Category: Sports

Winston Patriots run early-season mark to 4-1

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Winston Academy picked up two more victories on the baseball diamond last week, as the Patriots rebounded from their first loss with a pair of rout-shortened wins. Winston’s contest last Tuesday at Eupora was…

Nox Lady Tigers drop two matches

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal It was a rough week for the Noxapater softball team as they lost a pair of contests, falling 21-7 to Class 6A Starkville and 11-3 to Ethel. Noxapater was scheduled to return to…

Noxapater Tigers 2 and 2 on season

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal After opening the season with a pair of wins, the Noxapater Tigers dropped a pair last week to even their record at 2-2 on the season, losing 13-1 to Ethel and 10-3 to…

Lady Warriors drop 3-of-4 against big competition

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya’s softball team faced some stiff — and big-school — competition last week on the diamond, and lost three of four contests. After opening the week with a 10-0 loss to Class 4A…

Louisville Lady Wildcats fall in tightly contested games

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal The Louisville Lady Wildcats lost a pair of 4-1 games last week, falling to Amory and Choctaw County in tightly contested games. The Lady Wildcats, now 1-3 on the season, were scheduled to…

Louisville Wildcats drop a pair of games

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal The Louisville Wildcats lost two games this past week, dropping a pair of run-rule decisions in an 18-8 to Neshoba Central and a 17-3 loss to Choctaw County. The Wildcats were scheduled to…

Patriots open baseball season with a bang

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal After having their season-opener postponed by rain last week, the Winston Academy baseball team finally got to take the field last Thursday. And the Patriots did so in a big way. Winston used a…

ECCC Warriors split pair of baseball games in Rush Invitational

The East Central Community College Diamond Warriors split a pair of games over the weekend in the Rush Invitational held at the Clark/Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur. The Warriors beat Tyler Junior College (Texas) 14-8 on Saturday, Feb. 25, before…

Lady Tigers fall to Durant in 1A State Tournament

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal It wasn’t the end that Noxapater coach Shaquinta Robinson wanted to the basketball season. The Lady Tigers ended up one game short of a trip to Jackson after they lost at Durant 73-53 on…