Category: Sports

Sports schedules – 11/26/14

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 26
College Volleyball
7 p.m. — Texas A&M at Mississippi State

FRIDAY, NOV. 28
Men’s College Basketball
TBA — Ole Miss vs. Creighton in Niceville,, Fla.
8:30 p.m. — Mississippi State vs. St. Louis at Corpus Christi Coastal … Read more

MACJC All-Star Football Classic set for Dec. 4

From special reports

The Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) All-Star Football Classic will feature a slight alteration for the second straight year. The 41st edition of the event returns to the Northeast Mississippi Community College campus in … Read more

Blocked punt sparks Nanih Waiya in win over Salem

NW offense in an earlier game in the season.

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

Just when the Warriors of Nanih Waiya were needing a little spark on Friday night, Jamarlo Smith and Garrett Miles decided to deliver.

Smith broke through to block a Salem punt and Garrett … Read more

Wildcats hit road to take on strong Charleston team Friday night

LHS defense making the tackle in an earlier game.

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

So far, the playoffs haven’t been much of a task for the Louisville High School Wildcats as they look to defend their 2013 MHSAA Class 3A State Football Championship.

The ‘Cats, who are … Read more

Holdiness signs with University of Central Arkansas

Reagan Holdiness with her family and Nanih Waiya Coach

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

After two years of waiting, Reagan Holdiness finally officially cast her lot with the University of Central Arkansas.

Holdiness, a standout catcher for Nanih Waiya, put her name on the dotted line last … Read more

ECCC Diamond Darlings

(front row, from left) Nat Reed, Nanih Waiya; Fallon Beckham, Philadelphia; Dakota Hollingsworth, Lake; Katy Ezelle, Decatur; Jennifer Argueta, Forest; and Madison Barnett and Haley Pierce, both of Noxapater; (second row, from left) Sydney Rogers, Nanih Waiya; Bree Burnley, Kosciusko; McKenzie Rogers, Nanih Waiya; Nohemi Velez, Philadelphia; Addie Ambrosier, Magee; Sarah Hall, Philadelphia; Alana Kron, Decatur; and Kimberly Harrison, Forest; and (back row, from left) Ashley Young, Louisville; Lauren Cassel, Union; Kaitlyn Blue and Kaitlin Sellers, both of Ellisville; Kaley Pennington, Pelahatchie; Katherine Fortenberry, Raleigh; and Haleigh Moore and Sequence Spears, both of Philadelphia. Diamond Darlings provide assistance for the Warrior baseball team. Assistant baseball coach Austin Golden serves as sponsor. (EC Photo)

Members of the Diamond Darlings at East Central Community College in Decatur and their respective hometowns include: … Read more

EMCC looking to pick up third NJCAA National Championship

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

SCOOBA — For the fourth time in six years, the Lions of East Mississippi Community College are the MACJC State Champions in football.

EMCC took care of that in a rather convincing manner … Read more

Sports Schedules – 11/19/2014

WED, NOV. 19
Women’s College Basketball
TBA — West Alabama at Stillman

THURS, NOV. 20
Prep Basketball
TBA — Caledonia Tournament (Choctaw County entered)
6 p.m. — Neshoba Central at Louisville
6 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at Sebastopol
6 p.m. … Read more

8-4 Wildcats play host to Mooreville on Friday night

LHS in an earlier game

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

Louisville High School head football coach M.C. Miller didn’t see anything Friday night in his team’s 38-8 win over Holly Springs in the first round of the MHSAA Class 4A State Football Playoffs … Read more