Category: Sports

Lady Wildcats ready for big week of league play

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Louisville High School slow-pitch softball team seems to have things rolling in the right direction at just the right time. The Lady Wildcats picked up a trio of wins last week, including a…

WA Lady Pats take win after taking week off

The Winston Academy softball squad had a great week to regroup and prepare for its stretch run this past week. The Patriots had a week off from games to prepare and took advantage with a 12-7 win over Oak Hill…

Daniels, Robertson give Tigers spark in 42-6 win over Ethel

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal Noxapater head football coach Casey Orr can finally breath a sigh of relief. After taking a battering in their non-district schedule, everything came together for the Tigers as they took a 42-6 win over…

Noxapater bounces back with softball win over FCA

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal It was an up and down week for the Noxapater Lady Tigers, losing 13-0 to East Webster and beating French Camp 12-1. “We hit better this week,” Noxapater coach Jodie Duran said. “We just…

East Central falls in last minute to NEMCC

From special reports Northeast Mississippi Community College found the end-zone with 28 seconds left in the ballgame to pull out a 24-21 win against the East Central Community College in football action Thursday, Sept. 8, in Bailey Stadium on the…

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‘Air’ McCullough shows off arm in Alcorn win It’s no surprise to fans of Louisville High School that Corey McCullough knows how to kick the ball through the uprights, but the Alcorn State freshman showed off another one of his…

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 15 Prep Volleyball 6 p.m. — Choctaw County at West Lowndes Prep Softball TBA — Choctaw Central at Neshoba Central TBA — Nanih Waiya at Leake Central (DH) 5 p.m. — Leake County at French Camp 6 p.m.…

Nanih Waiya continues Region 3-1A winning streak

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Following an emotional win — and one pointed to by many as a possible turning point — Nanih Waiya’s coaching staff knew a letdown was inevitable. Luckily for those fellows and the Warriors, it…

MSU Bulldogs pick up SEC win over South Carolina, 27-14

STARKVILLE — Through four quarters and an hour-long lightning delay, Mississippi State (1-1,1-0 SEC) prevailed over South Carolina (1-1, 0-1), winning by a final score of 27-14 in Starkville in the SEC opener for the home team last Saturday. Mississippi…

Lady Warriors fall to strong Ethel team

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal The Lady Tigers from Ethel are expected to make a deep run into the Class 1A slow-pitch softball playoffs this fall. In facing Nanih Waiya on a pair of occasions, they’ve certainly showed the…