Category: Sports

Lady Bulldogs advance to Sweet 16

How sweet it is. The Mississippi State women’s basketball team is headed back to the Sweet 16 after a 92-71 win over DePaul in a second-round game of the NCAA Tournament’s Oklahoma City Regional played before a national television audience…

Ole Miss Rebels reach NIT quarterfinals

From combined reports Sophomore Terence Davis scored 30 points including 6 of 7 from beyond the arch and junior Deandre Burnett added 19 as the Rebels took down No. 1 seeded Syracuse 85-80 to advance to the NIT quarterfinals Saturday.…

‘Cats set to play at Noxubee in region doubleheader

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   The Louisville Wildcats got in a pair of games during the Spring break but couldn’t come out with a win. The Wildcats lost 12-7 to Bruce on Tuesday and then lost 3-2 to…

Lady Warriors drop pair in Spring Fling tourney

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Nanih Waiya squared off against a pair of big-school powerhouses and dropped two games last week in the Clarkdale Spring Fling Fast-Pitch Softball Tournament at Northeast Park in Meridian. The Lady Warriors fell…

Tigers, Lady Tigers set to return to action this week

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal Both Noxapater teams took off for Spring break last week but will get back going this week. The Tigers, who are 2-4 on the season, were scheduled to host Sebastopol on Tuesday for a…

Patriots have week of washouts

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Both of Winston Academy’s scheduled baseball contests last week were rained out. WA head coach Todd Allen said the only action his players got was a pair of junior-high games against district rival Leake…

Warriors roll to 10-0 start

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya’s baseball team rolled up four more victories last week, running the Warriors’ quick-start record to 10-0 on the season. Coach Tyler Rogers’ bunch started the week with a thrilling, 5-4 win over…

Lady Warriors fall to Ethel, Kosy

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya dropped a pair of 10-0 decisions last week on the softball diamond in their final pre-Spring Break action of the 2017 season. The Lady Warriors fell 10-0 to a strong Ethel team…

Lady Tigers split pair of games

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal The Noxapater Lady Tigers struggled at the plate last week but managed to split a pair of games. The Lady Tigers beat French Camp 8-6 on Thursday before dropping a 12-2 decision to Ethel…

Lady Wildcats looking to bounce back from tough week

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal It was another rough week on the diamond for the Louisville Lady Wildcats as they dropped four straight games. The Lady Wildcats were swept in a doubleheader at Pontotoc, falling 11-1 and 19-0. On…