Sports

Johnson, Mitchell named area player, coach of year

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress Times

The accolades just keep pouring in for the Eupora High School baseball program as an area daily newspaper named shortstop/pitcher Rusty Johnson it’s All-Area Player of the Year and former EHS head coach … Read more

Eupora athlete chosen to compete in State Games

By Austin Bishop
The Webster-Progress Times

Rising senior Trey Pittman of Eupora High School will be one of 18 baseball players from District 4 to take part in the State Games of Mississippi all-star tournament that begins in Meridian later … Read more

Bishop, Forbes take top softball, baseball honors statewide

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress-Times

Darby Bishop of Newton County High School and Ti’Quan Forbes of Columbia High School were recently named Miss Softball and Mr. Baseball respectively by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger.
Bishop, a junior, went 21-0 on the … Read more

Rebels defeat Ragin’ Cajuns to earn trip to Omaha

From school reports

The Rebels have preached toughness and resiliency all season and those traits were on display Monday night as No. 6 Ole Miss (46-19) fought off Cajun rallies before breaking things open in the ninth inning to defeat … Read more

Bat Commanders win championship

The members of the Bat Commanders are [back] coach Lee McMullen, Dalton Ferguson, JJ McMullen, Justin Jenkins, Landen Wells, Preston Conlee, coach Nick Bingham, [front] Ty Freeman, Gavin Edwards, Baker Watson, Aiden Gore, Cameron Pilgram and Thomas Tucker.

During the weekend of April 25, the Bat Commanders traveled to Ridgeland to play in a World Series Global Qualifier.
The tournament was called “April Slam A/AA.” The boys not only … Read more

Hendrix among ECCC baseball award winners

Several East Central Community College baseball players received post-season honors following the recently completed 2014 campaign.
At the top of the list is
right-handed pitcher Conner West who was named first team MACJC All-State. The Taylorsville High School product was … Read more