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WA attend cheer camp

WA Varsity cheerleaders

The Varsity Cheerleader squad at Winston Academy recentely attended camp at Mississippi State University. They received all Superior ribbons, a trophey for all Superior, and a first place trophy in their Home Pom dance routine. Members of the Varsity squad…

Gridiron Gold to premiere

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   A much-anticipated documentary about high school football in Mississippi is set to premiere next week, with two showings each set for Monday and Tuesday at the Hollywood Premiere Cinema in Starkville. Mississippi…

ECCC Cheerleaders announced for 2013-14

From press reports   Cheerleading squads were recently selected for 2013-14 at East Central Community College in Decatur. Leading cheers for the Warrior football team will be Madison Stringer, Jordan Landry, Heather Johnson, Hailey West, David Williams and Mackenzie Rowzee,…

Cohen, Gregory to speak at Louisville Rotary

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   Fresh off his team°Øs trip to the championship round of the College World Series, Mississippi State University head baseball coach John Cohen will be in Louisville on Wednesday to speak at the…

ECCC Tennis Squads earn top NJCAA Academic Honors

NJCAA Academic Women’s Tennis Team of the Year!
The 2013 East Central Community College women’s tennis team earned NJCAA Academic Team of the Year honors by achieving a 3.77 grade point average. Team members and their respective high schools include (kneeling from left) Haley Chapman, Newton County; Nan Hartness, Winston Academy; and Kelsey Tadlock, Newton County; and (standing from left) Alana Turner, Florence; Hayden Fryery, Winston Academy; and Amber Pierce and Hannah Smith, both of Leake Academy. Dianne O’Neill and Kyle Watson served as coaches.   (EC Photo)

Seven East Central Community College athletic teams and numerous student-athletes were recognized for academic achievement by the National Junior College Athletic Association, according to a news release from the NJCAA Headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo. ECCC President Dr. Billy Stewart…

ECCC Cheerleaders announced for 2013-14

Cheerleading squads were recently selected for 2013-14 at East Central Community College in Decatur. Leading cheers for the Warrior football team will be Madison Stringer, Jordan Landry, Heather Johnson, Hailey West, David Williams and Mackenzie Rowzee, all products of Newton…

Winston County fans help turn Omaha maroon

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By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   When Louisville Mayor Will Hill decided to head to Omaha for the College World Series on Sunday afternoon, his wife Sarah only had one caveat. “She looked at me and said this…