Category: Sports

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Patriots dive into summer workout schedule

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   While many area high school football players are finishing up their studies, Winston Academy has already dove into summer workouts and weightlifting.

Ole Miss Rebels softball reaches NCAA Super Regionals

For the first time in school history, Ole Miss is an NCAA Regional Champion, and will head to Super Regionals next weekend following a 7-2 victory over North Carolina Sunday afternoon. The Rebels (43-18) capped off what turned into a…

Nanih Waiya Champions

Game One: Big Bats power NW past Smith Smithville in opener By Laurence Hilliard Winston County Journal PEARL – It took Nanih Waiya a couple of innings for the bats to warm up Tuesday. But once they did, the Warriors…

ECCC Baseball to Face Northwest in Opening Game of NJCAA Region 23 Tournament

After sweeping Mississippi Delta Community College in a first round playoff series last week, the East Central Community College Diamond Warrior baseball team will compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 23 Tournament Wednesday-Sunday, May 17-21, at Jones…

Pitching could be key in MHSAA Class 1A State Championship Series

By Laurence Hilliard Winston County Journal PEARL – Nanih Waiya began its quest for a state baseball championship at 1 p.m. Tuesday against Smithville in the MHSAA 1A title series at Trustmark Park, home of the Southern League Mississippi Braves.…

Nanih Waiya Warriors capture South State championship

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya had a few crazy, chaotic wins early. But for the most part, the Warriors were simply not challenged in a host of games. So when they finally faced adversity in last week’s…

Track Team does well at state track meet

The parents and team members give a “special thank you” to Coach Micheal Bruce for the endless hours of encouragement, guidance, inspiration and motivation to Louisville High School track team.   Coach Bruce has taken gifted athletes to the MHSAA…