Category: Sports

Local football teams face competition this weekend

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal While the 2015 football season doesn’t officially kick off for Louisville, Noxapater, Nanih Waiya, and Winston Academy until Aug. 21, all four teams will be involved in a jamboree or scrimmage this weekend. Nanih…

Itawamba counting on Noxapater’s Miller in 2015

From school reports FULTON — The Itawamba Community College football team wrapped up its first week of fall camp after reporting to campus on Tuesday to begin preparations for the 2015 season opener on Thursday, Aug. 27 against top-ranked Copiah-Lincoln…

Sports schedules – 08/12/15

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 12 Women’s College Soccer 10 a.m. — MSU at UT-Martin FRIDAY, AUG. 14 Prep Volleyball TBA — Set It Off Tournament at RIdgeland (Choctaw County entered)

Prep softball season has begun in Winston County

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Lady Patriots of Winston Academy began their 2015 fast-pitch softball season on Monday, while the slow-pitch teams at Louisville, Nanih Waiya, and Noxapater are set to get the regular season underway Saturday at…

Bane earns bronze

After qualifying in the State Games of Mississippi earlier this summer by earning a silver medal, Braxton Bane traveled to Lincoln,

Representing MS

Roper Stoots carries state flag and competes in Little Britches National Championship

Rodeo fun

Brianna Young and her Barrel horse, Vegas, competed in the National Little Britches Finals Rodeo held in Pueblo, Colorado, July 20th-25th.

2015 prep football practice officially gets underway

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal All four high school football teams in Winston County have begun their preseason practice for the 2015 season, with all four head coaches seeming upbeat about what they have seen so far. Two of…

Howland era at MSU begins on Nov. 13

From School reports STARKVILLE – Year one of the Ben Howland era at Mississippi State officially gets underway on Nov. 13 when Eastern Washington visits Humphrey Coliseum for the 2015-16 season opener. The Bulldogs’ non-conference slate features 12 games, including…

Scoring name of the game for vaunted EMCC defense

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal SCOOBA — For most teams, playing defense is all about keeping the other team from scoring. But for East Mississippi Community College sophomore linebacker Marcus LeFlore and his fellow Lions, it’s also about scoring…