Category: Sports

East Webster advances, Eupora falls in tennis playoffs

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress TImes The cross-county matchup of Webster County rivals some were hoping to see for the MHSAA Class 1A-2A North State Tennis championship will not happen. While East Webster advanced to the North State round of…

East Webster tennis steamrolls Baldwyn

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times East Webster’s tennis team opened the MHSAA Class 1A-2A state playoffs with an easy 7-0 win over Baldwyn last week at Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville. The Wolverines advanced to the second round…

Lady Wolverines ready for postseason

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times After getting a bye in the first round of the MHSAA Class 2A state fast-pitch softball playoffs, East Webster’s district champion Lady Wolverines will get back on the field this week in second-round action.…

EW baseball Wolverines advance, reach 20-win mark

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress TImes A busy week on the baseball diamond ended with East Webster reaching the 20-win mark and moving on in the MHSAA Class 2A state playoffs. The Wolverines swept a twinbill from South Delta on…

Eagles cruise into second round of playoffs

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Eupora made quick work of O’Bannon in its first-round matchup in the MHSAA Class 2A state baseball playoffs, winning a pair of rout-shortened games. The Eagles whipped the visitors from Greenville 15-1 and 18-1,…

Lady Eagles’ softball season ends

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress TImes   Eupora’s 2017 fast-pitch softball season came to an end last week after the Lady Eagles missed the MHSAA Class 2A state playoffs. The Lady Eagles, who defeated Calhoun City 2-1 last Wednesday in…

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…