Category: Sports

Lady Patriots improve to 8-2 on the season

By Ryan Satcher

Winston County Journal

The Winston Academy Lady Patriots continued to rack up wins with a pair of victories this week.WA girls__6538

The Lady Patriots knocked off Starkville Christian 39-7 on Tuesday Nov. 15 and then beat Oak Hill Read more

Noxapater basketball teams set for Thanksgiving break

By Robbie Robertson

The Winston County Journal

It wasn’t a very good opening week for the Noxapater football teams as both boys and girls lost both games.Nox Girls BB_6775

The Lady Tigers lost 59-34 to Ethel and then dropped a 61-49 decision Read more

Big-play Warriors blank resurrection, advance to South State

By Rocky Higginbotham

Winston County Journal

Disgust was mounting on the Nanih Waiya sideline.

The Warriors had not taken advantage of prime field position on more than one occasion. A clock malfunction was followed by yet another clock malfunction. And Read more

11 Warriors, Coach Karcher receive Postseason Football Honors

Eleven members of the 2016 East Central Community College Warrior football team received postseason honors from the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges and the National Junior College Athletic Association. In addition, for the second year in a row … Read more

Wildcats wins hoops opener over Winona, 73-56

By Robbie Robertson

The Winston County Journal


With the football team still in the playoffs last week, Louisville basketball coach Kenyon Ross wasn’t slowing down.lg1

The Wildcats won their only contest of the week, beating Winona 73-56 in the … Read more

Noxapater drops physical playoff contest to Resurrection

By Robbie Robertson

Winston County Journal


Noxapater coach Casey Orr knew that his Tigers were a bit overmatched against Resurrection Catholic in the first-round of the Class 1A playoffs.

It showed on the field as the Eagles dominated the … Read more

NW’s Smith picks up Mr. Football honor

By Rocky Higginbotham

Winston County Journal


Chris Smith has the opportunity to rack up all sorts of honors before his football-playing career at Nanih Waiya is done.

Last Thursday, he got a big one.

The Mississippi High School Activities … Read more

Nanih Waiya set to host Resurrection in 1A showdown

By Rocky Higginbotham

Winston County Journal


As the season progressed, it became evident there were four legitimate contenders to take home the MHSAA Class 1A state football championship in 2016.

Friday night, Nanih Waiya will have to beat one … Read more

Louisville drops hard-fought road contest to Lafayette

By Austin Bishop

Winston County Journal


The Wildcats of Louisville High School played Lafayette County much closer the second time around, but the results were still the same.750_6815

Homestanding Lafayette took a 24-7 win over LHS on Friday night … Read more

ECCC Lady Warriors Win High-Scoring Basketball Contest Against Coahoma

The East Central Community College Lady Warriors had three players score 20 or more points en route to a high-scoring 104-97 victory against Coahoma Community College Monday, Nov. 14, in Brackeen-Wood Gymnasium on the Decatur campus.ECCC's Khelsea Foster

Freshman forward Autumn Taylor … Read more