Category: Sports

Young, but experienced Tigers ready to show improvement in 2015

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Young? Yes. Inexperienced? No. Youthful experience will the be overriding theme for the 2015 football season for the Noxapater Tigers this season. While Noxapater was going through some growing pains during last year’s 4-7…

Eagles look to improve as season moves along

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress TImes It’s a work in progress. That’s the way first-year Eupora High School head football coach Stephen Edwards and his coaching staff are looking at the 2015 season. “I think we are about where we…

Sullivan, York shine in Sunday scrimmage for Statesmen

The Delta State University football team scrimmaged for the first time this fall for more than an hour Sunday, Aug. 16 at Parker Field-McCool Stadium. Coach Todd Cooley and his staff engineered the 115-play scrimmage in near-record time in front…

EMCC Lions looking for fresh challenges during 2015 season

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal SCOOBA — You won’t hear East Mississippi Community College head football coach Buddy Stephens utter the words “defending champions” very often. The veteran coach, entering his eighth season at EMCC, says what’s in the…

Rebels focusing on upcoming season

The Ole Miss football team continued to prepare for the upcoming 2015 season on Friday.. The fall camp session took place on the practice fields adjacent to the Manning Center, where the Rebels ran plays deep in their own territory…

ECCC invites public to ‘Meet the Warriors’

The public is invited to “Meet the Warriors” when East Central Community College hosts the annual pep rally and player introductions event scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 24, at Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus. ECCC President Dr. Billy…

East Mississippi Lions ranked No. 1 in NJCAA to open season

From school reports SCOOBA — As they continue their quest to make additional NJCAA history on the gridiron this season, the Lions of East Mississippi Community College will have the luxury of starting at the top for the third time…

Friday night lights

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Natchez Trace Electric Power Association crewmen Craig McCluskey, Thomas Whitten and Avrill Gladney hook up lights to one of four new aluminum light poles erected at Eupora High School’s Wofford Field. They were working there Thursday, replacing the…

Wolverines counting on experience heading into 2015 season

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times It was a common theme heading into the 2014 football season — navigating Region 4-2A was about as difficult as trying to make your way through the SEC West. Nothing has changed much as…

New quarterback taking snaps for Eupora High School

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times For the past three seasons there has been at least one certainty for the Eupora High School football team — Trey Pittman would be the quarterback. Pittman graduated last year and is now playing…