Category: Sports

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

BETH HENDRIX/EWHS
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

Wolverines set for North State title game at Baldwyn

DIANA EDWARDS/EWHS
East Webster quarterback Jack Wilson had 188 yards of total offense and three touchdowns against the O’Bannon Green Wave.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Nov. 27 has been a long time coming for the East Webster football team.

“Ever since June 1 this Friday has been on our minds,” said EWHS head football coach Doug Wilson. “Our goal … Read more

Egg Bowl set for ESPN2

From school reports
The Nov. 28 Battle of the Golden Egg contest between Ole Miss and Mississippi State, better known as the Egg Bowl, will kick off at 6:15 p.m. in Starkville.… Read more

MSU Lady Bulldogs roll past Grambling, 107-43

From school reports

STARKVILLE – Victoria Vivians scored 22 points and freshman Teaira McCowan added 21 points and 11 rebounds to pace the No. 10 Mississippi State women’s basketball team to a 107-43 victory against Grambling State Saturday in the … Read more

Eupora splits basketball games with French Camp

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Eupora split a pair of road basketball games with French Camp last Tuesday night, with the Eupora boys beating the Panthers and the Lady Eagles suffering a four-point loss.

Eupora will take part in … Read more

HCC Bulldogs improve record to 7-0 on season

The Holmes Community College Bulldogs went to 7-0 on the season with an 88-74 non-division win over the Southern University-Shreveport Jaguars today in Goodman.

Holmes will take time off for the Thanksgiving break. The Bulldogs will return to action on … Read more

Prescott sets school record

From school reports

FAYETTEVILLE —  In a wild back and forth affair, Mississippi State (8-3, 4-3 SEC) outlasted Arkansas (6-4, 4-3) to win 51-50 on the road Saturday night. A potential game-winning field goal attempt by Arkansas was blocked by … Read more

Former East Webster star Patterson takes MACJC Honors

Patterson

From school reports

East Mississippi Community College freshman forward Quantesha Patterson has been tabbed the season’s first MACJC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week to tip off her promising collegiate career.

The 5-foot-11 Patterson averaged 26.5 points, 8.0 rebounds, 3.5 … Read more

Wolverines win tough road battle to advance to third round

Running back Chase Keller (8) helped East Webster regain the lead over South Delta in the fourth quarter of Friday’s game. In addition to a score he had 136 rushing yards. The Wolverines came away with a 43-22 victory in the second round of the Class 2A playoffs in Rolling Fork.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The East Webster High School football team may want to consider getting a P.O. Box somewhere in the Mississippi Delta.

For the second consecutive week the Wolverines will be playing in that region of … Read more