Category: Sports

‘Cats battle Houston tough in close loss

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal The Louisville baseball team only got in one game last week and gave the defending Class 4A champions all they wanted. After falling behind 7-0 to Houston, the Wildcats rallied for six runs in…

Tigers hoping to get back in win column over spring break

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal It was a rough week for the Noxapater baseball team on the diamond as the Tigers dropped a pair of contests, managing only nine hits on the week. The Tigers were shut out 5-0…

Warrior powerlifters take second in North State

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal A solid season for the Nanih Waiya powerlifting team continued this past weekend, as the Warriors placed second in the MHSAA Class 1A North State Meet. After taking second to Sebastopol in the Region…

Two Noxapater lifters headed to state meet

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal Noxapater’s Ty Duran and Ryan Whitfield were the only Tigers to advance to the 1A North Half powerlifting meet held last week at Calhoun City. Both of them will now be competing in the…

Winston Patriots run early-season mark to 4-1

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Winston Academy picked up two more victories on the baseball diamond last week, as the Patriots rebounded from their first loss with a pair of rout-shortened wins. Winston’s contest last Tuesday at Eupora was…

Nox Lady Tigers drop two matches

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal It was a rough week for the Noxapater softball team as they lost a pair of contests, falling 21-7 to Class 6A Starkville and 11-3 to Ethel. Noxapater was scheduled to return to…

Noxapater Tigers 2 and 2 on season

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal After opening the season with a pair of wins, the Noxapater Tigers dropped a pair last week to even their record at 2-2 on the season, losing 13-1 to Ethel and 10-3 to…

Lady Warriors drop 3-of-4 against big competition

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya’s softball team faced some stiff — and big-school — competition last week on the diamond, and lost three of four contests. After opening the week with a 10-0 loss to Class 4A…

Louisville Lady Wildcats fall in tightly contested games

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal The Louisville Lady Wildcats lost a pair of 4-1 games last week, falling to Amory and Choctaw County in tightly contested games. The Lady Wildcats, now 1-3 on the season, were scheduled to…

Louisville Wildcats drop a pair of games

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal The Louisville Wildcats lost two games this past week, dropping a pair of run-rule decisions in an 18-8 to Neshoba Central and a 17-3 loss to Choctaw County. The Wildcats were scheduled to…