Category: Sports

EMCC’s Appeal of MACJC football ruling denied

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

SCOOBA — While East Mississippi Community College President Dr. Thomas Huebner says he believes according to the NJCAA’s own regulations his school’s football team should have been allowed to participate in the MACJC State … Read more

Louisville Wildcats take 10-point road win over Winona

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School boys and girls basketball teams were looking to add some wins to their ledgers this week as the were each set to play a pair of contests.

LHS was scheduled … Read more

Concert

ECCC Collegians to Present Fall Concert Nov. 16
East Central Community College’s rock-n-roll band, “The Collegians,” will present its annual fall campus concert at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16 in Huff Auditorium on the Decatur campus. There is no charge for admission and the public is invited to attend. The popular group will perform hits by Ozzy Osbourne, Elle King, Shawn Mendes, Ed Sheeran, The Band Perry, Rachel Platten, One Direction and many more. Members and their respective high school include (front row, from left) director Chas Evans, Anna Wells, Winston Academy; Aleia Sharp, Union; Tallie Johnston, a homeschooler from Lake; (second row, from left) Chris Kelley, Newton; Peyton Jones, Nanih Waiya; Dustin Morgan, Union; and Anastasia Crout, Lake; (third row, from left) Caleb Franklin, Morton; Garrett McDill, Sebastopol; and Houston Martin and Brad Taylor, both of Newton County; (fourth row, from left) Stephen Stewart, Newton County; Anna Claire Webb, Noxapater; and Michael Buntyn and Graham Murphree, both of Newton County; (fifth row, from left) Lucas Bates, Lake; Ryan Packer and Hannah Mitchell, both of Newton County; Danny Smith, Carthage; and Evan Derrick, Morton; and (back row, from left) Troy Gregory, Newton County; Christian Richardson, Union; Sam Mitchell, Leake Academy; and Christian Bounds, Lake. (EC Photo)
ECCC Collegians to Present Fall Concert Nov. 16 East Central Community College’s rock-n-roll band, “The Collegians,” will present its annual fall campus concert at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16 in Huff Auditorium on the Decatur campus. There is no charge for admission and the public is invited to attend. The popular group will perform hits by Ozzy Osbourne, Elle King, Shawn Mendes, Ed Sheeran, The Band Perry, Rachel Platten, One Direction and many more. Members and their respective high school include (front row, from left) director Chas Evans, Anna Wells, Winston Academy; Aleia Sharp, Union; Tallie Johnston, a homeschooler from Lake; (second row, from left) Chris Kelley, Newton; Peyton Jones, Nanih Waiya; Dustin Morgan, Union; and Anastasia Crout, Lake; (third row, from left) Caleb Franklin, Morton; Garrett McDill, Sebastopol; and Houston Martin and Brad Taylor, both of Newton County; (fourth row, from left) Stephen Stewart, Newton County; Anna Claire Webb, Noxapater; and Michael Buntyn and Graham Murphree, both of Newton County; (fifth row, from left) Lucas Bates, Lake; Ryan Packer and Hannah Mitchell, both of Newton County; Danny Smith, Carthage; and Evan Derrick, Morton; and (back row, from left) Troy Gregory, Newton County; Christian Richardson, Union; Sam Mitchell, Leake Academy; and Christian Bounds, Lake. (EC Photo)

ECCC Collegians to Present Fall Concert Nov. 16
East Central Community College’s rock-n-roll band, “The Collegians,” will present its annual fall campus concert at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16 in Huff Auditorium on the Decatur campus. There is no charge

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Nanih Waiya cross-country runners have big day at state

Naniha Waiya Women’s Cross Country

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Junior Tristen Cotton posted a time of 19:20.7 to finish sixth in the MHSAA Class 1A Boys State Cross Country Championships held Monday at Choctaw Trails in Clinton.… Read more

Top-seeded Nanih Waiya set to host Salem Friday

Nanih Waiya Warriors huddled up in an earlier game in the season.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Nanih Waiya Warriors made it a clean sweep in Region 3-1A play on Friday night by taking a 49-8 road win over Ethel to close out the league slate with an 8-0 mark.… Read more

Connect with the ball

Photo By Mike Robertson Nanih Waiya standout Ashlie Thames takes a big cut at the ball during the Mississippi Association of Coaches Slow-Pitch Softball All-Star Games played at Newton County High School in Decatur recently. Thames was part of the 1A/2A/3A South team.

Photo By Mike Robertson
Nanih Waiya standout Ashlie Thames takes a big cut at the ball during the Mississippi Association of Coaches Slow-Pitch Softball All-Star Games played at Newton County High School in Decatur recently. Thames was part of the

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Louisville set to host 10-1 Greenwood in second round of playoffs

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By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Veteran Louisville High School head football coach M.C. Miller knows what his team has to do in order to have a chance to knock off visiting Greenwood in the second round of the MHSAA … Read more

Noxapater set to host Stringer in first round of the playoffs

Noxapater huddles during an earlier game in the season.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Noxapater head football coach Casey Orr is making it clear to his Tigers that there is one big difference between their first-round home playoff game against Stringer on Friday night and their 40-11 win … Read more

East Central men, women open season with two wins each

From school reports

The East Central Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams both remained undefeated as the Warriors and Lady Warriors swept Delgado Community College on Thursday at Brackeen-Wood Physical Education Building on the Decatur campus… Read more

Louisville splits pair with Durant in Holmes Classic

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School used a big third quarter to take a 47-41 win over Durant in the Holmes County Classic last Saturday.… Read more