Category: Sports

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…

Louisville splits pair of fast-pitch games to open season

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal It was a mixed bag for the Louisville softball team this past weekend. In the opening game of the season, the Lady Wildcats beat Noxapater 11-0 in the Winston County Classic. But then the…

Lady Warriors split pair in season-opening classic

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya got a brand new softball season under way last weekend, splitting a pair of contests against rivals in the Winston County Classic. The Lady Warriors whipped Louisville 17-2, but dropped a 12-8…

LHS hoops season closes out with losses at Byhalia

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal Tuesday’s long ride to Byhalia is certainly one that the Louisville basketball coaches would like to forget. With both teams playing on Tuesday, the Lady Wildcats suffered a 75-38 loss while the Wildcats lost…

Nanih Waiya falls in 1A hoops playoffs

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya’s boys gave highly-touted Piney Woods all it could handle in a first-round, Class 1A state playoff game last Tuesday night. Unfortunately, the Warriors could not pull out a win, falling 61-51 on…

Wildcats go extra innings to pick up first win of the season

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal It took extra innings but the Louisville Wildcats picked up their first win of the season on Saturday. In a battle of Wildcats, Louisville scored three runs in the top of the ninth inning…

Tigers pick up two baseball wins to open season

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal The Noxapater Tigers started out the 2017 season with a pair of wins on Saturday, beating Philadelphia 8-5 in the season opener and cruising to a 19-4 win over Newton in their second…

Noxapater opens softball season with split in Winston Classic

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal Noxapater softball coach Jodie Duran didn’t want to see the basketball team lose on Friday night to Durant, but she was glad to see her softball players on Saturday. The Lady Tigers opened…