Category: Sports

Nanih Waiya Warriors run record to 16-1

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Nanih Waiya’s baseball team keeps cruising right along toward the postseason. Last week, the Warriors picked up three more victories to run their record to 16-1 on the year — trouncing McAdams in…

East Central Golfers claim 5th at MACJC

From school reports   The East Central Community College golf team improved eight strokes and jumped two places in Sunday’s final round of the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges’ East Mississippi Invitational held at Lion Hills Golf Club…

Lady Wildcats set to visit Leake Central

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   The Louisville Lady Wildcats only got in one game on the softball diamond last week, losing 10-0 to West Lauderdale on Tuesday. After scoring one in the first inning, West Lauderdale scored three…

Winston splits division pair with Leake

By  Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Winston Academy dropped a back-and-forth contest with division rival Leake Academy last Tuesday, but the Patriots rebounded to take a come-from-behind win over the Rebels in Louisville on Thursday. Winston also blanked Columbus…

East Central Tennis teams rebound from losses to sweep Holmes

The East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams rebounded from losses to nationally ranked Meridian teams earlier in the week to sweep Holmes Community College by identical 9-0 scores in matches played Friday, March 24, at the new…

Lady Warriors blank West Lowndes

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Nanih Waiya’s fast-pitch softball team had just one contest scheduled last week. But the Lady Warriors made the most of that opportunity. Kaylee Gregory threw a two-hit shutout and Madison Alford led a…

Lady Wildcats snap seven-game losing streak

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   The Louisville Lady Wildcats snapped a seven-game losing streak last week, beating 4-4A foe Leake Central 14-3 on Thursday. The lady Wildcats started the week with a 7-2 loss to Caledonia and finished…

MSU women reach NCAA Final Four

For the Mississippi State women’s basketball team, the music continues to play and the Bulldogs continue to dance. Behind an NCAA Tournament school-record 41 points from Morgan William, No. 2 seed Mississippi State upset No. 1 seed Baylor 94-85 in…

Lady Tigers pick up first division win of season

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   The Noxapater Lady Tigers grabbed their first division win of the season last week, beating West Lowndes 20-8. In other action last week, the Lady Tigers lost 9-1 to Sebastopol and 11-10 to…

Warriors suffer first loss, but pound Choctaw County

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Nanih Waiya had won baseball games in a half-dozen different ways when the Warriors finally lost one last Tuesday. But it didn’t take long for them to get right back into the win…