Sports

Quarterbacks ready to lead their teams

Mississippi State University quarterback Dak Prascott celebrates with fans following the Bulldog win over the Auburn Tigers. (Photo/The Chronicle, James Pugh)

By BILL BURRUS
Emmerich Newspapers

Bo Wallace or Dak Prescott? Dak Prescott or Bo Wallace? Who’s the best?

That’s been the debate out of both the Ole Miss and Mississippi State camps all season.

And it will be debated all … Read more

Tyler Sullivan named Conerly Trophy finalist

Sullivan

From school reports

Tyler Sullivan has been tabbed as a finalist for the 2014 Conerly Trophy.  Named in honor of the late Charlie Conerly, former Ole Miss and New York Giants quarterback.  Conerly, a Clarksdale native, was an All-American at … Read more

Sports schedules – 11/26/14

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 26
College Volleyball
7 p.m. — Texas A&M at Mississippi State

FRIDAY, NOV. 28
Men’s College Basketball
TBA — Ole Miss vs. Creighton in Niceville,, Fla.
8:30 p.m. — Mississippi State vs. St. Louis at Corpus Christi Coastal … Read more

MACJC All-Star Football Classic set for Dec. 4

From special reports

The Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) All-Star Football Classic will feature a slight alteration for the second straight year. The 41st edition of the event returns to the Northeast Mississippi Community College campus in … Read more

Blocked punt sparks Nanih Waiya in win over Salem

NW offense in an earlier game in the season.

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

Just when the Warriors of Nanih Waiya were needing a little spark on Friday night, Jamarlo Smith and Garrett Miles decided to deliver.

Smith broke through to block a Salem punt and Garrett … Read more

Holdiness signs with University of Central Arkansas

Reagan Holdiness with her family and Nanih Waiya Coach

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

After two years of waiting, Reagan Holdiness finally officially cast her lot with the University of Central Arkansas.

Holdiness, a standout catcher for Nanih Waiya, put her name on the dotted line last … Read more

ECCC Diamond Darlings

(front row, from left) Nat Reed, Nanih Waiya; Fallon Beckham, Philadelphia; Dakota Hollingsworth, Lake; Katy Ezelle, Decatur; Jennifer Argueta, Forest; and Madison Barnett and Haley Pierce, both of Noxapater; (second row, from left) Sydney Rogers, Nanih Waiya; Bree Burnley, Kosciusko; McKenzie Rogers, Nanih Waiya; Nohemi Velez, Philadelphia; Addie Ambrosier, Magee; Sarah Hall, Philadelphia; Alana Kron, Decatur; and Kimberly Harrison, Forest; and (back row, from left) Ashley Young, Louisville; Lauren Cassel, Union; Kaitlyn Blue and Kaitlin Sellers, both of Ellisville; Kaley Pennington, Pelahatchie; Katherine Fortenberry, Raleigh; and Haleigh Moore and Sequence Spears, both of Philadelphia. Diamond Darlings provide assistance for the Warrior baseball team. Assistant baseball coach Austin Golden serves as sponsor. (EC Photo)

Members of the Diamond Darlings at East Central Community College in Decatur and their respective hometowns include: … Read more