Category: Sports

Lady Wildcats clinch MHSAA 4A softball playoff berth

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Heading into their showdown at Kosciusko on Tuesday, the Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School knew what was on the line. While LHS has already earned a spot in the upcoming MHSAA Class 4A…

Noxapater falls to French Camp

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal It was a case of too little, too late for the Noxapater Lady Tigers last week. The Lady Tigers spotted French Camp a 10-0 lead and scored eight runs in the bottom of…

Louisville opens Region 4-4A play

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal What lurks at the end of Louisville’s Region 4-4A schedule makes the next two weeks very important. The Wildcats, fresh off a 49-0 win over Amanda Elzy, are set to open region play on…

Lady Patriots fall just short of reaching AAA state tourney

By Ryan Satcher Winston County Journal The Winston Academy Lady Patriots came within one game of the state tournament but came up just a little short in their bid to advance in the North State AAA Tournament on Saturday. A…

Winston Academy Patriots open district play with loss

By Wendell Womack It’s hard to win when you have more yards in penalties than in rushing. It’s hard to win when you have more penalties than first downs. It’s hard to win when tempers flair and composure is lost.…

Warriors keep focused as they improve to 5-1 on the season

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya coach Ryan Keeton implored his team over the last couple of weeks to take every opponent seriously. To come out focused and ready to take control. To get off to the best…

Four NW cross-country athletes post top 20 finishes

By Rocky HIgginbotham Winston County Journal A quartet of competitors from Nanih Waiya notched top-20 finishes at the East Mississippi Classic cross-country event in Collinsville last weekend. In the second event of the fall for head coach Courtnee Graham’s squads,…

Noxapater coach takes shutout loss to Sebastopol hard

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal Friday night was certainly a night that Noxapater coach Casey Orr would just as soon let slip into the past, but hopes his young Tigers never forget. The Tigers were dominated on both sides…

Lady Tigers clinch region title with win over Nanih Waiya

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal Noxapater only managed one win this past week in slow-pitch softball but the Lady Tigers won the game they had to win. The Lady Tigers beat rival Nanih Waiya 6-0 to claim the Division…

Young Lady Warriors have some strong moments

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal There are times when it’s obvious the Nanih Waiya slow-pitch softball team is making strides. And then, there’s times when it’s obvious just how young and inexperienced the Lady Warriors are this season. Nanih…