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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

Nanih Waiya drops 15-10 road decision to Smithville

Nanih Waiya battling for a score in an earlier game in the season.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

First-year Nanih Waiya head football coach Ryan Keeton is hoping Friday night’s tough 15-10 loss to Smithville will help his Warriors get ready for their Thursday night showdown at Region 3-1A foe Noxapater.

“I … Read more

Cross-Creek Rivalry has region title at stake this year

Nanih Waiya huddle up in an earlier game.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

It has finally arrived.

On Thursday night Noxapater will host Nanih Waiya in the annual cross-creek football rivalry that pits friends, neighbors and family members against each other.

This year, it is for more … Read more

Noxapater falls just short of playing for South State softball title

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Tigers of Noxapater came within three outs of advancing to the MHSAA Class 1A South State Slow-Pitch Softball Championship round, before dropping a 15-14 11-inning decision to visiting Sebastopol in the third … Read more

Sports Schedules – 10/21/15

THURSDAY, OCT. 22
Prep Football
7 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at Noxapater
Prep Volleyball
TBA — Second Round of MHSAA Playoffs… Read more

ECCC golfers ranked No. 5 in NJCAA Division II

From school reports

The East Central Community College men’s golf team is the No. 5 ranked program in the nation in the most recent National Junior College Athletic Association Men’s Golf Division II poll.

The Warriors also are ranked No. … Read more