Category: Sports

East Central Lady Warriors takes MACJC State Championship

From school reports

The East Central Community College Lady Warrior basketball team won its first Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges State Championship in a dozen years Thursday night, Feb. 25, with a 75-63 win over the Itawamba Community … Read more

Wildcats, Warriors qualify for state hoops playoffs

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Noxapater’s Tylon Brantley (4) looks to pass while guarded by Nanih Waiya’s Bryce Stanton (4).

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School Wildcats picked up a couple wins during the Region 4-4A Basketball Tournament it hosted last week and earned a No. 3 seed in the MHSAA Class 4A Boys State Basketball … Read more

Blair, Frazier ready to catch passes for Hinds CC Eagles


By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

A par of Louisville High School receivers recently signed to extend their football playing career with Hinds Community College.

Chris Blair (6-3, 185) and DeMarcus Frazier (5-10, 155) both said that Hinds just seemed … Read more

Lady Warriors one win away from heading to Jackson

Nanih Waiya Girls District Champs after defeating West Lowndes in Championship game Friday night.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School claimed a hard-fought Region 6-1A Tournament Championship title on Friday night, then knocked off visiting French Camp with ease in the first round of the MHSAA … Read more

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