Sports

No. 7-ranked ‘Cats take wet win over Columbus

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   It took only seconds for Demarcus Brooks to let the air out of Columbus’ upset hopes on Friday night, as the Louisville High School junior returned the opening kickoff 95 yards for…

Lady Warriors honored with champ rings

By Austin Bishop The Winston county Journal   It was a moment they had waited for with anticipation. After winning the MHSAA Class 1A Fast-Pitch Softball State Championship last spring, the Nanih Waiya Lady Warriors were presented with their rings…

Local athletes take part in Glowing for Christ


Noxapater athletes head to the exchange with Nanih Waiya early Monday, Sept. 9 morning as their part of the crosses trek across the state.

From staff and press reports   Athletes from Winston Academy, Louisville High School, Noxapater and Nanih Waiya took park in the Mississippi Glowing for Christ event Sept. 8 and Sept. 9. The Winston Academy and Louisville High School students carried…

Winston Academy falls to AAA Heritage 28-7

WA’s Logan Webb makes a break for the outside.

By Wendell Womack   The Winston Patriots had already gotten a dose of the Heritage Patriots earlier this season in the opening jamboree at Winston, where the Winston Patriots were out scored in the event. But last Friday night at…

Division play closing in for Lady Tigers

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   Noxapater High School head slow-pitch softball coach Jodie Duran is hoping her team’s 6-4 win over Sebastopol Monday provides some momentum as the Lady Tigers creep closer to division play. Noxapater has…

East Mississippi takes 59-0 win over East Central

From special reports   East Central Community CollegeÅfs young and injury-plagued football squad was simply no match for nationally ranked East Mississippi Community College which scored early and often in posting an easy 59-0 victory over the Warriors Thursday, Sept.…

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, SEPT. 13 Prep Football 7 p.m. — Choctaw County at Union 7 p.m. — East Webster at Houston 7 p.m. — Eupora at Coahoma AHS 7 p.m. — French Camp at Noxapater 7 p.m. — Philadelphia at Louisville 7…