Sports

Eupora cruises to first-round win over H.W. Byers

PHOTOS BY JUDY PITTMAN
Eupora swept the H.W. Byers Lions 9-0-and 12-0 at home Thursday to advance to the second round of the Class 2A state playoffs. On the mound for the Eagles in the opening-round doubleheader are Trey Pittman in Game 1

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

First year Eupora High School head baseball coach Michael Knight said his team’s philosophy is pretty straight forward as the Eagles move into the second round of the MHSAA Class 2A State Playoffs.

“The … Read more

Wolverines seek return to state championships

COURTESY PHOTO
East Webster faces Madison St. Joseph in the 2A North Half tennis championship at 2 p.m. today at the Ridgeland Tennis Center. East Webster players include JonHayden Hancock (front) and Mary Mae Turner.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

The East Webster High School tennis team went into this week just one win away from having the opportunity to defend its MHSAA Class 2A State Championship.

After 7-0 wins over Pisgah and Union in … Read more

Lady Eagles picking up steam during the playoffs

Marlee Ray getting a lead off on 3rd.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Eupora High School Lady Eagles seem to be hitting their stride as the MHSAA Class 2A Fast-Pitch State Playoffs reach their second week.

Last week EHS opened the playoffs with a 12-4, 6-1 … Read more

Sports Schedules – 04/29/15

WED, APRIL 29
College Softball
6 pm. — Ole Miss at Mississippi Valley State

THURSDAY, APRIL 30
Prep Softball
5:30 p.m. — Kemper Academy at Starkville Christian
College Baseball… Read more

Holmes Lady Bulldogs fall to Jones in playoffs

From school reports

The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldog season came to an end at Jones County Junior College in Ellisville Saturday afternoon with a 10-0 loss to the Lady Bobcats in the best-of-three MACJC Playoffs. With the loss, the … Read more

EHS set to host baseball playoff game Thursday

JUDY PITTMAN
Eupora High School recognized seniors of the 2015 baseball season Thursday during the doubleheader against Okolona. The senior players are Lawson Stewart, Trey Pittman, Rusty Johnson, Jalan Embry, Khalil Cain and Will Bowen.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Experience will definitely be on Eupora’s side as the MHSAA Class 2A State Baseball Playoffs begin on Thursday.

“These guys have all been through the fire and they know what it’s like to play … Read more

Holmes’ Kassey Ard delivers no hitter for Lady Bulldogs

From school reports

Holmes Community College freshman pitcher Kassey Ard was one play from having a perfect game here at Mississippi Valley State University last Tuesday against Mississippi Delta Community College. Ard threw a no-hitter in five innings but an … Read more

Sports Schedules – 04/22/15

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22
Junior College Baseball
3 p.m. — Holmes at Itawamba (DH)
3 p.m. — Southwest Miss. at East Central (DH)
4 p.m. — Northwest Mississippi at EMCC (DH)
College Baseball
6:30 p.m. — Memphis at Ole Miss… Read more

Lady Eagles expected to open playoffs Thursday

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Lady Eagles began this week’s play hoping to keep the playoffs in the windshield and bad weather in the rearview mirror.

“There has just been so much rain that it has hurt us,” … Read more