Category: Sports

Nanih Waiya drops 15-10 road decision to Smithville

Nanih Waiya battling for a score in an earlier game in the season.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

First-year Nanih Waiya head football coach Ryan Keeton is hoping Friday night’s tough 15-10 loss to Smithville will help his Warriors get ready for their Thursday night showdown at Region 3-1A foe Noxapater.

“I … Read more

Cross-Creek Rivalry has region title at stake this year

Nanih Waiya huddle up in an earlier game.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

It has finally arrived.

On Thursday night Noxapater will host Nanih Waiya in the annual cross-creek football rivalry that pits friends, neighbors and family members against each other.

This year, it is for more … Read more

Noxapater falls just short of playing for South State softball title

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Tigers of Noxapater came within three outs of advancing to the MHSAA Class 1A South State Slow-Pitch Softball Championship round, before dropping a 15-14 11-inning decision to visiting Sebastopol in the third … Read more

Sports Schedules – 10/21/15

Prep Football
7 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at Noxapater
Prep Volleyball
TBA — Second Round of MHSAA Playoffs… Read more

ECCC golfers ranked No. 5 in NJCAA Division II

From school reports

The East Central Community College men’s golf team is the No. 5 ranked program in the nation in the most recent National Junior College Athletic Association Men’s Golf Division II poll.

The Warriors also are ranked No. … Read more

Bulldogs explode offensively in Homecoming win over Louisiana Tech

From school reports

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State (5-2) downed Louisiana Tech (4-3) 45-20 as part of Homecoming on Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium. After a slow start following the 11 a.m. kickoff, MSU rallied from a 14-0 deficit in the … Read more

Ole Miss suffers upset loss to Memphis Tigers

From school reports

MEMPHIS — Junior wide receiver Laquon Treadwell had a school record 14 catches for a career-high 144 yards, but No. 12 Ole Miss fell to No. 22 Memphis 37-24 Saturday afternoon at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. After … Read more

East Central records sixth win of season with Homecoming victory

From school reports

Behind four rushing touchdowns from freshman running back Tredarian Gamble, the East Central Community College Warriors made their 2015 Homecoming crowd a happy one with a 47-17 win over the Southwest Mississippi Community College Bears Oct. 17 … Read more

Tip-Off Dinner set for Oct. 29 at East Central CC

From school reports

The East Central Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams will host the first ECCC Basketball Tipoff Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. in the Gold Room of the Mabry Memorial Cafeteria on the Decatur … Read more

ECCC improves to 2-2 in South Division with big road win

East Central freshman running back Mikell Daniels out of Forest High School powers into the Jones County defense during first half action of the Warriors’ 14-6 win.

From School reports

The East Central Community College Warriors scored two first-half touchdowns and then held on for a 14-6 win over Jones County Junior College last Saturday, … Read more