Category: Sports

Patriots pick up thrilling win over Newton County Academy

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Winston Academy baseball team scored five runs in the top of the seventh inning on Monday to take a 13-10 win over Newton County Academy to improve to 2-3 on the season.

‘Surprise season’ blessing for NW basketball team, coach

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal JACKSON — The season didn’t end like Jaimee Childs had hoped, but the Nanih Waiya High School girls basketball coach wouldn’t give this season back for anything. “It’s definitely been one of my biggest…

Warriors open week with two wins in Stringer tourney

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal After opening last week with a disappointing 10-3 loss to Lake, the Nanih Waiya baseball team has been on a roll, knocking off Eupora, Mize and Taylorsville to improve to 5-1 on the season.

Tigers earn tight baseball victory over Scott Central

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Tigers of Noxapater High School won one of the three baseball games they played last week, posting a 9-7 win over homestanding Scott Central on Friday. Noxapater opened the week with a 9-3…

ECCC Lady Warriors upset in first round of Region XXIII tourney

The East Central Community College Lady Warrior basketball team fell 77-75 to the Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs in the first round of the National Junior College Athletic Association Region XXIII Tournament last Wednesday at A.E. Wood Coliseum on the…

ECCC women’s netters pick up two victories

From School Reports The East Central Community College Lady Warriors beat Marion Military Institute 6-3 ion Friday. The women’s team overall record improves to 3-5. East Central’s netters will play on the road against Itawamba Community College in Fulton on…

Sports Schedules – 03/09/2016

THURSDAY, MARCH 10 Prep Baseball 5 p.m. — Winston in Rush Classic at Meridian 1 p.m. — Neshoba Central vs. Clinton in Meridian 4:30 p.m. — Union vs. Sebastopol in Meridian

Tigers open baseball season with sweep in Noxapater Classic

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The homestanding Tigers picked up a couple wins in the Noxapater Classic on Saturday, beating Philadelphia 3-0 and Newton 7-3. R.J. Pierce threw a four-hit shutout against Philly, while striking out five batters while…

Lady Warriors roll past Stringer to earn spot in Jackson

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal It should be no surprise that a tenacious, pressure defense is what powered Nanih Waiya to a 70-42 win over visiting Stringer in the second round of the MHSAA Class 1A Girls State Basketball…