Category: Sports

Holmes’ Flanagan set to work with U.S. Pan American team

From special reports
Training camp for the U.S. Pan American Men’s Basketball Team will feature a trio of court coaches taking part in their first USA Basketball coaching assignment, including Jason Flanigan (Holmes Community College), Ron Hunter (Georgia State) and … Read more

Pittman finds his baseball opportunity in Kansas

(right) Eupora High School graduate Trey Pittman signs a baseball scholarship with Barton Community College in Great Bend, Kansas. Joining him are EHS baseball coach Michael Knight; his brother, Stewart Pittman; and his parents, Judy and Greg Pittman.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Trey Pittman was just looking for the right fit.

The three-sport standout at Eupora High School says he found just what he was looking for in Great Bend, Kansas. Pittman signed with Barton Community … Read more

Banks: Tampa Bay defense looks to be better

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Former East Webster High School standout Johnthan Banks, says his Tampa Bay Buccaneers are looking to put an improved defense on the field when the regular season kicks off on Sept. 13 with the … Read more

Eupora’s Turner will coach both boys, girls

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

Danya Turner won’t be in an unfamiliar position this basketball season when he coaches both the boys and girls basketball teams at Eupora High School.

Turner, who found out he would be adding the girls … Read more

Holmes slugger takes national NJCAA honor

From school reports

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The 2015 recipients of the NJCAA Baseball Marucci Elite Hitter Award were released Thursday and on the list was Holmes sophomore shortstop Chad McNeil.

Selections ‚Äì based on the highest batting average in … Read more

EMCC Lions ranked No. 1

SCOOBA – Eyeing an unprecedented third consecutive NJCAA football championship, the Lions of East Mississippi Community College have received a No. 1 preseason ranking in the first junior college poll of the upcoming campaign produced by the Sporting News 2015 … Read more

All-Star game

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Eupora High School’s Lamontae Salley (34) takes a handoff from West quarterback Jase Stroupe of Falkner High School during the third annual Northeast Mississippi Football Coaches Association All-Star Game. … Read more

Local man inducted into the Mississippi Bowling Hall of Fame

Gary Waddell

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Gary Waddell has bowled 13 sanctioned 300 games in his career, has won more tournaments than he can count, and was a member of the PBA (Professional Bowlers Association) for six years, but he … Read more

Defending National Champion Lions set to open season Aug. 27

From school reports

SCOOBA – Winners of three of the last four NJCAA football championships, East Mississippi Community College will bid to make additional NJCAA history when the Lions hit the field for their 2015 football campaign.

Entering the upcoming … Read more