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Bates ready for senior season at Nicholls State Former Louisville High School standout C.J. Bates is looking forward to a big season at Nicholls (La.) State this season. The 6-foot-1, 200-pound wide receiver led the Colonels with 28 receptions in…

ECCC Football falls to Holmes in season home opener

From school reports The East Central Community College Warrior football team lost a hard-fought ballgame in front of a standing room only crowd during “Black-Out” night at Bailey Stadium” Sept. 1 on the Decatur campus. The Warriors scored two touchdowns…

MSU falls 21-20 on last-second missed field goal

From school reports STARKVILLE — In the season opener for both teams, South Alabama (1-0) upset Mississippi State (0-1) 21-20 at Davis Wade Stadium Saturday afternoon. The Bulldogs took a 17-0 lead into halftime, but the Jaguars answered by outscoring…

Patriots explode for win over Winona Christian

Submitted by Wendell Womack Winston Coach Andy Greening and his Patriot’s first victory of the year was special, as they defeated their last year head coach, Junior Graham and his Winona Christian Stars 39-6. With Winona defeating the Patriots 30-11…

Lady Tigers hoping to improve offensively this week

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal It was a rough week for the Noxapater Lady Tigers, losing all five games they played this week. “We are still struggling to score runs and committing to many errors,” Noxapater coach Jodie Duran…

Lady Pats enjoying softball success this fall

By Ryan Satcher Winston County Journal Winston Academy continued its winning ways in fast-pitch softball with two wins during the week and battled through several injuries to finish in third place in a tournament this past weekend. The wins moved…

Stingy defense helps Nanih Waiya post shutout victory

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya coaches, players and fans came away from Week 1 not exactly sure how they felt about their performance. They certainly all felt better after last Friday night. Nanih Waiya used a stingy…

Lady Warriors drop pair to homestanding Kosciusko

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya’s slow-pitch softball team dropped a varsity doubleheader at Kosciusko in its only action last week, falling 6-3 and 11-1 in Thursday action. The losses dropped the Lady Warriors to 0-6 on the…

Lady Wildcats rebound to sweep visiting FCA

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal After a defensive letdown cost them a game earlier in the week, the Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School let their bats do the talking on Thursday as they pounded their way to a…

Turnovers too much for Louisville in loss to West Point

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal M.C. Miller has seen a football schedule or two, and has put together more than his fair share of them. So the veteran Louisville High School head coach knew exactly what he was getting…