Category: Sports

Patriots took 9-8 hoops record into Christmas break

By Ryan Satcher Winston County Journal The Winston Academy Patriots picked up a big 59-31 win over Winona Christian last Thursday night to carry a winning record into the Christmas break. The Patriots moved to 9-8 this season and carry…

Local athlete takes part in unique all-star game

An Eiland Middle School eighth grader has been selected to take part in one of six games that will be part of the inaugural Mississippi Prospects All State Gridiron Classic on Friday and Saturday. The games, hosted by the Mississippi…

Sullivan selected for prestigious Congressional Fellowship

Delta State University Statesmen quarterback Tyler Sullivan was recently selected as a 2017 Congressional Fellow for U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi. Sullivan, who is a biology premedical science major, will move to Washington D.C. in January and remain there…

Nanih Waiya hoops teams sweep Ethel

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Both Nanih Waiya teams came away with victories in a trip to Ethel last Tuesday night. Those wins helped the Warriors and Lady Warriors earn a split for the week, as each fell to…

USM takes exciting New Orleans Bowl win over ULL

From school reports NEW ORLEANS — Receiver Allenzae Staggers set records for receptions and receiving yards Saturday night as Southern Miss outlasted the Louisiana-Lafayette 28-21 in the 16th annual R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Staggers, who…

Louisville takes a pair of victories over Choctaw County

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal After rescheduling with Choctaw County, Louisville finally got a shot at the Chargers. Both Louisville teams responded with victories as the Wildcats took a 36-33 win and the Lady Wildcats took a 50-24 victory.…

Noxapater’s Keonte Daniels has strong all-star week

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal There were only two Class 1A players selected to the play in the 36th Annual Bernard Blackwell North-South All-Star football game and Noxapater’s Keonte Daniels was one of them. According the Noxapater coach…

Lady Wildcats drop two tight basketball contests

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal   With their four-game suspension served, the Louisville Lady Wildcats got back on the hardwood this past week, although it wasn’t kind to them. The Lady Wildcats lost a pair of opened the…

Noxapater girls take wins over Ethel, Montgomery County

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   The Noxapater Lady Tigers added two more wins to their total this past week as they took a pair of double-digit victories. The Lady Tigers beat Ethel 43-33 on Tuesday and beat Montgomery…

WA Lady Pats continue winning ways

By Ryan Satcher Winston County Journal   The third time wasn’t the charm for a pair of teams taking on the red-hot Winston Academy Lady Patriots. Winston continued to rack up wins and knocked off Oak Hill and Columbus Christian…