Category: Sports

Warriors pummel Smithville, prep for ‘Pater

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   A veteran observer from Nanih Waiya summed up the Warriors’ victory over Smithville last Friday night rather fittingly: “We hit ‘em in the mouth and didn’t let up.” That, they did. Nanih Waiya…

Sullivan continues to shine for Delta State University

Delta State University will play its third game of the season against an opponent from the state of Georgia, as the Statesmen (4-3, 3-2 GSC) travel to Valdosta to face the No. 16 Blazers (5-1, 3-1 GSC) of Valdosta State…

Lady Wildcats fall to Northeast Lauderdale in playoffs

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal An exciting season came to a disappointing end for the Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School as they dropped two straight games to visiting Northeast Lauderdale in the first round of the MHSAA Class…

Louisville looking to close out Region 5-3A play strong

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal   Despite a disappointing 34-26 loss to rival Noxubee County last Thursday night, the Wildcats of Louisville High School can wrap up a Region 4-4A playoff spot with a win at Houston on Friday…

Noxapater pushes Sebastopol to limit in second round

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   After scoring 30 runs in an opening-round sweep of French Camp, the Lady Tigers struggled at the plate against Sebastopol. After beating Sebastopol 3-2 in Game 1, the Lady Tigers lost the next…

Patriots end losing streak with 35-21 win

By Wendell Womack On a cool, clear, and gigantic full moon night, homecoming queen Madison Dempsey and her court brought charm and beauty to Patriot Field before a packed house of supporters. Her Patriot football team then brought trouble and…

Nanih Waiya had too much Smith for FCA Panthers to overcome

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal If they didn’t get it to start with, Nanih Waiya fans should have headed to the concession stand as quickly as possible last Friday night at French Camp Academy for a little popcorn. Because…

Lady Wildcats hoping for success in MHSAA Class 4A Softball Playoffs

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Louisville High School Lady Wildcats were set to open play in the MHSAA Class 4A State Slow-Pitch Softball Playoffs Tuesday by hosting Northeast Lauderdale in a best of three series. All of the…

Noxapater’s Daniels chosen for Bernard Blackwell All-Star Game

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal Noxapater running back Keonte Daniels was recently selected to participate in the annual Bernard Blackwell North/South All-Star football game. The game is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17 in Gulfport. Daniels has…

Lady Tigers conclude regular season with convincing win over Louisville

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal The Noxapater Lady Tigers entered the postseason with a bang, blasting Louisville 24-14 to end the regular season. “Wow what a great ending to the regular season,” Noxapater coach Jodie Duran said. “I am…