Category: Sports

East Central set to visit Northwest in MACJC semifinals Saturday

From school reports The East Central Community College Warriors converted three turnovers into 13 points en route to a 20-3 road win over the Pearl River Community College Wildcats Oct. 22 in Poplarville, and in the process earned their first…

Prep basketball set to begin for Winston County schools

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Winston Academy girls and the Louisville High School boys and girls are set to take part in basketball jamborees this week, while WA will open its regular season with three games next week.…

MSU ranked No. 25 after big SEC win

Mississippi State returned to the Associated Press Top 25 poll as the Bulldogs are ranked No. 25 following a 42-16 win over Kentucky on Saturday night. State (6-2, 2-2 Southeastern Conference) received 103 points and is ranked for the third…

Sports Schedules – 10/28/15

THURSDAY, OCT. 29 Prep Basketball TBA — Oak Hill Jamboree (Winston Academy girls entered) Junior High Basketball 5 p.m. — East Webster at French Camp

Local on the court

ECCC Homecoming Court Members of the 2015 Homecoming Court at East Central Community College in Decatur included (front row, from left) freshman maids Codi Ballard of Decatur, Makenzie Byrd of Sebastopol, Emily Dykeman of Forest and Aerial Green of Carthage;…

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…