Category: Sports

East Mississippi Lions ranked No. 1 in NJCAA to open season

From school reports

SCOOBA — As they continue their quest to make additional NJCAA history on the gridiron this season, the Lions of East Mississippi Community College will have the luxury of starting at the top for the third time … Read more

Friday night lights

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Natchez Trace Electric Power Association crewmen Craig McCluskey, Thomas Whitten and Avrill Gladney hook up lights to one of four new aluminum light poles erected at Eupora High School’s Wofford Field. They were working there Thursday, replacing the … Read more

Wolverines counting on experience heading into 2015 season

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

It was a common theme heading into the 2014 football season — navigating Region 4-2A was about as difficult as trying to make your way through the SEC West.

Nothing has changed much as … Read more

New quarterback taking snaps for Eupora High School

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

For the past three seasons there has been at least one certainty for the Eupora High School football team — Trey Pittman would be the quarterback.

Pittman graduated last year and is now playing … Read more

Sports schedules – 08/12/15

FRIDAY, AUG. 7
Prep Softball
4/6 p.m. — Central at Winston Academy

SATURDAY, AUG. 8
Prep Softball
TBA — Neshoba Central Jamboree (East Webster, Eupora, Neshoba Central entered)
TBA — Winona Jamboree (Noxapater, Winona entered)… Read more

Maben football field fixtures relocated

The Hubert B. Scrivener Press Box

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — Winona water and street departments crews were busy July 29 pulling up light poles, the home-side bleachers and the press box from L.M. Hamberlin Field at the now-closed West Oktibbeha County High School.

The crews … Read more

Former Holmes star takes hitting honor

From special reports

The NJCAA presented former Holmes baseball player Chad McNeil with a wooden bat signifying his 2015 NJCAA Baseball Marucci Elite Hitter Award.… Read more

East Webster welcomes big numbers for preseason football practice

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

It brought a smile to Doug Wilson’s face as the Wolverines just kept pouring out of the field house for the first day of football practice on Monday afternoon.

“This is the largest group … Read more

Team’s effort pleases first-year Eupora head coach

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress TImes

First-year Eupora High School head football coach Stephen Edwards spent a little time working the phone Monday after his team’s first preseason practice of the year.

“I talked to a lot of my (coaching) … Read more

MHSAA slow-pitch softball season nears

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Slow-pitch softball practice began for Eupora High School and East Webster High School earlier this week, as both squads began preparation for the 2015 season that officially begins in the middle of August.

The … Read more