Category: Sports

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…

Prep basketball set to begin for Winston County schools

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Winston Academy girls and the Louisville High School boys and girls are set to take part in basketball jamborees this week, while WA will open its regular season with three games next week.…

MSU ranked No. 25 after big SEC win

Mississippi State returned to the Associated Press Top 25 poll as the Bulldogs are ranked No. 25 following a 42-16 win over Kentucky on Saturday night. State (6-2, 2-2 Southeastern Conference) received 103 points and is ranked for the third…

Sports Schedules – 10/28/15

THURSDAY, OCT. 29 Prep Basketball TBA — Oak Hill Jamboree (Winston Academy girls entered) Junior High Basketball 5 p.m. — East Webster at French Camp