Category: Sports

Patriots have week of washouts

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Both of Winston Academy’s scheduled baseball contests last week were rained out. WA head coach Todd Allen said the only action his players got was a pair of junior-high games against district rival Leake…

Warriors roll to 10-0 start

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya’s baseball team rolled up four more victories last week, running the Warriors’ quick-start record to 10-0 on the season. Coach Tyler Rogers’ bunch started the week with a thrilling, 5-4 win over…

Lady Warriors fall to Ethel, Kosy

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya dropped a pair of 10-0 decisions last week on the softball diamond in their final pre-Spring Break action of the 2017 season. The Lady Warriors fell 10-0 to a strong Ethel team…

Lady Tigers split pair of games

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal The Noxapater Lady Tigers struggled at the plate last week but managed to split a pair of games. The Lady Tigers beat French Camp 8-6 on Thursday before dropping a 12-2 decision to Ethel…

Lady Wildcats looking to bounce back from tough week

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal It was another rough week on the diamond for the Louisville Lady Wildcats as they dropped four straight games. The Lady Wildcats were swept in a doubleheader at Pontotoc, falling 11-1 and 19-0. On…

‘Cats battle Houston tough in close loss

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal The Louisville baseball team only got in one game last week and gave the defending Class 4A champions all they wanted. After falling behind 7-0 to Houston, the Wildcats rallied for six runs in…

Tigers hoping to get back in win column over spring break

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal It was a rough week for the Noxapater baseball team on the diamond as the Tigers dropped a pair of contests, managing only nine hits on the week. The Tigers were shut out 5-0…

Warrior powerlifters take second in North State

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal A solid season for the Nanih Waiya powerlifting team continued this past weekend, as the Warriors placed second in the MHSAA Class 1A North State Meet. After taking second to Sebastopol in the Region…

Two Noxapater lifters headed to state meet

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal Noxapater’s Ty Duran and Ryan Whitfield were the only Tigers to advance to the 1A North Half powerlifting meet held last week at Calhoun City. Both of them will now be competing in the…

Winston Patriots run early-season mark to 4-1

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Winston Academy picked up two more victories on the baseball diamond last week, as the Patriots rebounded from their first loss with a pair of rout-shortened wins. Winston’s contest last Tuesday at Eupora was…