Category: Sports

ECCC Cheer Clinics offered beginning Jan. 31

Students interested in trying out for the 2016-2017 cheerleading squad at East Central Community College in Decatur are invited to participate in free stunt clinics beginning Jan. 31.… Read more

Newman scores 25 to push Bulldogs past Ole Miss

From school reports

STARKVILLE – Growing up in the state of Mississippi, Malik Newman and Quinndary Weatherspoon were both aware of the Mississippi State-Ole Miss rivalry before taking the floor at the Humphrey Coliseum.

When the lights came on and … Read more

Registration open for ECCC’s Spring Intensive

It’s not too late to register for classes at East Central Community College in Decatur for the Spring 2016 Intensive Term II on-campus courses and the Spring 2016 Intensive Term II online courses.

The last day to register for on-campus … Read more

Lady Warriors take big win over arch-rival Lady Tigers

Photos by Trenton Steele
#12 Kiera Phillips maneuvers her way through traffic

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Nanih Waiya girls continued to play well last week, picking up region wins over Leake County and Noxapater.

Ashlie Thames tossed in 23 points for the Lady Warriors in the 61-33 win over … Read more

Three Nanih Waiya standouts sign athletic scholarships

Three Nanih Waiya Attendance Center students made steps towards continuing their sports careers on the college level as they signed scholarships to play for East Central Community College in Fall 2016. 
Nanih Waiya softball players Marlee Parkes and Mackenzie Johnson both signed letters of intent to play for ECCC during a signing ceremony held in the Nanih Waiya Attendance Center Library on January 15. 
Both Parkes and Johnson signed their scholarships with parents and Nanih Waiya Softball Coach Ron Swart in attendance. Johnson’s parents are Lee & Marla Johnson. Parkes’ parents are Luke & Tammy Parkes. 
Nanih Waiya baseball player Wyatt Ball also signed a letter of intent to play for the school in the upcoming Fall semester. Ball signed his letter with parents Will and J.J. Ball and Nanih Waiya Baseball Coach Tyler Rogers.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Three Nanih Waiya athletes — two fast-pitch softball players and one baseball standout — signed with East Central Community College on Friday.

Signing with the Lady Warriors, one of the premier junior college softball … Read more

Warriors take solid hoops win over rival Noxapater

Photos by Trenton Steele
No. 23 Matt Smith rebounds and adds two

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Nanih Waiya boys basketball team bounced back from a 66-59 road loss to Leake County earlier in the week to post a 63-43 region win over rival Noxapater on Friday night.

Nanih Waiya … Read more

Lady Warriors face SA in Mid-Mississippi Challenge Saturday

Photos by Trenton Steele
#34 Madelyn Wilkes & #22 Margretta Bridgeman provide defense against Nanih Waiya's #10 Marlee Parkes

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Jounrnal

ACKERMAN — Some of the best high school girls basketball teams in the state of Mississippi are set to converge at Ty Cobb Gymnasium on the campus of Choctaw County High School in Ackerman … Read more

ECCC women take road win over No. 17 Co-Lin

From school reports

WESSON — Sophomore guard Samantha Duncan scored 21 points, including a 5-of-7 night from beyond the three-point arc, as the East Central Community College Lady Warriors beat the No. 17 ranked Copiah-Lincoln Lady Wolves 80-60 last Thursday … Read more

Sports Schedules – 01/20/2016

THURSDAY, JAN. 21
Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Philadelphia at Choctaw County
Prep Soccer
5/7 p.m. — Choctaw Central at Neshoba Central
5:30/7 p.m. — Southeast Lauderdale at Philadelphia
Junior College Basketball
5:30/7:30 p.m. — Holmes at EMCC
5:30/7:30 p.m. … Read more

LHS Lady Wildcats take win over New Hope

Nanih Waiya Lady Warriors defeated East Webster and Choctaw County to bring home the trophy from the East Webster Tournament.
Nanih Waiya Photos by Tammy Parkes

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School outscored New Hope 19-5 in the third quarter to overcome an eight-point half-time deficit on the way to a 50-44 win over the visiting Lady Trojans last … Read more