Category: Sports

Nanih Waiya cross-country runners have big day at state

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Junior Tristen Cotton posted a time of 19:20.7 to finish sixth in the MHSAA Class 1A Boys State Cross Country Championships held Monday at Choctaw Trails in Clinton.

Top-seeded Nanih Waiya set to host Salem Friday

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Nanih Waiya Warriors made it a clean sweep in Region 3-1A play on Friday night by taking a 49-8 road win over Ethel to close out the league slate with an 8-0 mark.…

Louisville set to host 10-1 Greenwood in second round of playoffs

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Veteran Louisville High School head football coach M.C. Miller knows what his team has to do in order to have a chance to knock off visiting Greenwood in the second round of the MHSAA…

Noxapater set to host Stringer in first round of the playoffs

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Noxapater head football coach Casey Orr is making it clear to his Tigers that there is one big difference between their first-round home playoff game against Stringer on Friday night and their 40-11 win…

East Central men, women open season with two wins each

From school reports The East Central Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams both remained undefeated as the Warriors and Lady Warriors swept Delgado Community College on Thursday at Brackeen-Wood Physical Education Building on the Decatur campus

Louisville splits pair with Durant in Holmes Classic

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School used a big third quarter to take a 47-41 win over Durant in the Holmes County Classic last Saturday.

Northwest Mississippi defeats Mississippi Gulf Coast for MACJC title

From special reports SENATOBIA – The wait is finally over.   For the first time in 16 long years, the Northwest Rangers are MACJC Football Champions, defeating Gulf Coast 34-24 on Saturday to claim its ninth football title in program…

Ten East Central Warriors, coach Karcher take MACJC honors

From school reports Ten members of the East Central Community College Warrior football team received postseason honors today from the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges and the National Junior College Athletic Association, and Head Coach Ken Karcher was…