Category: Sports

Noxapater ready to get into Region 3-1A play

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Noxapater’s Demaret Woods (1) tips the pass away from the Union receiver that would have been a touchdown. (Photos by KevinWilliams)

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Noxapater’s Lapatrick Maul (8) looks for a running lane downfield.

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Noxapater’s Depodray Coburn (3) and Malik Miller (9) attempt

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Winston Patriots win home opener

By Wendell Womack

Enough is enough. The Winston Patriots fell behind 7-0 on the second play of the game against Benton Academy with only 26 seconds into the game. But the aggressive and hungry
Patriots began to pour on the … Read more

Lady Wildcats look to get back on winning track

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School slow-pitch softball team was looking to snap a three-game losing streak this week when they hosted Kemper County High School in a doubleheader on Tuesday before visiting Caledonia on Thursday.… Read more

Sullivan leads Statesmen to victory in season opener

From press & staff reports

The 2016 Delta State University football team kicked off its season with six first-half touchdowns in an impressive victory over Kentucky Wesleyan College, 50-29, in the season-opener on Thursday at Parker Field-McCool Stadium.

The Statesmen … Read more

Noxapater picks up key softball win

By Robbie Robertson
Winston County Journal

The Noxapater softball team split a pair of games last week but won the one they needed to win.

After a 12-0 loss to Sebastopol on Tuesday, the Lady Tigers beat rival Nanih Waiya … Read more

Rebels drop season-opener to FSU despite early 22-point lead

No. 11 Ole Miss jumped out to a 28-6 over No. 4 Florida State, but the Seminoles took advantage of four Rebel turnovers and scored 30 unanswered points to down the Rebels 45-34 in the Camping World Kickoff Monday night. … Read more

Lady Warriors snap losing streak with win over French Camp

By Rocky Higginbotham
Winston County Journal

Nanih Waiya’s slow-pitch softball team put an end to a losing skid which dated back to the 2014 season last week, and the Lady Warriors did so in a big way.

Coach Courtnee Graham’s … Read more

Sports Schedules

THURSDAY, SEPT. 8
Prep Softball
TBA — West Lauderdale at Neshoba Central
TBA — Newton County at Philadelphia
3 p.m.  — Kemper Academy at Newton County Academy
5 p.m. — Noxapater at French Camp
6 p.m. — Houston at East … Read more

Lady Pats looking to rebound from tough softball week

By Ryan Satcher
Winston County Journal

The Winston Academy Lady Patriots are hoping a week off from games will help them regroup after a tough week against some of the best fast-pitch teams in the state.

Winston dropped a doubleheader … Read more

Sports Briefs

Bates ready for senior season at Nicholls State

Former Louisville High School standout C.J. Bates is looking forward to a big season at Nicholls (La.) State this season.

The 6-foot-1, 200-pound wide receiver led the Colonels with 28 receptions in … Read more