Category: Sports

Legals – 02/10/2016

THUR, FEB. 11 Prep Basketball 5:30 p.m. — East Central at Hinds 6 p.m. — West Lowndes at Nanih Waiya

Wildcats take big win over rival Noxubee County

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Louisville High School boys split a pair of games last week, falling to Kosciusko 66-56 on Tuesday before taking a 57-52 over arch-rival Noxubee County on Friday. The Wildcats trailed 28-18 at the…

Lady Warriors look to close out strong in region play

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal After improving to 3-1 in Region 6-1A play last week with a 57-43 win over Leake County, the Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya have their eyes on their last four league games of the…

Sports Schedules – 02/03/2016

THURSDAY, FEB. 4 Prep Basketball TBA — MAIS District 2 AAA Tournament at Winston Academy 6 p.m. — Vardaman at Eupora 6 p.m. — Winona at French Camp 6 p.m. — Kemper Academy at Hebron Christian 6 p.m. — Philadelphia…

Expectations high as ECCC softball opens season February 4

Expectations are high, and so is the preseason ranking as the East Central Community College Lady Diamond Warriors open their 2016 softball season Thursday, Feb. 4, against Alabama Southern Community College at the softball complex on the Decatur campus. Game…

Louisville’s Thames signs with Hinds CC

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Michael Bruce knows speed when he sees it and when he saw Shantianna Thames run as a seventh grader he knew then she would be something special.

Wildcats take overtime win over Caledonia, 75-65

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Louisville High School Wildcats outscored homestanding Caledonia 31-18 in the fourth quarter and 18-8 in overtime to take a 75-65 win last week. Jordan Miller and Jacques Braggs scored 19 points each for…

Noxapater’s Kiera Phillips signs with East Mississippi

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal For the fourth consecutive year Noxapater High School has had a softball player sign a college scholarship. Last week senior second baseman Kiera Phillips signed to play for East Mississippi Community College. Former Lady…

Lady Warriors knock off Starkville Academy in Mid-Mississippi Classic

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School bounced back from a 41-37 region loss to Sebastopol last week by posting an impressive 46-38 win over Starkville Academy in the Crowson’s Auto World Mid-Mississippi…