Category: Sports

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…

Sullivan selected for prestigious Congressional Fellowship

Delta State University Statesmen quarterback Tyler Sullivan was recently selected as a 2017 Congressional Fellow for U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi. Sullivan, who is a biology premedical science major, will move to Washington D.C. in January and remain there…

Nanih Waiya hoops teams sweep Ethel

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Both Nanih Waiya teams came away with victories in a trip to Ethel last Tuesday night. Those wins helped the Warriors and Lady Warriors earn a split for the week, as each fell to…

USM takes exciting New Orleans Bowl win over ULL

From school reports NEW ORLEANS — Receiver Allenzae Staggers set records for receptions and receiving yards Saturday night as Southern Miss outlasted the Louisiana-Lafayette 28-21 in the 16th annual R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Staggers, who…

Louisville takes a pair of victories over Choctaw County

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal After rescheduling with Choctaw County, Louisville finally got a shot at the Chargers. Both Louisville teams responded with victories as the Wildcats took a 36-33 win and the Lady Wildcats took a 50-24 victory.…

Noxapater’s Keonte Daniels has strong all-star week

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal There were only two Class 1A players selected to the play in the 36th Annual Bernard Blackwell North-South All-Star football game and Noxapater’s Keonte Daniels was one of them. According the Noxapater coach…