Category: Sports

Tigers’ tight-knit group includes local players

From Press Reports

An opportunistic Northeast Mississippi Community College football team capitalized in crucial situations to open the 2016 campaign in the win column.

The Tigers captured a thrilling 17-14 victory over Pearl River Community College to conclude a highly … Read more

Eagles overcome adversity to take solid road win


Charvez Embry, Laquarvias Payton, Claude Herard, and others surround Smithville’s Dee Moore


Jalan Potts takes it in for a TD


Al Dumas tries to avoid Smithville’s Dustin


Eupora touchdown catch.


Smithville’s Wesley Grier leaps to try to bring down Tanner

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Wolverines survive tough road challenge to improve to 3-0

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East Webster’s Isaac Patterson (14) and Miller Hancock (4) go up for the ball

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Doug Wilson got what he was looking for last Friday night.
The veteran EWHS head football coach said his Wolverines … Read more

Lady Wolverines head into week with 8-2 mark

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

East Webster split a pair of slow-pitch softball games last week, beating South Pontotoc 18-8 before losing to Grenada 5-2. The Lady Wolverines were set to visit Noxapater on Tuesday, then host Houston on … Read more

Lady Eagles stretch winning streak to six

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress TImes

The Lady Eagles beat defending MHSAA Class 3A Slow-Pitch Softball State Champion Philadelphia High School for the second time this season in a game early last week, then followed that up with a blowout … Read more

FSU reels off 30 unanswered points to take win over Ole Miss

From school reports

ORLANDO, Fla. – No. 11 Ole Miss jumped out to a 28-6 over No. 4 Florida State, but the Seminoles took advantage of four Rebel turnovers and scored 30 unanswered points to down the Rebels 45-34 in … Read more

Sports News

MSU to host ‘SEC Nation’ Saturday morning
SEC Nation, the SEC Network’s traveling college football morning show, will originate from the Junction on the campus of Mississippi State University on Saturday prior to Mississippi State’s Southeastern Conference opener against South … Read more

Sports Schedule

Prep Softball
TBA — West Lauderdale at Neshoba Central
TBA — Newton County at Philadelphia
3 p.m.  — Kemper Academy at Newton County Academy
5 p.m. — Noxapater at French Camp
6 p.m. — Houston at East … Read more

Second-half collapse dooms MSU against South Alabama

From school reports

STARKVILLE — In the season opener for both teams, South Alabama (1-0) upset Mississippi State (0-1) 21-20 at Davis Wade Stadium Saturday afternoon.

The Bulldogs took a 17-0 lead into halftime, but the Jaguars answered by outscoring … Read more

HCC Bulldogs explode offensively for win over ECCC

From school reports

DECATUR — The Holmes Community College Bulldogs racked up nearly 600 yards of total offense here Thursday night in a 48-40 win over the East Central Community College Warriors in the season opener for both schools.

Holmes … Read more