Category: Sports

Wildcats take overtime win over Caledonia, 75-65

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Louisville High School Wildcats outscored homestanding Caledonia 31-18 in the fourth quarter and 18-8 in overtime to take a 75-65 win last week. Jordan Miller and Jacques Braggs scored 19 points each for…

Noxapater’s Kiera Phillips signs with East Mississippi

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal For the fourth consecutive year Noxapater High School has had a softball player sign a college scholarship. Last week senior second baseman Kiera Phillips signed to play for East Mississippi Community College. Former Lady…

Lady Warriors knock off Starkville Academy in Mid-Mississippi Classic

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School bounced back from a 41-37 region loss to Sebastopol last week by posting an impressive 46-38 win over Starkville Academy in the Crowson’s Auto World Mid-Mississippi…

Sports Schedules – 01/27/2016

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 27 College Basketball 6 p.m. — Auburn at Ole Miss THURSDAY, JAN. 28 Prep Basketball 6 p.m. — Hebron Christian at Kemper Academy Junior College Basketball

ECCC Cheer Clinics offered beginning Jan. 31

Students interested in trying out for the 2016-2017 cheerleading squad at East Central Community College in Decatur are invited to participate in free stunt clinics beginning Jan. 31.

Newman scores 25 to push Bulldogs past Ole Miss

From school reports STARKVILLE – Growing up in the state of Mississippi, Malik Newman and Quinndary Weatherspoon were both aware of the Mississippi State-Ole Miss rivalry before taking the floor at the Humphrey Coliseum. When the lights came on and…

Registration open for ECCC’s Spring Intensive

It’s not too late to register for classes at East Central Community College in Decatur for the Spring 2016 Intensive Term II on-campus courses and the Spring 2016 Intensive Term II online courses. The last day to register for on-campus…

Lady Warriors take big win over arch-rival Lady Tigers

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Nanih Waiya girls continued to play well last week, picking up region wins over Leake County and Noxapater. Ashlie Thames tossed in 23 points for the Lady Warriors in the 61-33 win over…

Three Nanih Waiya standouts sign athletic scholarships

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Three Nanih Waiya athletes — two fast-pitch softball players and one baseball standout — signed with East Central Community College on Friday. Signing with the Lady Warriors, one of the premier junior college softball…

Warriors take solid hoops win over rival Noxapater

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Nanih Waiya boys basketball team bounced back from a 66-59 road loss to Leake County earlier in the week to post a 63-43 region win over rival Noxapater on Friday night. Nanih Waiya…