Sports

Winston Academy set to play in Kirk Invitational

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   The Winston Academy boys and girls basketball teams are set to play three games each in the Kirk Invitational Tournament being played in Grenada this Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Action for the…

Davis powers Lady ‘Cats past West Point

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   The Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School defended their No. 3 ranking in the state in MHSAA Class 3A with a 65-55 road win over West Point last Friday. Tyesha Davis pumped…

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, DEC. 27 Prep Basketball TBA — KCHS Christmas Tournament (Kemper County entered) SATURDAY, DEC. 28 Prep Basketball TBA — KCHS Christmas Tournament (Kemper County entered) 11 a.m. — East Webster girls vs. Columbus at Immanuel Christian 12:30 p.m. —…

Lady Patriots ranked No. 1 in MAIS AA

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   The Lady Patriots of Winston Academy fell just two quarters short of upsetting top-ranked Leake Academy on Saturday, before dropping a 44-35 decision. WA, now 14-5 overall and 4-1 in league action,…

C.J. Bates among 11 Lions to sign with Division I schools

From combined reports   East Mississippi Community College continues to provide a pipeline for football talent moving onto the next level, as 11 players from the Lions’ 2013 NJCAA National Championship team signed National Letters of Intent with four-year universities…

Nanih Waiya looking to add game with Louisville

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   The Nanih Waiya High School Warriors and Lady Warriors could possibly be adding games against Louisville HIgh School either late in 2013 or early in 2014, but no dates have been confirmed…

Louisville soccer teams get on hot streak

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   The Louisville High School boys and girls soccer teams closed out the 2013 portion of their schedule with a pair of wins. The Wildcats pounded West Lowndes 10-0 and recorded a 3-0…

Celebration of Champions set for Feb. 1

Coach Miller and his team celebrate at the recent championship. Kevin Hudson/Imageworks Photography

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   An event featuring the coaching staffs of all eight of Louisville High School’s MHSAA State Football Champions is set for Saturday, Feb. 1 at Louisville High School. Ken McMullan, superintendent of the…