Category: Sports

Lady Eagles opens hoops season with solid win

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Lady Eagles of Eupora High School overcame a slow start on Saturday in the Calhoun City Classic to roll to a 46-22 season-opening win over Coffeeville. “I think we were able to apply…

Holmes Bulldogs opens hoops season

The Holmes Community College Bulldogs went to 2-0 on the season last Thursday night with a 78-46 win over the Bears of Baton Rouge Community College. Holmes led 40-19 at halftime and then outscored the Bears 38-27 in the second…

Ole Miss drops bizarre 53-52 SEC contest to Arkansas in OT

OXFORD – Sometimes, football doesn’t make sense. Trailing seven points in the first overtime and facing a 4th-and-25 from the 40-yard line, Arkansas quarterback Brandon Allen completed a pass to Hunter Henry to the 26-yard line. Henry, while being tackled…

Northwest Mississippi gains MACJC title

SENATOBIA – The wait is finally over. For the first time in 16 long years, the Northwest Rangers are MACJC Football Champions, defeating Gulf Coast 34-24 on Saturday to claim its ninth football title in program history (2015, 1999, 1992,…

Field position, tough defense leads East Webster to 21-0 win in Maroon Bowl

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times While the real estate business might be all about location, location, location, the Maroon Bowl played between homestanding East Webster and arch-rival Eupora on Friday night came down to field position, field position, field…

EW’s Patterson ready to play for EMCC Lady Lions

From school reports SCOOBA – Unlike a year ago when they began the campaign with a roster full of newcomers, the East Mississippi Community College Lady Lions will open the much-anticipated basketball season with a handful of familiar faces under…

Wolverines set to open MHSAA 2A playoffs at home on Friday

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Wolverines of East Webster High School will begin taking care of a little unfinished business when they play host to Walnut at 7 p.m. on Friday in the first round of the MHSAA…

Eupora set to hit road to face top-seeded Baldwyn in playoffs

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times First-year Eupora High School head football coach Stephen Edwards knows very well the reputation of Baldwyn High School when it comes to football. He also understands that the Bearcats are currently 9-2 and won…

MSU Bulldogs travel to Missouri

From school reports STARKVILLE – Mississippi State advanced in the national football polls on Sunday, climbing to No. 24 in the Associated Press Top 25 and moving into the Amway Coaches poll at No. 25.

East Central women’s soccer season ends in MACJC tourney

From school reports The season ended for the East Central Community College women’s soccer team Friday with a heartbreaking 2-1 loss to the Pearl River Community College Lady Wildcats in two overtimes in the semifinals of the Mississippi Association of…