Category: Sports

Nanih Waiya Warriors pick up two victories

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Nanih Waiya High School boys basketball team won two of the three games it played last week, with the only loss being to an 11-1 Choctaw County High School team in the first … Read more

Lady Patriots give top-ranked Leake big scare

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Patriots may not have left the gym with a victory on Saturday afternoon against Leake Academy, but they certainly should have left with a lot of confidence.

The WA girls, now 17-8 … Read more

Wildcat signs with Hinds

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Former Louisville High School standout offensive lineman Orinthial Walker has signed to play football at Hinds Community College. The 6-foot-6, 275-pounder is expected to enroll at HCC this spring.… Read more

Don’t whine over a couple losses, wake up and smell the success

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One day can’t ruin a magnificent season, just as five games in a college football season full of games does not diminish the strength of a conference.

Sure, Ole Miss’ 42-3 loss to Texas Christian in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl … Read more

Lady Patriots set to host Leake Academy this Saturday

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Patriots of Winston Academy have their eyes set on a big showdown this Saturday when they are set to host the No. 1-ranked Rebelettes of Leake Academy.

The WA girls went into … Read more

Sports Schedules – 01/07/2015

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 7
Mens College Basketball
8 p.m. — Tennessee at MSU

THURSDAY, JAN. 8
Prep Basketball
East Webster Invitational (4 p.m. — Nanih Waiya girls vs. Choctaw County; 5:30 p.m. — Nanih Waiya boys vs. Choctaw County; 7 p.m. … Read more

Prep basketball returns in full force in January

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

It didn’t take long for prep basketball in the area to return to the hardwood following Christmas break, as the Patriots and Lady Patriots of Winston Academy have been taking part in the Kirk … Read more

Sports Schedules – 12/31/14

FRIDAY, JAN. 2
Prep Basketball
TBA — Kirk Invitational Tournament (Winston Academy entered)
TBA — Sam Dale Tournament (Kemper County entered)
Men’s College Basketball
7 p.m. — Florida State at Mis… Read more

Sixteen EMCC Lions have already signed with four-year schools

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

SCOOBA — The evidence of just how deep East Mississippi Community College’s football roster was this season revealed itself earlier this month when 16 Lions signed four-year scholarships on the first day junior college … Read more

Seven Nanih Waiya Warriors honored by Class 1A football coaches

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Senior Nanih Waiya running back Jamarlo Smith was chosen the MHSAA Class 1A Offensive Player of the Year, while six of his teammates were named to the 2014 Mississippi High School Football Coaches 1A … Read more