Sports

Lady Tigers set to face Cathedral

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

The 6-9 Lady Tigers of Noxapater High School are set to open the MHSAA Class 1A State Fast-Pitch Softball playoffs on Thursday when they travel to take on Natchez Cathedral in a 4:30 … Read more

LHS tennis plays

Matthew Moss with a tricky forehand return in the wind.

Photos by Mike Robertson

On March 27, Louisville High School Tennis Team faced off against … Read more

Nanih Waiya’s Ball signs with East Mississippi

Ball with his parents and coach.

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

A lot of folks may be surprised about how successful the Nanih Waiya baseball team has been this year, but senior catcher Stewart Ball is not one of them.

Just a week after … Read more

ECCC/Co-Lin Softball Teams split Doubleheader

Sophomore Lady Diamond Warriors Honored
Sophomore members of the East Central Community College fast-pitch softball team were recognized Friday prior to the home finale against Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Decatur. Honorees were joined by family members for the special ceremony. Sophomore players and their respective high schools include (from left) Hayley Stephens (24), Union; Ty Buckley (23), Neshoba Central; Morgan Porter (19), Enterprise; Lindsey Beard (17), Clarkdale; Kaylin Hopkins (8), Louisville; Kendra Wilson (5), South Lamar (Millport, AL); and Amber McBroom (3), Brandon. The Lady Warriors fell 14-3 in the opener but rallied for an11-4 win in the nightcap to improve to 30-12 overall and 15-9 in the MACJC South Division. Kristin Chaney serves as head coach. (EC Photo)

From school reports

After a 14-3 drubbing in the first contest, East Central Community College’s fast-pitch softball squad responded with an 11-4 thumping of division foe Copiah-Lincoln Community College Friday on the Decatur campus.

The Lady Diamond Warriors sport a … Read more

Warriors clinch region baseball championship

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

The Nanih Waiya Baseball team picked up three wins last week, including a crucial 8-1 win over Noxapater that clinched the region championship for the Warriors.

“Any time you can get a district … Read more

Lady Warriors roll to big win over Noxapater

NW softball Mackenzie Johnson

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

The Nanih Waiya fast-pitch softball team split a pair of games last week, taking a 15-3 win over Noxapater, before dropping a 9-6 decision to West Lauderdale.

Two games with West Lowndes were … Read more

ECCC’s Vaughn Signs With Delta State

(EC Photo)

East Central Community College sophomore Jesse Vaughn (third from left), of Decatur is shown signing a national letter of intent to continue his soccer career at Delta State University in Cleveland. A two-year starter forRead more

South Men, North Women claim JUCO All-Star Basketball Contests

The South men and North women captured the annual Mississippi Association of Community and Junior College (MACJC) All-Star Basketball contests held Friday, April 11 at East Central Community College’s Brackeen-Wood Physical Education Building on the Decatur campus.

Twymond Howard of … Read more