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Lady Eagles looking toward softball playoffs

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress Times The Eupora Lady Eagles weren’t exactly sure on Wednesday who they will be facing in the playoffs, but they know they will be there. Despite dropping a pair of division games earlier this…

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THURSDAY, APRIL 18 College Baseball 6:30 p.m. — Auburn at MSU Prep Baseball TBA — Winston Academy at Kirk (DH) Prep Softball 6 p.m. — Union at Louisville 6:30 p.m. — Starkville at Eupora College Tennis TBA — Men’s SEC…

Super Bulldog Weekend traffic plans released

From school reports STARKVILLE — Mississippi State officials announced parking, traffic and shuttle plans for Super Bulldog Weekend presented by Regions. Fans are encouraged to arrive early for events to allow for time to move about campus. With ongoing expansion…

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Ole Miss rewards Kennedy with new contract OXFORD — On the heels of an NCAA Tournament appearance and SEC Tournament Championship, Ole Miss head basketball coach Andy Kennedy’s contract has been extended to run through 2017, Athletics Director Ross Bjork…

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Jones has strong opener for Frederick Keys Former Eupora High School standout Devin Jones opened his 2013 baseball season in fine fashion last Friday, pitching the Frederick Keys to an 11-1 win in minor league baseball action. Jones went six…

East Webster falls to Ackerman, 6-1

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times The East Webster Wolverines have seen their fair share of top-flight pitching the last two games. Colby Eaves, a member of the Jackson Clarion-Ledger’s Dandy Dozen baseball team, fired a one-hitter against the Wolverines…

East Webster softball off to 2-0 district start

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times. It never hurts to have good pitching and make routine plays when it comes to fast-pitch softball. In fact, that’s exactly the formula the Lady Wolverines of East Webster High School have used to…

Wolverines split district doubleheader with St. Joe

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times So, so close. On Wednesday morning, East Webster baseball coach Wes Johnson was still lamenting about what could have been on Tuesday night. His Wolverines were one strike away from sweeping a crucial district…

Pittman’s double powers EHS past Pisgah

By Austin Bishop The Webster-Progress Times Trey Pittman cracked a three-run double in the top of the seventh inning and then recorded the last two outs on the mound in the bottom of the inning to lead Eupora High School…