Category: Sports

Top-seeded Nanih Waiya set to host Salem Friday

Nanih Waiya Warriors huddled up in an earlier game in the season.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Nanih Waiya Warriors made it a clean sweep in Region 3-1A play on Friday night by taking a 49-8 road win over Ethel to close out the league slate with an 8-0 mark.… Read more

Connect with the ball

Photo By Mike Robertson Nanih Waiya standout Ashlie Thames takes a big cut at the ball during the Mississippi Association of Coaches Slow-Pitch Softball All-Star Games played at Newton County High School in Decatur recently. Thames was part of the 1A/2A/3A South team.

Photo By Mike Robertson
Nanih Waiya standout Ashlie Thames takes a big cut at the ball during the Mississippi Association of Coaches Slow-Pitch Softball All-Star Games played at Newton County High School in Decatur recently. Thames was part of the

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Louisville set to host 10-1 Greenwood in second round of playoffs

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By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Veteran Louisville High School head football coach M.C. Miller knows what his team has to do in order to have a chance to knock off visiting Greenwood in the second round of the MHSAA … Read more

Noxapater set to host Stringer in first round of the playoffs

Noxapater huddles during an earlier game in the season.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Noxapater head football coach Casey Orr is making it clear to his Tigers that there is one big difference between their first-round home playoff game against Stringer on Friday night and their 40-11 win … Read more

East Central men, women open season with two wins each

From school reports

The East Central Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams both remained undefeated as the Warriors and Lady Warriors swept Delgado Community College on Thursday at Brackeen-Wood Physical Education Building on the Decatur campus… Read more

Louisville splits pair with Durant in Holmes Classic

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School used a big third quarter to take a 47-41 win over Durant in the Holmes County Classic last Saturday.… Read more

Northwest Mississippi defeats Mississippi Gulf Coast for MACJC title

From special reports

SENATOBIA – The wait is finally over.
 
For the first time in 16 long years, the Northwest Rangers are MACJC Football Champions, defeating Gulf Coast 34-24 on Saturday to claim its ninth football title in program … Read more

Ten East Central Warriors, coach Karcher take MACJC honors

From school reports

Ten members of the East Central Community College Warrior football team received postseason honors today from the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges and the National Junior College Athletic Association, and Head Coach Ken Karcher was … Read more

Mississippi State takes wet win over homestanding Missouri

From School reports

Mississippi State (7-2, 3-2 SEC) threw its way to a 31-13 victory over Missouri (4-5, 1-5) on the road Thursday night. It was the most points scored against the Tiger defense all season, soaring past the previous … Read more