Category: Sports

EMCC looking to pick up third NJCAA National Championship

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

SCOOBA — For the fourth time in six years, the Lions of East Mississippi Community College are the MACJC State Champions in football.

EMCC took care of that in a rather convincing manner … Read more

Sports Schedules – 11/19/2014

WED, NOV. 19
Women’s College Basketball
TBA — West Alabama at Stillman

Prep Basketball
TBA — Caledonia Tournament (Choctaw County entered)
6 p.m. — Neshoba Central at Louisville
6 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at Sebastopol
6 p.m. … Read more

8-4 Wildcats play host to Mooreville on Friday night

LHS in an earlier game

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

Louisville High School head football coach M.C. Miller didn’t see anything Friday night in his team’s 38-8 win over Holly Springs in the first round of the MHSAA Class 4A State Football Playoffs … Read more

Nanih Waiya Warriors finish regular season undefeated

Nanih Waiya in an earlier game

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Warriors made more than just a little history with their 34-0 win over West Oktibbeha on Friday night to finish the regular season undefeated. It was the first time a Nanih Waiya football … Read more



ECCC Intramural Football Champions

L’ville captured the intramural football title at East Central Community College in Decatur.… Read more

Goss, Roberts help EMCC take state championship

Former Louisville High School standout Desmond Goss (16) hauls in a touchdown pass from Chad Kelly during EMCC's 54-15 win over Co-Lin on Saturday. (Photo by Mike Robertson)

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

WESSON — After giving up 480 yards of total offense and 54 eight touchdown, Copiah-Lincoln finally found a way to slow down East Mississippi Community College’s potent offense.

As the Lions gathered on the … Read more

Fourth-quarter surge leads West Lowndes over Noxapater

Noxapater  in an earlier game

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

Noxapater held a 14-12 lead going into the final quarter of the season finale on Friday night, but the visiting Panthers of West Lowndes scored a pair of late touchdowns to take the … Read more

McMullan finishes eight in state cross-country meet

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Nanih Waiya High School junior Kenley McMullan posted a time of 22:14.4 at Choctaw Trails in Clinton on Saturday to take eighth in the MHSAA Class 1A Girls State Cross-County Championships.

NW’s Tristen Cotton … Read more

Lady Tigers ranked No. 1 in Class 3A to begin season

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

First-year Noxapater High School girls basketball coach Chris Lyle has inherited some high expectations, as the Jackson Clarion-Ledger has pegged the Lady Tigers as the No. 3 team in Class 3A in their … Read more