Category: Sports

Sports schedules

‘Air’ McCullough
shows off arm
in Alcorn win
It’s no surprise to fans of Louisville High School that Corey McCullough knows how to kick the ball through the uprights, but the Alcorn State freshman showed off another one of his … Read more

Sports Schedule

Prep Volleyball
6 p.m. — Choctaw County at West Lowndes
Prep Softball
TBA — Choctaw Central at Neshoba Central
TBA — Nanih Waiya at Leake Central (DH)
5 p.m. — Leake County at French Camp
6 p.m. … Read more

Nanih Waiya continues Region 3-1A winning streak

By Rocky Higginbotham
Winston County Journal

Following an emotional win — and one pointed to by many as a possible turning point — Nanih Waiya’s coaching staff knew a letdown was inevitable.

Luckily for those fellows and the Warriors, it … Read more

MSU Bulldogs pick up SEC win over South Carolina, 27-14

STARKVILLE — Through four quarters and an hour-long lightning delay, Mississippi State (1-1,1-0 SEC) prevailed over South Carolina (1-1, 0-1), winning by a final score of 27-14 in Starkville in the SEC opener for the home team last Saturday.

Mississippi … Read more

Lady Warriors fall to strong Ethel team

By Rocky Higginbotham
Winston County Journal

The Lady Tigers from Ethel are expected to make a deep run into the Class 1A slow-pitch softball playoffs this fall.

In facing Nanih Waiya on a pair of occasions, they’ve certainly showed the … Read more

Golden Eagles have no trouble blowing out Savannah State

From school reports

HATTIESBURG — Six hundred-plus yards total offense. Sixty-seven players taking the field. The deep-sixing of a 19-year-old Conference USA record for defensive dominance.

All in all, a very good evening for Southern Miss, as it rolled past … Read more

Rebels pick up first win of season before record-setting crowd

From school reports

OXFORD — A school-record crowd of 64,232 showed for No. 18 Ole Miss’ home opener at newly renovated Vaught-Hemingway Stadium and the Rebels certainly did not disappoint the assembled throng.

Senior quarterback Chad Kelly passed for 219 … Read more

WA Patriots improve to 3-1

By Wendell Womack

Go figure!

The Winston Patriots ran their first play of the game and fell behind 6-0!

The Wayne Jaguars took the opening drive last Friday night at Patriot Field down to the Winston 2 yard line before … Read more

Heartbreak continues for Louisville Wildcats

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

For the third consecutive week the Louisville High School Wildcats experienced an agonizing loss, but Friday night’s cut was the deepest.

LHS had seemingly pulled out a miraculous victory by recovering a mishandled punt … Read more

Warriors realize potential in big win over Lake

By Rocky Higginbotham
Winston County Journal

There is a mindset among the coaching staff that the Nanih Waiya football team is sitting on more than its fair share of untapped potential.

If Friday night’s win over Lake here at East … Read more