Category: Sports

Winston teams prep for division tourney

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal The postseason has arrived for the basketball teams at Winston Academy. Both the fourth-seeded Patriots and No. 2 seed Lady Patriots were slated to open play in the MAIS District 2-AAA Tournament at Leake…

Lady Tigers sweep season series with NW

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal The Noxapater Lady Tigers swept the regular-season series from rival Nanih Waiya, taking an eight-point win over the Lady Warriors last week. The Lady Warriors took the early lead in the contest, outscoring Noxapater…

Warriors roll past rival Noxapater

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Following a heartbreaking loss in the girls’ contest, Nanih Waiya fans were longing for something good to happen on Senior Night against rival Noxapater. It didn’t take long to make that happen. Although the…

Lady Wildcats claw into first place in region standings

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal The Louisville Lady Wildcats won another pair of Division 4-4A contests last week, moving into first place in the division with just a week left in the regular season. The Lady ‘Cats opened…

Three LHS Wildcats sign with Hinds Community College

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal For the second straight season, Hinds Community College raided the Louisville High School football team. Last year, the Eagles signed DeMarcus Frazier and Chris Blair. This season, three Wildcats are headed to Hinds. On…

Noxapater’s Keonte Daniels signs with East Central

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal Noxapater’s Keonte Daniels might not be the tallest player that East Central signed but it’s likely he’s the fastest. Daniels confirmed his commitment to East Central last Wednesday when he signed his national letter…

ECCC Tennis Teams set to open new season, new facilities

East Central Community College Tennis Coach Jay Pacelli says more talent and increased depth have brought much optimism to the college’s men’s and women’s tennis teams as they hit the courts for the spring 2017 season Friday, Feb. 3, at…

GCS hosts basketball tourney

Grace Christian School hosted their annual basketball invitational tournament on Saturday, January 21.  The teams participating were Victory Christian, Columbus MS, Starkville Christian, Starkville MS, French Camp Academy, French Camp, MS, Jackson Victors, Jackson, MS and Grace. The games were…

Wildcats win amazing six-overtime contest against Noxubee

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal   Louisville boys basketball coach Kenyon Ross has coached basketball for 16 years and played the game since he was a kid. But Friday night’s game against Noxubee County is something he had…

Noxapater faces Nanih Waiya in basketball action Friday

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal   It was another rough week for the Noxapater basketball teams as each team dropped a pair of games in division play. The Lady Tigers dropped a hard-fought 48-46 decision to Sebastopol and…