Sports

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…

Eupora baseball picks up first win of season

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times After a tough stretch of games against strong competition in Florida over spring break, the Eupora baseball team returned home on Monday and celebrated with its first win of the season. The Eagles used…

Eupora Lady Eagles beginning to turn corner

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times After winning just one of its first six games, the Eupora High School fast-pitch softball team seems to be headed in the right direction. The Lady Eagles split four games in the annual Clarkdale…

Eupora baseball makes annual Florida trip

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times While Ponce de Leon may have gone to what would eventually become Florida in search of the fountain of youth, the young Eupora Eagles headed to the Sunshine State in search of something just…

Lady Eagles travel to Meridian for ‘Spring Fling”

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times Eupora head softball coach Kaley Harris knows her Lady Eagles will run into some stiff competition when they make their way to Meridian this weekend for the annual Clarkdale ‘Spring Fling’ fast-pitch event, but…