Category: Sports

Local prep basketball set to tip off Saturday

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Lady Eagles of Eupora High School are set to begin the 2015-16 basketball season when they take part in the Calhoun City Classic on Saturday. EHS is set to play Coffeeville at 11 … Read more

Bulldogs hope to repeat impressive 25-7 campaign

From school reports

Nine members of the Region XXIII Champion and NJCAA Elite Eight finishing Holmes Community College Bulldog Basketball Team return for the 2015-16 campaign at Holmes.… Read more

HCC Lady Bulldogs have six returnees off last year’s strong team

Six members of the 2014-15 Holmes Community College Lady Bulldog Basketball team, who made an appearance in both the MACJC State Tournament and the Region XXIII Tournament, return for the 2015-16 campaign at Holmes.

The Bulldogs, who finished the season … Read more

Eagles push powerful Calhoun City to the limit in 13-7 loss

Edwin Herard rolls out to pass

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

While he would have liked to have seen his team score a few more points, first year Eupora High School head football coach Stephen Edwards really liked the way his team competed for the … Read more

Eupora wins MHSAA Class 2A State Softball Championship

Courtesy of Kevin Warren
Eupora celebrates the win

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

When Khylar Cain scooped up a ground ball at second and fired it to Delta Newman at first base, the Eupora High School Lady Eagles and their legion of fans could finally breathe again.… Read more

Eupora wins softball North state title with sweep of EW

Haylee McCrory is safe at 2nd.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Before the Lady Eagles could take a shot at winning a state slow-pitch softball title, they had to get past nemesis East Webster last week.

Eupora took care of that chore with a 6-3, … Read more

Lady Wolverines come to an end in North State finals

Kerrigan Clark at pitcher.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Lady Wolverines of East Webster High School only lost four games during the 2015 slow-pitch fastball season, but two of them came in the MHSAA Class 2A North State Championship series, as Eupora … Read more

Plenty on the line as East Webster, Eupora meet on Friday

A host of Eagles bring down the Calhoun City ball carrier and must be prepared for this Friday night.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

It’s that time of year again, and while East Webster head coach Doug Wilson says the Eupora-East Webster showdown is not intentionally scheduled for the last regular-season game of the year, it has certainly … Read more

Wolverines pick up ninth football win of 2015 season

DIANA EDWARDS
East Webster running back Chase Keller (8) rushed for three touchdowns in Friday night’s 45-6 home win over Bruce.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Winning big football games is similar to boxing — when a team throws a punch, it’s important to counter. That’s just what the Wolverines of East Webster High School did on Friday night on … Read more

Morton among Hinds CC summer graduates in 2015

Hinds Community College graduated 304 in two summer ceremonies on July 30 at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus.

Of the total number of graduates, 23 graduated summa cum laude, which is a perfect 4.0 grade point average; 42 … Read more