Category: Sports

NW’s Smith picks up Mr. Football honor

By Rocky Higginbotham

Winston County Journal


Chris Smith has the opportunity to rack up all sorts of honors before his football-playing career at Nanih Waiya is done.

Last Thursday, he got a big one.

The Mississippi High School Activities … Read more

Nanih Waiya set to host Resurrection in 1A showdown

By Rocky Higginbotham

Winston County Journal


As the season progressed, it became evident there were four legitimate contenders to take home the MHSAA Class 1A state football championship in 2016.

Friday night, Nanih Waiya will have to beat one … Read more

Louisville drops hard-fought road contest to Lafayette

By Austin Bishop

Winston County Journal


The Wildcats of Louisville High School played Lafayette County much closer the second time around, but the results were still the same.750_6815

Homestanding Lafayette took a 24-7 win over LHS on Friday night … Read more

ECCC Lady Warriors Win High-Scoring Basketball Contest Against Coahoma

The East Central Community College Lady Warriors had three players score 20 or more points en route to a high-scoring 104-97 victory against Coahoma Community College Monday, Nov. 14, in Brackeen-Wood Gymnasium on the Decatur campus.ECCC's Khelsea Foster

Freshman forward Autumn Taylor … Read more

Warriors cruise into postseason

Rocky Higginbotham

Winston County Journal

Nanih Waiya’s final regular season game of the 2016 football season was a whole lot like the rest of the year: A blowout.

The homestanding Warriors erupted for 33 points in the first quarter alone Read more

Noxapater set to visit Resurrection in first round of 1A Playoffs

By Robbie Robertson

Winston County Journal

With the playoffs coming up and the Tigers locked into the No. 3 seed, Noxapater coach Casey Orr was nervous about his team overlooking Durant in the regular-season finale.

He had nothing to worry Read more

Wildcats ready for re-match with Lafayette County

By Austin Bishop

Winston County Journal

A 22-point second quarter propelled the surging Louisville High School Wildcats to a convincing 35-6 win over visiting Raymond High School in the first round of the MHSAA Class 4A State Football Playoffs Friday Read more

East Central Football takes South Division Title with win at Southwest

The East Central Community College Warrior football team earned its first-ever Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges South Division Championship with a 42-13 road win over Southwest Mississippi Community College Saturday, Oct. 29, in Summit.

While it was the … Read more

Tyler Sullivan named Finalist for NFF Campbell Trophy

IRVING, Texas – The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today the finalists for the 2016 William V. Campbell Trophy, presented by Fidelity Investments and prominently displayed at its official home inside the New York Athletic … Read more

Wildcats set to open playoffs at home Friday night

By Austin Bishop

Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School Wildcats entered the MHSAA Class 4A State Football Playoffs on a positive note last Friday night, taking a 27-24 win over rival Kosciusko to close out the regular season at … Read more