Category: Sports

Wolverines sweep pair from Winona

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times   East Webster picked up a pair of important division baseball wins last week, knocking off Winona 8-5 on Tuesday and 11-1 on Friday. Those two district wins were sandwiched around an 18-2 trouncing…

Lady Wolverines win pair of division tilts

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times East Webster picked up two wins in three contests last week on the fast-pitch softball diamond, with both victories being Region 4-2A contests. The Lady Wolverines hammered Bruce 17-0 last Tuesday, then won a…

East Webster’s Brand, Seger help North all-stars to win

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times The North boys’ squad roared to a huge first-half lead, then held on for a 108-99 victory over the South in the Mississippi Association of Coaches’ All-Star Basketball Game held last Friday. East Webster…

Lady Eagles drop two of three division contests

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Eupora’s fast-pitch softball team opened last week with a rout-shortened victory over Winona. But the Lady Eagles let a couple of leads get away from them afterward, dropping division contests with Bruce and Calhoun…

Three from Eupora, East Webster named fast-pitch all-stars

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times   A trio of players from Webster County have been chosen to participate in the Mississippi Association of Coaches 2017 All-Star Fast-Pitch Softball Games. Eupora’s Savannah Kilpatrick and Delta Newman and East Webster’s Jessica…

Wolverines spend spring break in Gulf Shores

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times   East Webster’s baseball team ventured to Gulf Shores for spring break, and also got in a little action upon their return home during a busy week. The Wolverines faced off against big-school competition…

Lady Wolverines reel off four wins

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times East Webster’s fast-pitch softball team is beginning to round into shape. And, after a week of rainouts, the Lady Wolverines were finally able to get in some action late in the week during spring…

Lady Eagles hammer New Albany

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times   Eupora went toe-to-toe with some bigger schools Saturday in the South Pontotoc Fast-Pitch Softball Tournament. The Lady Eagles opened the day with a 16-2 thumping of Class 4A New Albany before dropping contests…

Lady Eagles hammer Houston

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Rain played havoc with a host of area softball last week, but Eupora did manage to get in one contest — and it was a good one for the Lady Eagles. Playing at Class…

Eagles whip Winona Christian, Oak Hill

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Eupora’s baseball team continued its impressive start to the 2017 season, rebounding from a tough loss early last week to pick up another pair of victories. The Eagles lost a 5-4 heartbreaker to Nanih…