Category: Sports

Ross excited about growing LHS hoops program

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Kenyon Ross understands exactly what he’s getting into. After four head coaching stops at basketball-hungry schools, he knows there is a lot of groundwork to be laid for Louisville High School to become a…

Wildcats set to host 13-game hoops event Tuesday

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Louisville High School basketball program will be hosting a day of summer league basketball at the Eiland Middle School gymnasium beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday. Teams from LHS, Starkville, Leake County, Eupora,…

Two ECCC teams claim NJCAA academic honors

From school reports DECATUR — East Central Community College’s women’s soccer and softball teams have been named best in the nation in their respective sports for academic excellence by the National Junior College Athletic Association for 2014-15. The East Central…

Game times set for first three MSU, Ole Miss football games

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Both Mississippi State and Ole Miss will be playing football late into the night this season if the early-season schedule is andy indication of what 2015 has to hold. The Southeastern Conference announced its…

Pats using summer baseball to move players around

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Second-year Winston Academy head baseball coach Justin Flake is using his team’s summer games to put together the jigsaw puzzle of what the Patriots will look like on the diamond next year. “We lost…

MACJC softball moves to one-division format

From special reports The Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) announced scheduling and playoff changes for the upcoming softball season. Starting in 2016, each team in the state will play each other once in the regular season and…

Adjustments made to Louisville High coaching staffs

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Louisville High School director of athletics Hilute Hudson announced that the school has named a new head boys basketball coach, as well as noting there have been some changes on the football coaching staff.…

ECCC Warriors announce 2015 Football Schedule  

Five home games on the synthetic turf of Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus of East Central Community College highlight the Warriors 2015 football schedule. The EC Warriors begin the season with their first two games at home. On Thursday,…

Ole Miss hoops star Moody undergoes surgery

From school reports OXFORD ‚Äî Ole Miss rising senior guard Stefan Moody will be sidelined for 8-12 weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a stress fracture in his left tibia, head coach Andy Kennedy announced Monday. The tibial stress fracture…

MSU’s Price wins NCAA 1500 meter championship

Heart, passion and leaving it all out on the track are qualities one will find in a champion. On Saturday, Mississippi State’s Rhianwedd Price was that very definition. Making her first appearance in the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships,…