Category: Sports

Noxapater, Nanih Waiya set for MHSAA softball playoffs

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Noxapater Lady Tigers and Nanih Waiya Lady Warriors were both set to begin play in the MHSAA Class 1A Slow-Pitch Softball State Playoffs on Tuesday.

Noxapater was set to host Stringer in a … Read more

Winston Patriots lose hard fought battle

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BY Wendell Womack

Braces, band-aids, and bruises did not stop the battered Patriots from giving it their all-last Friday night at Columbus, where Winston lost to the Heritage Patriots in a district game, 24-19.

Coming into the game with several … Read more

Winston Patriots lose to Hartfield

The K-4 and other children lineup for the homecoming events.

By Wendell Womack

Winston Homecoming Queen, Hayden Hudspeth and her court brought beauty and charm to the fans on the first cool Friday night of football. But while the “Beauty” was there for the fans, the “Beast” was there for … Read more

5-2 Noxapater set to host McAdams Friday night at 7

2015 Noxpater Homecoming Court 7th grade – Nona Wilkes, Mia Smith; 8th grade Jenna Wilkes, Mary Grace Mills; 9th grade – Ericka Robertson, Fantasia Carter; 10th grade – Gracey Moore, Dixie Jackson; 11th grade – Simone Coburn, Lexus Riggs; 12th grade – Jenelle Geter, Tiffany Hornesburger; Ladies-in-Waiting – Caliyah Moore, Madelyn Edwards, Ayden Harrington; Queen – Kyria Carter

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Tigers of Noxapater High School have one more task to attend to before facing French Camp Academy and Nanih Waiya High School in key back-to-back Region 3-1A contests.

Noxapater easily dispatched Montgomery County … Read more

Wildcats battle to take Region 4-2A opener over Leake Central

FRONT ROW: Corandreia Pledge, Kiersten Ball, Dyshunte Bragg, LaTiaa Triplett, Marion Ming, Breyonna Sangster, Amani Shell, Makayla Parks, Erica Murry, and Alyissia Joseph BACK ROW:  Charlessia Mays, Aaliyah Haynes, Tyki Gladney, Jordan Sellers, Miriah Ford, Leah Woods, and Nautyca Henly

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Louisville beat Leake Central 22-9 on Friday night to win its Region 4-2A opener, but LHS head coach M.C. Miller says his team is going to have to play much better if it hopes … Read more

Warriors host French Camp in crucial Region 3-1A game Friday

2015 Nanih Waiya Homecoming Court Kindergarten Royalty: Hank McLeod & Hailey Kemp 7th Grade Maids: Emma Duett & Ashley Clark 8th Grade Maids: Kadyn Fussell & Kaylee Gregory Freshmen Maids: Hanna Higginbotham & Dyamond WalkerSophomore Maids: Hannah McKinion & Kayle Reynolds Junior Maids: Makinsie Clark & Madison Boykin Senior Maids: Krysten Eaves & Mackenzie Johnson Lady-in-Waiting: Marlee Parkes Homecoming Queen: Kenley McMullan

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The preliminaries are over. Nanih Waiya outscored its first four Region 3-1A opponents a combined 218-58 and head into Friday night’s crucial home league showdown against French Camp Academy with a 4-0 mark in … Read more

Noxapater claims region championship with win over NW

Lady Tgerts

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Tigers of Noxapater High School banged out 17 hits on the way to a 17-4 win over Nanih Waiya last week to win the Region 5-1A Championship.

The win set Noxapater up … Read more

Lady Wildcats celebrate senior night against Leake Central

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Tuesday night was a big one for the Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School. Not only was the LHS slow-pitch softball team celebrating senior night against Leake Central but they were waiting to learn … Read more

Sports Schedules – 10/07/15

THURSDAY, OCT. 8
Prep Volleyball
5:30/6:30 p.m. — New Hope at Choctaw County
Junior College Football
7 p.m. — EMCC at Holmes… Read more

Statesmen fall in 41-37 defeat; Comeback falls short

A comeback effort by the No. 5 Delta State University Statesmen came up short, as Florida Tech held on for a 41-37 victory on Saturday at Parker Field-McCool Stadium.

The Basics:
Score:  Florida Tech 41, Delta State 37… Read more