Category: Sports

EMCC legend Randall Bradberry returns as AD

From school reports SCOOBA – One of the most respected people among Mississippi’s junior college ranks is returning to the Scooba campus, as former East Mississippi Community College standout quarterback/head football coach Dr. Randall Bradberry has been hired as the…

UM football player balances sports, academia

Eupora native Jones always works hard By Tyler Bullard OXFORD — Derrick Jones, a junior wide receiver from Eupora, is a tall, fast and energetic wide out who signed to play football at Ole Miss on Feb. 6, 2013,…

Lady Wolverines drop overtime thriller

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times While the host team didn’t come away with either championship, the East Webster Christmas Classic was a huge success last week, with Choctaw County winning the boys championship and Starkville Academy taking the girls…

Sports Schedules – 01/06/2016

WED, JAN. 6 College Basketball 7:30 p.m. — Texas A&M at MSU THURSDAY, JAN. 7 Prep Basketball East Webster Classic (4 p.m. — Nanih Waiya girls vs. Choctaw County; 5:15 p.m. — Nanih Waiya boys vs.

MSU pounds N.C. State to take Belk Bowl title

From School Reports CHARLOTTE, N.C. — To close out the 2015 season, Mississippi State (9-4) took down North Carolina State (7-6) 51-28 to win the Belk Bowl Wednesday. The Bulldogs started the game quickly on a 21-0 run, earning a…

HCC Men, Women hope to continue strong hoops start

From school reports Through the first 10 games of the season, the Holmes Community College Bulldogs are holding an 8-2 record and a 1-1 North Division record, while the women are 7-3 overall and 1-1 in the North. The men…

Former East Webster standout making big splash at EMCC

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times SCOOBA — Sharon Thompson knew Quantesha Patterson was a special talent, that’s why the veteran East Mississippi Community College head women’s basketball coach, spent so much time on her during the recruitment process.

Holmes football standouts sign scholarships

From school reports GOODMAN — Four members of the Holmes Community College Bulldog football team inked with four-year universities last week. Dre Massey, a sophomore from Greenville, S.C., will take his talents to the University of Florida Gators next season.

Sports Schedules – 12/30/2015

WED, DEC. 30 Prep Basketball TBA — East Webster Classic (East Webster, Eupora, Choctaw County entered) TBA — Newton Classic (Louisville Boys entered) College Football 2:30 p.m. — MSU vs. North Carolina State in Belk Bowl in Charlotte, N.C.

Former French Camp standout Hosket signs with SEMO

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times After a frustrating freshman year at Itawamba Community College in 2014, former French Camp Academy football standout Jesse Hosket transferred to East Central Community College for the 2015 season and found a home.