Category: Sports

Busy week ahead for Nanih Waiya hoops teams

Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal The schedule shuffling continues for the Nanih Waiya basketball teams, who should see three games apiece this week. Last week, the Warriors and Lady Warriors had their games with Ethel on Tuesday postponed because of…

Sports Schedule

THURSDAY, DEC. 8 Prep Basketball TBA — Ethel Tournament (FCA, Choctaw County, Ethel entered) East Webster Shootout (Winston Academy, East Webster, J.Z. George entered) Prep Soccer TBA — Quitman at Neshoba Central TBA — Math School at Choctaw Central Junior…

Childs excited about inaugural Red Hills Showdown at WA

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Justin Childs likes basketball tournaments, especially when he’s involved in hosting them. The Winston Academy boys coach hopes this Saturday’s Red Hills Showdown, will eventually become a strong showcase for prep boys basketball akin…

Sports realignment announced for local public schools

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Louisville, Nanih Waiya and Noxapater will remain in their current classes and regions in football for the coming two seasons according to the bi-annual reclassification that was released by the Mississippi High School Activities…

Warriors fall in epic South State championship game

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal LUMBERTON – For as long as they can remember, Nanih Waiya football players may very well feel like they should have had an opportunity to play for a Class 1A state championship this season.…

Kemper County looks for first football state championship

By Laurence Hilliard Winston County Journal Kemper County will have an opportunity to win a state championship in football for the first time when the Wildcats, winners of 14 in a row and the South State title, plays North State…

Lady Patriots improve to 8-2 on the season

By Ryan Satcher Winston County Journal The Winston Academy Lady Patriots continued to rack up wins with a pair of victories this week. The Lady Patriots knocked off Starkville Christian 39-7 on Tuesday Nov. 15 and then beat Oak Hill…

Noxapater basketball teams set for Thanksgiving break

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal It wasn’t a very good opening week for the Noxapater football teams as both boys and girls lost both games. The Lady Tigers lost 59-34 to Ethel and then dropped a 61-49 decision…

Big-play Warriors blank resurrection, advance to South State

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Disgust was mounting on the Nanih Waiya sideline. The Warriors had not taken advantage of prime field position on more than one occasion. A clock malfunction was followed by yet another clock malfunction. And…

11 Warriors, Coach Karcher receive Postseason Football Honors

Eleven members of the 2016 East Central Community College Warrior football team received postseason honors from the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges and the National Junior College Athletic Association. In addition, for the second year in a row…