Category: Sports

Lady Patriots fall just short of reaching AAA state tourney

By Ryan Satcher
Winston County Journal

The Winston Academy Lady Patriots came within one game of the state tournament but came up just a little short in their bid to advance in the North State AAA Tournament on Saturday.

A … Read more

Winston Academy Patriots open district play with loss

_MG_8244 _MG_8317 _MG_8378 _MG_8415 _MG_8432By Wendell Womack

It’s hard to win when you have more yards in penalties than in rushing. It’s hard to win when you have more penalties than first downs. It’s hard to win when tempers flair and composure is lost. … Read more

Warriors keep focused as they improve to 5-1 on the season

By Rocky Higginbotham
Winston County Journal

Nanih Waiya coach Ryan Keeton implored his team over the last couple of weeks to take every opponent seriously. To come out focused and ready to take control. To get off to the best … Read more

Four NW cross-country athletes post top 20 finishes

By Rocky HIgginbotham
Winston County Journal

A quartet of competitors from Nanih Waiya notched top-20 finishes at the East Mississippi Classic cross-country event in Collinsville last weekend.

In the second event of the fall for head coach Courtnee Graham’s squads, … Read more

Noxapater coach takes shutout loss to Sebastopol hard

By Robbie Robertson
Winston County Journal

Friday night was certainly a night that Noxapater coach Casey Orr would just as soon let slip into the past, but hopes his young Tigers never forget.

The Tigers were dominated on both sides … Read more

Lady Tigers clinch region title with win over Nanih Waiya

By Robbie Robertson
Winston County Journal

Noxapater only managed one win this past week in slow-pitch softball but the Lady Tigers won the game they had to win.
The Lady Tigers beat rival Nanih Waiya 6-0 to claim the Division … Read more

Young Lady Warriors have some strong moments

By Rocky Higginbotham
Winston County Journal

There are times when it’s obvious the Nanih Waiya slow-pitch softball team is making strides. And then, there’s times when it’s obvious just how young and inexperienced the Lady Warriors are this season.

Nanih … Read more

Lady Wildcats off to good start in region play

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School slow-pitch softball team had a huge week on the softball diamond, taking a pair of key region wins to jump to the top of the league standings with a 3-0 … Read more

Lady Patriots ready for North State AAA Tournament

By Ryan Satcher
Winston County Journal

The Winston Academy Lady Patriots have been on a solid roll as they finish out the regular season and prepare for this weekend’s North AAA State fast-pitch tournament.

The Lady Patriots beat Oak Hill … Read more

Injuries continue to plague Louisville football team

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

With four starters already being lost off his team’s defense due to injuries, veteran Louisville High School head football coach M.C. Miller says his Wildcats are just going to have to keep working hard … Read more