Category: Sports

Lady Patriots getting ready for North State

From staff reports

The Winston Academy Lady Patriots were set to host Wayne Academy on Tuesday in preparation for taking part in the MAIS AAA North State Fast-Pitch Softball Tournament at … Read more

Sports Schedules – 09/23/15

THURSDAY, SEPT. 24
Prep Softball
4:30/6 p.m. — Eupora at East Webster
5/6:30 p.m. — Louisville at Caledonia
5/6 p.m. — French Camp at Nanih Waiya
Prep Volleyball
5:30/6:30 p.m. — Starkville at Choctaw County… Read more

Lady Warriors start league play with 1-1 mark

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Nanih Waiya High School slow-pitch softball team took an 11-10 extra-inning win over French Camp to open league play, before dropping an 11-10 contest to Noxapater last Thursday.

Nanih Waiya trailed 10-2 in … Read more

Lady Wildcats split pair of region softball contests

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

After opening region play with a tough 6-5 loss to homestanding Kosciusko last Tuesday, the Lady Wildcats of Louisville bounced back to beat visiting Caledonia 13-9 in slow-pitch softball action on Thursday.

This week … Read more

Nanih Waiya open region play with resounding win over Leake County

Nanih Waiya lining up in an earlier game

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Watching the game film on Sunday afternoon was a whole lot more fun for Nanih Waiya first year head coach Ryan Keeton than it had been the first three weeks.

The Warriors jumped out … Read more

Quick start pushes focused Wildcats past Philadelphia, 51-0

Mike Robertson/ Courtesy
Pervis Frazier (13) stiff-arms a would-be tackler on a quarterback keeper.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Devante Glenn may not be able to predict the future, but he came awfully close on Friday night.

“I told the offense they wren’t going to have to worry about the first snap because … Read more

EMCC bounces back to roll past Coahoma 69-0

Photo by Mike Robertson
East Mississippi quarterback Wyatt Roberts picks up yardage against Coahoma last Thursday night.

From school reports

SCOOBA – The seventh-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College rebounded from their first football setback in nearly three years by shutting out Coahoma Community College, 69-0, during Thursday’s MACJC North Division opener played at EMCC’s Sullivan-Windham … Read more

Patriots win shoot-out 76-40

Coaches talk upcoming plays with the players.
Courtesy photos Chasity Wells.

From Wendell Womack

Consider these game stats: 17 touchdowns, 626 yards in rushing, 303 yards in passing, 329 yards and 115 points!

Winston’s victory over Wayne last Friday night in Waynesboro produced more points than many basketball games!… Read more

Beckwith and Sullivan Snag GSC Weekly Honors

Sullivan

Delta State University quarterback Tyler Sullivan and defensive back Joreco Beckwith have been named the Gulf South Conference Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week for games played in Week Two of the 2015 season.

West Georgia placekicker Hunter Heck … Read more

Noxapater Tigers open region play with shutout victory

Photo by Jeff Parks
Noxapater's Malik Miller (9) knocks the ball out of the hands of Ethel's Julius Erving during Noxapater's 42-0 win  on Friday night.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The team that wins the turnover battle often wins in the game of football. This is something that Noxapater head football coach Casey Orr is well aware of, and also has him concerned.

“Turnovers … Read more