Sports

Tigers on streak heading into baseball playoffs

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

The Noxapater High School Tigers had won six of their last nine games heading into the their scheduled ‘Senior Night’ contest against visiting Scott Central on Tuesday.
Noxapater head coach Casey Orr is … Read more

Lady Wildcats sweep pair from Kemper County

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School Lady Wildcats swept a pair of region fast-pitch softball games from Kemper County High School on Tuesday.
LHS won the opener 21-1, then took the second game 19-4. Louisville … Read more

Lady Tigers set to face Cathedral

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

The 6-9 Lady Tigers of Noxapater High School are set to open the MHSAA Class 1A State Fast-Pitch Softball playoffs on Thursday when they travel to take on Natchez Cathedral in a 4:30 … Read more

LHS tennis plays

Matthew Moss with a tricky forehand return in the wind.

Photos by Mike Robertson

On March 27, Louisville High School Tennis Team faced off against … Read more

Nanih Waiya’s Ball signs with East Mississippi

Ball with his parents and coach.

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

A lot of folks may be surprised about how successful the Nanih Waiya baseball team has been this year, but senior catcher Stewart Ball is not one of them.

Just a week after … Read more

ECCC/Co-Lin Softball Teams split Doubleheader

Sophomore Lady Diamond Warriors Honored
Sophomore members of the East Central Community College fast-pitch softball team were recognized Friday prior to the home finale against Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Decatur. Honorees were joined by family members for the special ceremony. Sophomore players and their respective high schools include (from left) Hayley Stephens (24), Union; Ty Buckley (23), Neshoba Central; Morgan Porter (19), Enterprise; Lindsey Beard (17), Clarkdale; Kaylin Hopkins (8), Louisville; Kendra Wilson (5), South Lamar (Millport, AL); and Amber McBroom (3), Brandon. The Lady Warriors fell 14-3 in the opener but rallied for an11-4 win in the nightcap to improve to 30-12 overall and 15-9 in the MACJC South Division. Kristin Chaney serves as head coach. (EC Photo)

From school reports

After a 14-3 drubbing in the first contest, East Central Community College’s fast-pitch softball squad responded with an 11-4 thumping of division foe Copiah-Lincoln Community College Friday on the Decatur campus.

The Lady Diamond Warriors sport a … Read more

Warriors clinch region baseball championship

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

The Nanih Waiya Baseball team picked up three wins last week, including a crucial 8-1 win over Noxapater that clinched the region championship for the Warriors.

“Any time you can get a district … Read more

Lady Warriors roll to big win over Noxapater

NW softball Mackenzie Johnson

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

The Nanih Waiya fast-pitch softball team split a pair of games last week, taking a 15-3 win over Noxapater, before dropping a 9-6 decision to West Lauderdale.

Two games with West Lowndes were … Read more