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East Central CC women undefeated in soccer play The East Central Community College women’s soccer team moved to 6-0 overall and 4-0 in the MACJC North Division after defeating Hinds Community College 6-2 in Raymond last Friday. Freshman forward Sierra…

Warriors explode for solid win over Sebastopol

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya’s second regional matchup of the season had a whole lot in common with the first one. The Warriors got off to a slow start. They used big plays to snare the momentum.…

USM suffers first loss of season, falling to Troy 37-31

From school reports HATTIESBURG — Southern Miss did just enough to lose it’s first football game of the season Saturday, dropping a 37-31 decision to Troy before 27,905 at Roberts Stadium. Thing is, despite three turnovers, a botched punt snap…

Tigers spread the wealth in solid region win over Leake County

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal Noxapater’s Keonte Daniels only carried the football four times against Leake County on Friday night. And that was just fine with head coach Casey Orr. The Tigers got rushing touchdowns from four different backs…

Sports Schedules

THURSDAY, SEPT. 22 Prep Softball TBA — Houston at Neshoba Central 5 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at French Camp 6 p.m. — Calhoun City at Louisville 6:30 p.m. — East Webster at Eupora Junior College Football 6:30 p.m. — Gulf…

MSU comeback effort falls just short against LSU

From school reports BATON ROUGE, La. — In front of 99,000 at Tiger Stadium, Mississippi State (1-2, 1-1 SEC) fell to LSU (2-1, 1-1) 23-20 in a largely defensive affair, highlighted by a nearly-completed last-second comeback bid by the Bulldogs…

Ole Miss falls just short of third straight win over Alabama

From School reports Senior quarterback Chad Kelly threw for a career-high 421 yards and three touchdowns, including two in the final three minutes of action, but No. 17 Ole Miss dropped its Southeastern Conference opener 48-43 to No. 1 Alabama…

WA Patriots battle to 19-7 loss

By Wendell Womack After a 65 yard touchdown run in the first minute of the game and a 45 yard scoring run with 6 minutes expired in the game by the Simpson Cougars, the Winston Patriots settled down and gave…

East Central takes South Division win over Pearl River

From school reports The East Central Community College football team brought home its first win of the season after traveling to Poplarville to take on the Pearl River Community College Wildcats in a MACJC South Division opener. The Warriors pulled…

Louisville takes advantage of opportunities to win first game of the year

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Louisville Wildcats used a couple defensive stands and some key special teams plays to take a 32-7 win over homestanding Philadelphia High School on Friday night “We really needed that win,” veteran LHS…