Category: Sports

ECCC Warriors announce 2015 Football Schedule  

Five home games on the synthetic turf of Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus of East Central Community College highlight the Warriors 2015 football schedule.

The EC Warriors begin the season with their first two games at home. On Thursday, … Read more

Ole Miss hoops star Moody undergoes surgery

From school reports

OXFORD — Ole Miss rising senior guard Stefan Moody will be sidelined for 8-12 weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a stress fracture in his left tibia, head coach Andy Kennedy announced Monday.

The tibial stress fracture … Read more

MSU’s Price wins NCAA 1500 meter championship

Heart, passion and leaving it all out on the track are qualities one will find in a champion. On Saturday, Mississippi State’s Rhianwedd Price was that very definition.

Making her first appearance in the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, … Read more

MSU-USM football game to kick-off at 9 p.m. on Sept. 5

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Mississippi State University’s first football game of the 2015 season may actually end early on Sunday morning.

MSU, looking to build off an impressive 2014 season that saw the Bulldogs go 10-3 on the … Read more

Nanih Waiya’s Johnson ready for All-Star experience

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By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Mackenzie Johnson knows for sure she wants to play softball on the collegiate level, she just isn’t sure where they will be yet.

“I have several offers, but I’m just waiting to see what … Read more

Jesse Ward heads to Bayou as teacher/coach

From press reports

Delta State University running back coach Jesse Ward will join the Bayou Academy faculty and coaching staff effective June 1  helping with both junior high and varsity football as well as teaching world history, geography, personal finance … Read more

Three local athletes recognized among State’s Best

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

A trio of local athletes were among those recognized by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger and were invited to the Best of Mississippi Preps Banquet on Thursday at the Jackson Convention Complex.

The guest speaker for … Read more

Four ECCC softball players win awards at National Championship

East Central Community College softball players receiving awards at the conclusion of the 2015 National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Softball National Championship were (from left) Katlyn Duke, Marucci Elite Hitter Award, and Mallory Turner, Lacey Hill, and Mahalia Gibson, All-Tournament Team.

From press reports

Four East Central Community College Lady Diamond Warrior softball players received awards at the conclusion of the 2015 National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Softball National Championship played May 13-16 at Traceway Park in Clinton.… Read more

ECCC  Lady  Warriors finish second in nation 

The East Central Community College softball team with their trophy after finishing second in the nation at the 2015 National Junior College Athletic Association Division II National Tournament. (EC Photo)

From school reports

The East Central Community College Lady Diamond Warriors advanced to the championship game of the 2015 National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Softball National Championship Saturday, May 16, before falling to Kankakee Community College 5-1.… Read more

Some nicknames are most definitely earned

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By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Obviously, I carry the moniker Old Sports Dude for a reason.

As I was covering the press conference for the upcoming MHSAA State Baseball Championships Monday morning in Pearl I had several revelations. Each … Read more