Category: Sports

ECCC Softball continues winning ways with sweep of Marion Military

The No. 12 nationally ranked East Central Community College Lady Warrior softball team picked up its second sweep of the young season Monday, Feb., 13, this time over the Marion Military Institute Lady Tigers at the Softball Park in Decatur.…

Nanih Waiya in Region 6-1A tourney at Sebastopol

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya’s basketball teams are in action this week in the Region 6-1A Tournament at Sebastopol, where the Warriors and Lady Warriors will try to earn a berth in the Class 1A state playoffs…

Noxapater was set to meet rival in region tourney opener

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal Throw regular-season records out the door, Noxapater and Nanih Waiya are meeting in the division tournament with playoff spots on the line. The Lady Tigers ended the regular season with three losses last week,…

Lady Wildcats claim top seed in region tournament

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal The Louisville Lady Wildcats secured the top seed in this week’s 4-4A Tournament with a division wins. The Lady Wildcats overcame a slow start to beat Caledonia 36-30 on Tuesday and then beat…

Winston teams prep for division tourney

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal The postseason has arrived for the basketball teams at Winston Academy. Both the fourth-seeded Patriots and No. 2 seed Lady Patriots were slated to open play in the MAIS District 2-AAA Tournament at Leake…

Lady Tigers sweep season series with NW

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal The Noxapater Lady Tigers swept the regular-season series from rival Nanih Waiya, taking an eight-point win over the Lady Warriors last week. The Lady Warriors took the early lead in the contest, outscoring Noxapater…

Warriors roll past rival Noxapater

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Following a heartbreaking loss in the girls’ contest, Nanih Waiya fans were longing for something good to happen on Senior Night against rival Noxapater. It didn’t take long to make that happen. Although the…

Lady Wildcats claw into first place in region standings

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal The Louisville Lady Wildcats won another pair of Division 4-4A contests last week, moving into first place in the division with just a week left in the regular season. The Lady ‘Cats opened…

Three LHS Wildcats sign with Hinds Community College

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal For the second straight season, Hinds Community College raided the Louisville High School football team. Last year, the Eagles signed DeMarcus Frazier and Chris Blair. This season, three Wildcats are headed to Hinds. On…

Noxapater’s Keonte Daniels signs with East Central

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal Noxapater’s Keonte Daniels might not be the tallest player that East Central signed but it’s likely he’s the fastest. Daniels confirmed his commitment to East Central last Wednesday when he signed his national letter…