Category: Sports

Four NW cross-country athletes post top 20 finishes

By Rocky HIgginbotham Winston County Journal A quartet of competitors from Nanih Waiya notched top-20 finishes at the East Mississippi Classic cross-country event in Collinsville last weekend. In the second event of the fall for head coach Courtnee Graham’s squads,…

Noxapater coach takes shutout loss to Sebastopol hard

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal Friday night was certainly a night that Noxapater coach Casey Orr would just as soon let slip into the past, but hopes his young Tigers never forget. The Tigers were dominated on both sides…

Lady Tigers clinch region title with win over Nanih Waiya

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal Noxapater only managed one win this past week in slow-pitch softball but the Lady Tigers won the game they had to win. The Lady Tigers beat rival Nanih Waiya 6-0 to claim the Division…

Young Lady Warriors have some strong moments

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal There are times when it’s obvious the Nanih Waiya slow-pitch softball team is making strides. And then, there’s times when it’s obvious just how young and inexperienced the Lady Warriors are this season. Nanih…

Lady Wildcats off to good start in region play

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Louisville High School slow-pitch softball team had a huge week on the softball diamond, taking a pair of key region wins to jump to the top of the league standings with a 3-0…

Lady Patriots ready for North State AAA Tournament

By Ryan Satcher Winston County Journal The Winston Academy Lady Patriots have been on a solid roll as they finish out the regular season and prepare for this weekend’s North AAA State fast-pitch tournament. The Lady Patriots beat Oak Hill…

Injuries continue to plague Louisville football team

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal With four starters already being lost off his team’s defense due to injuries, veteran Louisville High School head football coach M.C. Miller says his Wildcats are just going to have to keep working hard…

Sports Briefs

East Central CC women undefeated in soccer play The East Central Community College women’s soccer team moved to 6-0 overall and 4-0 in the MACJC North Division after defeating Hinds Community College 6-2 in Raymond last Friday. Freshman forward Sierra…

Warriors explode for solid win over Sebastopol

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya’s second regional matchup of the season had a whole lot in common with the first one. The Warriors got off to a slow start. They used big plays to snare the momentum.…

USM suffers first loss of season, falling to Troy 37-31

From school reports HATTIESBURG — Southern Miss did just enough to lose it’s first football game of the season Saturday, dropping a 37-31 decision to Troy before 27,905 at Roberts Stadium. Thing is, despite three turnovers, a botched punt snap…