Category: Sports

Wolverines facing three-time champ in 2A title game

Accepting the North Half Championship Trophy for 2A.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

When there is an elephant in the room you can either ignore it or embrace it.

After watching the East Webster baseball team celebrate a state championship last spring, EWHS head football coach Doug … Read more

Special teams push Wolverines past Baldwyn for North 2A title

Jacob Gordon (78) and Josh McMullen (60) celebrate East Webster’s 28-14 road win over Baldwyn to advance to Friday’s Class 2A state championship.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

In a game of key offensive plays and big defensive stops it was the trio of Tyler Cosby, Shye Link and Qua Evans who teamed up to do something a little special for East … Read more

East Webster alum Patterson once again honored


From school reports

SCOOBA – For the second time in three weeks to begin the current hoops campaign, East Mississippi Community College freshman Quantesha Patterson has been selected the MACJC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for her two-game efforts … Read more

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

College Basketball
7 p.m. — Texas Southern at MSU

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

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