Category: Sports

Two ECCC teams claim NJCAA academic honors

From school reports

DECATUR — East Central Community College’s women’s soccer and softball teams have been named best in the nation in their respective sports for academic excellence by the National Junior College Athletic Association for 2014-15.

The East Central … Read more

Game times set for first three MSU, Ole Miss football games

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Both Mississippi State and Ole Miss will be playing football late into the night this season if the early-season schedule is andy indication of what 2015 has to hold.

The Southeastern Conference announced its … Read more

Pats using summer baseball to move players around

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Second-year Winston Academy head baseball coach Justin Flake is using his team’s summer games to put together the jigsaw puzzle of what the Patriots will look like on the diamond next year.

“We lost … Read more

MACJC softball moves to one-division format

From special reports

The Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) announced scheduling and playoff changes for the upcoming softball season.

Starting in 2016, each team in the state will play each other once in the regular season and … Read more

Adjustments made to Louisville High coaching staffs

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Louisville High School director of athletics Hilute Hudson announced that the school has named a new head boys basketball coach, as well as noting there have been some changes on the football coaching staff.… Read more

ECCC Warriors announce 2015 Football Schedule  

Five home games on the synthetic turf of Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus of East Central Community College highlight the Warriors 2015 football schedule.

The EC Warriors begin the season with their first two games at home. On Thursday, … Read more

Ole Miss hoops star Moody undergoes surgery

From school reports

OXFORD — Ole Miss rising senior guard Stefan Moody will be sidelined for 8-12 weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a stress fracture in his left tibia, head coach Andy Kennedy announced Monday.

The tibial stress fracture … Read more

MSU’s Price wins NCAA 1500 meter championship

Heart, passion and leaving it all out on the track are qualities one will find in a champion. On Saturday, Mississippi State’s Rhianwedd Price was that very definition.

Making her first appearance in the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, … Read more

MSU-USM football game to kick-off at 9 p.m. on Sept. 5

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Mississippi State University’s first football game of the 2015 season may actually end early on Sunday morning.

MSU, looking to build off an impressive 2014 season that saw the Bulldogs go 10-3 on the … Read more

Nanih Waiya’s Johnson ready for All-Star experience


By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Mackenzie Johnson knows for sure she wants to play softball on the collegiate level, she just isn’t sure where they will be yet.

“I have several offers, but I’m just waiting to see what … Read more