Category: Sports

Nanih Waiya takes win over arch-rival Noxapater in boys action

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Noxapater’s Dee Woods (24) moves the ball up court against Nanih Waiya’s Ken McQueen (2).

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Warriors of Nanih Waiya took a solid 52-40 win over Noxapater in a battle of the Winston County Schools on Friday.

NWHS is set to host the Region 6-1A Tournament beginning next week. … Read more

Legals – 02/10/2016

Prep Basketball
5:30 p.m. — East Central at Hinds
6 p.m. — West Lowndes at Nanih Waiya… Read more

Wildcats take big win over rival Noxubee County

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Jacques Braggs (11) drives hard to the basket during the Louisville v New Hope Boys Basketball on January 5, 2016

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School boys split a pair of games last week, falling to Kosciusko 66-56 on Tuesday before taking a 57-52 over arch-rival Noxubee County on Friday.

The Wildcats trailed 28-18 at the … Read more

Lady Warriors look to close out strong in region play

Lyn Kirk (40) pulls down an offensive rebound.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

After improving to 3-1 in Region 6-1A play last week with a 57-43 win over Leake County, the Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya have their eyes on their last four league games of the … Read more

Sports Schedules – 02/03/2016

Prep Basketball
TBA — MAIS District 2 AAA Tournament at Winston Academy
6 p.m. — Vardaman at Eupora
6 p.m. — Winona at French Camp
6 p.m. — Kemper Academy at Hebron Christian
6 p.m. — Philadelphia … Read more

Expectations high as ECCC softball opens season February 4

Expectations are high, and so is the preseason ranking as the East Central Community College Lady Diamond Warriors open their 2016 softball season Thursday, Feb. 4, against Alabama Southern Community College at the softball complex on the Decatur campus. Game … Read more

Louisville’s Thames signs with Hinds CC

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By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Michael Bruce knows speed when he sees it and when he saw Shantianna Thames run as a seventh grader he knew then she would be something special.… Read more

Wildcats take overtime win over Caledonia, 75-65

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Winston Academy versus  Leake Academy Boys Basketball on  January 19, 2016

Collin Willis (33) sets to pass to a teammate.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School Wildcats outscored homestanding Caledonia 31-18 in the fourth quarter and 18-8 in overtime to take a 75-65 win last week.

Jordan Miller and Jacques Braggs scored 19 points each for … Read more