Sports

McMullan finishes eight in state cross-country meet

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Nanih Waiya High School junior Kenley McMullan posted a time of 22:14.4 at Choctaw Trails in Clinton on Saturday to take eighth in the MHSAA Class 1A Girls State Cross-County Championships.

NW’s Tristen Cotton … Read more

Lady Tigers ranked No. 1 in Class 3A to begin season

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

First-year Noxapater High School girls basketball coach Chris Lyle has inherited some high expectations, as the Jackson Clarion-Ledger has pegged the Lady Tigers as the No. 3 team in Class 3A in their … Read more

Sports Schedules – 11/12/14

THURSDAY, NOV. 13
Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Sebastopol girls at Nanih Waiya
6 p.m. — Louisville at East Oktibbeha
Junior College Basketball
5:30/7:30 p.m. — EMCC at East Central
5:30/7:30 p.m. — Holmes at Meridian… Read more

Tigers looking to close out 2014 season with win

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By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

First-year Noxapater head football coach Casey Orr says this week will be a learning experience for his Tigers.

Noxapater goes into Friday night’s season finale against visiting West Lowndes knowing for sure that it … Read more

Sports Schedules – 11/5/2014

THUR, NOV. 6
Prep Basketball
TBA — East Rankin Invitational (Winston Academy entered)
6:30 p.m. — Nanih Waiya girls at Philadelphia
Junior College Basketball
5:30/7:30 p.m. — Meridian at EMCC
5:30/7:30 p.m. — Holmes at Baton Rouge CC
Men’s College … Read more

EMCC to visit Co-Lin for MACJC title game Saturday

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

It will be a reunion of sorts for Darius Dora, Wyatt Roberts, and Desmond Goss on Saturday when East Mississippi Community College travels to Wesson to take on Copiah-Lincoln Community College for the MACJC … Read more

5k winners

Pictured are (seated, from left) Griffin Bailey of Decatur (Kids’ One-Mile Fun Run), Matthew Nowell of Philadelphia (Male 0-12), Kiersten Selman (Female 0-12) and Lori McMullan (Female 40-49), both of Decatur; Lanette Hanna of Louisville (Female Overall Masters) and Donna Luke Pierce of Philadelphia (Female Overall Grand Masters); and (standing, from left) Charlie Creel of Sebastopol (Male Overall Masters), Hunter Collins of Noxapater (Male 20-29), Jerry Lewis of Lake (Male 30-39), Krissi Munn of Decatur (Female Overall), Erin Thornton of Walnut Grove (Female 20-29), Amanda Lewis of Lake (Female 30-39), Becky Monk (Female Walker Overall) and Stacy Monk (Male 50-59), both of Hickory. ECCC instructors Scott Hill and Susan Fox-Smith served as co-chairmen of the annual event. (EC Photo)

ECCC Homecoming 5K Winners

These participants captured first-place honors in their respective divisions of the annual East Central Community College 5K Race held as part of Homecoming activities Saturday, October 11, 2014 on the Decatur campus.… Read more

WA Patriots end season with a loss

QB Webb avoiding the tackle in an earlier game.

By Wendell Womack

The Winston Patriots opened the season with a victory and ended it with a loss.

The 2014 season saw the Patriots finish with a disappointing 2-8 record and a final game loss to the Canton Panthers, 38-7. … Read more