Category: Sports

Golden Eagles have no trouble blowing out Savannah State

From school reports HATTIESBURG — Six hundred-plus yards total offense. Sixty-seven players taking the field. The deep-sixing of a 19-year-old Conference USA record for defensive dominance. All in all, a very good evening for Southern Miss, as it rolled past…

Rebels pick up first win of season before record-setting crowd

From school reports OXFORD — A school-record crowd of 64,232 showed for No. 18 Ole Miss’ home opener at newly renovated Vaught-Hemingway Stadium and the Rebels certainly did not disappoint the assembled throng. Senior quarterback Chad Kelly passed for 219…

WA Patriots improve to 3-1

By Wendell Womack Go figure! The Winston Patriots ran their first play of the game and fell behind 6-0! The Wayne Jaguars took the opening drive last Friday night at Patriot Field down to the Winston 2 yard line before…

Heartbreak continues for Louisville Wildcats

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal For the third consecutive week the Louisville High School Wildcats experienced an agonizing loss, but Friday night’s cut was the deepest. LHS had seemingly pulled out a miraculous victory by recovering a mishandled punt…

Warriors realize potential in big win over Lake

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal There is a mindset among the coaching staff that the Nanih Waiya football team is sitting on more than its fair share of untapped potential. If Friday night’s win over Lake here at East…

Noxapater ready to get into Region 3-1A play

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal It’s been a long three weeks for Noxapater coach Casey Orr. Union completed the three weeks of Class 2A misery as the Yellowjackets beat the Tigers 20-0 on Friday night. “I thought we…

Winston Patriots win home opener

By Wendell Womack Enough is enough. The Winston Patriots fell behind 7-0 on the second play of the game against Benton Academy with only 26 seconds into the game. But the aggressive and hungry Patriots began to pour on the…

Lady Wildcats look to get back on winning track

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Louisville High School slow-pitch softball team was looking to snap a three-game losing streak this week when they hosted Kemper County High School in a doubleheader on Tuesday before visiting Caledonia on Thursday.…

Sullivan leads Statesmen to victory in season opener

From press & staff reports The 2016 Delta State University football team kicked off its season with six first-half touchdowns in an impressive victory over Kentucky Wesleyan College, 50-29, in the season-opener on Thursday at Parker Field-McCool Stadium. The Statesmen…

Noxapater picks up key softball win

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal The Noxapater softball team split a pair of games last week but won the one they needed to win. After a 12-0 loss to Sebastopol on Tuesday, the Lady Tigers beat rival Nanih Waiya…