Category: Sports

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.

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Blocked punts spark East Webster in win over Noxapater

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Luke Wilson (6) turns upfield for the Wolverines after making a catch.

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Qua Evans (2) takes a handoff from Charlie Brand (15).

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EWHS’ Dawson Keller (8) kicks the ball off against the Tigers.

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Shye Link (27) operates in open space

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Big first half sparks Eagles to solid win over FCA

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

While the final outcome of Eupora’s 40-7 win over homestanding French Camp Academy Friday wasn’t in doubt long, EHS head coach Stephen Edwards said several good things came out of his team’s seemingly easy … Read more

Defending 2A champions hammer Philadelphia

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Lady Eagles of Eupora High School found their form offensively Thursday night as the defending MHSAA Class 2A Slow-Pitch Softball Champions banged out 19 hits on the way to a convincing 19-4 road … Read more

Lady Wolverines split two softball contests

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The East Webster fast-pitch softball team bounced back from a 2-1 road loss to Houston on Tuesday to roll past Starkville 12-2 on Thursday.

This week has the Lady Wolverines traveling to South Pontotoc … Read more

Former FCA star set to start at quarterback Saturday

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Saturday night is something Jesse Hosket has been waiting for a long, long time.

The former French Camp Academy and East Central Community College standout will walk on to the turf at Liberty Bowl … Read more

Sports Schedules

Prep Volleyball
6 p.m. — Choctaw County at Caledonia
Prep Softball
TBA — Neshoba Central at Enterprise
TBA — Philadelphia at Lake
5 p.m. — Winston Academy at Central Academy
5:30 p.m. — Newton County Academy at … Read more

Sports briefs

‘Dawg Talk’ set

STARKVILLE, — Mississippi State Athletics and its multimedia rights holder, Learfield Sports’ Bulldog Sports Properties, announced today that The Veranda will host MSU’s popular “Dawg Talk” coaches’ radio shows for the next five years.  

“Dawg Talk” makes … Read more

Lady Wolverines extend softball winning streak to six


East Webster’s Jessica Davis is safe at home, in the first inning of Saturday’s game against Charleston.


Third-baseman, Janey Aron, sets to throw to second for a force out.


Second-baseman, Jessica Davis, takes a low throw for an out.



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