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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

Holmes sets dates for tryouts

From school reports

The Holmes Community College baseball team, with finished 22-20 overall and 13-15 in MACJC play, will hold tryouts for the 2015-16 season on two consecutive Friday’s in May at 10 a.m at Charlie Donald Field on the … Read more

East Webster set to defend 2A tennis title Monday

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress Times

With Madison St. Joseph in the rearview mirror, the East Webster High School tennis team can now set its focus directly on the prize — winning a second consecutive MHSAA Class 2A State … Read more

Lady Wolverines roll to easy sweep in playoff series

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By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

East Webster’s march toward another MSHAA Class 2A Fast-Pitch State Championship picked up a lot of steam over the past two weeks, as the Lady Wolverines won three impressive regular season games last week, … Read more

Eupora cruises to first-round win over H.W. Byers

PHOTOS BY JUDY PITTMAN
Eupora swept the H.W. Byers Lions 9-0-and 12-0 at home Thursday to advance to the second round of the Class 2A state playoffs. On the mound for the Eagles in the opening-round doubleheader are Trey Pittman in Game 1

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

First year Eupora High School head baseball coach Michael Knight said his team’s philosophy is pretty straight forward as the Eagles move into the second round of the MHSAA Class 2A State Playoffs.

“The … Read more

Wolverines seek return to state championships

COURTESY PHOTO
East Webster faces Madison St. Joseph in the 2A North Half tennis championship at 2 p.m. today at the Ridgeland Tennis Center. East Webster players include JonHayden Hancock (front) and Mary Mae Turner.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

The East Webster High School tennis team went into this week just one win away from having the opportunity to defend its MHSAA Class 2A State Championship.

After 7-0 wins over Pisgah and Union in … Read more

Lady Eagles picking up steam during the playoffs

Marlee Ray getting a lead off on 3rd.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Eupora High School Lady Eagles seem to be hitting their stride as the MHSAA Class 2A Fast-Pitch State Playoffs reach their second week.

Last week EHS opened the playoffs with a 12-4, 6-1 … Read more