Category: Sports

Newton among MSU drum majors

MSU Drum Major Jesse Newton

For the WPT

Jesse Newton, a 2013 graduate of Eupora High School, is excited to be one of the four drum majors for the Famous Maroon Band at Mississippi State University.

Starting as a freshman at MSU, he played the … Read more

Undefeated Eagles set to take on rival Choctaw County Chargers

Dayan Miller running the ball for the Eagles.
Pictures courtesy of Richard Love of Ballshotz 

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Stephen Edwards is more than just a little pleased with the 3-0 start his Eupora High School football team has gotten off to this season. But the first-year head coach also knows his Eagles … Read more

Eagles take flight in big home-opening win over French Camp

Lamarcus Caradine on the tackle for the Eagles

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Sometimes it just pays to listen.

First-year Eupora head football coach Stephen Edwards took a little advice from assistant coach Danya Turner, leading to an easy 56-0 win over visiting French Camp Academy on … Read more

Lady Eagles pick up three solid softball victories

Haylee McCrory at catcher.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Eupora High School slow-pitch softball team won three of the four games it played last week, with the only loss coming to defending MHSAA Class 3A State Champion Philadelphia High School.

EHS, 7-1 … Read more

JV Lady Wolverines

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PHOTOS SUBMITTED BY PEGGY STUCKEY

East Webster High School’s junior varsity softball team defeated … Read more

Big first half leads East Webster past Noxapater, 42-8

PHOTOS BY DIANA EDWARDS/EWHS
Running back Chase Keller carries the ball for East Webster in Friday night’s win at Noxapater. The Wolverines defeated the Tigers 42-8.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Head coach Doug Wilson entered last Friday’s game with Noxapater hoping his East Webster Wolverines would be tested a little more than they were in their-season opening win over Vardaman.

Although the result — … Read more

Holmes drops tough loss to homestanding Hinds

From school reports

RAYMOND — After getting in a hole here Thursday night against the Hinds Eagles, the Holmes Community College Bulldogs battled back and took a lead in the fourth quarter but couldn’t hang on as Hinds scored late … Read more

Two-time NJCAA defending champs handily win season opener

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

SCOOBA ‚Äî East Mississippi Community College’s ohn Franklin could hardly believe his eyes.
The sophomore transfer quarterback from Florida State just looked up at the scoreboard and shook his head in disbelief. “Sixty-nine points … Read more

Sports Schedules – 09/02/15

THURS, SEPT. 3
Prep Softball
4/6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Central Academy
5/6 p.m. — East Webster at Noxapater
5/6:30 p.m. — French Camp at Ethel
5:30/6:30 p.m. — Eupora at Bruce… Read more

Jail Docket – 09/02/15

Aug. 25
Rhonda McClain, DOB 10-19-63, WF; SO9 for Maben PD: hold for questioning/felony possession of cocaine (released Aug. 26 on $5,000 bond).
Joey McClain, DOB 10-15-70, WM; SO3 for Maben PD: hold for questioning/probation violation — Mississippi Department of … Read more