Category: Sports

Noxapater drops tough overtime loss in playoff opener

Courtesy Jeff Parks

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Momentum shifts aren’t imaginary, and there was a big one just before halftime of Noxapater’s 21-20 loss to Stringer in the first round of the MHSAA Class 1A State Football Playoffs on Friday night … Read more

Nanih Waiya set to host Lumberton in second round of playoffs

Nanih Waiya In an earlier game in the season.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Daylon Burks is a name the Nanih Waiya Warriors will be hearing a lot this week as they prepare to host Lumberton High School (7-5) in the second round of the MHSAA Class 1A … Read more

EMCC’s run of football All-Americans comes to surprising end

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

East Mississippi Community College’s seven-year run of having at least two players on the NJCAA All-American football team has come to an end, not due to a lack of worthy athletes, but rather a … Read more

LHS soccer teams get season under way

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School boys and girl soccer teams headed into this week’s action looking for their first wins of the season.

The Wildcats and Lady Wildcats were set to visit Southeast Lauderdale on … Read more

Sports schedules – 11/18/15

THURSDAY, NOV. 19
Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Louisville at Choctaw County
6 p.m. — French Camp at East Webster
6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Oak Hill Academy… Read more

Patriots face tough three-game hoops slate this week

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Winston Academy boys basketball team split a pair of games last week, losing to AAAA Pillow Academy 55-40 and rolling past Class A foe Central Academy 58-27. This week the WA boys and … Read more

EMCC’s Appeal of MACJC football ruling denied

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

SCOOBA — While East Mississippi Community College President Dr. Thomas Huebner says he believes according to the NJCAA’s own regulations his school’s football team should have been allowed to participate in the MACJC State … Read more

Louisville Wildcats take 10-point road win over Winona

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School boys and girls basketball teams were looking to add some wins to their ledgers this week as the were each set to play a pair of contests.

LHS was scheduled … Read more

Concert

ECCC Collegians to Present Fall Concert Nov. 16
East Central Community College’s rock-n-roll band, “The Collegians,” will present its annual fall campus concert at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16 in Huff Auditorium on the Decatur campus. There is no charge for admission and the public is invited to attend. The popular group will perform hits by Ozzy Osbourne, Elle King, Shawn Mendes, Ed Sheeran, The Band Perry, Rachel Platten, One Direction and many more. Members and their respective high school include (front row, from left) director Chas Evans, Anna Wells, Winston Academy; Aleia Sharp, Union; Tallie Johnston, a homeschooler from Lake; (second row, from left) Chris Kelley, Newton; Peyton Jones, Nanih Waiya; Dustin Morgan, Union; and Anastasia Crout, Lake; (third row, from left) Caleb Franklin, Morton; Garrett McDill, Sebastopol; and Houston Martin and Brad Taylor, both of Newton County; (fourth row, from left) Stephen Stewart, Newton County; Anna Claire Webb, Noxapater; and Michael Buntyn and Graham Murphree, both of Newton County; (fifth row, from left) Lucas Bates, Lake; Ryan Packer and Hannah Mitchell, both of Newton County; Danny Smith, Carthage; and Evan Derrick, Morton; and (back row, from left) Troy Gregory, Newton County; Christian Richardson, Union; Sam Mitchell, Leake Academy; and Christian Bounds, Lake. (EC Photo)
ECCC Collegians to Present Fall Concert Nov. 16 East Central Community College’s rock-n-roll band, “The Collegians,” will present its annual fall campus concert at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16 in Huff Auditorium on the Decatur campus. There is no charge for admission and the public is invited to attend. The popular group will perform hits by Ozzy Osbourne, Elle King, Shawn Mendes, Ed Sheeran, The Band Perry, Rachel Platten, One Direction and many more. Members and their respective high school include (front row, from left) director Chas Evans, Anna Wells, Winston Academy; Aleia Sharp, Union; Tallie Johnston, a homeschooler from Lake; (second row, from left) Chris Kelley, Newton; Peyton Jones, Nanih Waiya; Dustin Morgan, Union; and Anastasia Crout, Lake; (third row, from left) Caleb Franklin, Morton; Garrett McDill, Sebastopol; and Houston Martin and Brad Taylor, both of Newton County; (fourth row, from left) Stephen Stewart, Newton County; Anna Claire Webb, Noxapater; and Michael Buntyn and Graham Murphree, both of Newton County; (fifth row, from left) Lucas Bates, Lake; Ryan Packer and Hannah Mitchell, both of Newton County; Danny Smith, Carthage; and Evan Derrick, Morton; and (back row, from left) Troy Gregory, Newton County; Christian Richardson, Union; Sam Mitchell, Leake Academy; and Christian Bounds, Lake. (EC Photo)

ECCC Collegians to Present Fall Concert Nov. 16
East Central Community College’s rock-n-roll band, “The Collegians,” will present its annual fall campus concert at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16 in Huff Auditorium on the Decatur campus. There is no charge

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Nanih Waiya cross-country runners have big day at state

Naniha Waiya Women’s Cross Country

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Junior Tristen Cotton posted a time of 19:20.7 to finish sixth in the MHSAA Class 1A Boys State Cross Country Championships held Monday at Choctaw Trails in Clinton.… Read more