Category: Sports

East Webster qualifies in six region track events

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times East Webster’s track and field teams recently placed in 17 different events during the Division 4-2A Meet held at Winona – qualifying for the region meet in six of those events. The Wolverines and…

Eupora’s Patrick qualifies for region track meet

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times   Eupora’s Dylan Patrick had a throw of 39 feet, 6.5 inches to claim second place in the Division 4-2A Track and Field Meet recently at Winona. With his second-place finish, Patrick qualified for…

Eupora tennis opens playoffs with victory

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress TImes Eupora’s tennis team, with its sights set on competing for a state championship, opened the MHSAA Class 1A-2A state playoffs last week with an easy win. The Eagles defeated the Leland Cubs, 6-1, advancing…

Dillinger accepts athletic director spot at Eupora

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Eupora’s new athletic director is a familiar name and one who is familiar with Eagle athletics. Adam Dillinger, who has spent the past 11 years at Ackerman and more recently Choctaw County, was named…

East Webster, Eupora lifters place third individually

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times   A pair of local powerlifters placed third in their respective weight classifications last week during the 2017 MHSAA Powerlifting Championships. The Class 2A state powerlifting meet, along with all six MHSAA classifications, was…

Eupora, East Webster to open tennis playoffs

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times The postseason has officially arrived for the tennis teams at both Eupora and East Webster. With the MHSAA state playoffs cranking up this week, both squads were slated to participate in opening-round matchups in…

East Webster’s Aron signs with Mississippi College

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times East Webster’s Jessica Aron has fought through some grueling knee injuries during her high school career. She has not only competed with the state’s best, but also enjoyed plenty of success. Now, Aron will…

Lady Wolverines rolling into playoffs

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress-Times East Webster’s softball team picked up two more division victories last week, running their win streak to five heading into the postseason. The Lady Wolverines whipped Calhoun City 11-5 last Tuesday, then won a crazy…

Lady Eagles whip Winona, lose wild one to East Webster

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Eupora’s fast-pitch softball team earned a big division win over Winona last Monday, but lost a 24-22 thriller to rival East Webster that still had the Lady Eagles’ postseason fate up in the air…

Wolverines shut down Oak Hill in victory

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times   In their only contest of the short Easter week, East Webster’s baseball team got outstanding pitching from Carson Gilliland and Dalton Brown in a 2-1 victory over Oak Hill Academy last Thursday. The…