Category: Sports

Louisville’s 2015 football season ends in heartbreaking fashion

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Sometimes, it just comes down to a couple big plays. The visiting Greenwood High School Bulldogs were pinned deep in their own territory for most of the night during their 13-12 win over Louisville…

Noxapater drops tough overtime loss in playoff opener

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Momentum shifts aren’t imaginary, and there was a big one just before halftime of Noxapater’s 21-20 loss to Stringer in the first round of the MHSAA Class 1A State Football Playoffs on Friday night…

Nanih Waiya set to host Lumberton in second round of playoffs

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Daylon Burks is a name the Nanih Waiya Warriors will be hearing a lot this week as they prepare to host Lumberton High School (7-5) in the second round of the MHSAA Class 1A…

EMCC’s run of football All-Americans comes to surprising end

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal East Mississippi Community College’s seven-year run of having at least two players on the NJCAA All-American football team has come to an end, not due to a lack of worthy athletes, but rather a…

LHS soccer teams get season under way

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Louisville High School boys and girl soccer teams headed into this week’s action looking for their first wins of the season. The Wildcats and Lady Wildcats were set to visit Southeast Lauderdale on…

Sports schedules – 11/18/15

THURSDAY, NOV. 19 Prep Basketball 6 p.m. — Louisville at Choctaw County 6 p.m. — French Camp at East Webster 6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Oak Hill Academy

Patriots face tough three-game hoops slate this week

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Winston Academy boys basketball team split a pair of games last week, losing to AAAA Pillow Academy 55-40 and rolling past Class A foe Central Academy 58-27. This week the WA boys and…

EMCC’s Appeal of MACJC football ruling denied

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal SCOOBA — While East Mississippi Community College President Dr. Thomas Huebner says he believes according to the NJCAA’s own regulations his school’s football team should have been allowed to participate in the MACJC State…

Louisville Wildcats take 10-point road win over Winona

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Louisville High School boys and girls basketball teams were looking to add some wins to their ledgers this week as the were each set to play a pair of contests. LHS was scheduled…