Category: Sports

Undefeated Eagles set to take on rival Choctaw County Chargers

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Stephen Edwards is more than just a little pleased with the 3-0 start his Eupora High School football team has gotten off to this season. But the first-year head coach also knows his Eagles…

Eagles take flight in big home-opening win over French Camp

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Sometimes it just pays to listen. First-year Eupora head football coach Stephen Edwards took a little advice from assistant coach Danya Turner, leading to an easy 56-0 win over visiting French Camp Academy on…

Lady Eagles pick up three solid softball victories

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Eupora High School slow-pitch softball team won three of the four games it played last week, with the only loss coming to defending MHSAA Class 3A State Champion Philadelphia High School. EHS, 7-1…

JV Lady Wolverines

PHOTOS SUBMITTED BY PEGGY STUCKEY East Webster High School’s junior varsity softball team defeated

Big first half leads East Webster past Noxapater, 42-8

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Head coach Doug Wilson entered last Friday’s game with Noxapater hoping his East Webster Wolverines would be tested a little more than they were in their-season opening win over Vardaman. Although the result —…

Holmes drops tough loss to homestanding Hinds

From school reports RAYMOND — After getting in a hole here Thursday night against the Hinds Eagles, the Holmes Community College Bulldogs battled back and took a lead in the fourth quarter but couldn’t hang on as Hinds scored late…

Two-time NJCAA defending champs handily win season opener

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times SCOOBA ‚Äî East Mississippi Community College’s ohn Franklin could hardly believe his eyes. The sophomore transfer quarterback from Florida State just looked up at the scoreboard and shook his head in disbelief. “Sixty-nine points…

Sports Schedules – 09/02/15

THURS, SEPT. 3 Prep Softball 4/6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Central Academy 5/6 p.m. — East Webster at Noxapater 5/6:30 p.m. — French Camp at Ethel 5:30/6:30 p.m. — Eupora at Bruce

Jail Docket – 09/02/15

Aug. 25 Rhonda McClain, DOB 10-19-63, WF; SO9 for Maben PD: hold for questioning/felony possession of cocaine (released Aug. 26 on $5,000 bond). Joey McClain, DOB 10-15-70, WM; SO3 for Maben PD: hold for questioning/probation violation — Mississippi Department of…

Wolverines win opener, looking to tighten up against Tigers

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times There have been some huge goals set for the East Webster football team this season and veteran head coach Doug Wilson says his squad is going to need to continue to improve in some…