Category: Sports

Childs excited about inaugural Red Hills Showdown at WA

By Austin Bishop

Winston County Journal

Justin Childs likes basketball tournaments, especially when he’s involved in hosting them.WA Boys__6605

The Winston Academy boys coach hopes this Saturday’s Red Hills Showdown, will eventually become a strong showcase for prep boys basketball akin Read more

Sports realignment announced for local public schools

By Austin Bishop

Winston County Journal

Louisville, Nanih Waiya and Noxapater will remain in their current classes and regions in football for the coming two seasons according to the bi-annual reclassification that was released by the Mississippi High School Activities Read more

Warriors fall in epic South State championship game

By Rocky Higginbotham

Winston County Journal

LUMBERTON – For as long as they can remember, Nanih Waiya football players may very well feel like they should have had an opportunity to play for a Class 1A state championship this season.Read more

Kemper County looks for first football state championship

By Laurence Hilliard

Winston County Journal

Kemper County will have an opportunity to win a state championship in football for the first time when the Wildcats, winners of 14 in a row and the South State title, plays North State Read more

Lady Patriots improve to 8-2 on the season

By Ryan Satcher

Winston County Journal

The Winston Academy Lady Patriots continued to rack up wins with a pair of victories this week.WA girls__6538

The Lady Patriots knocked off Starkville Christian 39-7 on Tuesday Nov. 15 and then beat Oak Hill Read more

Noxapater basketball teams set for Thanksgiving break

By Robbie Robertson

The Winston County Journal

It wasn’t a very good opening week for the Noxapater football teams as both boys and girls lost both games.Nox Girls BB_6775

The Lady Tigers lost 59-34 to Ethel and then dropped a 61-49 decision Read more

Big-play Warriors blank resurrection, advance to South State

By Rocky Higginbotham

Winston County Journal

Disgust was mounting on the Nanih Waiya sideline.

The Warriors had not taken advantage of prime field position on more than one occasion. A clock malfunction was followed by yet another clock malfunction. And Read more

11 Warriors, Coach Karcher receive Postseason Football Honors

Eleven members of the 2016 East Central Community College Warrior football team received postseason honors from the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges and the National Junior College Athletic Association. In addition, for the second year in a row … Read more

Wildcats wins hoops opener over Winona, 73-56

By Robbie Robertson

The Winston County Journal

 

With the football team still in the playoffs last week, Louisville basketball coach Kenyon Ross wasn’t slowing down.lg1

The Wildcats won their only contest of the week, beating Winona 73-56 in the … Read more

Noxapater drops physical playoff contest to Resurrection

By Robbie Robertson

Winston County Journal

 

Noxapater coach Casey Orr knew that his Tigers were a bit overmatched against Resurrection Catholic in the first-round of the Class 1A playoffs.

It showed on the field as the Eagles dominated the … Read more