Category: Sports

Nanih Waiya set to open softball playoffs this week

By Rocky Higginbotham

Winston County Journal

Nanih Waiya’s slow-pitch softball team finished up the 2016 regular season last week with a pretty solid offensive showing, although it didn’t translate into any victories for the Lady Warriors.

Mike Robertson Nanih Waiya shortstop, Caitlyn Bell, snags an infield pop-up.

Mike Robertson
Nanih Waiya

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NW runners set to complete in Mississippi College event

By Rocky Higginbotham

Winston County Journal

A group of six runners from Nanih Waiya competed in the Northeast Lauderdale High School Invitational Cross-Country Meet Oct. 1.

The meet was held at the Northeast Recreational Complex in Meridian.

Senior Tristen Cotton … Read more

Wildcats ready to host “Toothpick Bowl” Thursday night

By Austin Bishop

Winston County Journal

Thursday’s showdown between arch-rivals Louisville High School and Noxubee County will have extra significance which the 7 p.m. kickoff arrives.

MIke Robertson/photos Louisville v Caledonia Football October 7, 2016 Kendrick Bates (29) and Jakevious Whitfield (20) blow up this pass play.

MIke Robertson/photos
Louisville v Caledonia Football October 7, 2016
Kendrick Bates (29) and Jakevious

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Winston falls hard to Heritage

By Wendell Womack

It was a bad night at Patriot Field last Friday as Columbus Heritage easily defeated Winston by a score of 42-14.

The only thing that was working in favor of the Patriots was the running clock!!

In … Read more

ECCC football upsets No. 8 Jones County 37-24 in South Division Action

The East Central Community College football team took over sole possession of first place in the MACJC South Division after beating nationally ranked No. 8 Jones County Junior County 37-24 Thursday, Oct. 6, in Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus.… Read more

Lady Warriors looks to close out softball regular season

Nanih Waiya third-baseman, Ashley Higginbotham, tags out a French Camp base runner.

Nanih Waiya third-baseman, Ashley Higginbotham, tags out a French Camp base runner.

By Rocky Higginbotham

Winston County Journal

Nanih Waiya’s slow-pitch softball team had just one contest last week, as the Lady Warriors dropped a 17-3 decision to a solid … Read more

ECCC Lady Warriors remain undefeated on soccer pitch

From school reports

The East Central Community College women’s soccer team beat Pearl River Community College 1-0 in two overtimes in non-division action Friday,. The victory over the defending MACJC state champions improved ECCC to 8-0 on the season.

The … Read more

Winston County’s Tyler Sullivan among Campbell candidates

From school reports

ATLANTA — The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame announced last week the 156 semifinalists, including Delta State University senior quarterback Tyler Sullivan, for the 2016 William V. Campbell Trophy, presented by Fidelity Investments®. The … Read more

Lady Wildcats claim region softball championship

Photos by Kevin Brunt Diamond Wraggs of Louisville with a nice hit against Kosy.

Photos by Kevin Brunt
Diamond Wraggs of Louisville with a nice hit against Kosy.

By Austin Bishop

Winston County High School

The Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School shook off a disappointing loss last Monday night by putting tougher a … Read more

Winston Patriots fall to Hartfield

By Wendell Womack

If the old saying “trouble come in threes” is true, then the Winston Patriots followed tradition as they recorded 3 turnovers that resulted in Hartfield Academy scores last Friday night in Flowood.

One Patriot interception and 2 … Read more