Category: Sports

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…

Eagles split with EW, whip J.Z. George

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times   Eupora won two of its three baseball contests last week, with each of them featuring a shutout. The Eagles split with rival East Webster in a pair of division matchups – winning 5-0…

Wolverines split pair with rival Eupora

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress TImes   East Webster was shut out by Eupora in the first baseball matchup of the season with its cross-county rival last Tuesday, then the Wolverines returned the favor on Friday. After falling 5-0 at…

Eupora sweeps division pair

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times   Eupora pulled off a pair of Region 4-2A baseball victories last week, sweeping division rival Calhoun City. The Eagles won 7-3 over the Wildcats on Tuesday in Eupora, then went to Calhoun City…

Wolverines sweep pair from Winona

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times   East Webster picked up a pair of important division baseball wins last week, knocking off Winona 8-5 on Tuesday and 11-1 on Friday. Those two district wins were sandwiched around an 18-2 trouncing…