Category: Sports

Sports Schedules – 03/09/2016

THURSDAY, MARCH 10 Prep Baseball 5 p.m. — Winston in Rush Classic at Meridian 1 p.m. — Neshoba Central vs. Clinton in Meridian 4:30 p.m. — Union vs. Sebastopol in Meridian

Tigers open baseball season with sweep in Noxapater Classic

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The homestanding Tigers picked up a couple wins in the Noxapater Classic on Saturday, beating Philadelphia 3-0 and Newton 7-3. R.J. Pierce threw a four-hit shutout against Philly, while striking out five batters while…

Lady Warriors roll past Stringer to earn spot in Jackson

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal It should be no surprise that a tenacious, pressure defense is what powered Nanih Waiya to a 70-42 win over visiting Stringer in the second round of the MHSAA Class 1A Girls State Basketball…

Lady Wildcats, Lady Tigers split softball doubleheader

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer What was supposed to be the Winston County Softball Classic on Saturday, wound up being a doubleheader between Louisville and Noxapater. The Nanih Waiya team didn’t participate, due the the Lady Warriors advancing in the…

Sports Schedules – 03/02/2016

THURS, MARCH 3 Prep Baseball 6 p.m. — Newton County Academy at Winston 6 p.m. — Leake Academy at Oak Hill 6 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at Eupora

East Central Lady Warriors takes MACJC State Championship

From school reports The East Central Community College Lady Warrior basketball team won its first Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges State Championship in a dozen years Thursday night, Feb. 25, with a 75-63 win over the Itawamba Community…

Wildcats, Warriors qualify for state hoops playoffs

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Louisville High School Wildcats picked up a couple wins during the Region 4-4A Basketball Tournament it hosted last week and earned a No. 3 seed in the MHSAA Class 4A Boys State Basketball…

Blair, Frazier ready to catch passes for Hinds CC Eagles

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal A par of Louisville High School receivers recently signed to extend their football playing career with Hinds Community College. Chris Blair (6-3, 185) and DeMarcus Frazier (5-10, 155) both said that Hinds just seemed…

Lady Warriors one win away from heading to Jackson

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School claimed a hard-fought Region 6-1A Tournament Championship title on Friday night, then knocked off visiting French Camp with ease in the first round of the MHSAA…