school coach has been inducted into the Mississippi Association of Coaches 2013 Hall of Fame. Lee Hill of Eupora was honored at the 41st Annual Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet June…

Maben honors native son Banks

Banks signs autographs for young and older fans.

By Terry Harpole For the WPT   MABEN — A large crowd turned out Saturday morning to meet and honor one of their own at W.O. “Bill” Shivers Pavilion during “Johnthan Banks Day.” The day’s activities began with a police-escorted…

EJH cheerleader camp

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The Eupora Jr. High Cheerleaders held a National Cheerleaders Association home camp June 17-19. The cheerleaders learned stunts, cheers, chants and dance. They received superior in hard work, dedication and spirit. They also received a bid to the NCA National…

2nd in bass tournament

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Dalton Smith, son of Melissa and Alan Smith of Tomnolen, won second place in the State Championship TBF Youth Bass Tournament on June 1 at Columbus Lake. He caught a total of 6 pounds and 12 ounces of fish, missing…

City parks prepare for summer, winter sports

By Daniel Brunty The Webster Progress -Times   Baseball in the summer is a rich tradition here in Eupora, and most people remember watching games in the park when they were younger. Back then baseball was one of the only…

MSU Bulldogs remain undefeated in CWS

From combined reports   Mississippi State’s memorable season continued with another dramatic come-from-behind victory in the College World Series Monday. Trey Porter’s two-run single in the top half of the eighth inning lifted MSU to its second straight win at…

Eupora’s Steadman takes softball MVP honors

Steadman behind the plate.

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress-Times   When it comes to softball, Allie Steadman likes to keep everything in front of her. That’s why the rising senior at Eupora High School enjoys being behind the plate more than any other position.…