Category: Sports

Warriors claim Region 3-1A title with convincing win

By Rocky Higginbotham

Winston County Journal

Nanih Waiya doesn’t necessarily hide the fact that bigger goals may very well be in reach later in the season. But one of the Warriors’ biggest goals has now been accomplished.ABNW ABNW5

Photos by Kevin Brunt

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Tigers bounce back to take tight win over visiting Stringer

By Robbie Robertson

Winston County Journal

 

After a hard-fought, disappointing loss to Nanih Waiya, Noxapater coach Casey Orr didn’t really know what to expect out of his young Tiger squad.

But after a good week of practice, the Tigers … Read more

Sports Schedules

THURSDAY, NOV. 3

Prep Basketball

6 p.m. — Central Academy at Winston Academy

Junior College Basketball

5:30/7:30 p.m. — East Central at Coahoma

5:30/7:30 p.m. — Meridian at EMCC

Men’s Basketball

6 p.m. — Morehouse at Ole Miss

 

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East Central Football falls to No. 5 Northwest in Non-Division Action

East Central Community College’s fourth quarter comeback fell short as the Warriors lost a tough 20-14 football game to No. 5 nationally ranked and defending national champion Northwest Mississippi Community College Thursday, Oct. 20, in Senatobia.

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Wildcats looking to lock down second place in Region 4-4A

By Austin Bishop

Winston County Journal

 

The Louisville Wildcats go into Friday night’s home game against Kosciusko knowing one thing for sure. They must win to have a chance at being the No. 2 seed coming out of Region … Read more

Patriots fall short of victory and playoffs

By Wendell Womack

 

In a game that went down to the wire, the Winston Patriots were defeated and deflated, as their 14-12 loss to Starkville denied them a berth in the state playoffs.

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Nanih Waiya takes close win over Noxapater

By Rocky Higginbotham

Winston County Journal

 

Not too many folks at Nanih Waiya’s Warrior Field last Thursday night envisioned a defensive struggle between the Warriors and Tigers from Noxapater.

Many, in fact, anticipated a high-scoring affair or even a … Read more

Big second-half push Tigers past FCA in region battle

By Robbie Robertson

Winston County Journal

 

Noxapater football coach Casey Orr was worried about how “scrappy” French Camp had played against Starkville Academy a week ago.

Noxapater QB James Stalcup handing the ball off to Keonte Daniels

Noxapater QB James Stalcup handing the ball off to Keonte Daniels

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Lady Warriors fall to Ethel in first round of playoffs

By Rocky Higginbotham

Winston County Journal

 

Nanih Waiya’s 2016 slow-pitch softball season came to an end last week when the Lady Warriors were eliminated from the MHSAA Class 1A state playoffs.

Photos by Stan Beall

Photos by Stan Beall

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Warriors pummel Smithville, prep for ‘Pater

By Rocky Higginbotham

Winston County Journal

 

A veteran observer from Nanih Waiya summed up the Warriors’ victory over Smithville last Friday night rather fittingly: “We hit ‘em in the mouth and didn’t let up.”

That, they did.

Photos by Jeff Parks Nanih Waiya RB Taemaus in an earlier game in the season

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