Category: Sports

Noxapater’s Keonte Daniels has strong all-star week

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal There were only two Class 1A players selected to the play in the 36th Annual Bernard Blackwell North-South All-Star football game and Noxapater’s Keonte Daniels was one of them. According the Noxapater coach…

Lady Wildcats drop two tight basketball contests

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal   With their four-game suspension served, the Louisville Lady Wildcats got back on the hardwood this past week, although it wasn’t kind to them. The Lady Wildcats lost a pair of opened the…

Noxapater girls take wins over Ethel, Montgomery County

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   The Noxapater Lady Tigers added two more wins to their total this past week as they took a pair of double-digit victories. The Lady Tigers beat Ethel 43-33 on Tuesday and beat Montgomery…

WA Lady Pats continue winning ways

By Ryan Satcher Winston County Journal   The third time wasn’t the charm for a pair of teams taking on the red-hot Winston Academy Lady Patriots. Winston continued to rack up wins and knocked off Oak Hill and Columbus Christian…

Warriors crack into win column with victory over FCA

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Both Nanih Waiya basketball teams picked up their first victories of the season last week, and both did so in the Ethel Invitational Tournament. After the Warriors and Lady Warriors each fell to…

Nanih Waiya piles up postseason football honors

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   As expected, the postseason honors for the Nanih Waiya football team are rolling in. A total of eight Warriors have been selected to the MHSAA Class 1A All-State team, and Nanih Waiya also…

Kemper County wins MHSAA 3A State Championship

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal STARKVILLE — What many thought would be a high-scoring affair turned out to be a defensive battle, as Kemper County High School used several huge defensive stands along with a pair of big offensive…

WA girls, boys play strong after taking time off

By Ryan Satcher Winston County Journal The Winston Academy girls and boys didn’t let a layoff slow down their momentum and continued to play good basketball this week. The Patriots knocked off Carroll Academy 60-39 and put up a good…

Noxapater splits pair with visiting French Camp

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal The Noxapater Tigers picked up their first win of the basketball season on Friday night, taking a 12-point win over French Camp. In the girls game, the Lady Tigers had a shot at winning…

Eiland pushes Louisville to last-second win over West Point

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal With the score tied 54-54 on Friday night at West Point and 12 seconds left in the game, Louisville coach Kenyon Ross called timeout to set up a play, wanting to get the ball…