Category: Sports

Noxapater climbs to 6-0 in region with shutout win over FCA

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The visiting Tigers of Noxapater High School weathered a physical game on Friday night to take a 25-0 Region 3-1A win over French Camp Academy. The win assured Noxapater of finishing first or second…

Wildcats fall 33-7 in rivalry contest with Tigers of Noxubee County

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Just when it looked as if Louisville was going to work itself back into Friday night’s Region 4-4A showdown with Noxubee County, the homestanding Tigers used a couple big plays to wrestle the momentum…

Patriots lose to the Saints in the 4th Quarter

Submitted by David Boydstun The Patriots traveled to Bay Springs last Friday night to face the 5 – 4 Saints of Sylva Bay Academy. The Patriots scored quickly in the game with touchdowns on their first two possessions and led…

EMCC Lions clinch MACJC North Division championship

From school reports SCOOBA – Clinching their seventh MACJC North Division football title in eight years, the eighth-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College also secured a No. 1 seed for the upcoming state playoffs by earning a 49-16 home…

Nanih Waiya drops 15-10 road decision to Smithville

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal First-year Nanih Waiya head football coach Ryan Keeton is hoping Friday night’s tough 15-10 loss to Smithville will help his Warriors get ready for their Thursday night showdown at Region 3-1A foe Noxapater. “I…

Cross-Creek Rivalry has region title at stake this year

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal It has finally arrived. On Thursday night Noxapater will host Nanih Waiya in the annual cross-creek football rivalry that pits friends, neighbors and family members against each other. This year, it is for more…

Noxapater falls just short of playing for South State softball title

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Lady Tigers of Noxapater came within three outs of advancing to the MHSAA Class 1A South State Slow-Pitch Softball Championship round, before dropping a 15-14 11-inning decision to visiting Sebastopol in the third…

Sports Schedules – 10/21/15

THURSDAY, OCT. 22 Prep Football 7 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at Noxapater Prep Volleyball TBA — Second Round of MHSAA Playoffs

ECCC golfers ranked No. 5 in NJCAA Division II

From school reports The East Central Community College men’s golf team is the No. 5 ranked program in the nation in the most recent National Junior College Athletic Association Men’s Golf Division II poll. The Warriors also are ranked No.…

Bulldogs explode offensively in Homecoming win over Louisiana Tech

From school reports STARKVILLE — Mississippi State (5-2) downed Louisiana Tech (4-3) 45-20 as part of Homecoming on Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium. After a slow start following the 11 a.m. kickoff, MSU rallied from a 14-0 deficit in the…