Category: Sports

Louisville’s Wall named Juco Player of Week

East Central Community College sophomore right-handed pitcher Channing Wall is the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges Player of the Week in baseball for the week of May 9-15. The Louisville High School product picked up two wins in…

Wrestling ‘Super’ event to be held in Louisville

From press & staff reports Mayhem in the Magnolia State comes to Louisville Coliseum on Saturday, May 28th at 6:30 p.m. It will be the pro wrestling event of the year for the state of Mississippi. The wrestling extravaganza began…

Golf tourney success

On May 7, The Winston County Booster Club hosted its First Annual Patriot’s Putt tournament. They had incredible support form Winston County and they would like to thank each and every person that participated, by either playing or graciously donating…

Winston Academy hires new girls basketball coach

From combined reports Former Delta State University basketball standout Miriam ‘Moe’ Bell Reed has been named the new girls head basketball coach at Winston Academy. “I am so excited about coaching this girls at Winston Academy,” Reed said. “I look…

Gleason hired as Winston Academy offensive coordinator

From combined reports Steve Gleason, most recently offensive line coach at Mississippi Delta Community College, has been named as offensive coordinator and offensive line coach at Winston Academy. Before his two-year stint at MDCC he spent five seasons at Modesto…

East Central Alum Marcus Thames inducted into Mississippi Community College Sports Hall of Fame

Former East Central Community College baseball standout Marcus Thames was one of 15 individuals inducted into the Mississippi Community College Sports Hall of Fame on Tuesday, April 26, at the 10th annual induction banquet held at the Clyde Muse Center…

Nanih Waiya, Noxapater send track athletes to state meet

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya High School qualified to compete in 14 events in Saturday’s MHSAA Class 1A State Track Meet at Pearl High School on Saturday, while Noxapater will compete in three girls events. The Warriors…

Lady Warriors have little trouble dispatching French Camp

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Numbers don’t always tell the full story. Although the Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School move into the third round of the MHSAA Class 1A Fast-Pitch Softball State Playoffs with only six wins…

Sports schedules

THURS, MAY 5 Prep Baseball TBA — MHSAA Baseball Playoffs College Baseball 6 p.m. — Missouri at MSU FRIDAY, MAY 6 Prep Baseball TBA — MHSAA Baseball Playoffs Prep Softball TBA — MHSAA Softball Playoffs Prep Track TBA — Class…

Wildcats to face Cleveland in first round of 4A playoffs

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Louisville High School baseball team closed out its regular season with a region split of two games with Leake Central. The Wildcats lost on the road to the Gators 5-4 on Tuesday, before…