Sports

Wolverines getting ready to open 2013 football season

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Despite spending the good portion of the first two days of fall practice dodging thunderstorms, third-year East Webster head football coach Doug Wilson likes what he has seen out of his Wolverines so … Read more

Eagles enter fall camp in good physical condition

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

After six good years as head football coach at Eupora High School, veteran head coach Junior Graham is looking forward to his seventh.

“It just seems like yesterday when we got here,” said … Read more

Dupree visits EW peewee football camp

Dupree (back, center) visits with East Webster peewee football players. He gave them words of encouragement for their upcoming football season.

By Daniel Brunty

The Webster Progress-Times

 

MATHISTON — Members of the East Webster peewee football team were honored to have a special guest come speak to them July 17 at the old football field behind East Webster Elementary school.… Read more

Mad Dawgs compete in Dizzy Dean World Series

From Staff Reports

 

The Mathiston Mad Dawgs competed in the 2013 Dizzy Dean World Series at Snowden Grove Park in Southaven.

The team advanced to the World Series after placing second in the 8-year-old Dizzy Dean South State Tournament.… Read more

Eupora vs. Ackerman: The end of an era

By Tommy Gladney

A Grateful Fan

 

We didn’t know it at the time, but Oct. 12, 2012, was a red letter day as far as Eupora High School football is concerned.

Friday night, Oct. 12, on Wofford Field, Eupora … Read more

Gridiron Gold movie to be shown at Eupora High School

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress Times

 

A much-anticipated documentary about high school football in Mississippi is set to premiere in Webster County in August, with two showings at the Eupora High School auditorium.

Mississippi Gridiron Gold is an … Read more

Mathiston battles back for 2nd in state

Mathiston All-Star players and coaches celebrate their second-place showing at the South State 8-year-old tournament. JASON EDWARDS/SDN

By Danny P. Smith

Starkville Daily News

 

The Mathiston Mad Dawgs may not have walked away with the first-place trophy at the 8-year-old Dizzy Dean South State Tournament, but gained respect from all who watched them play.

After losing … Read more

Hill inducted into MAC Hall of Fame

The News-Commercial

 

COLLINS — A former local high school coach has been inducted into the Mississippi Association of Coaches 2013 Hall of Fame.

Lee Hill of Eupora was honored at the 41st Annual Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet … Read more

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