Category: Sports

Ackerman native seeks eighth state championship

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Ricky Woods, who has won seven state football championships during his head coaching career including titles at Ackerman High School in 1997 and 2001, says that winning state championships wasn’t his first priority when…

Sports Schedules – 12/02/2015

WED, DEC. 2 College Basketball 7 p.m. — Texas Southern at MSU THUR, DEC. 3 Prep Soccer 5:30/7 p.m. — Neshoba Central at Louisville Junior High Basketball

East Central Bowl game set for 11 a.m. Saturday

From school reports East Central Community College Warrior football fans unable to travel to Copperas Cove, Texas, for the 2015 C.H.A.M.P.S. Heart of Texas Bowl will be able to follow the action on radio and live stream video. No. 15…

Mini-cheer camp set for Monday in Scooba

From School reports SCOOBA — East Mississippi Community College will hold a mini-cheer camp for all school-aged children on Monday, Dec. 7, on the Scooba campus. Open to girls and boys from ages 5-18, EMCC’s upcoming mini-cheer camp will be…

Four locals named to slow-pitch softball all-state team

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times A huge chunk of the Jackson Clarion-Ledger’s All-State Slow-Pitch Softball Team resides in Webster County. Eupora High School pitcher Courtney Hatcher was named to the first team, while her EHS teammate Delta Claire Newman…

Springfield excited about getting chance to play on next level

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times While Bailie Springfield got a chance to live one of her dreams when she signed to play softball for Delta State University on Thursday, there is another goal she is focusing on as well.…

Wolverines set for North State title game at Baldwyn

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Nov. 27 has been a long time coming for the East Webster football team. “Ever since June 1 this Friday has been on our minds,” said EWHS head football coach Doug Wilson. “Our goal…

Egg Bowl set for ESPN2

From school reports The Nov. 28 Battle of the Golden Egg contest between Ole Miss and Mississippi State, better known as the Egg Bowl, will kick off at 6:15 p.m. in Starkville.

MSU Lady Bulldogs roll past Grambling, 107-43

From school reports STARKVILLE – Victoria Vivians scored 22 points and freshman Teaira McCowan added 21 points and 11 rebounds to pace the No. 10 Mississippi State women’s basketball team to a 107-43 victory against Grambling State Saturday in the…

Eupora splits basketball games with French Camp

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Eupora split a pair of road basketball games with French Camp last Tuesday night, with the Eupora boys beating the Panthers and the Lady Eagles suffering a four-point loss. Eupora will take part in…