Category: Sports

Tigers open baseball season with sweep in Noxapater Classic

Photos by Mike Robertson
Shortstop, Roper Ball (4) records an out with his throw to first base as Garrett Miles (6) looks on.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The homestanding Tigers picked up a couple wins in the Noxapater Classic on Saturday, beating Philadelphia 3-0 and Newton 7-3.

R.J. Pierce threw a four-hit shutout against Philly, while striking out five batters while … Read more

Lady Warriors roll past Stringer to earn spot in Jackson

Rebecca Stokes (40) fights for a rebound under the basket.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

It should be no surprise that a tenacious, pressure defense is what powered Nanih Waiya to a 70-42 win over visiting Stringer in the second round of the MHSAA Class 1A Girls State Basketball … Read more

Lady Wildcats, Lady Tigers split softball doubleheader

Mike Robertson/Courtesy
Noxapater pitcher, Lexi Thomas, delivers the ball to the plate.

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

What was supposed to be the Winston County Softball Classic on Saturday, wound up being a doubleheader between Louisville and Noxapater.

The Nanih Waiya team didn’t participate, due the the Lady Warriors advancing in the … Read more

Sports Schedules – 03/02/2016

Prep Baseball
6 p.m. — Newton County Academy at Winston
6 p.m. — Leake Academy at Oak Hill
6 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at Eupora… Read more

East Central Lady Warriors takes MACJC State Championship

From school reports

The East Central Community College Lady Warrior basketball team won its first Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges State Championship in a dozen years Thursday night, Feb. 25, with a 75-63 win over the Itawamba Community … Read more

Wildcats, Warriors qualify for state hoops playoffs

Mike Robertson/ Courtesy
Noxapater’s Tylon Brantley (4) looks to pass while guarded by Nanih Waiya’s Bryce Stanton (4).

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School Wildcats picked up a couple wins during the Region 4-4A Basketball Tournament it hosted last week and earned a No. 3 seed in the MHSAA Class 4A Boys State Basketball … Read more

Blair, Frazier ready to catch passes for Hinds CC Eagles


By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

A par of Louisville High School receivers recently signed to extend their football playing career with Hinds Community College.

Chris Blair (6-3, 185) and DeMarcus Frazier (5-10, 155) both said that Hinds just seemed … Read more

Lady Warriors one win away from heading to Jackson

Nanih Waiya Girls District Champs after defeating West Lowndes in Championship game Friday night.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School claimed a hard-fought Region 6-1A Tournament Championship title on Friday night, then knocked off visiting French Camp with ease in the first round of the MHSAA … Read more