Category: Sports

Lady Tigers conclude regular season with convincing win over Louisville

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal The Noxapater Lady Tigers entered the postseason with a bang, blasting Louisville 24-14 to end the regular season. “Wow what a great ending to the regular season,” Noxapater coach Jodie Duran said. “I am…

Noxapater set to host French Camp Academy on Thursday night

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal Noxapater head football coach Casey Orr said it wasn’t the best performance of the year for the Tigers. But then again, the Tigers were leading 21-0 at the end of the first quarter and…

Nanih Waiya set to open softball playoffs this week

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya’s slow-pitch softball team finished up the 2016 regular season last week with a pretty solid offensive showing, although it didn’t translate into any victories for the Lady Warriors. After a 15-3 setback…

NW runners set to complete in Mississippi College event

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal A group of six runners from Nanih Waiya competed in the Northeast Lauderdale High School Invitational Cross-Country Meet Oct. 1. The meet was held at the Northeast Recreational Complex in Meridian. Senior Tristen Cotton…

Wildcats ready to host “Toothpick Bowl” Thursday night

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Thursday’s showdown between arch-rivals Louisville High School and Noxubee County will have extra significance which the 7 p.m. kickoff arrives. The Region 4-4A contest, unofficially dubbed the “Toothpick Bowl” in reference to coach M.C.…

Winston falls hard to Heritage

By Wendell Womack It was a bad night at Patriot Field last Friday as Columbus Heritage easily defeated Winston by a score of 42-14. The only thing that was working in favor of the Patriots was the running clock!! In…

ECCC football upsets No. 8 Jones County 37-24 in South Division Action

The East Central Community College football team took over sole possession of first place in the MACJC South Division after beating nationally ranked No. 8 Jones County Junior County 37-24 Thursday, Oct. 6, in Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus.…

Lady Warriors looks to close out softball regular season

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya’s slow-pitch softball team had just one contest last week, as the Lady Warriors dropped a 17-3 decision to a solid squad from Sebastopol. The loss dropped the Lady Warriors to 2-12 heading…

ECCC Lady Warriors remain undefeated on soccer pitch

From school reports The East Central Community College women’s soccer team beat Pearl River Community College 1-0 in two overtimes in non-division action Friday,. The victory over the defending MACJC state champions improved ECCC to 8-0 on the season. The…

Winston County’s Tyler Sullivan among Campbell candidates

From school reports ATLANTA — The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame announced last week the 156 semifinalists, including Delta State University senior quarterback Tyler Sullivan, for the 2016 William V. Campbell Trophy, presented by Fidelity Investments®. The…