Category: Sports

WA football Patriots face brutal slate in 2017

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Breathers on the 2017 football schedule for Winston Academy will be few and far between. The Patriots not only are in one of the most competitive districts inside the Mississippi Association of Independent…

Lady Patriots split four in season-opening tourney

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Winston Academy split four contests in the season-opening Winona Christian Invitational fast-pitch softball tournament last Saturday. The Patriots started the day with a 2-0 loss to Central Holmes, which won all four of…

Qualifies for National

Jake Kight Qualifies for National Championship Jake Kight, a junior at Nanih Waiya High School, has qualified to play in the Trusted Choice Big “I” National Championship. This 4 day event will be held at Annandale Golf Club in Madison,…

Warriors to face five new opponents in 2017

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Nanih Waiya’s football schedule has been largely the same over the past four seasons, but there will be five new opponents on the slate in 2017. In fact, Warrior fans won’t have to…

Louisville All-Stars win 10-Under softball World Series

By Laurence Hilliard Winston County Journal   A group of young softball players brought a championship back to Louisville by avenging their only loss of the season. The Louisville All-Stars were beaten 4-1 by a team from Saltillo in the…

Lady Patriots hope to build off success under Dana

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Winston Academy posted a 13-win improvement from its 2015 fast-pitch softball season to last year. To duplicate that feat again would be nearly mathematically impossible. But that’s not to say that first-year head…

LHS Wildcats prepare for a big year

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   Throughout the years, Louisville has always played one of the tougtest football schedules in the state and 2017 won’t be any different. The Wildcats will play two defending state champions this season along…

Noxapater faces another challenging football schedule

  By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   There’s not a lot of change to the Noxapater football schedule — it’s just as tough as ever. The Tigers drop East Webster off the schedule but that doesn’t mean the non-district…

Ole Miss duo added to award watch lists

Ole Miss senior defensive end Marquis Haynes has been included on the Bednarik Award watch list, and sophomore quarterback Shea Patterson is on the Maxwell Award watch list, as both were announced by the Maxwell Football Club Monday. The Maxwell…