Category: Sports

New organization promotes community unity through sports

From press reports

The Louisville Bobcats (LBC) is the new community organization started by Lawrence Sangster that is focused on providing sports activities for the youth and adults in the Louisville and Winston County areas.… Read more

East Central’s baseball team splits pair of games in EC Invitational

East Central Community College’s Diamond Warriors moved to 6-2 overall after beating Southeastern (Iowa) Community College 8-7 and falling to Faulkner State Community College 13-10 on Friday, Feb. 19, in the EC Invitational at the Clark/Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur.… Read more

Sports Schedules – 02/24/2016

WED, FEB. 24
College Basketbal
6 p.m. — MSU at Texas A&M

Prep Baseball
6 p.m. — Tri-County at Leake
6 p.m. — Winston at Kirk
Junior College Baseball
Noon — Shelton (Ala.) State at EMCC (DH)… Read more

Noxapater takes 53-50 overtime thriller over French Camp


By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Tigers of Noxapater High School are hoping Friday night’s 53-50 overtime win over French Camp will give them positive momentum heading into this week’s Region 6-1A Basketball Tournament being played at Nanih Waiya.… Read more

ECCC Women win 14th Straight

The East Central Community College Lady Warrior basketball team moved into the national rankings on Wednesday and then went out the next night and won their 14th straight game to move one step closer to the MACJC South Division title.… Read more

Sports Schedules – 02/17/2016

Prep Basketball
TBA — Region 5-3A Tournament at Choctaw County
TBA — Region 4-2A Tournament at Winona
TBA — Region 5-1A Tournament at McAdams
TBA — Region 6-1A Tournament at Nanih Waiya… Read more

No. 2-ranked Lady Warriors set to host Region 6-1A Tournament

Mike Robertson/Courtesy
Noxapater’s Star Batts (23) looks to pass to a teammate.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School swept a pair of Region 6-1A games last week to finish the regular season at 7-1 in league play, earning the top seed in the region … Read more

Lady Wildcats win twice to even mark at 11-11

Mike Robertson/Courtesy
Noxapater’s Madelyn Wilkes (34) drives the ball past Nanih Waiya’s Kenley McMullan (11).

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School girls basketball team is picking up steam heading into the Region 4-4A tournament that will be hosted at LHS beginning Monday of next week.

The Lady ‘Cats beat Leake Central … Read more