Category: Sports

East Central Women’s Soccer tops reigning Division Champion Hinds

The East Central Community College women’s soccer team moved to 4-0 on the season with a 2-1 win over Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges North Division foe Hinds Community College Friday, Sept. 4, in Raymond.

The East Central … Read more

EMCC falls just short of tying NJCAA winning streak record

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

WESSON — Minutes after East Mississippi Community College saw its 25-game winning streak get snapped at the hands of Copiah-Lincoln Community College Thursday night, EMCC head coach Buddy Stephens was already working on getting … Read more

Lady Patriots lose slugfest to Central Academy

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Patriots of Winston Academy lost a pair of fast-pitch softball games last week, falling to Leake Academy 16-1 and Central Academy of Macon 20-16.

This week WA has a pair of road … Read more

MSU takes season-opening win over USM

From school reports

HATTIESBURG — Mississippi State (1-0) beat Southern Miss (0-1) 34-16 on Saturday night, opening the 2015 season with a road victory.

Turnovers stalled the Bulldogs early, allowing USM to double MSU’s time of possession for the night, … Read more

Ole Miss explodes for 76 points against UT-Martin

From school reports

OXFORD — Ole Miss scored early and often Saturday against UT Martin.

The Rebel offense amassed 662 yards and scored 10 touchdowns, while the defense limited the Skyhawks to just 290 yards and scored a TD of … Read more

Lady Warriors prepare for region ball games

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School continue to play stout competition as they get ready to enter region play next week.

Nanih Waiya dropped a slow-pitch softball contest to Louisville 13-1 last … Read more

Patriots hit by falling stars

Patriots had challenges moving the ball down field.

By Wendell Womack

The Winton Patriots turned a possible Winston win into another Winston woe!! The Winona Christian Stars snatched a predicted victory from Winston and sent the Patriots to 0-2 on the year.

On paper, the talented Patriots should … Read more

Early mistakes cost Tigers in loss to strong EW team

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Noxapater head football coach Casey Orr knew his Tigers would be facing a challenge when they hosted East Webster on Friday night, and he was correct.

The Wolverines scored 35 points in the first … Read more

Roberts gets first start in EMCC’s 69-20 win over Southwest

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Wyatt Roberts avoiding a tackle

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

SCOOBA — Former Louisville High School standout Wyatt Roberts put together a solid performance in his first collegiate start, leading homestanding East Mississippi Community College to a 69-20 win over Southwest Mississippi Community College … Read more

Statesmen football lead by QB Sullivan opens season at No. 14 in AFCA Top 25

Sullivan is honored at the August 28 Winston Academy game.

From press reports

CLEVELAND, Miss. – When the curtain opens on the 2015 season Thursday, Sept. 3 at Parker Field-McCool Stadium, the Delta State University football team will begin the campaign ranked No. 14 in the nation in the annual … Read more