Category: Sports

Eupora swept by Calhoun City; splits with Okolona

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times   Most coaches agree there is rough sledding in the Region 4-2A basketball race. Without a doubt, wins are hard to come by. Eupora’s girls notched one of those hard-to-come by victories last Friday,…

Eupora falls at Choctaw County, preps for district play

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress-Times   Eupora ventured to Ackerman last Thursday in its final tune-up for Region 4-2A basketball action, and both squads dropped contests to Class 3A Choctaw County. The Eagles fell 60-32 to a solid Chargers’ ballclub,…

East Webster drops pair to Calhoun City

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress-TImes   East Webster opened Region 4-2A play last Tuesday against Calhoun City, dropping a pair of district contests to begin 2017 action. The Wolverines dropped a 72-58 decision to fall to 11-3, while the Lady…

Eupora boys top Coffeeville in Bruce Classic

By Rocky HIgginbotham Webster Progress Times Eupora’s boys ventured to Bruce to take part in the R.B. Shootout last Tuesday, where an outstanding shooting performance from Kaylend Coffey led the Eagles to a 63-56 win over Coffeeville. The win lifted…

Wolverines win Christmas Classic championship

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times East Webster’s basketball teams were hoping for solid competition last week to help get them ready for district play. They got exactly that, as well as a tournament championship. The Wolverines made a clean…

East Webster’s Hancock signs with Hinds

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times East Webster High School’s Miller Hancock is taking his baseball talents to the next level. Hancock, a two-sport standout who also shined as a wide receiver and quarterback for the Wolverines’ football team, recently…

Wilson hopes sports career is far from over

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress TImes Luke Wilson hopes his last football game as a high school athlete will lead to a new beginning, rather than signal the end of his career. Wilson, a fierce competitor and bruising tackler, played…

EHS Lady Eagles head into week at 4-3

From staff reports Eupora’s basketball teams will return to action next week with a visit to Class 3A Choctaw County in Ackerman. The Lady Eagles finished the pre-Christmas portion of their schedule with a record of 4-3. The Eagles, who…

East Webster hosting Christmas tournament

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times There’s plenty of basketball action on tap this week at East Webster, as 16 teams from nine schools are participating in the East Webster Christmas Tournament. The three-day event gets started Wednesday and runs…

Eupora splits pair with Kosciusko

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times The Eupora girls’ basketball team got a big night in the post from Jabrieya Morton and in the backcourt from a pair of freshmen to knock off Class 4A Kosciusko 53-50 in its only…