Category: Sports

Eagles sweep Winona, prep for playoffs

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Eupora’s baseball team swept a pair of division games from Winona last week to officially wrap up the No. 2 spot in the Region 2-2A standings. The Eagles, who are now 15-4 on the…

Host of locals selected for all-star games

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times It seems rosters for all-star contests popped up on a daily basis following spring break, and there’s plenty of recognition for basketball, baseball and football players from both Eupora and East Webster. Rosters for…

Golf fundraiser set for April 28

From school reports The East Mississippi Community College football program will be hosting the Second Annual EMCC Football Golf Classic on Friday, April 28, at Lion Hills in Columbus. With proceeds going to the Lions’ football program through the EMCC…

Eagles split division pair with Bruce

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times   Eupora split a pair of Region 4-2A baseball contests last week with Bruce, winning 6-0 at home last Tuesday before dropping a disappointing 8-5 decision on the road Friday. The split sent the…

Wolverines enjoy four-win week

By Rocky HIgginbotham Webster Progress Times   East Webster rolled up four victories on the diamond last week, including a pair of division wins over Calhoun City. The Wolverines hammered Class 4A Louisville 19-9 in a makeup contest last Monday,…

Lady Wolverines roll to three victories

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times As the postseason draws nearer, the East Webster fast-pitch softball team is picking up steam. The Lady Wolverines rolled to three victories last week, beating Calhoun City, Eupora and Noxapater to improve to 12-5…

Lady Eagles looking to bounce back

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times A tough week on the diamond left the Eupora softball team below the .500 mark for the first time this season. The Lady Eagles, who started the year 4-0, have now dropped nine of…

EMCC’s Patterson repeats as All-Region 23 honoree

From school reports   SCOOBA — East Mississippi Community College’s Quantesha Patterson, a former East Webster High School standout,  has repeated as an All-Region 23 women’s basketball selection, as voted on by the head women’s basketball coaches of the Mississippi…

Lady Wolverines win two of three

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress-Times   East Webster won two of its three fast-pitch softball contests last week, capturing both division games to run its record to 9-5 on the season. The Lady Wolverines opened the week with a 14-1…

Lady Eagles drop pair of contests

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress-Times   Eupora’s fast-pitch softball team dropped a pair of contests last week, losing a heartbreaker to South Pontotoc on Tuesday before getting shut out at Choctaw County Friday night. The Lady Eagles, who also had…