Sports

Tryouts set for ECCC Men’s Soccer Team

From press reports

Tryouts for the 2015 East Central Community College men’s soccer team will be held Thursday, Feb. 19 on the Decatur campus, announced head coach Kenneth Thompson.

Activities are scheduled from noon to 3 p.m. Registration will be … Read more

Sports Schedules – 02/04/2015

THUR, FEB. 5
Prep Basketball
TBA — MAIS AA District 2 Tournament (Winston Academy entered)
Junior College Basketball
5:30/7:30 p.m. — Gulf Coast at East Central
6/8 p.m. — EMCC at Miss. Delta
6/8 p.m. — Itawamba at Holmes… Read more

Patriots set to begin district tourney Tuesday

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Winston Academy Patriots will likely be the No. 6 seed when the District 2-AA Tournament opens play at Canton Academy on Tuesday.

WA is expected to be matched up against either Oak Hill … Read more

Lady Wildcats pick up region victory

16By Austin Bishop

The Louisville High School girls basketball team bounced back form a tough first quarter to post a thrilling 46-45 region road win over Aberdeen on Friday.

Aberdeen held a 15-9 lead after one quarter of play before … Read more

Sports Schedules – 01/28/2015

THUR, JAN. 29
Prep Basketball
6 p.m. Nanih Waiya at Grace Christian (Boys only)
Junior College Basketball
5/7 p.m. Holmes at Northwest
5:30/7:30 p.m. Meridian at East Central
5:30/7:30 p.m. Northeast at EMCC
Women’s College Basketball… Read more

Nanih Waiya’s Sheets signs with East Central

Front: Tony Sheets (Dad), Brantlee Sheets, Tracy Holder (Mom), Van Holder (Stepdad) Back: Ron Swart, Blake Sheets (Brother)

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

While she had other opportunities, it really wasn’t much of a surprise when Nanih Waiya softball standout Brantlie Sheets decided to sign with East Central Community College.

“I’ve always just felt East Central was … Read more

Winston Academy’s Jones signs scholarships with HCC

Kristi Jones, Kaitlin Jones and George Jones, (back row) Debbie Knight and Colleen Jones with Winston Academy coach Ard, WA Headmaster Farrell Rigby and

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Making changes is something Kaitlin Jones is getting used to.

The Winston Academy senior, who recently moved from Sturgis to the Stewart community near Eupora, will be making the big step to playing fast-pitch … Read more

Doug Cunningham remembered as great athlete, person

Cunningham during his playing days.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Winston County lost one of its sports legends when Doug Cunningham died last Tuesday at the age of 69.

The former Louisville High School football standout went on to have a legendary career at … Read more