Category: Sports

Lady Tigers drop regular-season finale

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal The Noxapater softball team dropped its regular-season finale to Sebastopol last week, falling 11-0. Sebastopol scored three in the first, four in the second, one in the third and three in the fourth. Noxapater…

Nanih Waiya’s Jones and Cumberland chosen as all-stars

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal A pair of Nanih Waiya baseball standouts have been chosen to play in the prestigious Crossroads Diamond Club all-star baseball game. Seniors Brady Jones and Ben Cumberland will take part in the 2017 D.M.…

Noxapater’s Duran claims 1A powerlifting championship

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal Noxapater junior Ty Duran claimed the Class 1A state championship in the 114-pound weight division. Duran had a 215-pound squat, 135-pound bench press and a 290-pound deadlift for a 640-pound total. Duran beat out…

Lady Warriors lose heartbreaker to Sebastopol

By Rocky HIgginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya’s fast-pitch softball team gave highly-touted Sebastopol all it wanted before dropping a 4-3 decision in eight innings last Thursday. It was one of two tough contests last week for the Lady Warriors,…

Wildcats fall just short of the Class 4A playoffs

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal On the whole, the Louisville Wildcats were “close” to being a playoff team this season. The Wildcats lost five division games by two runs or less and finished fifth in 4-4A play, missing the…

Nanih Waiya archery team wraps up season

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal The largest Nanih Waiya archery team ever wrapped up its season last week by participating in the AIMS State Championship. The Archery In Mississippi Schools state championships were held at the Kirk Fordice Equine…

ECCC Baseball back on winning track with sweep of Northeast

After dropping two games at home to Hinds earlier in the week, the East Central Community College Warriors got back on the winning track with a doubleheader sweep over Northeast Mississippi Community College Friday, April 14, at the Clark-Gay Baseball…

Nanih Waiya takes third in state powerlifting meet

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya brought home one state champion, three state runners-up and an overall team finish of third last Friday when the Warriors ventured to the 2017 MHSAA Powerlifting Championships. The Class 1A State Meet,…

Golf fundraiser set

From school reports The East Mississippi Community College football program will be hosting the Second Annual EMCC Football Golf Classic on Friday, April 28, at Lion Hills in Columbus. With proceeds going to the Lions’ football program through the EMCC…

East Central picks up home baseball sweep over East Mississippi

Wyatt Ball’s walk-off single just inside the first base bag with two outs in the bottom of the ninth gave East Central Community College a 9-8 win in game one of an important baseball doubleheader sweep over East Mississippi Community…