Category: Sports

Nanih Waiya swept at West Lauderdale, East Webster

By Rocky Higginbotham

Winston County Journal

Both Nanih Waiya teams dropped contests at bigger schools last week, as the Warriors and Lady Warriors fell to Class 4A West Lauderdale and Class 2A East Webster.ea

The Lady Warriors finished the pre-Christmas Read more

Louisville basketball teams getting ready for division contests

By Robbie Robertson

Winston County Journal

With division basketball games not far off, Louisville basketball coach Kenyon Ross is hoping the Christmas break provides a spark for his Wildcats.

The Wildcats are 5-5 on the season and have two games Read more

Patriots took 9-8 hoops record into Christmas break

By Ryan Satcher

Winston County Journal

The Winston Academy Patriots picked up a big 59-31 win over Winona Christian last Thursday night to carry a winning record into the Christmas break.

The Patriots moved to 9-8 this season and carry Read more

Local athlete takes part in unique all-star game

An Eiland Middle School eighth grader has been selected to take part in one of six games that will be part of the inaugural Mississippi Prospects All State Gridiron Classic on Friday and Saturday.

The games, hosted by the Mississippi Read more

Sullivan selected for prestigious Congressional Fellowship

Delta State University Statesmen quarterback Tyler Sullivan was recently selected as a 2017 Congressional Fellow for U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi.2016-Tyler-Sullivan-compressed-2

Sullivan, who is a biology premedical science major, will move to Washington D.C. in January and remain there Read more

Nanih Waiya hoops teams sweep Ethel

By Austin Bishop

Winston County Journal

Both Nanih Waiya teams came away with victories in a trip to Ethel last Tuesday night.

Those wins helped the Warriors and Lady Warriors earn a split for the week, as each fell to Read more

USM takes exciting New Orleans Bowl win over ULL

From school reports

NEW ORLEANS — Receiver Allenzae Staggers set records for receptions and receiving yards Saturday night as Southern Miss outlasted the Louisiana-Lafayette 28-21 in the 16th annual R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.BOB_8270 BOB_8138

Staggers, who Read more

Louisville takes a pair of victories over Choctaw County

By Robbie Robertson

Winston County Journal

After rescheduling with Choctaw County, Louisville finally got a shot at the Chargers.

Both Louisville teams responded with victories as the Wildcats took a 36-33 win and the Lady Wildcats took a 50-24 victory. Read more

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 Read more

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 Read more