Category: Sports

Lady Patriots lose slugfest to Central Academy

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Lady Patriots of Winston Academy lost a pair of fast-pitch softball games last week, falling to Leake Academy 16-1 and Central Academy of Macon 20-16. This week WA has a pair of road…

MSU takes season-opening win over USM

From school reports HATTIESBURG — Mississippi State (1-0) beat Southern Miss (0-1) 34-16 on Saturday night, opening the 2015 season with a road victory. Turnovers stalled the Bulldogs early, allowing USM to double MSU’s time of possession for the night,…

Ole Miss explodes for 76 points against UT-Martin

From school reports OXFORD — Ole Miss scored early and often Saturday against UT Martin. The Rebel offense amassed 662 yards and scored 10 touchdowns, while the defense limited the Skyhawks to just 290 yards and scored a TD of…

Lady Warriors prepare for region ball games

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School continue to play stout competition as they get ready to enter region play next week. Nanih Waiya dropped a slow-pitch softball contest to Louisville 13-1 last…

Patriots hit by falling stars

By Wendell Womack The Winton Patriots turned a possible Winston win into another Winston woe!! The Winona Christian Stars snatched a predicted victory from Winston and sent the Patriots to 0-2 on the year. On paper, the talented Patriots should…

Early mistakes cost Tigers in loss to strong EW team

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Noxapater head football coach Casey Orr knew his Tigers would be facing a challenge when they hosted East Webster on Friday night, and he was correct. The Wolverines scored 35 points in the first…

Roberts gets first start in EMCC’s 69-20 win over Southwest

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal SCOOBA — Former Louisville High School standout Wyatt Roberts put together a solid performance in his first collegiate start, leading homestanding East Mississippi Community College to a 69-20 win over Southwest Mississippi Community College…

Wildcats looking to bounce back against Kemper County Friday

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal M.C. Miller was very well aware that his team was manhandled in a 46-7 loss to visiting West Point last Friday night at R.E. Hinze Stadium. But the veteran Louisville High School head football…

Warriors set to host strong Lake team Friday night

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School look to take the last bite of a tough three-course meal to open the 2015 schedule on Friday night when they play host to a strong Lake…