Category: Sports

EMCC football season comes to a shocking end

From school reports

Transfer quarterback John Franklin III accounted for six touchdowns and nearly 300 yards of total offense in one half of play to propel the third-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College to a 48-0 road victory over … Read more

East Central set to visit Northwest in MACJC semifinals Saturday

From school reports

The East Central Community College Warriors converted three turnovers into 13 points en route to a 20-3 road win over the Pearl River Community College Wildcats Oct. 22 in Poplarville, and in the process earned their first … Read more

Prep basketball set to begin for Winston County schools

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Winston Academy girls and the Louisville High School boys and girls are set to take part in basketball jamborees this week, while WA will open its regular season with three games next week.… Read more

MSU ranked No. 25 after big SEC win

Mississippi State returned to the Associated Press Top 25 poll as the Bulldogs are ranked No. 25 following a 42-16 win over Kentucky on Saturday night.

State (6-2, 2-2 Southeastern Conference) received 103 points and is ranked for the third … Read more

Sports Schedules – 10/28/15

THURSDAY, OCT. 29
Prep Basketball
TBA — Oak Hill Jamboree (Winston Academy girls entered)
Junior High Basketball
5 p.m. — East Webster at French Camp… Read more

Local on the court

ECCC Homecoming Court 5403

ECCC Homecoming Court
Members of the 2015 Homecoming Court at East Central Community College in Decatur included (front row, from left) freshman maids Codi Ballard of Decatur, Makenzie Byrd of Sebastopol, Emily Dykeman of Forest and Aerial Green of Carthage; … Read more

Noxapater climbs to 6-0 in region with shutout win over FCA

Photo Credits: Paige Rabun
Noxapater moves the ball downfield against FCA.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The visiting Tigers of Noxapater High School weathered a physical game on Friday night to take a 25-0 Region 3-1A win over French Camp Academy.

The win assured Noxapater of finishing first or second … Read more

Wildcats fall 33-7 in rivalry contest with Tigers of Noxubee County

LHS players in an earlier game in the season

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Just when it looked as if Louisville was going to work itself back into Friday night’s Region 4-4A showdown with Noxubee County, the homestanding Tigers used a couple big plays to wrestle the momentum … Read more

Patriots lose to the Saints in the 4th Quarter

Winston Academy offense moving down field in an earlier game in he season

Submitted by David Boydstun

The Patriots traveled to Bay Springs last Friday night to face the 5 – 4 Saints of Sylva Bay Academy.

The Patriots scored quickly in the game with touchdowns on their first two possessions and led … Read more

EMCC Lions clinch MACJC North Division championship

Wyatt Roberts  passing the ball
Photos are taken by Jason Dyess

From school reports

SCOOBA – Clinching their seventh MACJC North Division football title in eight years, the eighth-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College also secured a No. 1 seed for the upcoming state playoffs by earning a 49-16 home … Read more