Category: Sports

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…

Sports Schedules – 11/04/15

THURSDAY, NOV. 5 Prep Football 7 p.m. — Grenada at Neshoba Central Prep Basketball 6 p.m. — Lamar School at Winston Academy Junior High School Basketball 6 p.m. — East Webster at Winona

Eupora’s Jones sparks No. 19 Ole Miss in win over Auburn

From combined reports The first touchdown of Derrick Jones’ collegiate career was a big one, as the former Eupora High School standout hauled in a 45-yard scoring pass from Chad Kelly late in the third quarter to break a 13-13…

Local prep basketball set to tip off Saturday

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Lady Eagles of Eupora High School are set to begin the 2015-16 basketball season when they take part in the Calhoun City Classic on Saturday. EHS is set to play Coffeeville at 11…