Category: Sports

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…

Ole Miss suffers upset loss to Memphis Tigers

From school reports MEMPHIS — Junior wide receiver Laquon Treadwell had a school record 14 catches for a career-high 144 yards, but No. 12 Ole Miss fell to No. 22 Memphis 37-24 Saturday afternoon at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. After…

East Central records sixth win of season with Homecoming victory

From school reports Behind four rushing touchdowns from freshman running back Tredarian Gamble, the East Central Community College Warriors made their 2015 Homecoming crowd a happy one with a 47-17 win over the Southwest Mississippi Community College Bears Oct. 17…

Tip-Off Dinner set for Oct. 29 at East Central CC

From school reports The East Central Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams will host the first ECCC Basketball Tipoff Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. in the Gold Room of the Mabry Memorial Cafeteria on the Decatur…

Noxapater Tigers move into crucial part of Region 3-1A schedule

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Things are about to get serious for the Noxapater High School football team. The Tigers, currently 6-2 overall and 5-0 in Region 3-1A play, are about to play their two most important regular season…