Category: Sports

Tigers open season with hard-fought loss to Philly

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Tigers hung tough with Philadelphia in each quarter of play on Thursday night, but in the end dropped a 64-51 win in the season opener.

East Central accepts bid to Heart of Texas Bowl

From school reports East Central Community College was extended and accepted an invitation to participate in the 2015 C.H.A.M.P.S. Heart of Texas Bowl scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 5, in Copperas Cove, Texas. It will be the college’s first bowl game…

Lady Warriors remain undefeated with win over Choctaw County

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya jumped out to a 22-8 first quarter lead over Choctaw County last Tuesday and held on to take a solid 53-47 win over the Lady Chargers.   Ashlie…

State women thump Grambling to remain undefeated

From school reports STARKVILLE – Victoria Vivians scored 22 points and freshman Teaira McCowan added 21 points and 11 rebounds to pace the No. 10 Mississippi State women’s basketball team to a 107-43 victory against Grambling State Saturday in the…

Sports Schedules – 11/25/15

FRIDAY NOV. 27 Prep Football 7 p.m. — East Webster at Baldwyn 7 p.m. — Bassfield at Bay Springs 7 p.m. — Lumberton at Resurrection 7 p.m. — Hollandale Simmons at Smithville 7 p.m. — West Marion at Collins

MSU closes out Puerto Rico Classic with win

From school reports Mississippi State’s best first half of the season was enough Sunday afternoon.   The Bulldogs built a 20-point lead and withstood a spirited second half push by Missouri State to post an 84-70 victory in the final…

Louisville’s 2015 football season ends in heartbreaking fashion

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Sometimes, it just comes down to a couple big plays. The visiting Greenwood High School Bulldogs were pinned deep in their own territory for most of the night during their 13-12 win over Louisville…

Noxapater drops tough overtime loss in playoff opener

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Momentum shifts aren’t imaginary, and there was a big one just before halftime of Noxapater’s 21-20 loss to Stringer in the first round of the MHSAA Class 1A State Football Playoffs on Friday night…

Nanih Waiya set to host Lumberton in second round of playoffs

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Daylon Burks is a name the Nanih Waiya Warriors will be hearing a lot this week as they prepare to host Lumberton High School (7-5) in the second round of the MHSAA Class 1A…

EMCC’s run of football All-Americans comes to surprising end

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal East Mississippi Community College’s seven-year run of having at least two players on the NJCAA All-American football team has come to an end, not due to a lack of worthy athletes, but rather a…