Sports

Maben honors native son Banks

Banks signs autographs for young and older fans.

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

MABEN — A large crowd turned out Saturday morning to meet and honor one of their own at W.O. “Bill” Shivers Pavilion during “Johnthan Banks Day.”

The day’s activities began with a police-escorted … Read more

EJH cheerleader camp

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The Eupora Jr. High Cheerleaders held a National Cheerleaders Association home camp June 17-19. The cheerleaders learned stunts, cheers, chants and dance. They received superior in hard work, dedication and spirit. They also received a bid to the NCA National … Read more

2nd in bass tournament

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Dalton Smith, son of Melissa and Alan Smith of Tomnolen, won second place in the State Championship TBF Youth Bass Tournament on June 1 at Columbus Lake. He caught a total of 6 pounds and 12 ounces of fish, missing … Read more

East Webster among tops in state in all-sports rankings

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

East Webster ranked among the best in MHSAA Class 2A in the Jackson Clarion-Ledger’s all-sports awards rankings that were released Sunday.

The Wolverines totaled 155.0 points to finish fourth in 2A. Madison St. … Read more

City parks prepare for summer, winter sports

By Daniel Brunty

The Webster Progress -Times

 

Baseball in the summer is a rich tradition here in Eupora, and most people remember watching games in the park when they were younger. Back then baseball was one of the only … Read more

MSU Bulldogs remain undefeated in CWS

From combined reports

 

Mississippi State’s memorable season continued with another dramatic come-from-behind victory in the College World Series Monday.

Trey Porter’s two-run single in the top half of the eighth inning lifted MSU to its second straight win at … Read more

Eupora’s Steadman takes softball MVP honors

Steadman behind the plate.

By Austin Bishop

Webster Progress-Times

 

When it comes to softball, Allie Steadman likes to keep everything in front of her.

That’s why the rising senior at Eupora High School enjoys being behind the plate more than any other position.… Read more

Three county players on State Games baseball team

By Austin Bishop

Webster Progress-Times

 

Three local players will be a part of the District 4 All-Star team that will take part in the State Games of Mississippi Baseball Tournament at Meridian Community College’s Scaggs Field on June 19-23.… Read more

MSU Bulldogs return to Omaha for CWS

From school reports

 

Mississippi State clinched its ninth appearance in the College World Series with a dramatic 6-5 win over No. 6 national seed Virginia Monday afternoon at Davenport Field to clinch the Charlottesville Super Regional.

With the victory, … Read more