Sports

Eupora vs. Ackerman: The end of an era

By Tommy Gladney

A Grateful Fan

 

We didn’t know it at the time, but Oct. 12, 2012, was a red letter day as far as Eupora High School football is concerned.

Friday night, Oct. 12, on Wofford Field, Eupora … Read more

Gridiron Gold movie to be shown at Eupora High School

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress Times

 

A much-anticipated documentary about high school football in Mississippi is set to premiere in Webster County in August, with two showings at the Eupora High School auditorium.

Mississippi Gridiron Gold is an … Read more

Mathiston battles back for 2nd in state

Mathiston All-Star players and coaches celebrate their second-place showing at the South State 8-year-old tournament. JASON EDWARDS/SDN

By Danny P. Smith

Starkville Daily News

 

The Mathiston Mad Dawgs may not have walked away with the first-place trophy at the 8-year-old Dizzy Dean South State Tournament, but gained respect from all who watched them play.

After losing … Read more

Hill inducted into MAC Hall of Fame

The News-Commercial

 

COLLINS — A former local high school coach has been inducted into the Mississippi Association of Coaches 2013 Hall of Fame.

Lee Hill of Eupora was honored at the 41st Annual Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet … Read more

Maben honors native son Banks

Banks signs autographs for young and older fans.

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

MABEN — A large crowd turned out Saturday morning to meet and honor one of their own at W.O. “Bill” Shivers Pavilion during “Johnthan Banks Day.”

The day’s activities began with a police-escorted … Read more

EJH cheerleader camp

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The Eupora Jr. High Cheerleaders held a National Cheerleaders Association home camp June 17-19. The cheerleaders learned stunts, cheers, chants and dance. They received superior in hard work, dedication and spirit. They also received a bid to the NCA National … Read more

2nd in bass tournament

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Dalton Smith, son of Melissa and Alan Smith of Tomnolen, won second place in the State Championship TBF Youth Bass Tournament on June 1 at Columbus Lake. He caught a total of 6 pounds and 12 ounces of fish, missing … Read more

East Webster among tops in state in all-sports rankings

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

East Webster ranked among the best in MHSAA Class 2A in the Jackson Clarion-Ledger’s all-sports awards rankings that were released Sunday.

The Wolverines totaled 155.0 points to finish fourth in 2A. Madison St. … Read more

City parks prepare for summer, winter sports

By Daniel Brunty

The Webster Progress -Times

 

Baseball in the summer is a rich tradition here in Eupora, and most people remember watching games in the park when they were younger. Back then baseball was one of the only … Read more