Sports

Lady Eagles take big win over Ackerman

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times If you can only win one out of three games, then it’s best to make that one count. That’s just what the Lady Eagles of Eupora High School did when they took a crucial…

Eagles lose two tight contests

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times After a pair of tough losses in back-to-back contests, the Eupora fast-pitch softball team is looking to bounce back when it makes the short trip to take on district foe Ackerman on Thursday. After…

Two Webster standouts make all-star roster

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress-Times For at least one day, Allie Steadman and Alaina Hill will be teammates this summer. Eupora High School’s Steadman and East Webster High School’s Hill have both been selected to play for the North team…

Lady Wolverines open district play with Hamilton

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times The East Webster fast-pitch softball team will be carrying a three- game winning streak into its home match-up with league foe Hamilton on Thursday night. The Lady Wolverines took an 8-3 win over South…

Eupora Eagles move to 3-1 in district play

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times Brad Mitchell was extremely pleased with the way his Eupora Eagles fought to take a 5-2 district win over visiting Ackerman High School on Tuesday night. “Everything is just a blur right now,” Mitchell…

EW baseball banquet features Terry Thompson

From School Reports The East Webster baseball team held its sixth annual First Pitch Banquet on Feb. 22. The speaker for this year’s banquet was Terry Thompson, veteran baseball coach at East Mississippi Community College and Mississippi Delta Community College.…

Hard-nosed Rebels earn spot in NCAA Tournament

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress-Times Andy Kennedy is resilient. No matter what criticism may come his way, the seventh-year head coach of the Ole Miss men’s basketball team just keeps focusing on his players and getting the most out of…

Lady Wolverines drop tight game to Nanih Waiya

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times The Lady Wolverines of East Webster fought back after falling behind 6-0 to Nanih Waiya on Tuesday, but came up just short of a 7-5 score. “It was a good game,” said East Webster…

East Webster baseball off to hot start

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times Ernie Banks doesn’t have anything on East Webster head baseball coach West Johnson. Banks, the Chicago Cubs Hall-of-Famer, was famous for saying “let’s play two” when it came to his love of baseball. Johnson…