Sports

ECCC/Co-Lin Softball Teams split Doubleheader

Sophomore Lady Diamond Warriors Honored
Sophomore members of the East Central Community College fast-pitch softball team were recognized Friday prior to the home finale against Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Decatur. Honorees were joined by family members for the special ceremony. Sophomore players and their respective high schools include (from left) Hayley Stephens (24), Union; Ty Buckley (23), Neshoba Central; Morgan Porter (19), Enterprise; Lindsey Beard (17), Clarkdale; Kaylin Hopkins (8), Louisville; Kendra Wilson (5), South Lamar (Millport, AL); and Amber McBroom (3), Brandon. The Lady Warriors fell 14-3 in the opener but rallied for an11-4 win in the nightcap to improve to 30-12 overall and 15-9 in the MACJC South Division. Kristin Chaney serves as head coach. (EC Photo)

From school reports

After a 14-3 drubbing in the first contest, East Central Community College’s fast-pitch softball squad responded with an 11-4 thumping of division foe Copiah-Lincoln Community College Friday on the Decatur campus.

The Lady Diamond Warriors sport a … Read more

Warriors clinch region baseball championship

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

The Nanih Waiya Baseball team picked up three wins last week, including a crucial 8-1 win over Noxapater that clinched the region championship for the Warriors.

“Any time you can get a district … Read more

Lady Warriors roll to big win over Noxapater

NW softball Mackenzie Johnson

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

The Nanih Waiya fast-pitch softball team split a pair of games last week, taking a 15-3 win over Noxapater, before dropping a 9-6 decision to West Lauderdale.

Two games with West Lowndes were … Read more

ECCC’s Vaughn Signs With Delta State

(EC Photo)

East Central Community College sophomore Jesse Vaughn (third from left), of Decatur is shown signing a national letter of intent to continue his soccer career at Delta State University in Cleveland. A two-year starter forRead more

South Men, North Women claim JUCO All-Star Basketball Contests

The South men and North women captured the annual Mississippi Association of Community and Junior College (MACJC) All-Star Basketball contests held Friday, April 11 at East Central Community College’s Brackeen-Wood Physical Education Building on the Decatur campus.

Twymond Howard of … Read more

Patriots end solid season with 12-9 record

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

Although his Patriots fell short of making the MAIS AA State Baseball Playoffs, Winston Academy head coach Cory Burns said he was pleased with his team’s effort and hard work this season.

“We … Read more

Nanih Waiya takes two softball wins on Saturday

NW’s Mackenzie Johnson slides in safe.

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

The Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School were finally able to get on the field on Saturday and took advantage of their opportunity by taking a pair of wins in the Newton … Read more

Louisville’s McAdory sets state bench press record

(Center)  John McAdory 3A state champion powerlifter and runner up Tyler Hickman both of Louisville.

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

All three public schools in Winston County had successful days at the MHSAA State Powerlifting Championships at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson on Saturday.

Louisville High School’s John McAdory won the MHSAA Class … Read more