Category: Sports

Late touchdown pushes Northwest past East Central, 27-20

From school reports SENATOBIA — It took a fourth quarter touchdown for the No. 2-ranked Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers to put away a determined East Central Community College Warrior football team on Saturday and earn a 27-20 win in…

Noxapater set to visit Durant Thursday to end regular season

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Having already clinched second place in Region 3-1A both the Noxapater Tigers and their coach are ready for the playoffs to begin. That, however, will have to wait a week as Noxapater is set…

Ole Miss improves to 7-2 on season with win over Auburn

No. 19 Ole Miss held off a feisty homestanding Auburn team for a 27-19 victory Saturday afternoon at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Along with the victory over Alabama earlier this year, the Rebels secured wins in Tuscaloosa and Auburn in the same…

Mississippi State plays on ESPN Thursday against Missouri

From school reports STARKVILLE – Mississippi State advanced in the national football polls on Sunday, climbing to No. 24 in the Associated Press Top 25 and moving into the Amway Coaches poll at No. 25. The Bulldogs, who had a…

Sports schedules – 11/04/15

THURS, NOV. 5 Prep Football 7 p.m. — Grenada at Neshoba Central Prep Basketball 6 p.m. — Lamar School at Winston Academy Junior High School Basketball 6 p.m. — East Webster at Winona Junior College Basketball

Nanih Waiya wins slugfest over Noxapater in Cross Creek Rivalry

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Cross Creek rivalry surely didn’t disappoint. In a game full of big plays and momentum swings, visiting Nanih Waiya was able to counter every time Noxapater made it’s move to take control or…

Winston ends season with a loss to Starkville

From Wendell Womack The last six meetings between the Winston Patriots and the Starkville Volunteers have ended with an average score of 38-11 in favor of Starkville. The trend remained about the same as Winston saw their last game of…

Louisville-Kosy rivalry has home playoff game in balance

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Sometimes, you just have to figure out a way to win. With his team’s offense producing less than 100 yards total for the game, Louisville High School linebacker Lajordin Anderson stepped in front of…

EMCC football season comes to a shocking end

From school reports Transfer quarterback John Franklin III accounted for six touchdowns and nearly 300 yards of total offense in one half of play to propel the third-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College to a 48-0 road victory over…

East Central set to visit Northwest in MACJC semifinals Saturday

From school reports The East Central Community College Warriors converted three turnovers into 13 points en route to a 20-3 road win over the Pearl River Community College Wildcats Oct. 22 in Poplarville, and in the process earned their first…