Local football teams face competition this weekend


By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

While the 2015 football season doesn’t officially kick off for Louisville, Noxapater, Nanih Waiya, and Winston Academy until Aug. 21, all four teams will be involved in a jamboree or scrimmage this weekend.

Nanih … Read more

Itawamba counting on Noxapater’s Miller in 2015

From school reports

FULTON — The Itawamba Community College football team wrapped up its first week of fall camp after reporting to campus on Tuesday to begin preparations for the 2015 season opener on Thursday, Aug. 27 against top-ranked Copiah-Lincoln … Read more

Sports schedules – 08/12/15

Women’s College Soccer
10 a.m. — MSU at UT-Martin

Prep Volleyball
TBA — Set It Off Tournament at RIdgeland (Choctaw County entered)… Read more

Prep softball season has begun in Winston County

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Patriots of Winston Academy began their 2015 fast-pitch softball season on Monday, while the slow-pitch teams at Louisville, Nanih Waiya, and Noxapater are set to get the regular season underway Saturday at … Read more

Bane earns bronze


After qualifying in the State Games of Mississippi earlier this summer by earning a silver medal, Braxton Bane traveled to Lincoln, … Read more

Representing MS


Roper Stoots carries state flag and competes in Little Britches National Championship … Read more

Rodeo fun

Briana Young

Brianna Young and her Barrel horse, Vegas, competed in the National Little Britches Finals Rodeo held in Pueblo, Colorado, July 20th-25th. … Read more

2015 prep football practice officially gets underway

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

All four high school football teams in Winston County have begun their preseason practice for the 2015 season, with all four head coaches seeming upbeat about what they have seen so far.

Two of … Read more

Howland era at MSU begins on Nov. 13

From School reports

STARKVILLE – Year one of the Ben Howland era at Mississippi State officially gets underway on Nov. 13 when Eastern Washington visits Humphrey Coliseum for the 2015-16 season opener.

The Bulldogs’ non-conference slate features 12 games, including … Read more

Scoring name of the game for vaunted EMCC defense

Marcus LeFlore

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

SCOOBA — For most teams, playing defense is all about keeping the other team from scoring. But for East Mississippi Community College sophomore linebacker Marcus LeFlore and his fellow Lions, it’s also about scoring … Read more