Category: Sports

Warriors realize potential in big win over Lake

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal There is a mindset among the coaching staff that the Nanih Waiya football team is sitting on more than its fair share of untapped potential. If Friday night’s win over Lake here at East…

Noxapater ready to get into Region 3-1A play

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal It’s been a long three weeks for Noxapater coach Casey Orr. Union completed the three weeks of Class 2A misery as the Yellowjackets beat the Tigers 20-0 on Friday night. “I thought we…

Winston Patriots win home opener

By Wendell Womack Enough is enough. The Winston Patriots fell behind 7-0 on the second play of the game against Benton Academy with only 26 seconds into the game. But the aggressive and hungry Patriots began to pour on the…

Lady Wildcats look to get back on winning track

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Louisville High School slow-pitch softball team was looking to snap a three-game losing streak this week when they hosted Kemper County High School in a doubleheader on Tuesday before visiting Caledonia on Thursday.…

Sullivan leads Statesmen to victory in season opener

From press & staff reports The 2016 Delta State University football team kicked off its season with six first-half touchdowns in an impressive victory over Kentucky Wesleyan College, 50-29, in the season-opener on Thursday at Parker Field-McCool Stadium. The Statesmen…

Noxapater picks up key softball win

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal The Noxapater softball team split a pair of games last week but won the one they needed to win. After a 12-0 loss to Sebastopol on Tuesday, the Lady Tigers beat rival Nanih Waiya…

Rebels drop season-opener to FSU despite early 22-point lead

No. 11 Ole Miss jumped out to a 28-6 over No. 4 Florida State, but the Seminoles took advantage of four Rebel turnovers and scored 30 unanswered points to down the Rebels 45-34 in the Camping World Kickoff Monday night.…

Lady Warriors snap losing streak with win over French Camp

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya’s slow-pitch softball team put an end to a losing skid which dated back to the 2014 season last week, and the Lady Warriors did so in a big way. Coach Courtnee Graham’s…

Sports Schedules

THURSDAY, SEPT. 8 Prep Softball TBA — West Lauderdale at Neshoba Central TBA — Newton County at Philadelphia 3 p.m.  — Kemper Academy at Newton County Academy 5 p.m. — Noxapater at French Camp 6 p.m. — Houston at East…

Lady Pats looking to rebound from tough softball week

By Ryan Satcher Winston County Journal The Winston Academy Lady Patriots are hoping a week off from games will help them regroup after a tough week against some of the best fast-pitch teams in the state. Winston dropped a doubleheader…