Category: Sports

Winston teams take 3-of-4 in Columbus tourney

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Winston Academy’s basketball teams ventured to Columbus for a little holiday tournament action last week and brought home a trio of wins. Playing in the Columbus Christian Academy Christmas Invitational, Winston’s girls ran their…

Sullivan attends NFF trophy presentation

From press and staff reports The National Football Foundation (NFF) and College Hall of Fame finalists gathered for the 2016 William V. Campbell Trophy presentation including one of the finalist Tyler Sullivan of Delta State University and Louisville, Mississippi. Sullivan…

Nanih Waiya prepping for district play

By Rocky HIgginbotham Winston County Journal Both Nanih Waiya basketball teams were set to return to action this week as the Warriors and Lady Warriors continue to prep for the beginning of district play. Coach Jaimee Childs’ Nanih Waiya girls…

Lady Wildcats pick up third consecutive basketball win

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal The Louisville Lady Wildcats won another contest last week, beating Kemper County 57-33 for their third straight win. Meanwhile, the Wildcats dropped a 56-48 decision to Kemper County. Louisville was scheduled to return to…

Louisville’s Wraggs signs with East Central

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal East Central Community College girls basketball coach Crandal Porter has had his eye on Louisville’s Diamond Wraggs for a while. So when Porter offered her a scholarship, Wraggs jumped at the chance. The Louisville…

Lady Tigers hope playing larger schools leads to success

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal Noxapater girls coach Shaquinta Robinson is ready to get started in division play. The Lady Tigers have struggled out of the gate to a 3-5 record but have played several larger schools in their…

Nanih Waiya swept at West Lauderdale, East Webster

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Both Nanih Waiya teams dropped contests at bigger schools last week, as the Warriors and Lady Warriors fell to Class 4A West Lauderdale and Class 2A East Webster. The Lady Warriors finished the pre-Christmas…

Louisville basketball teams getting ready for division contests

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal With division basketball games not far off, Louisville basketball coach Kenyon Ross is hoping the Christmas break provides a spark for his Wildcats. The Wildcats are 5-5 on the season and have two games…

Patriots took 9-8 hoops record into Christmas break

By Ryan Satcher Winston County Journal The Winston Academy Patriots picked up a big 59-31 win over Winona Christian last Thursday night to carry a winning record into the Christmas break. The Patriots moved to 9-8 this season and carry…

Local athlete takes part in unique all-star game

An Eiland Middle School eighth grader has been selected to take part in one of six games that will be part of the inaugural Mississippi Prospects All State Gridiron Classic on Friday and Saturday. The games, hosted by the Mississippi…