Category: Sports

Stingy defense helps Nanih Waiya post shutout victory

By Rocky Higginbotham
Winston County Journal

Nanih Waiya coaches, players and fans came away from Week 1 not exactly sure how they felt about their performance.

They certainly all felt better after last Friday night.

Nanih Waiya used a stingy … Read more

Lady Warriors drop pair to homestanding Kosciusko

By Rocky Higginbotham
Winston County Journal

Nanih Waiya’s slow-pitch softball team dropped a varsity doubleheader at Kosciusko in its only action last week, falling 6-3 and 11-1 in Thursday action.

The losses dropped the Lady Warriors to 0-6 on the … Read more

Lady Wildcats rebound to sweep visiting FCA

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

After a defensive letdown cost them a game earlier in the week, the Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School let their bats do the talking on Thursday as they pounded their way to a … Read more

Turnovers too much for Louisville in loss to West Point

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Louisville quarterback Pervis Frazier had three turnovers against West Point.  

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Louisville quarterback Pervis Frazier tries to regain the ball after fumbling against West Point.

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Louisville running back Cam’ron Harrington is dropped for a loss by West Point defenders.

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Louisville left

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Former ECCC quarterback gets starting nod against Memphis

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Saturday night is something Jesse Hosket has been waiting for a long, long time.

The former East Central Community College and French Camp Academy standout will walk on to the turf at Liberty Bowl … Read more

ECCC will ‘Black-Out Bailey’ at Thursday’s Season Opening Football Game

The East Central Community College Warriors will open their 2016 football season Thursday, Sept. 1, against Holmes Community College, and all Warrior fans are encouraged to wear black to the annual “Black-Out Bailey” night.

Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. … Read more

Sports Schedule

THURSDAY, SEPT. 1

Prep Volleyball
6 p.m. — Choctaw County at Caledonia
Prep Softball
TBA — Neshoba Central at Enterprise
TBA — Philadelphia at Lake
5 p.m. — Winston Academy at Central Academy
5:30 p.m. — Newton County Academy at … Read more

Sports Briefs

East Central set to host Holmes Thursday night

DECATUR — The East Central Community College Warriors open the 2016 season at home Thursday night when they host Holmes Community College in junior college football action. Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m.… Read more

Lady Warriors play Kosy close before falling 10-9

By Rocky Higginbotham
Winston County Journal

Nanih Waiya’s slow-pitch softball team had its biggest offensive output of the season in a see-saw affair against visiting Kosciusko last week, but the Lady Warriors came up on the short end of a … Read more

Sports Briefs

Local football standouts list among best juniors, seniors in state

Three Winston County athletes are among the Jackson Clarion-Ledger’s Top 40 junior football players.
Making the list was Daylen Gill of Louisville High School and Nanih Waiya High School teammates … Read more