Category: Sports

Ole Miss renews commitment to hoops, announces Kennedy contract extension

OXFORD, Miss. – After guiding Ole Miss to its second NCAA Tournament appearance in three seasons, head coach Andy Kennedy has agreed to a four-year contract extension through 2019, Athletics Director Ross Bjork announced Tuesday.

Kennedy’s four-year deal is the … Read more

EMCC Lions set to begin Region 23 tourney play Thursday

From school reports

SCOOBA — East Mississippi Community College’s 15th-ranked Lions are set to open NJCAA Region 23 Baseball Tournament action Thursday with a 3 p.m. contest against MACJC state champion Hinds Community College at Bengal Stadium on the LSU … Read more

ECCC team camps scheduled in June

ECCC Lady Warrior Basketball team camps scheduled
Area female basketball players will have an opportunity to test their skills by participating in team camps offered at East Central Community College in Decatur.

Activities begin with a Junior High Team Camp … Read more

Trophy winners

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Louisville Volleyball League

First place winner was Bethel and second place went to PG.… Read more

Lady Warriors play for 1A South State title

Hope Thames ,left, Mackenzie Johnson, middle, and Krysten Eaves, right, show of their home run balls from Nanih Waiya's wins over St. Aloysius

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

The Lady Warriors used a pair of homers by Mackenzie Johnson and a dramatic pitching performance by Brantlie Sheets to sweep a pair of games from St. Aloysius on Monday to advance to … Read more

Nanih Waiya track teams fare well in South State

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Jamarlo Smith claimed a pair of first-place medals to lead the Nanih Waiya High School boys to a second place finish in the South State meet last week.

Kenley McMullan had a first, second … Read more

NW Warriors continue to advance in baseball playoffs

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Nanih Waiya Warriors headed into this week’s action riding a nine-game winning streak, including four straight wins in the MHSAA Class 1A State Baseball Playoffs.

The Warriors were scheduled to visit Stringer in … Read more

Sports Schedules – 05/06/15

Prep Golf
TBA — MHSAA Class 3A State Golf Tournament at Carolina Golf Club in Jackson
College Softball
SEC Tournament at Tiger Park in Baton Rouge (11 a.m. — Missouri vs. Mississippi State, 1:30 p.m. — Georgia … Read more

Noxapater Lady Tigers fall in second round of playoffs

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Noxapater High School fast-pitch softball team had a successful season in 2015, reaching the second round of the MHSAA Class 1A State Playoffs before falling to Natchez Cathedral.

The Lady Tigers opened the … Read more

ECCC Football Camps scheduled in June

Football camps for young athletes are scheduled during June at East Central Community College in Decatur, announced Ken Karcher, Warrior head coach.

Coach Karcher said each camp “will stress the fundamentals and techniques with our primary objective focusing on quality … Read more