Category: Sports

East Central Alum Marcus Thames inducted into Mississippi Community College Sports Hall of Fame

Former East Central Community College baseball standout Marcus Thames was one of 15 individuals inducted into the Mississippi Community College Sports Hall of Fame on Tuesday, April 26, at the 10th annual induction banquet held at the Clyde Muse Center … Read more

Nanih Waiya, Noxapater send track athletes to state meet

By Austin Bishop

Winston County Journal

Nanih Waiya High School qualified to compete in 14 events in Saturday’s MHSAA Class 1A State Track Meet at Pearl High School on Saturday, while Noxapater will compete in three girls events.

The Warriors … Read more

Lady Warriors have little trouble dispatching French Camp

By Austin Bishop

Winston County Journal

Numbers don’t always tell the full story.

Although the Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School move into the third round of the MHSAA Class 1A Fast-Pitch Softball State Playoffs with only six wins … Read more

Sports schedules


Prep Baseball TBA — MHSAA Baseball Playoffs

College Baseball 6 p.m. — Missouri at MSU

FRIDAY, MAY 6 Prep Baseball TBA — MHSAA Baseball Playoffs Prep Softball TBA — MHSAA Softball Playoffs Prep Track TBA — Class … Read more

Wildcats to face Cleveland in first round of 4A playoffs

Lady Wildcat pitcher, Emaree Stone, covers the plate as a West Lauderdale base runner slides in.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School baseball team closed out its regular season with a region split of two games with Leake Central.

The Wildcats lost on the road to the Gators 5-4 on Tuesday, before … Read more

Nanih Waiya set to host Leake County in playoffs

Nanih Waiya’s Isaiah Eiland dives safely into first on a pick-off attempt, as Noxapater first-baseman, Braden Estes (11), awaits the throw from the pitcher.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

A pair of wins over Noxapater gave the Warriors of Nanih Waiya the Region 5-1A Baseball title and the top seed in the upcoming MHSAA Class 1A State Baseball Playoffs.

Nanih Waiya is set … Read more

Tigers to open baseball playoffs against Sebastopol

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

After dropping a pair of games to arch-rival Nanih Waiya, the Tigers of Noxapater High School will look to get back on the winning side of things when they begin play in the MHSAA … Read more

WA set to host Senior Night on Thursday

Patriot first-baseman, Zach Roberson, tags out a Leake Academy base-runner on a pick-off play.

From special reports

The Winston Academy baseball team was set to close out its regular season at home on Thursday night against Columbus Christian Academy. It will be senior night for the Patriots.… Read more

ECCC students named to All-Mississippi Academic Team

East Central Community College sophomores Ben Pace of Philadelphia and Anthony Emmons of Lake were named to the 2016 All-Mississippi Community College Academic Team.

The All-Mississippi Community College Academic Team recognizes scholarly achievements and leadership accomplishments of students enrolled in … Read more

Sports Schedules – 04/20/2016

Fast-Pitch Softball
6 p.m. — Starkville at East Webster
6 p.m. — Newton County at Neshoba Central
6 p.m. — Noxapater at Sebastopol… Read more