Category: Sports

Winston bounces back to beat Oak Hill

Winston Academy’s Bailey Smith avoids being picked off with his dive back to first.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

After suffering a pair of district losses to Leake Academy earlier in the week, the Patriots of Winston Academy closed out the week with a 6-4 home win over Oak Hill Academy.… Read more

Warriors set to open league play this week

Livia Bush (32) watches where her ball goes after getting a hit against Newton County Saturday.
Photos By Jason Dyess

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Nanih Waiya baseball team improved to 6-3 on the season with a narrow 3-1 win over French Camp last Tuesday. This week has the Warriors opening region play with a two-game set against … Read more

Local Noxapater student competes at USA Junior Nationals

Tylon Brantley

Tylon Brantley, a senior at Noxapater Attendance Center, who is ranked number 10 in the graduating Class of2016 with a GPA of 3.5, recently participated in the USA Junior Basketball Nationals on March 13, 2016, at Millsaps College in Jackson, … Read more

LHS baseball, softball teams have successful weeks

Louisville Wildcat first-baseman, Corey McCullough, takes a throw from the pitcher on a pick-off attempt.
Photo/ Mike Robertson

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School were riding a four-game winning streak headed into this week’s play.

LHS was set to visit West Lauderdale on Tuesday, before hosting Kosciusko on Thursday and Choctaw … Read more

Junior Graham steps down as Winston coach/AD

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Stability is important to Junior Graham. That’s why it was such a surprise to some when the veteran high school head football coach left Winston Academy after just one season to take over at … Read more

Sports Schedules – 03/30/2016

Prep Baseball
6 p.m. — Heritage at Leake
6 p.m. — Starkville Academy at Winston Academy
Fast-Pitch Softball… Read more

ECCC baseball sweeps Holmes, splits with Pearl River in spring break play

During East Central Community College’s spring break week, the Diamond Warriors put up big wins at the Clark/Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur Tuesday, March 22, and Friday, March 25, featuring big comebacks and a walk-off single in doubleheaders against Pearl … Read more

Winston Academy Patriots split two games last week


By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Winston Academy baseball team moved into this week’s scheduled action with a 4-4 record after splitting a pair of games last week in the Benton Academy Spring Break Tournament.… Read more

Noxapater Tigers blank Sebastopol on baseball diamond

Noxapater’s Kiera Phillips is safe at second on a head-first slide, as Louisville’s Brooklyn Hill looks on during the Noxapater versus LHS March 14, 2016 matchup

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Noxapater baseball team picked up a 3-0 win over Sebastopol on Tuesday before dropping a 9-4 decision at Leake Central last Thursday.

This week the Tigers were set to host French Camp on … Read more

LHS Wildcats split four baseball games last week

Lady Wildcat shortstop, Brooklyn Hill, throws to first for an out during the Noxapater v LHS game on March 14, 2016.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

After struggling with weather conditions, the Louisville High School baseball team finally got a chance to play a full slate of games last week, splitting four contests.

LHS opened the week with a 7-0 … Read more