Category: Sports

Holmes’ history-making season ends in heartbreaking loss

From school reports

The history-making 2014-15 basketball season came to a painful end here today in the quarterfinals of the NJCAA National Tournament with the Holmes Community College Bulldogs falling to the Hill College Rebels, 73-72.

The Bulldogs ended the … Read more

Sports Schedules – 03/25/2015

SUNDAY, MARCH 22
College Baseball
Noon — Mississippi State at Kentucky
1:30 p.m. — Florida at Ole Miss
College Softball
1 p.m. — Delta State at Alabama-Huntsville
1 p.m. — Mississippi State at Ole Miss… Read more

MACJC All-Star Basketball Games set for April 11

From school reports

DECATUR — East Central Community College in Decatur is again serving as host site for the annual MACJC (Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges) All-Star Basketball Games.

This year’s event is set for Friday, April 10. … Read more

Brand named girls basketball coach of the year

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

East Webster head girls basketball coach Bill Brand has been named Girls Coach of the Year for all classifications by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger.

Brand stepped in after the Christmas break and took over the reigns … Read more

Scoring champs

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DIANA EDWARDS

East Webster players raise their trophy after defeating West Tallahatchie to win the Mississippi Class 2A girls state championship. The Lady Wolverines won 68-64 in overtime on Saturday.… Read more

Lady Wolverines survived physical battle to reach finals

East Webster’s Bailie Springfield (21) defends against a drive by Newton’s Tan Lloyd.

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress Times

In a game filled with statistical oddities, the Lady Wolverines of East Webster won a wild, physical contest with Newton 51-35 in the semifinals of the MHSAA Class 2A Girls State Basketball Tournament … Read more

Lady Wolverines claim first state basketball title

DIANA EDWARDS
(Above) Lady Wolverines Bailie Springfield (21) and Autumn Frost (4) support their teammates from the sidelines in Saturday’s game.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Some teams know how to win, while others just simply refuse to lose. When it comes to the East Webster girls basketball team that formula includes heavy doses of both.… Read more

Eupora set to open league baseball play Friday

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Ten days after opening the season with an 11-0 win over Houlka, the Eagles of Eupora High School finally returned to the diamond when they were set to visit French Camp Academy.

Due to … Read more

Lady Wolverines set to open defense of softball crown

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Finally!

After weeks of waiting and waiting, the two-time defending MHSAA Class 2A Fast-Pitch Softball State Champion Lady Wolverines of East Webster are set to get their season under way this week.

The good … Read more

Holmes CC Bulldogs win NJCAA tourney opener

From school reports

The 20th-seeded Holmes Community College Bulldogs held as much as a 15-point lead here Monday afternoon in the NJCAA National Tournament in Hutchinson, Kansas, and hung on for the 72-68 win over the 13th-seeded Eastern Florida State … Read more