Category: Sports

Noxapater faces Nanih Waiya in basketball action Friday

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal   It was another rough week for the Noxapater basketball teams as each team dropped a pair of games in division play. The Lady Tigers dropped a hard-fought 48-46 decision to Sebastopol and…

Nanih Waiya set for Senior Night

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Nanih Waiya’s basketball teams are slated to host Senior Night festivities Friday when the Warriors and Lady Warriors entertain Noxapater. It’s the second of a pair of district matchups this week for Nanih…

Winston falls to district rivals Leake, Starkville

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Winston Academy’s boys’ basketball team had its moments against both Leake Academy and Starkville Academy in district contests last week. Unfortunately, those moments didn’t translate into a win for the Patriots in the…

Nanih Waiya gets pair of district wins

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Nanih Waiya swept a pair of District 6-1A basketball contests last Friday night at home, topping Sebastopol 50-45 in the girls’ contest and winning 54-51 in the boys’ game. Those wins capped a…

LHS ‘Cats bounce back with two region wins

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   Don’t give up on the Louisville Wildcats just yet. After dropping seven straight contests, the Wildcats grabbed a pair of Region 4-4A wins this past week, beating Caledonia 56-53 and Houston 58-41. The…

Noxapater looks to pick up region wins this week

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   It was a rough week for Noxapater basketball as both teams lost a pair of games inside division play. The Lady Tigers dropped a 62-34 decision to West Lowndes and fell 70-50 to…

Winston teams each win two-of-three contests

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Both Winston Academy basketball teams picked up two wins in three tries last week, as each earned victories over Starkville Christian and Lamar School after losing district games to Leake Academy. The Lady…

LHS Lady Wildcats picks up two more basketball wins

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal The Louisville Lady Wildcats added two more wins to their total last week as they grabbed a pair of 4-4A wins over Leake Central (57-35) and another over Noxubee County (55-32). The Lady Wildcats…

Young scores well on rodeo circuit

Blake Young of Nanih Waiya recently traveled to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to compete in the Miniature Rodeo Association (MRA) World Finals.  Blake rode two out of three of his bulls while there to finish 4th in the world in Senior…

Nanih Waiya falls to Leake County, splits with Noxapater

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya’s basketball teams opened district play last week with a pair of losses to Leake County and a split against Noxapater. The Lady Warriors dropped a 56-30 decision to No. 4 ranked Leake…