Category: Sports

Tyler Sullivan named Finalist for NFF Campbell Trophy

IRVING, Texas – The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today the finalists for the 2016 William V. Campbell Trophy, presented by Fidelity Investments and prominently displayed at its official home inside the New York Athletic…

Wildcats set to open playoffs at home Friday night

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Louisville High School Wildcats entered the MHSAA Class 4A State Football Playoffs on a positive note last Friday night, taking a 27-24 win over rival Kosciusko to close out the regular season at…

Warriors claim Region 3-1A title with convincing win

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya doesn’t necessarily hide the fact that bigger goals may very well be in reach later in the season. But one of the Warriors’ biggest goals has now been accomplished. The Warriors exploded…

Tigers bounce back to take tight win over visiting Stringer

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   After a hard-fought, disappointing loss to Nanih Waiya, Noxapater coach Casey Orr didn’t really know what to expect out of his young Tiger squad. But after a good week of practice, the Tigers…

Sports Schedules

THURSDAY, NOV. 3 Prep Basketball 6 p.m. — Central Academy at Winston Academy Junior College Basketball 5:30/7:30 p.m. — East Central at Coahoma 5:30/7:30 p.m. — Meridian at EMCC Men’s Basketball 6 p.m. — Morehouse at Ole Miss   FRIDAY,…

East Central Football falls to No. 5 Northwest in Non-Division Action

East Central Community College’s fourth quarter comeback fell short as the Warriors lost a tough 20-14 football game to No. 5 nationally ranked and defending national champion Northwest Mississippi Community College Thursday, Oct. 20, in Senatobia. The Warriors trailed 20-0…

Wildcats looking to lock down second place in Region 4-4A

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal   The Louisville Wildcats go into Friday night’s home game against Kosciusko knowing one thing for sure. They must win to have a chance at being the No. 2 seed coming out of Region…

Patriots fall short of victory and playoffs

By Wendell Womack   In a game that went down to the wire, the Winston Patriots were defeated and deflated, as their 14-12 loss to Starkville denied them a berth in the state playoffs. Needing a win to place them…

Nanih Waiya takes close win over Noxapater

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Not too many folks at Nanih Waiya’s Warrior Field last Thursday night envisioned a defensive struggle between the Warriors and Tigers from Noxapater. Many, in fact, anticipated a high-scoring affair or even a…

Big second-half push Tigers past FCA in region battle

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   Noxapater football coach Casey Orr was worried about how “scrappy” French Camp had played against Starkville Academy a week ago. The Panthers were indeed scrappy against the Tigers Friday night, but not as…