Sports

Cohen, Gregory to speak at Louisville Rotary

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal

 

Fresh off his team°Øs trip to the championship round of the College World Series, Mississippi State University head baseball coach John Cohen will be in Louisville on Wednesday to speak at the … Read more

ECCC Tennis Squads earn top NJCAA Academic Honors

NJCAA Academic Women’s Tennis Team of the Year!
The 2013 East Central Community College women’s tennis team earned NJCAA Academic Team of the Year honors by achieving a 3.77 grade point average. Team members and their respective high schools include (kneeling from left) Haley Chapman, Newton County; Nan Hartness, Winston Academy; and Kelsey Tadlock, Newton County; and (standing from left) Alana Turner, Florence; Hayden Fryery, Winston Academy; and Amber Pierce and Hannah Smith, both of Leake Academy. Dianne O’Neill and Kyle Watson served as coaches.   (EC Photo)

Seven East Central Community College athletic teams and numerous student-athletes were recognized for academic achievement by the National Junior College Athletic Association, according to a news release from the NJCAA Headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo.

ECCC President Dr. Billy Stewart … Read more

ECCC Cheerleaders announced for 2013-14

Cheerleading squads were recently selected for 2013-14 at East Central Community College in Decatur.

Leading cheers for the Warrior football team will be Madison Stringer, Jordan Landry, Heather Johnson, Hailey West, David Williams and Mackenzie Rowzee, all products of Newton … Read more

Winston County fans help turn Omaha maroon

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By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal

 

When Louisville Mayor Will Hill decided to head to Omaha for the College World Series on Sunday afternoon, his wife Sarah only had one caveat.

“She looked at me and said this … Read more

Cody McKee signs with Blue Mountain College

Cody McKee of East Webster High School, seated, recently signed to play baseball for Blue Mountain College. Pictured are, from left, BMC coach Curt Fowler, East Webster coach Wes Johnson, East Webster athletic director Doug Wilson, and Cody’s parents, Heather and Patrick McKee.  (Photo courtesy Beth Hendrix/EWHS).

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Cody McKee has a lot of numbers by his name. But it’s not his height, weight, or batting average that made the difference when Blue Mountain College head baseball coach Curt Fowler decided … Read more

10 year old winners

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Louisville 10 year old All-Stars participated in the Warm Up Tournament in Caledonia on Saturday. The 10 year old team won several games and Braylon White (pictured) earned a trophy for knocking one over the fence.

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ECCC Summer Basketball Campers

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These area athletes recently attended the annual Lady Warrior Junior High Basketball Camp at East Central Community College in Decatur. Participants and their respective hometowns include (front row, from left) Kamryn Rodriquez and Carlie Kitchings, both of Hickory; Keasja … Read more