Category: Sports

Late touchdown pushes Northwest past East Central, 27-20

Warrior quarterback Jesse Hosket hands off to Tredarian Gamble in a steady downpour during MACJC semifinal action against Northwest in Senatobia Oct. 31.

From school reports

SENATOBIA — It took a fourth quarter touchdown for the No. 2-ranked Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers to put away a determined East Central Community College Warrior football team on Saturday and earn a 27-20 win in … Read more

Noxapater set to visit Durant Thursday to end regular season

Noxapater making the tackle in the earlier in the season game against Nanih Waiya.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Having already clinched second place in Region 3-1A both the Noxapater Tigers and their coach are ready for the playoffs to begin.

That, however, will have to wait a week as Noxapater is set … Read more

Ole Miss improves to 7-2 on season with win over Auburn

No. 19 Ole Miss held off a feisty homestanding Auburn team for a 27-19 victory Saturday afternoon at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Along with the victory over Alabama earlier this year, the Rebels secured wins in Tuscaloosa and Auburn in the same … Read more

Mississippi State plays on ESPN Thursday against Missouri

From school reports

STARKVILLE – Mississippi State advanced in the national football polls on Sunday, climbing to No. 24 in the Associated Press Top 25 and moving into the Amway Coaches poll at No. 25.

The Bulldogs, who had a … Read more

Sports schedules – 11/04/15

THURS, NOV. 5
Prep Football
7 p.m. — Grenada at Neshoba Central
Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Lamar School at Winston Academy
Junior High School Basketball
6 p.m. — East Webster at Winona
Junior College Basketball… Read more

Nanih Waiya wins slugfest over Noxapater in Cross Creek Rivalry

Courtesy Photos from Mike Robertson
Noxapater quarterback, James Stalcup (15) hands the ball to Vonta Woods (4).

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Cross Creek rivalry surely didn’t disappoint.

In a game full of big plays and momentum swings, visiting Nanih Waiya was able to counter every time Noxapater made it’s move to take control or … Read more

Winston ends season with a loss to Starkville

Payson Roberts (5) blocking as Bailey Smith (1) turns up field with the ball during an earlier game in the season.

From Wendell Womack

The last six meetings between the Winston Patriots and the Starkville Volunteers have ended with an average score of 38-11 in favor of Starkville. The trend remained about the same as Winston saw their last game of … Read more

Louisville-Kosy rivalry has home playoff game in balance

LHS punter Corey McCullough  boots one down field

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Sometimes, you just have to figure out a way to win.

With his team’s offense producing less than 100 yards total for the game, Louisville High School linebacker Lajordin Anderson stepped in front of … Read more

EMCC football season comes to a shocking end

From school reports

Transfer quarterback John Franklin III accounted for six touchdowns and nearly 300 yards of total offense in one half of play to propel the third-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College to a 48-0 road victory over … Read more

East Central set to visit Northwest in MACJC semifinals Saturday

From school reports

The East Central Community College Warriors converted three turnovers into 13 points en route to a 20-3 road win over the Pearl River Community College Wildcats Oct. 22 in Poplarville, and in the process earned their first … Read more