Category: Sports

Local athletes set to play in MAC All-Star events

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The East Webster duo of Madison Flemings and Bailie Springfield are scheduled to take part in the Mississippi Association of Coaches 2014-15 All-Star Fast-Pitch Softball Event this Saturday at Jones County Junior College in … Read more

PTC donates for championship rings

Reid (back, l.) with Principal Bill Brand and the East Webster High School girls state championship basketball team.

For the Progress-Times

Plymouth Tube Co. has made a $1,000 donation to the East Webster High School girls basketball team’s fundraising efforts for its 2015 state championship rings.

“Plymouth Tube Co. is proud to be part of the Webster County … Read more

Baseball title culminates amazing year for East Webster

"The MHSAA Baseball Championships were held at Trustmark Park in Pearl, Miss., on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Photo by Keith Warren"

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

If East Webster High School principal Bill Brand collected a ring for every state championship his school won this year he would have to use two hands to display them.

When the Wolverines of … Read more

Wolverines explode for two big innings to win 2A State Championship

Team celebration.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Cody Boland knew what was coming, so the East Webster sophomore pitcher just fell to the ground on the mound after the last out was recorded in his team’s 12-2 MHSAA Class 2A State … Read more

Eupora netters fare well in 2A state tourney


By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

To say the future is bright for Eupora High School tennis would be an understatement.

A pair of EHS standouts qualified and won at least one match each in the MHSAA Class 2A Individual … Read more

Liggins, Kent, Salley take part in all-star football game

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

For Deangelo Liggins playing in the NEMFCA 2015 Football All-Star Game last week was all about getting an opportunity, for Kris Kent the focus was on getting ready for the upcoming season.

East Webster’s … Read more

Jackson Clarion-Ledger honors state top prep athletes

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Eleven East Webster athletes were among those recognized by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger by being invited to the Best of Mississippi Preps Banquet on Thursday at the Jackson Convention Complex.

The guest speaker for the … Read more

Local trio chosen for baseball all-star games

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress TImes

Two athletes from East Webster High School and one from Eupora High School were chosen to take part in the Crossroads Diamond Club’s 2015 D.M. Howie Mississippi High School All-Star Baseball games on Saturday, … Read more

Basketball tournament to benefit EHS teams

From Staff Reports

The North Sip Ruff Ryders are sponsoring a semi-pro basketball tournament Saturday at the Eupora Elementary School gym.

Registration starts at 10 a.m. and the tournament at 11 a.m. The registration fee is $50 per team. All … Read more

Wolverines looking for third state baseball championship

East Webster won the North Half 2A title with 12-2 and 10-7 wins in consecutive games last week against Hatley. Wolverines on the field in Game 1 in Cumberland on May 12 are  Jack Wilson

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Veteran East Webster head baseball coach Wes Johnson wasn’t particularly pleased that his team fell behind 7-1 against Hatley last Thursday, but he was thrilled with what happened afterwards and says his team’s 10-7 … Read more