Category: Sports

Ex-EMCC quarterback plays huge role in Sugar Bowl win for Ole Miss

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Suspensions handed down by the NJCAA and MACJC may have kept the East Mississippi Community College football team from defending its NJCAA National Championship at the end of the 2015 football season, but that…

MSU pitching coach to headline ICC Leadoff Banquet

By Adam Gore special to the Plaindealer FULTON – Mississippi State pitching coach Wes Johnson will be the featured guest at the 2016 Itawamba Community College Leadoff Banquet on Thursday, Feb. 4 at the Dr. David C. Cole Student Services…

Warriors, Tigers take All-State football honors

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya and Noxapater combined to have 11 players named to the Mississippi Association of Coaches Class 1A All-State football team. Isaiah Eiland and Chris Smith of Nanih Waiya and Keonte Daniels and Austin…

ECCC First Pitch Dinner set for Jan. 30

From school reports DECATUR — Members of the 2016 East Central Community College baseball team will receive special recognition Saturday, Jan. 30, when the annual First Pitch Dinner is held on the Decatur campus. Activities begin at 6:30 p.m. in…

Sports Schedules – 01/13/2016

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 13 College Basketball 8 p.m.— Ole Miss at LSU THURSDAY, JAN. 14 Prep Basketball 6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Columbus Christian Junior College Basketball

EMCC legend Randall Bradberry returns as AD

From school reports SCOOBA – One of the most respected people among Mississippi’s junior college ranks is returning to the Scooba campus, as former East Mississippi Community College standout quarterback/head football coach Dr. Randall Bradberry has been hired as the…

Holmes men, women roll past Hinds CC

From school reports GOODMAN — The Holmes Community College Bulldogs finished their sweep of the Hinds Community College Bulldogs here Thursday night with a 79-91 non-division win. With the win, the Bulldogs go to 9-3 on the season. The Holmes…

Ole Miss takes sweet win over Oklahoma State

From school reports NEW ORLEANS — How sweet it was. No. 12 Ole Miss dominated No. 16 Oklahoma State, 48-20, in the 82nd annual Allstate Sugar Bowl Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Bulldogs finish strong season with convincing Belk Bowl win

From School Reports CHARLOTTE, N.C. — To close out the 2015 season, Mississippi State (9-4) took down North Carolina State (7-6) 51-28 to win the Belk Bowl Wednesday. The Bulldogs started the game quickly on a 21-0 run, earning a…

Sports Schedules – 01/06/2016

WED, JAN. 6 College Basketball 7:30 p.m. — Texas A&M at MSU THURSDAY, JAN. 7 Prep Basketball East Webster Classic (4 p.m. —