Category: Sports

Nanih Waiya had too much Smith for FCA Panthers to overcome

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal If they didn’t get it to start with, Nanih Waiya fans should have headed to the concession stand as quickly as possible last Friday night at French Camp Academy for a little popcorn. Because…

Lady Wildcats hoping for success in MHSAA Class 4A Softball Playoffs

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Louisville High School Lady Wildcats were set to open play in the MHSAA Class 4A State Slow-Pitch Softball Playoffs Tuesday by hosting Northeast Lauderdale in a best of three series. All of the…

Noxapater’s Daniels chosen for Bernard Blackwell All-Star Game

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal Noxapater running back Keonte Daniels was recently selected to participate in the annual Bernard Blackwell North/South All-Star football game. The game is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17 in Gulfport. Daniels has…

Lady Tigers conclude regular season with convincing win over Louisville

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal The Noxapater Lady Tigers entered the postseason with a bang, blasting Louisville 24-14 to end the regular season. “Wow what a great ending to the regular season,” Noxapater coach Jodie Duran said. “I am…

Noxapater set to host French Camp Academy on Thursday night

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal Noxapater head football coach Casey Orr said it wasn’t the best performance of the year for the Tigers. But then again, the Tigers were leading 21-0 at the end of the first quarter and…

Nanih Waiya set to open softball playoffs this week

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya’s slow-pitch softball team finished up the 2016 regular season last week with a pretty solid offensive showing, although it didn’t translate into any victories for the Lady Warriors. After a 15-3 setback…

NW runners set to complete in Mississippi College event

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal A group of six runners from Nanih Waiya competed in the Northeast Lauderdale High School Invitational Cross-Country Meet Oct. 1. The meet was held at the Northeast Recreational Complex in Meridian. Senior Tristen Cotton…

Wildcats ready to host “Toothpick Bowl” Thursday night

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Thursday’s showdown between arch-rivals Louisville High School and Noxubee County will have extra significance which the 7 p.m. kickoff arrives. The Region 4-4A contest, unofficially dubbed the “Toothpick Bowl” in reference to coach M.C.…

Winston falls hard to Heritage

By Wendell Womack It was a bad night at Patriot Field last Friday as Columbus Heritage easily defeated Winston by a score of 42-14. The only thing that was working in favor of the Patriots was the running clock!! In…

ECCC football upsets No. 8 Jones County 37-24 in South Division Action

The East Central Community College football team took over sole possession of first place in the MACJC South Division after beating nationally ranked No. 8 Jones County Junior County 37-24 Thursday, Oct. 6, in Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus.…