Category: Sports

Ole Miss drops bizarre 53-52 SEC contest to Arkansas in OT

OXFORD – Sometimes, football doesn’t make sense.

Trailing seven points in the first overtime and facing a 4th-and-25 from the 40-yard line, Arkansas quarterback Brandon Allen completed a pass to Hunter Henry to the 26-yard line. Henry, while being tackled … Read more

Northwest Mississippi gains MACJC title

SENATOBIA – The wait is finally over.

For the first time in 16 long years, the Northwest Rangers are MACJC Football Champions, defeating Gulf Coast 34-24 on Saturday to claim its ninth football title in program history (2015, 1999, 1992, … Read more

Field position, tough defense leads East Webster to 21-0 win in Maroon Bowl

Wolverine ball carrier moves down field as a host of Eagles go for the tackle.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

While the real estate business might be all about location, location, location, the Maroon Bowl played between homestanding East Webster and arch-rival Eupora on Friday night came down to field position, field position, field … Read more

EW’s Patterson ready to play for EMCC Lady Lions

Members of the EMCC women's basketball team are: Front Row (L-R): Tianna Germain, Cam Campbell, Jessica Wilbourn, Ki-Ki Patterson, Bre Jernigan, T.J. Harper, Anissia May. Back Row (L-R): Gabrielle Cole, Kimmie Jackson, Coco Hobson, Head Coach Sharon Thompson, Assistant Coach Michael Morgan, Quantesha Patterson, Chenya Sealey, Camry Jones.

From school reports

SCOOBA – Unlike a year ago when they began the campaign with a roster full of newcomers, the East Mississippi Community College Lady Lions will open the much-anticipated basketball season with a handful of familiar faces under … Read more

Wolverines set to open MHSAA 2A playoffs at home on Friday

DIANA EDWARDS
Quarterback Jack Wilson (6) heads downfield against Eupora.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Wolverines of East Webster High School will begin taking care of a little unfinished business when they play host to Walnut at 7 p.m. on Friday in the first round of the MHSAA … Read more

Eupora set to hit road to face top-seeded Baldwyn in playoffs

Victor Goldman gains some yardage.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

First-year Eupora High School head football coach Stephen Edwards knows very well the reputation of Baldwyn High School when it comes to football.

He also understands that the Bearcats are currently 9-2 and won … Read more

MSU Bulldogs travel to Missouri

From school reports
STARKVILLE – Mississippi State advanced in the national football polls on Sunday, climbing to No. 24 in the Associated Press Top 25 and moving into the Amway Coaches poll at No. 25.… Read more

East Central women’s soccer season ends in MACJC tourney

From school reports

The season ended for the East Central Community College women’s soccer team Friday with a heartbreaking 2-1 loss to the Pearl River Community College Lady Wildcats in two overtimes in the semifinals of the Mississippi Association of … Read more

Sports Schedules – 11/04/15

THURSDAY, NOV. 5
Prep Football
7 p.m. — Grenada at Neshoba Central
Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Lamar School at Winston Academy
Junior High School Basketball
6 p.m. — East Webster at Winona… Read more

Eupora’s Jones sparks No. 19 Ole Miss in win over Auburn

From combined reports

The first touchdown of Derrick Jones’ collegiate career was a big one, as the former Eupora High School standout hauled in a 45-yard scoring pass from Chad Kelly late in the third quarter to break a 13-13 … Read more