Category: Sports

Warriors take solid hoops win over rival Noxapater

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Nanih Waiya boys basketball team bounced back from a 66-59 road loss to Leake County earlier in the week to post a 63-43 region win over rival Noxapater on Friday night. Nanih Waiya…

Lady Warriors face SA in Mid-Mississippi Challenge Saturday

By Austin Bishop Winston County Jounrnal ACKERMAN — Some of the best high school girls basketball teams in the state of Mississippi are set to converge at Ty Cobb Gymnasium on the campus of Choctaw County High School in Ackerman…

ECCC women take road win over No. 17 Co-Lin

From school reports WESSON — Sophomore guard Samantha Duncan scored 21 points, including a 5-of-7 night from beyond the three-point arc, as the East Central Community College Lady Warriors beat the No. 17 ranked Copiah-Lincoln Lady Wolves 80-60 last Thursday…

Sports Schedules – 01/20/2016

THURSDAY, JAN. 21 Prep Basketball 6 p.m. — Philadelphia at Choctaw County Prep Soccer 5/7 p.m. — Choctaw Central at Neshoba Central 5:30/7 p.m. — Southeast Lauderdale at Philadelphia Junior College Basketball 5:30/7:30 p.m. — Holmes at EMCC 5:30/7:30 p.m.…

LHS Lady Wildcats take win over New Hope

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School outscored New Hope 19-5 in the third quarter to overcome an eight-point half-time deficit on the way to a 50-44 win over the visiting Lady Trojans last…

Warriors pick up two wins on the hardwood last week

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Nanih Waiya boys basketball team won two of the three games it played last week, as the Warriors prepare to take on two region contests this week. The Warriors opened the week with…

Ex-EMCC quarterback plays huge role in Sugar Bowl win for Ole Miss

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Suspensions handed down by the NJCAA and MACJC may have kept the East Mississippi Community College football team from defending its NJCAA National Championship at the end of the 2015 football season, but that…

MSU pitching coach to headline ICC Leadoff Banquet

By Adam Gore special to the Plaindealer FULTON – Mississippi State pitching coach Wes Johnson will be the featured guest at the 2016 Itawamba Community College Leadoff Banquet on Thursday, Feb. 4 at the Dr. David C. Cole Student Services…

Warriors, Tigers take All-State football honors

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya and Noxapater combined to have 11 players named to the Mississippi Association of Coaches Class 1A All-State football team. Isaiah Eiland and Chris Smith of Nanih Waiya and Keonte Daniels and Austin…

ECCC First Pitch Dinner set for Jan. 30

From school reports DECATUR — Members of the 2016 East Central Community College baseball team will receive special recognition Saturday, Jan. 30, when the annual First Pitch Dinner is held on the Decatur campus. Activities begin at 6:30 p.m. in…