Category: Sports

Former ECCC quarterback gets starting nod against Memphis

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Saturday night is something Jesse Hosket has been waiting for a long, long time. The former East Central Community College and French Camp Academy standout will walk on to the turf at Liberty Bowl…

ECCC will ‘Black-Out Bailey’ at Thursday’s Season Opening Football Game

The East Central Community College Warriors will open their 2016 football season Thursday, Sept. 1, against Holmes Community College, and all Warrior fans are encouraged to wear black to the annual “Black-Out Bailey” night. Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m.…

Sports Schedule

THURSDAY, SEPT. 1 Prep Volleyball 6 p.m. — Choctaw County at Caledonia Prep Softball TBA — Neshoba Central at Enterprise TBA — Philadelphia at Lake 5 p.m. — Winston Academy at Central Academy 5:30 p.m. — Newton County Academy at…

Sports Briefs

East Central set to host Holmes Thursday night DECATUR — The East Central Community College Warriors open the 2016 season at home Thursday night when they host Holmes Community College in junior college football action. Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m.…

Lady Warriors play Kosy close before falling 10-9

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya’s slow-pitch softball team had its biggest offensive output of the season in a see-saw affair against visiting Kosciusko last week, but the Lady Warriors came up on the short end of a…

Sports Briefs

Local football standouts list among best juniors, seniors in state Three Winston County athletes are among the Jackson Clarion-Ledger’s Top 40 junior football players. Making the list was Daylen Gill of Louisville High School and Nanih Waiya High School teammates…

Lady Tigers drop pair on softball diamond

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal The Noxapater Lady Tigers didn’t have the best week on the softball diamond. After opening up the season with a pair of wins in the Winston County Classic, the Lady Tigers dropped a…

Lady Wildcats pick up two more softball wins

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Louisville High School slow-pitch softball team has put together a three-game winning streak going into this week’s action. The Lady Wildcats, 3-1 on the season going into this week’s play, were set to…

Strong offensive performance pushes Lady Pats past NCA

By Ryan Satcher Winston County Journal The Winston Academy Lady Patriots overcame Newton County Academy this week but couldn’t overcome the rainy weather. WA knocked off Newton 12-2 but had its only other contest of the week, a game with…

Wildcats fall short to New Hope despite last touchdown

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal M.C. Miller and his coaching staff didn’t have to ponder long on what they would be working on this week following Louisville High School’s 27-26 loss to New Hope last week. “We just made…