Month: May 2017

Sullivan, Tombers capture Kerg Award

The  49th annual Green & White Awards proved to be another rousing success, with over 750 student-athletes, coaches, administrators and community supporters in attendance at the Bologna Performing Arts Center. Delta State University and the Department of Athletics took time…

ECCC announces 2017-18 Cheerleaders

East Central Community College recently announced members of its 2017-18 Cheerleading Squad following tryouts held on the Decatur campus. Cheerleaders for the 2017-18 academic year and their respective high schools include sophomores Sydney Baucum, Kaitlyn Decker, Kirbi Hurst, Jacob Mott,…

Warriors steamroll way past Stringer

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Nanih Waiya has enjoyed some competitive postseason baseball contests with Stringer in recent seasons. That was not the case in 2017, however. The well-rested Warriors, after an off week that included a first-round…

Tigers drop two close games with Resurrection

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal   Noxapater coach Casey Orr thought before the season that he had a team that could compete for a state championship but knew he had to get by two teams to get there.…

Noxapater softball falls to Ethel in playoffs

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal   Noxapater’s run in the Class 1A softball playoffs came to a quick end last week as the Lady Tigers were swept by Ethel, losing 4-1 and 18-14. “I hate to see the…

Season comes to end for Lady Warriors

By Rocky HIgginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya’s 2017 fast-pitch softball season came to a close last week when the Lady Warriors bowed out of the second round of the state playoffs. Coach Jaimee Childs’ bunch dropped a 12-2 decision…

EMCC men’s rodeo team qualifies for College National Finals Rodeo

From School Reports SCOOBA – The East Mississippi Community College men’s rodeo team has qualified for next month’s College National Finals Rodeo for the first time in program history after finishing the regular season as reserve champions of the National…

LHS standout Roberts signs with Holmes Community College

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal Louisville baseball coach Charlie Smith said Payson Roberts should adjust very well to the competition of junior college baseball. He’ll get his chance at Holmes Community College next year. Roberts signed with the…

District runner-up Winston tennis team heads to North State

From staff reports Winston Academy played host to the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools District 2-AAA Tournament last week in Louisville, where both the Patriots and Lady Patriots finished as division runner-ups. In fact, seven Winston participants qualified in five…

Boydstun, Keen win track and field championships

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Winston Academy’s Jesse Boydstun and Isaac Keen captured individual championships in last week’s Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Class AAA North State Track Meet. Boydstun’s total leap of 41 feet, 6 inches won…