Category: Sports

Wildcats ready to host “Toothpick Bowl” Thursday night

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Thursday’s showdown between arch-rivals Louisville High School and Noxubee County will have extra significance which the 7 p.m. kickoff arrives. The Region 4-4A contest, unofficially dubbed the “Toothpick Bowl” in reference to coach M.C.…

Winston falls hard to Heritage

By Wendell Womack It was a bad night at Patriot Field last Friday as Columbus Heritage easily defeated Winston by a score of 42-14. The only thing that was working in favor of the Patriots was the running clock!! In…

ECCC football upsets No. 8 Jones County 37-24 in South Division Action

The East Central Community College football team took over sole possession of first place in the MACJC South Division after beating nationally ranked No. 8 Jones County Junior County 37-24 Thursday, Oct. 6, in Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus.…

Lady Warriors looks to close out softball regular season

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya’s slow-pitch softball team had just one contest last week, as the Lady Warriors dropped a 17-3 decision to a solid squad from Sebastopol. The loss dropped the Lady Warriors to 2-12 heading…

ECCC Lady Warriors remain undefeated on soccer pitch

From school reports The East Central Community College women’s soccer team beat Pearl River Community College 1-0 in two overtimes in non-division action Friday,. The victory over the defending MACJC state champions improved ECCC to 8-0 on the season. The…

Winston County’s Tyler Sullivan among Campbell candidates

From school reports ATLANTA — The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame announced last week the 156 semifinalists, including Delta State University senior quarterback Tyler Sullivan, for the 2016 William V. Campbell Trophy, presented by Fidelity Investments®. The…

Lady Wildcats claim region softball championship

By Austin Bishop Winston County High School The Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School shook off a disappointing loss last Monday night by putting tougher a solid performance in an 8-2 road win over Kosciusko on Tuesday to claim the…

Winston Patriots fall to Hartfield

By Wendell Womack If the old saying “trouble come in threes” is true, then the Winston Patriots followed tradition as they recorded 3 turnovers that resulted in Hartfield Academy scores last Friday night in Flowood. One Patriot interception and 2…

Lady Tigers tuning up for MHSAA 1A State Playoffs

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal With the Class 1A playoffs just a few days away, the Noxapater Lady Tigers have the top of their lineup clicking. The Lady Tigers lost two of three games this past week, falling to…

Special activities planned for ECCC vs. Jones County Football Game

Student recruiters from the University of Southern Mississippi Admissions Office will be on hand when the East Central Community College Warriors and Jones County Junior College Bobcats clash on the football field Thursday, Oct. 6. Kickoff is set for 6:30…