Category: Sports

Warriors pick up two wins on the hardwood last week

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Nanih Waiya boys basketball team won two of the three games it played last week, as the Warriors prepare to take on two region contests this week.

The Warriors opened the week with … Read more

Ex-EMCC quarterback plays huge role in Sugar Bowl win for Ole Miss

Photo by Bob Smith
Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly (10) looks to pass during the 2016 Allstate Sugar Bowl held in New Orleans, LA,  January 1, 2016. (Photo by Bob Smith)

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Suspensions handed down by the NJCAA and MACJC may have kept the East Mississippi Community College football team from defending its NJCAA National Championship at the end of the 2015 football season, but that … Read more

MSU pitching coach to headline ICC Leadoff Banquet

By Adam Gore
special to the Plaindealer

FULTON – Mississippi State pitching coach Wes Johnson will be the featured guest at the 2016 Itawamba Community College Leadoff Banquet on Thursday, Feb. 4 at the Dr. David C. Cole Student Services … Read more

Warriors, Tigers take All-State football honors

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Nanih Waiya and Noxapater combined to have 11 players named to the Mississippi Association of Coaches Class 1A All-State football team.

Isaiah Eiland and Chris Smith of Nanih Waiya and Keonte Daniels and Austin … Read more

ECCC First Pitch Dinner set for Jan. 30

From school reports

DECATUR — Members of the 2016 East Central Community College baseball team will receive special recognition Saturday, Jan. 30, when the annual First Pitch Dinner is held on the Decatur campus.

Activities begin at 6:30 p.m. in … Read more

Sports Schedules – 01/13/2016

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 13
College Basketball
8 p.m.— Ole Miss at LSU

THURSDAY, JAN. 14
Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Columbus Christian
Junior College Basketball… Read more

EMCC legend Randall Bradberry returns as AD

From school reports

SCOOBA – One of the most respected people among Mississippi’s junior college ranks is returning to the Scooba campus, as former East Mississippi Community College standout quarterback/head football coach Dr. Randall Bradberry has been hired as the … Read more

Holmes men, women roll past Hinds CC

From school reports

GOODMAN — The Holmes Community College Bulldogs finished their sweep of the Hinds Community College Bulldogs here Thursday night with a 79-91 non-division win.

With the win, the Bulldogs go to 9-3 on the season. The Holmes … Read more

Ole Miss takes sweet win over Oklahoma State

Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze and Jill celebrate following the Rebels' 48-20 win over Oklahoma State in the 2016 Allstate Sugar Bowl held in New Orleans, LA,  January 1, 2016. (Photo by Bob Smith)

From school reports

NEW ORLEANS — How sweet it was.

No. 12 Ole Miss dominated No. 16 Oklahoma State, 48-20, in the 82nd annual Allstate Sugar Bowl Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.… Read more

Bulldogs finish strong season with convincing Belk Bowl win

From School Reports

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — To close out the 2015 season, Mississippi State (9-4) took down North Carolina State (7-6) 51-28 to win the Belk Bowl Wednesday. The Bulldogs started the game quickly on a 21-0 run, earning a … Read more