Category: Sports

Lady Wildcats look to get back on winning track

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Louisville High School slow-pitch softball team was looking to snap a three-game losing streak this week when they hosted Kemper County High School in a doubleheader on Tuesday before visiting Caledonia on Thursday.…

Sullivan leads Statesmen to victory in season opener

From press & staff reports The 2016 Delta State University football team kicked off its season with six first-half touchdowns in an impressive victory over Kentucky Wesleyan College, 50-29, in the season-opener on Thursday at Parker Field-McCool Stadium. The Statesmen…

Noxapater picks up key softball win

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal The Noxapater softball team split a pair of games last week but won the one they needed to win. After a 12-0 loss to Sebastopol on Tuesday, the Lady Tigers beat rival Nanih Waiya…

Rebels drop season-opener to FSU despite early 22-point lead

No. 11 Ole Miss jumped out to a 28-6 over No. 4 Florida State, but the Seminoles took advantage of four Rebel turnovers and scored 30 unanswered points to down the Rebels 45-34 in the Camping World Kickoff Monday night.…

Lady Warriors snap losing streak with win over French Camp

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya’s slow-pitch softball team put an end to a losing skid which dated back to the 2014 season last week, and the Lady Warriors did so in a big way. Coach Courtnee Graham’s…

Sports Schedules

THURSDAY, SEPT. 8 Prep Softball TBA — West Lauderdale at Neshoba Central TBA — Newton County at Philadelphia 3 p.m.  — Kemper Academy at Newton County Academy 5 p.m. — Noxapater at French Camp 6 p.m. — Houston at East…

Lady Pats looking to rebound from tough softball week

By Ryan Satcher Winston County Journal The Winston Academy Lady Patriots are hoping a week off from games will help them regroup after a tough week against some of the best fast-pitch teams in the state. Winston dropped a doubleheader…

Sports Briefs

Bates ready for senior season at Nicholls State Former Louisville High School standout C.J. Bates is looking forward to a big season at Nicholls (La.) State this season. The 6-foot-1, 200-pound wide receiver led the Colonels with 28 receptions in…

ECCC Football falls to Holmes in season home opener

From school reports The East Central Community College Warrior football team lost a hard-fought ballgame in front of a standing room only crowd during “Black-Out” night at Bailey Stadium” Sept. 1 on the Decatur campus. The Warriors scored two touchdowns…

MSU falls 21-20 on last-second missed field goal

From school reports STARKVILLE — In the season opener for both teams, South Alabama (1-0) upset Mississippi State (0-1) 21-20 at Davis Wade Stadium Saturday afternoon. The Bulldogs took a 17-0 lead into halftime, but the Jaguars answered by outscoring…