Category: Sports

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…

Lady Pats close strong in Pillow tournament

By Ryan Satcher Winston County Journal The Winston Academy Lady Patriots took some time to get started but put together a good showing in their fast-pitch tournament at Pillow Academy this past weekend. Winston dropped its early morning opener to…

Roberts gets opportunity to play football at Mississippi State

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The journey continues for Wyatt Roberts. Nine months after the former Louisville High School star — who started at quarterback four years for the Wildcats — thought he had played his last game of…

Wildcats hoping to revive offensive attack in 2016

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal With one of its biggest weapons graduated, the Louisville High School offense will have to find a way to produce points during 2016. One of Louisville’s biggest advantages the past two years, both offensively…

Warriors hope to live up to high expectations this season

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Most Nanih Waiya football fans will tell you expectations for the Warriors in 2016 are high. Just as they did last year. And the year before. Winning breeds high expectations, and Nanih Waiya has…