Category: Sports

Both Eupora squads make basketball playoffs

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress TImes It was a busy week for the basketball teams at Eupora, both of whom played three contests in the Region 4-2A Tournament at Calhoun City last week. Both also qualified for the MHSAA Class…

East Webster, Eupora split again in basketball

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress-Times Just as they did the first time they met on the hardwood this season, the basketball teams from East Webster and Eupora split a pair of hotly-contested matchups last Friday night. But there were two…

Eupora squads set for region tournament

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress TImes Eupora’s boys and girls basketball teams are in action this week in the Region 4-2A Tournament at Calhoun City, where both are trying to earn a berth in next week’s state basketball playoffs. The…

Wolverines pick up three wins in final week

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Both East Webster basketball teams finished up regular-season action last week, with the ladies earning their 20th victory of the season and the guys winning all three of their contests. The Wolverines started the…

East Webster’s Bell signs with Northeast Mississippi

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times It didn’t take long for Adryana Bell to make an impact on the girls’ basketball program after she transferred to East Webster. Now, Bell will be looking to make an impact on the next…

East Webster, Eupora standouts sign with Holmes

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Shye Link and Luke Wilson have been competing together on the football field at East Webster since they were freshmen. Now, they’ll get to continue to be teammates at Holmes Community College. Holmes announced…

Wilson built EW into power; Price hopes to continue trend

By Robbie Faulk Special to The Progress Times It’s been nearly seven years since Doug Wilson became the head coach at East Webster and the Wolverines have been better off because of it. East Webster wasn’t a proven winner when…

Eupora teams combine to win five of six contests

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Eupora’s basketball teams had quite a week on the hardwood, winning five of six contests and getting a triple-double from senior standout Jabrieya Morton. Morton and the Lady Eagles won all three of their…

East Webster girls notch two big wins

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times The sign of a good basketball team is finding a way to win close ball games, especially down the season’s stretch. This past week, that’s exactly what East Webster’s girls did. The Lady Wolverines…

Eupora’s Hester signs to play tennis at MCC

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Madison Hester may have missed part of the 2016 tennis season with an injury, but the Eupora senior had long since made her mark on the school’s program. Now, she’s ready to continue her…