Category: Sports

Noxapater softball falls to Ethel in playoffs

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal   Noxapater’s run in the Class 1A softball playoffs came to a quick end last week as the Lady Tigers were swept by Ethel, losing 4-1 and 18-14. “I hate to see the…

Season comes to end for Lady Warriors

By Rocky HIgginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya’s 2017 fast-pitch softball season came to a close last week when the Lady Warriors bowed out of the second round of the state playoffs. Coach Jaimee Childs’ bunch dropped a 12-2 decision…

EMCC men’s rodeo team qualifies for College National Finals Rodeo

From School Reports SCOOBA – The East Mississippi Community College men’s rodeo team has qualified for next month’s College National Finals Rodeo for the first time in program history after finishing the regular season as reserve champions of the National…

Boydstun, Keen win track and field championships

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Winston Academy’s Jesse Boydstun and Isaac Keen captured individual championships in last week’s Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Class AAA North State Track Meet. Boydstun’s total leap of 41 feet, 6 inches won…

ECCC Men’s, Women’s Doubles Teams reach finals of State/Region Tournament

The East Central Community College No. 2 men’s and women’s doubles teams both reached the finals of the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges State/National Junior College Athletic Association Region 23 Tournament held recently on the campus of Mississippi…

Noxapater baseball set to face Ressurection Christian

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal   For the third straight year, the Noxapater Tigers will face Resurrection Christian from Pascagoula in the Class 1A playoffs. The Tigers come into the contest on somewhat of a roll, winning the…

Warriors hammer Union in postseason tuneup

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Nanih Waiya’s only action on the baseball diamond came last Tuesday in its regular-season finale, when the Warriors hammered a playoff-bound Union team, 15-2. The Warriors, who received a bye in the first…

No. 9 Ranked ECCC softball set to host state playoff series April 28-29

The No. 9 nationally ranked East Central Community College softball team will host a Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges first round state playoff series Friday and Saturday, April 28-29, at the Softball Park in Decatur. The Lady Diamond…

Patriots wrap up season on winning note

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Winston Academy wrapped up its 2017 baseball season in grand fashion last Thursday night, winning its season finale with a 10-0 thumping of Columbus Christian Academy on Senior Night in Louisville. The Patriots, who…

Winston puts up good showing in MRA Patriot Relays

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Winston Academy’s track and field teams recently participated in the MRA Patriot Relays in Madison, with the Patriots and Lady Patriots combining to place in nearly 60 high school and junior high events.…