Category: Sports

Tough schedule nothing new for Noxapater football program

By Robbie Robertson
The Winston County Journal

If something is working, why mess with it?

That’s the attitude that Noxapater head football coach Casey Orr has taken with his schedule.

“We have never shied away from playing good teams,” Orr … Read more

NW will spend early part of softball season answering questions

By Rocky Higginbotham
Winston County Journal
A move by some of the school’s softball players to concentrate on fast-pitch only the last couple of years has left Nanih Waiya facing some unknowns in slow-pitch competition.

But there are two things … Read more

Lady Patriots split two games in first week of play

By Ryan Satcher
Winston County Journal

The Winston Academy Lady Patriots got off to a solid start this fast-pitch season with a win over Pillow Academy 4-3 last Monday night.

WA also dropped a 5-2 contest to Central Academy of … Read more

Pats looking to improve on 2015’s 1-9 mark

By Ryan Satcher
Winston County Journal

The schedule is a familiar one for the Winston Academy football team, but the Patriots are hoping the results are different this season.

WA will play the same schedule from last season except for … Read more

Lady Tigers tune up for season with split in jamboree

By Robbie Robertson
The Winston County Journal

The Noxapater Lady Tigers split a pair of games in jamboree action this past week in slow-pitch softball.

The Lady Tigers dropped a 7-2 decision to Kosciusko in their first contest but then … Read more

Lady Wildcats open season by hosting Winston County Classic

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The young Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School will jump start the 2016 slow-pitch softball season by hosting the Winston County Classic on Saturday.

LHS is set to play Noxapater at 9 a.m. and … Read more

Sports Schedules

SAT, AUG. 13

Prep Volleyball
TBA — Set It Off Challenge in Ridgeland (Choctaw County entered)

Prep Football
New Hope Fall Jamboree at MSU (9 a.m. — Kemper County vs. Amory; 11 a.m. — Noxubee County vs. Grenada; 1 p.m. … Read more

Nanih Waiya set to scrimmage Pelahatchie Friday night on road

From combined reports

While Nanih Waiya will officially get its 2016 football season started with a trip to Class 2A Union on Aug. 19,  the Warriors will be in jamboree action this Friday at Pelahatchie.

Nanih Waiya head football coach … Read more

ECCC to open 2016 season at home on Sept. 1

From school reports

DECATUR — Coming off one of the most successful seasons in school history, the East Central Community College football team will open its 2016 season at home against Holmes Community College on Thursday, Sept. 1, at Bailey … Read more

EMCC opens 2016 football season at Jones

Featuring four home contests and five road games, East Mississippi Community College’s nine-game, regular-season 2016 football schedule has been released.

For the first time since ninth-year head coach Buddy Stephens arrived on the Scooba campus, the Lions will kick off … Read more