Category: Sports

Nanih Waiya baseball gets in four games before bad weather

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal While most teams were completely stymied by last week’s inclement weather, the Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School played two games on Monday and two games on Tuesday in a pair of tournaments before…

Lady Bulldogs set to host NCAA action

From school reports STARKVILLE, Miss. – Mississippi State will be “Dancing” in Starkville. The Bulldogs earned a No. 5 seed for the second-straight season and were selected to host the NCAA Tournament First and Second Rounds at Humphrey Coliseum for…

Sports Schedules – 03/16/2016

THUR, MARCH 17 Prep Baseball 5:30 p.m. — Choctaw County at Louisville Fast-Pitch Softball 3:30 p.m. — East Webster at Pontotoc

Patriots pick up thrilling win over Newton County Academy

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Winston Academy baseball team scored five runs in the top of the seventh inning on Monday to take a 13-10 win over Newton County Academy to improve to 2-3 on the season.

‘Surprise season’ blessing for NW basketball team, coach

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal JACKSON — The season didn’t end like Jaimee Childs had hoped, but the Nanih Waiya High School girls basketball coach wouldn’t give this season back for anything. “It’s definitely been one of my biggest…

Warriors open week with two wins in Stringer tourney

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal After opening last week with a disappointing 10-3 loss to Lake, the Nanih Waiya baseball team has been on a roll, knocking off Eupora, Mize and Taylorsville to improve to 5-1 on the season.

Tigers earn tight baseball victory over Scott Central

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Tigers of Noxapater High School won one of the three baseball games they played last week, posting a 9-7 win over homestanding Scott Central on Friday. Noxapater opened the week with a 9-3…

ECCC Lady Warriors upset in first round of Region XXIII tourney

The East Central Community College Lady Warrior basketball team fell 77-75 to the Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs in the first round of the National Junior College Athletic Association Region XXIII Tournament last Wednesday at A.E. Wood Coliseum on the…

ECCC women’s netters pick up two victories

From School Reports The East Central Community College Lady Warriors beat Marion Military Institute 6-3 ion Friday. The women’s team overall record improves to 3-5. East Central’s netters will play on the road against Itawamba Community College in Fulton on…