Category: Sports

Patriots hit by falling stars

Patriots had challenges moving the ball down field.

By Wendell Womack

The Winton Patriots turned a possible Winston win into another Winston woe!! The Winona Christian Stars snatched a predicted victory from Winston and sent the Patriots to 0-2 on the year.

On paper, the talented Patriots should … Read more

Early mistakes cost Tigers in loss to strong EW team

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Noxapater head football coach Casey Orr knew his Tigers would be facing a challenge when they hosted East Webster on Friday night, and he was correct.

The Wolverines scored 35 points in the first … Read more

Roberts gets first start in EMCC’s 69-20 win over Southwest

Mike Robertson/Courtesy
Wyatt Roberts avoiding a tackle

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

SCOOBA — Former Louisville High School standout Wyatt Roberts put together a solid performance in his first collegiate start, leading homestanding East Mississippi Community College to a 69-20 win over Southwest Mississippi Community College … Read more

Statesmen football lead by QB Sullivan opens season at No. 14 in AFCA Top 25

Sullivan is honored at the August 28 Winston Academy game.

From press reports

CLEVELAND, Miss. – When the curtain opens on the 2015 season Thursday, Sept. 3 at Parker Field-McCool Stadium, the Delta State University football team will begin the campaign ranked No. 14 in the nation in the annual … Read more

Wildcats looking to bounce back against Kemper County Friday

Austin Bishop/Courtesy photos.
LHS huddles up.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

M.C. Miller was very well aware that his team was manhandled in a 46-7 loss to visiting West Point last Friday night at R.E. Hinze Stadium. But the veteran Louisville High School head football … Read more

Warriors set to host strong Lake team Friday night

Nanih Waiya at its first home game last week (Aug. 21).

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School look to take the last bite of a tough three-course meal to open the 2015 schedule on Friday night when they play host to a strong Lake … Read more

Sports tales – 09/02/15

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WA and LHS coaches speak to Rotary
Winston Academy coach Junior Graham and Louisville High School Coach … Read more

MSU Bulldogs eclipse 50K mark in season ticket sales

From school reports

STARKVILLE – For the first time in program history, Mississippi State football has eclipsed the 50,000-mark in season ticket sales, the MSU Athletic Ticket Office announced last week.

As of Tuesday afternoon, 50,311 2015 season tickets have … Read more

Sports Schedules – 09/02/15

THURSDAY, SEPT. 3
Prep Softball
4/6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Central Academy
5/6 p.m. — East Webster at Noxapater
5/6 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at Louisville
5/6:30 p.m. — French Camp at Ethel… Read more

Hosket leads East Central to big win over Miss. Delta

ECCC quarterback Jesse Hosket tosses a pass during the Warriors win last Thursday.

From combined reports

DECATUR — Jesse Hosket’s first start as quarterback at East Central Community College was a good one, as the former French Camp Academy standout hit on 13-of-18 passes for 188 yards and a touchdown in just two … Read more