Category: Sports

ECCC Homecoming

ECCC Homecoming Court Pictured are members of the 2015 Homecoming Court at East Central Community College, who were selected during elections held recently on the Decatur campus.

Warriors take crucial 32-21 league win over French Camp Academy

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The homestanding Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School jumped out to a quick 20-0 lead over Region 3-1A foe French Camp Academy Friday night, then held off a late challenge to take a 32-21…

Lot on the line in annual “Toothpick Bowl” Friday night

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal When Louisville and Noxubee County get together on the football field it’s always interesting, but there is more than a rivalry on the line Friday night in Macon. The winner of the match-up between…

Roberts throws two TDS to lead Lions past Holmes, 44-28

From school reports GOODMAN – Aiming for a fifth consecutive MACJC North Division title, the sixth-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College claimed a 44-28 road victory over Holmes Community College Thursday evening at Ras Branch Field.

Bulldogs improve to 4-2 with 45-17 win over Troy Trojans

From School Reports STARKVILLE — Mississippi State (4-2, 1-2 SEC) beat Troy (1-4) 45-17 in front of a crowd of 60,000 at Davis Wade Stadium Saturday afternoon. The victory secured win No. 50 at MSU for head coach Dan Mullen.…

Sports Schedules – 10/14/15

THURSDAY, OCT. 15 Prep Volleyball 5:30/6:30 p.m. — Choctaw County at Caledonia Junior College Football 7 p.m. — Northwest Mississippi at EMCC 7 p.m. — Holmes at Coahoma

EMCC’s Theriot has another strong rodeo performance for Lions

From school reports LIVINGSTON, Ala. – The East Mississippi Community College rodeo team posted a second straight sterling performance to open the fall season by finishing as men’s runners-up and in third place on the women’s side at this past…

Rebels roll past Aggies behind 384 yards from Chad Kelly

From school reports OXFORD – Ole Miss looked to get back on track against New Mexico State Saturday, and the Rebels did just that. Junior signal caller Chad Kelly completed 24-of-33 passes for a career-high 384 yards and touchdown passes…

Noxapater, Nanih Waiya set for MHSAA softball playoffs

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Noxapater Lady Tigers and Nanih Waiya Lady Warriors were both set to begin play in the MHSAA Class 1A Slow-Pitch Softball State Playoffs on Tuesday. Noxapater was set to host Stringer in a…

Winston Patriots lose hard fought battle

BY Wendell Womack Braces, band-aids, and bruises did not stop the battered Patriots from giving it their all-last Friday night at Columbus, where Winston lost to the Heritage Patriots in a district game, 24-19. Coming into the game with several…