Category: Sports

Nanih Waiya set to close our regular season at Ethel Friday

Nanih Waiya makes the extra point in an earlier game in the season.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

It’s official.

After the final play came to an end in their 35-14 win over Durant on Friday night, the Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School were officially the Region 3-1A champions.

Now the … Read more

Wildcats hit the road for the first round of the MHSAA Playoffs

Photos by Stan Beall
LHS on the passing attack.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Louisville’s task on Friday night will be a tough one.

After closing out the regular season with a disappointing 46-21 road loss to Region 4-4A foe Kosciusko, the Wildcats will hit the road for … Read more

Late touchdown pushes Northwest past East Central, 27-20

Warrior quarterback Jesse Hosket hands off to Tredarian Gamble in a steady downpour during MACJC semifinal action against Northwest in Senatobia Oct. 31.

From school reports

SENATOBIA — It took a fourth quarter touchdown for the No. 2-ranked Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers to put away a determined East Central Community College Warrior football team on Saturday and earn a 27-20 win in … Read more

Noxapater set to visit Durant Thursday to end regular season

Noxapater making the tackle in the earlier in the season game against Nanih Waiya.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Having already clinched second place in Region 3-1A both the Noxapater Tigers and their coach are ready for the playoffs to begin.

That, however, will have to wait a week as Noxapater is set … Read more

Ole Miss improves to 7-2 on season with win over Auburn

No. 19 Ole Miss held off a feisty homestanding Auburn team for a 27-19 victory Saturday afternoon at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Along with the victory over Alabama earlier this year, the Rebels secured wins in Tuscaloosa and Auburn in the same … Read more

Mississippi State plays on ESPN Thursday against Missouri

From school reports

STARKVILLE – Mississippi State advanced in the national football polls on Sunday, climbing to No. 24 in the Associated Press Top 25 and moving into the Amway Coaches poll at No. 25.

The Bulldogs, who had a … Read more

Sports schedules – 11/04/15

Prep Football
7 p.m. — Grenada at Neshoba Central
Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Lamar School at Winston Academy
Junior High School Basketball
6 p.m. — East Webster at Winona
Junior College Basketball… Read more

Nanih Waiya wins slugfest over Noxapater in Cross Creek Rivalry

Courtesy Photos from Mike Robertson
Noxapater quarterback, James Stalcup (15) hands the ball to Vonta Woods (4).

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Cross Creek rivalry surely didn’t disappoint.

In a game full of big plays and momentum swings, visiting Nanih Waiya was able to counter every time Noxapater made it’s move to take control or … Read more

Winston ends season with a loss to Starkville

Payson Roberts (5) blocking as Bailey Smith (1) turns up field with the ball during an earlier game in the season.

From Wendell Womack

The last six meetings between the Winston Patriots and the Starkville Volunteers have ended with an average score of 38-11 in favor of Starkville. The trend remained about the same as Winston saw their last game of … Read more

Louisville-Kosy rivalry has home playoff game in balance

LHS punter Corey McCullough  boots one down field

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Sometimes, you just have to figure out a way to win.

With his team’s offense producing less than 100 yards total for the game, Louisville High School linebacker Lajordin Anderson stepped in front of … Read more