Category: Sports

Lady Eagles advance to second round of 2A playoffs

By Austin Bishop

Webster Progress Times

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Lady Eagle pitcher, Delta Newman, winds up to deliver to the plate. Mike Robertson/Courtesy

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Eupora catcher, Savannah Kilpatrick, secures a high pitch.

The Eupora High School fast-pitch softball team easily rolled past Coahoma in … Read more

Lady Wolverines undefeated heading into playoffs

By Austin Bishop

Webster Progress Times

The 20-0 Lady Wolverines of East Webster High School picked up four wins last week as they prepared for their first appearance of the season in the MHSAA Class 2A State Fast-Pitch Softball Playoffs.… Read more

East Webster wins opening series in baseball playoffs

By Austin Bishop

Webster Progress Times

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East Webster third-baseman, Luke Wilson, records an out as a Nanih Waiya base-runner attempts to stretch a hit into a triple.

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First-baseman, Dillan Silver, goes high for a throw on a close play at

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Eupora’s Rollins signs with Hendrix College

LACI KNIGHT
Congratulations to Eupora High School senior Joshua Rollins for signing to play baseball with the Hendrix College Warriors out of Conway, Arkansas. Joining him at the April 14 signing ceremony are his parents, Jason and Amy Collins, and his brothers, Justin and Joseph Rollins.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Of the 200 letters Josh Rollins’ father typed up and sent to college coaches across the country, one of them crossed the desk of Hendrix College head baseball coach Neil Groat. It was that … Read more

Eupora closes out baseball season

Brett May at bat for the Eagles

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Eupora High School Eagles were set to bring their 2016 baseball season to close with Senior Night against Houlka on Tuesday.

EHS was 8-12 going into the contest and missed … Read more

East Webster baseball begins new winning streak

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The East Webster baseball team shook off a 3-2 loss to Caledonia last Tuesday that snapped its 16-game winning streak, to begin a new winning streak with two wins on Saturday and another on … Read more

Eupora’s Caradine excited about opportunity at Belhaven

DELTA CLAIRE NEWMAN
Eupora High School senior Lamarcus Caradine (second from r.) signed with Belhaven College on April 6 to play football as a wide receiver. Joining him at the signing ceremony are his parents, Lawrence and Martha Caradine, and EHS football coach Stephen Edwards.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Belhaven College was the perfect choice for Eupora High School football standout Lamarcus Caradine because it gives him the balance both he and his family hold as important.

“Playing football in college was always … Read more

Crowded week important for Eupora High School softball

Kylar Cain gets the out at 2nd.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Lady Eagles of Eupora High School came into this week playing region games on three consecutive days in hopes of solidifying their spot in the MHSAA Class 2A State Fast-Pitch Softball Playoffs.… Read more

EWHS powerlifter takes third in state

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Antaurayon Johnson of East Webster High School took third place in the 275-pound division of the MHSAA Class 2A State Powerlifting Championships that were held at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson last weekend.… Read more

Holmes Bulldogs battling to make MACJC playoffs

From school reports

The Holmes Community College Bulldogs split two games with No. 7 Meridian Community College on the road Saturday. Holmes won game one, 7-4, and fell 4-3, in game two.

Earlier in the week the Bulldogs swept homestanding … Read more