Sports

Noxapater Tigers ready for timely week off

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   With four consecutives wins under their belts and a big Region 3-1A showdown with Pelahatchie on the horizon in two weeks, Noxapater head football coach Justin Hunter welcomes this week’s open date.…

Starkville defeats Winston 14-0

By Wendell Womack   After the Winston Patriots were victorious in their own Homecoming game last week, they fell prey to the Starkville Volunteers at their Homecoming by at score of 14-0. Both teams slugged it out during the first…

Thames named to ECCC Athletic Hall of Fame

  Marcus Thames is the only former East Central Community College baseball player to experience a 15-year career in Major League Baseball. Not only did he “experience” a long career, his first at-bat resulted in a home run and he…

Patriots celebrate 14-0 homecoming victory

By Wendell Womack   Homecoming Queen Ashley Bane and her court brought beauty, elegance, and charm to the crowd at the newly renovated Winston gymnasium last Friday night. Meanwhile, out on Patriot Field under stormy skies on a rain soaked…

Lady Wildcats take district win

By Austin Bishop The Louisville High School slow-pitch softball team evened its district record at 1-1 with a 7-1 home win over visiting Mooreville last Thursday. The Lady Wildcats have two district games left — against Nettleton at home on…

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…