Sports

Lady Patriots ranked No. 1 in MAIS AA

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   The Lady Patriots of Winston Academy fell just two quarters short of upsetting top-ranked Leake Academy on Saturday, before dropping a 44-35 decision. WA, now 14-5 overall and 4-1 in league action,…

C.J. Bates among 11 Lions to sign with Division I schools

From combined reports   East Mississippi Community College continues to provide a pipeline for football talent moving onto the next level, as 11 players from the Lions’ 2013 NJCAA National Championship team signed National Letters of Intent with four-year universities…

Nanih Waiya looking to add game with Louisville

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   The Nanih Waiya High School Warriors and Lady Warriors could possibly be adding games against Louisville HIgh School either late in 2013 or early in 2014, but no dates have been confirmed…

Louisville soccer teams get on hot streak

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   The Louisville High School boys and girls soccer teams closed out the 2013 portion of their schedule with a pair of wins. The Wildcats pounded West Lowndes 10-0 and recorded a 3-0…

Celebration of Champions set for Feb. 1

Coach Miller and his team celebrate at the recent championship. Kevin Hudson/Imageworks Photography

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   An event featuring the coaching staffs of all eight of Louisville High School’s MHSAA State Football Champions is set for Saturday, Feb. 1 at Louisville High School. Ken McMullan, superintendent of the…

Lady Warriors take win over Choctaw County

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   The Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School picked up a big win over MHSAA Class 3A opponent Choctaw County in the Lady Charger Tournament in Ackerman on Wednesday. For the week…

Lady Tigers ranked No. 4 in Class 1A

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   The Lady Tigers of Noxapater HIgh School have not only gotten off to a 5-0 start this basketball season, they have picked up a little statewide notoriety as well. The latest rankings…

Pearson lone NFR qualifier from Mississippi

By Ed Graney Las Vegas Review-Journal   LAS VEGAS — Yes, even the cowboys. “You bet,” Tyler Pearson said. “Roll Tide.” My God. It never ends. The love for Southeastern Conference football apparently stretches across prairies and along miles of…