Category: Sports

Three from Eupora, East Webster named fast-pitch all-stars

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times   A trio of players from Webster County have been chosen to participate in the Mississippi Association of Coaches 2017 All-Star Fast-Pitch Softball Games. Eupora’s Savannah Kilpatrick and Delta Newman and East Webster’s Jessica…

Wolverines spend spring break in Gulf Shores

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times   East Webster’s baseball team ventured to Gulf Shores for spring break, and also got in a little action upon their return home during a busy week. The Wolverines faced off against big-school competition…

Lady Wolverines reel off four wins

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times East Webster’s fast-pitch softball team is beginning to round into shape. And, after a week of rainouts, the Lady Wolverines were finally able to get in some action late in the week during spring…

Lady Eagles hammer New Albany

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times   Eupora went toe-to-toe with some bigger schools Saturday in the South Pontotoc Fast-Pitch Softball Tournament. The Lady Eagles opened the day with a 16-2 thumping of Class 4A New Albany before dropping contests…

Lady Eagles hammer Houston

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Rain played havoc with a host of area softball last week, but Eupora did manage to get in one contest — and it was a good one for the Lady Eagles. Playing at Class…

Eagles whip Winona Christian, Oak Hill

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Eupora’s baseball team continued its impressive start to the 2017 season, rebounding from a tough loss early last week to pick up another pair of victories. The Eagles lost a 5-4 heartbreaker to Nanih…

Wolverines split pair of contests

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times East Webster split a pair of baseball contests last week on the diamond, dropping an 11-1 decision to Class 6A Tupelo on Thursday before rebounding to shut out Bruce 4-0 on Friday. The split…

Lady Wolverines’ softball week a complete wash

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times As was the case with a number of schools across the state last week, all of East Webster’s softball games were wiped out by rain. The Lady Wolverines were slated to go to South…

East Webster preps to host softball tournament

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Defending Class 2A state runnerup East Webster will host a two-day softball tournament Saturday and Monday. Saturday’s three-game lineup begins at 11 a.m., when the host Lady Wolverines battle Class 4A power Houston. Hamilton…

Wolverines win three of four tight contests

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times One thing is certain about the East Webster baseball team thus far into a young 2017 season: The Wolverines appear intent on keeping their fans on the edge of their seats. East Webster won…