Category: Sports

East Central falls in last minute to NEMCC

From special reports Northeast Mississippi Community College found the end-zone with 28 seconds left in the ballgame to pull out a 24-21 win against the East Central Community College in football action Thursday, Sept. 8, in Bailey Stadium on the…

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‘Air’ McCullough shows off arm in Alcorn win It’s no surprise to fans of Louisville High School that Corey McCullough knows how to kick the ball through the uprights, but the Alcorn State freshman showed off another one of his…

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 15 Prep Volleyball 6 p.m. — Choctaw County at West Lowndes Prep Softball TBA — Choctaw Central at Neshoba Central TBA — Nanih Waiya at Leake Central (DH) 5 p.m. — Leake County at French Camp 6 p.m.…

Nanih Waiya continues Region 3-1A winning streak

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Following an emotional win — and one pointed to by many as a possible turning point — Nanih Waiya’s coaching staff knew a letdown was inevitable. Luckily for those fellows and the Warriors, it…

MSU Bulldogs pick up SEC win over South Carolina, 27-14

STARKVILLE — Through four quarters and an hour-long lightning delay, Mississippi State (1-1,1-0 SEC) prevailed over South Carolina (1-1, 0-1), winning by a final score of 27-14 in Starkville in the SEC opener for the home team last Saturday. Mississippi…

Lady Warriors fall to strong Ethel team

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal The Lady Tigers from Ethel are expected to make a deep run into the Class 1A slow-pitch softball playoffs this fall. In facing Nanih Waiya on a pair of occasions, they’ve certainly showed the…

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…