Category: Sports

Eagles open Region 4-2A play with win over Okolona

Eupora Eagles making their entry during a  previous game.
Pictures courtesy of Richard Love of Ballshotz 

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Eupora High School used a strong defensive effort on Friday night to turn away an Okolona scoring threat late in the game to open Region 4-2A play with a 29-22 road win.

“That was … Read more

Lady Wolverines take two wins in own tournament

Madison Flemings with Coach Berryhill
Photos are by Richard Love/Ballshotz

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The East Webster slow-pitch softball team bounced back from a loss to arch-rival Eupora on Thursday to sweep a pair of games in its own invitational on Saturday.… Read more

Lady Eagles clinch region title with win over East Webster

Marlee Ray getting the out at 2nd.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Eupora scored 10 runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to lock up an impressive 19-2 win over rival East Webster on Thursday night, giving the Lady Eagles the region slow-pitch softball championship.… Read more

Wolverines looking to bounce back from first loss of season

PHOTOS BY DIANA EDWARDS
Junior Cade Shurden carries the ball for East Webster during Friday night’s home game against Calhoun City.  The Wolverines fell to the Wildcats 28-7.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Sometimes you just have to learn and move forward.

East Webster head football coach Doug Wilson is hoping that’s exactly what his Wolverines will do this Friday night as they try to move past … Read more

Sports Schedules – 10/07/15

THURSDAY, OCT. 8
Prep Volleyball
5:30/6:30 p.m. — New Hope at Choctaw County
Junior College Football
7 p.m. — EMCC at Holmes… Read more

Local Punt, Pass, Kick winners announced

JANE COLLINS
Winners of the NFL Punt, Pass and Kick contest at East Webster High School are (standing) Mason Brand, Aurora Weiss, Lawson Quinn, Victor Mitchell, Nick Martin, Carson Norwood, Jeb Sisk, (kneeling) Janri Jones and Kouper Shook.  After the contest it was discovered that Jeb Sisk had won the 8-9 age boys division, and he was given a blue shirt and ribbon.

By Jane Collins, Secretary
Maben Lions Club

The Maben Lions Club put on the NFL Punt, Pass and Kick contest on Sept. 12. Sixteen youngsters, mostly from East Webster Elementary and High schools, participated in the event on the East … Read more

No. 1 Co-Lin holds off homestanding East Central in classic

CCHS graduate Tre Brown (40) applies pressure against East Central in the Wolfpack's 31-28 win.

From combined reports

A furious second half comeback by the East Central Community College Warriors fell short as the No. 1 ranked Copiah-Lincoln Wolfpack escaped Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus last Thursday with a hard-fought 31-28 Mississippi Association of … Read more

Local on NEMCC football team

Kris Kent

From Press Reports

The Northeast Mississippi Community College football program is already one-third of the way through its 2015 season.

The Tigers have home games remaining on Oct. 1 vs. Mississippi Delta Community College and on Oct. 8 against Itawamba … Read more

Eupora Lady Eagles take win over rival East Webster

Courtney Hatcher at pitcher with Alley Reed at left center and Kylar Cain at 2nd.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

After using a four-run fourth inning to build a 7-2 lead it looked like Eupora’s Lady Eagles were going to let a chance at victory over arch-rival East Webster slip away as the Lady … Read more

East Webster Wolverines head into region play with 6-0 mark

Rivers Mohr (58), Cole Morgan (51) and other Wolverines attempt to stop South Pontotoc’s ball carrier.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress TImes

The Wolverines of East Webster High School have been preparing for this coming Friday night since early summer.

“We have put in a lot of hard work and the guys have come out here … Read more