Category: Sports

EMCC Freshman among nations leading scorers in junior college hoops

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal SCOOBA — Sharon Thompson knew Quantesha Patterson was a special talent, that’s why the veteran East Mississippi Community College head women’s basketball coach, spent so much time on her during the recruitment process. That…

MSUs Newman takes top SEC freshman honors

From school reports STARKVILLE – Following a career-high 20 points against Northern Colorado that propelled Mississippi State to its second-consecutive win, heralded guard Malik Newman has been tabbed the SEC’s Freshman of the Week. It’s the third league honor for…

Sports schedules

WED, DEC. 30 Prep Basketball TBA — East Webster Classic (East Webster, Eupora, Choctaw County entered) TBA — Newton Classic (Louisville Boys entered) College Football 2:30 p.m. — MSU vs. North Carolina State in Belk Bowl in Charlotte, N.C.

WA Patriots take road win over Newton Academy

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Winston Academy Patriots improved to 3-9 on the season with a 48-41 win over homestanding Newton County Academy on Thursday. WA jumped out to an 18-6 first-quarter lead and was up 32-14 at…

Sports schedules – 12/23/2015

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 23 College Basketball 7 p.m. — Northern Colorado at MSU SATURDAY, DEC. 26 College Football 1:20 p.m. — Washington vs. USM in Heart of Dallas Bowl

MSU Bulldogs ranked No. 11 by Collegiate Baseball

From school reports STARKVILLE – Mississippi State was ranked No. 11 in Collegiate Baseball’s 2016 preseason poll, the publication announced Monday. The Diamond Dawgs are coming off the most impressive summer in school history, where eight of its 16 returning…

1st Annual Marcus Thames Baseball camp a success

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal Many of the local Winston County kids were given a holiday treat as they were given the opportunity to participate in the 1st Annual Marcus Thames Baseball Camp on Friday, November 27 at…

Sports Schedules – 12/02/2015

WED, DEC. 2 College Basketball 7 p.m. — Texas Southern at MSU THUR, DEC. 3 Prep Soccer 5:30/7 p.m. — Neshoba Central at Louisville

Mini-cheer camp set for Monday in Scooba

From School reports SCOOBA — East Mississippi Community College will hold a mini-cheer camp for all school-aged children on Monday, Dec. 7, on the Scooba campus. Open to girls and boys from ages 5-18, EMCC’s upcoming mini-cheer camp will be…