Category: Sports

Warriors take crucial 32-21 league win over French Camp Academy

Crowning moment: Kenley McMullan crowned.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The homestanding Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School jumped out to a quick 20-0 lead over Region 3-1A foe French Camp Academy Friday night, then held off a late challenge to take a 32-21 … Read more

Lot on the line in annual “Toothpick Bowl” Friday night

Brody Burchfield (15) hands off to Keon Coleman (2) in Louisville's victory over Kemper County in an earlier game.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

When Louisville and Noxubee County get together on the football field it’s always interesting, but there is more than a rivalry on the line Friday night in Macon. The winner of the match-up between … Read more

Roberts throws two TDS to lead Lions past Holmes, 44-28

EMCC quarterback Wyatt Roberts (Louisville HS)
Jucoweekly/Stan Beall.

From school reports

GOODMAN – Aiming for a fifth consecutive MACJC North Division title, the sixth-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College claimed a 44-28 road victory over Holmes Community College Thursday evening at Ras Branch Field.… Read more

Bulldogs improve to 4-2 with 45-17 win over Troy Trojans

From School Reports

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State (4-2, 1-2 SEC) beat Troy (1-4) 45-17 in front of a crowd of 60,000 at Davis Wade Stadium Saturday afternoon. The victory secured win No. 50 at MSU for head coach Dan Mullen.… Read more

Sports Schedules – 10/14/15

THURSDAY, OCT. 15
Prep Volleyball
5:30/6:30 p.m. — Choctaw County at Caledonia
Junior College Football
7 p.m. — Northwest Mississippi at EMCC
7 p.m. — Holmes at Coahoma… Read more

EMCC’s Theriot has another strong rodeo performance for Lions

From school reports

LIVINGSTON, Ala. – The East Mississippi Community College rodeo team posted a second straight sterling performance to open the fall season by finishing as men’s runners-up and in third place on the women’s side at this past … Read more

Rebels roll past Aggies behind 384 yards from Chad Kelly

From school reports

OXFORD – Ole Miss looked to get back on track against New Mexico State Saturday, and the Rebels did just that.

Junior signal caller Chad Kelly completed 24-of-33 passes for a career-high 384 yards and touchdown passes … Read more

Noxapater, Nanih Waiya set for MHSAA softball playoffs

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Noxapater Lady Tigers and Nanih Waiya Lady Warriors were both set to begin play in the MHSAA Class 1A Slow-Pitch Softball State Playoffs on Tuesday.

Noxapater was set to host Stringer in a … Read more

Winston Patriots lose hard fought battle

Winston academy DSC_1321

BY Wendell Womack

Braces, band-aids, and bruises did not stop the battered Patriots from giving it their all-last Friday night at Columbus, where Winston lost to the Heritage Patriots in a district game, 24-19.

Coming into the game with several … Read more

Winston Patriots lose to Hartfield

The K-4 and other children lineup for the homecoming events.

By Wendell Womack

Winston Homecoming Queen, Hayden Hudspeth and her court brought beauty and charm to the fans on the first cool Friday night of football. But while the “Beauty” was there for the fans, the “Beast” was there for … Read more