Category: Sports

Missed opportunities hurt NW Warriors in season opener

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal To say a football game was closer than the final score indicates is without a doubt cliché. But sometimes, it’s just the truth. It was certainly the case for the Nanih Waiya football team…

Patriots lose opener on the road

Submitted by Wendell Womack The Winston Patriots opened the 2015 and the 2016 football seasons against the 4A Lamar Raiders from Meridian with the same results, and almost the exact same scores. The 2015 opener saw the Patriots fall 44-7,…

Orr likes effort he saw out of his Tigers in scrimmage

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal  It wasn’t a perfect performance but Noxapater head football coach Casey Orr can live with what he saw on Friday night. The Tigers took a 7-0 scrimmage win against Starkville Academy in a…

Sports schedules

THURSDAY, AUG. 18 Prep Volleyball 6 p.m. — Aberdeen at Choctaw County Prep Softball TBA — Neshoba Central at Philadelphia 5:30 p.m. — Winston Academy at Kemper Academy 5:30 p.m. — French Camp at Leake County 5:45 pm. — Canton…

Lady Warriors drop pair to open softball season

By Rocky HIgginbotham Winston County Journal Offense was difficult to come by for the Nanih Waiya slow-pitch softball team in its season-opening action last weekend in the Winston Classic. The young Lady Warriors dropped a 14-4 decision to Noxapater, then…

Warriors anxious to open season Friday night

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Like most high school football teams around, Nanih Waiya’s players were chomping at the bit to hit someone else last week when the Warriors were slated to face off against Pelahatchie in jamboree action.…

Host Lady Wildcats open with split in softball classic

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal After splitting a pair of games in the Winston County Classic on Saturday, the Louisville High School Lady Wildcats were set to play three more games this week. The LHS slow-pitch softball squad hosted…

Noxapater opens season with pair of wins over county foes

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal One thing is for sure, the Noxapater softball team is a group of fast starters. The Lady Tigers scored 12 runs in the first inning in a pair of games on Saturday at the…

Wildcats take 21-0 jamboree win over Shannon

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Tough schedules are nothing new to the Louisville High School football team. “That’s the only way you are ever going to get better,” said veteran LHS head football coach M.C. Miller. “That’s how you…

Sports briefs

Annual ‘Toothpick Bowl’ moved to Thursday night From combined reports The football showdown between Louisville High school and Noxubee County has been moved up one day to Thursday, Oct. 13. Kick-off is still set for 7 p.m. at R.E. Hinze…