Category: Sports

Thames brings home gold for Lady ‘Cats

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

Louisville High School’s contingent of athletes competing in the MHSAA Class 3A State Track Meet on Monday at Pearl High School wasn’t large, but it was very effective.
With just two individual athletes … Read more

ECCC Warrior Golf Classic Scheduled June 26

From press reports

Scholarships for East Central Community College students will again be the top prize when the annual Warrior Golf Classic is held at the Dancing Rabbit Golf Club in Choctaw.
The four-person scramble is scheduled for Thursday, June … Read more

ECCC Diamond Warriors beat EMCC in Playoff series, assists in clean-up

ECCC Baseball Team Assists in Clean-Up Efforts 
Members of East Central Community College’s baseball team assisted in clean-up efforts following the April 28 tornado that damaged several areas in Decatur. In the above photo, Diamond Warriors are shown picking up tin that was blown off cart houses at Decatur Country Club, which received extensive damage. The ECCC athletes spent several hours helping clean up the golf course as one of their many community service projects. EC’s baseball program is led by head coach Neal Holliman and assistants Scott DeLoach and Ronald Sims, who also participated in the clean-up efforts.  (EC Photo)

From press reports

After winning the best-of-three series with North top seed East Mississippi Community College May 2-3 in Scooba, East Central Community College’s baseball team can now set its sights on claiming a second-straight MACJC State Baseball Championship.
The … Read more

Nanih Waiya fares well in South State Track Meet

Warriors Win 4x200 relay. Ken McQueen, Tristian Cotton and Devain McQueen

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

Jamarlo Smith brought home three first-place finishes and Kenley McMullan picked up two first places and a second to lead Nanih Waiya High School during the MHSAA Class 1A South State Track Meet … Read more

Winning comes in many ways for LHS baseball team

Dalton Hudspeth, catcher, settles under a pop-up, while pitcher, Channing Wall (11) helps locate the ball.

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

The scoreboard from Thursday and Friday’s playoff games with Kossuth showed that the Louisville High School Wildcats lost 4-2 and 8-5 to close out the 2014 baseball season.
That just goes to show … Read more

LHS girls run way to third place finish in South State

LHS 4x200m district winners-Diamond Wraggs, Shantwanna Thames, Star Latham, and Marquesha Davis

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

When the Louisville High School Wildcats and Lady Wildcats took to the track at the MHSAA Class 3A North State Track Meet on Saturday they made it clear they weren’t running just for … Read more

WA student signs rodeo scholarship with EMCC

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By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

Dale Chancellor is not exactly sure when he got on a bull for the first time, but one thing is for certain — it was probably before he was supposed to.
“You are … Read more

Lynch leads list of Noxapater track standouts head to state meet

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

Treasure Lynch took first place in the girls triple jump and second in the 100 meters in the MHSAA 1A South State Track Meet held at St. Andrews in Madison last Saturday.
Lynch … Read more

Lady Warriors drop two straight to Bogue Chitto in playoffs

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

Storms that ripped through Mississippi forced the Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School to play their second and third round series in the MHSAA 1A Fast-Pitch Softball Playoffs on back-to-back-to-back days without … Read more