Category: Sports

Some nicknames actually fit quite nicely

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Obviously, I carry the moniker Old Sports Dude for a reason.

As I was covering the press conference for the upcoming MHSAA State Baseball Championships Monday morning in Pearl I had several revelations. Each … Read more

Basketball tournament to benefit EHS teams

From Staff Reports

The North Sip Ruff Ryders are sponsoring a semi-pro basketball tournament May 30 at the Eupora Elementary School gym.

Registration starts at 10 a.m. and the tournament at 11 a.m. The registration fee is $50 per team. … Read more

Lady Wolverines top Eupora to reach State Championship series

PHOTOS BY DIANA EDWARDS
Lady Wolverine Kendall Wilkinson

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Mamie Hollenhead, Autumn Frost, Kendall Wilkinson, and Kandler Flora have been on a mission this season with a third consecutive MHSAA Class 2A Fast-Pitch Softball Championship being the only satisfactory result of their quest.… Read more

Eupora’s season ends with tough losses to Hatley

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Hatley was only three runs better than Eupora during their MHSAA Class 2A Playoff series last week, but those three runs were enough to end the Eagles’ hopes of repeating as MHSAA Class 2A … Read more

Wolverines advance to 2A North State Championship round

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress TImes

Pitching depth is a nice thing to have and East Webster head coach Wes Johnson says his Wolverines will need every pitch of it if they are going to continue their march deep into … Read more

East Webster wins MHSAA 2A Tennis Championship

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times
 
For the second year in a row the Wolverines of East Webster High School are the MHSAA Class 2A State Tennis Champions.

East Webster rolled to a 6-1 win over Clarkdale at the Ridgeland … Read more

Sports Schedules – 05/13/15

WED, MAY 13
Prep Tennis
TBA — State Championships at Ridgeland Tennis Center
Junior College Softball
TBA  — NJCAA Division II Softball National Championship at Traceway Park in Clinton (East Central, Miss. Gulf Coast entered)

THUR, MAY 14
Prep Baseball… Read more

Lady Eagles win two straight to advance to North finals

Coach Harris talking to the team.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times
 
It wasn’t easy for the Eupora High School softball team last week, but that’s the way it is sometimes when it comes to things that really matter.

After dropping a series opening 9-7 decision … Read more

East Webster rallies to advance to third round

PHOTOS BY DIANA EDWARDS
East Webster players celebrate during Game 3 of the second-round series of the MHSAA Class 2A State Baseball Playoffs. The Wolverines defeated Baldwyn 10-6 in the deciding game at home Saturday to win the series and advance to face East Union in the third round.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

The Wolverines of East Webster High School bounced back from having their 14-game winning streak snapped to take two consecutive elimination game wins over Baldwyn last week.

The best-of-three series win over the Bearcats pushed … Read more

Eagles seek return trip to Pearl for state championships

PHOTOS BY JUDY PITTMAN
Eupora defeated the Mantachie Mustangs 11-4 in Game 1 at home on April 27 in the second round of the MHSAA Class 2A State Playoffs. On the field for the Eagles: center fielder Jalan Embry.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora High School baseball team took a step closer to defending its MHSAA Class 2A North State Championship with a sweep of Mantachie in the second round of the MHSAA Class 2A State Baseball … Read more