Category: Sports

Tigers optimistic heading into third game of season

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By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

Despite starting the season at 0-2 and having yet to see his team score a touchdown, first-year Noxapater head football coach Casey Orr is optimistic about what lies ahead for his Tigers. And, … Read more

Wildcats looking for tough challenge from arch-rival Noxubee

LHS cheerleaders get the crowds fired up at the beginning of the season.

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School Wildcats are the defending MHSAA Class 3A State Champions. The ‘Cats are currently No. 1 in at least two Class 3A rankings, including one released by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger … Read more

Lady Warriors face tough road this week

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

The Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School, who won a thriller over Union early last week, will have to shake off a tough loss to Ethel on Thursday as they face three … Read more

Former-Noxapater star Hamilton gets nod at QB for EC

Former Noxapater standout Ethan Hamilton delivers a pass against Mississippi Delta last Thursday. He finished the night 14-of-34 for 233 yards and a touchdown. (EC Photo)

From school reports

MOORHEAD – Two fourth-quarter touchdowns – including one score on a long punt return – provided the winning margin for the homestanding Mississippi Delta Community College Trojans who held on for a 21-12 decision over East Central … Read more

Nanih Waiya overcomes mistakes to improve to 2-0 on season

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By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal.

It’s likely Tate Hanna as been dreaming about fumbles and penalties this past week.
The veteran Nanih Waiya head coach says his Warriors, who are off to a 2-0 mark so far this … Read more

WA Patriots fall to Raiders 42-20

WA sideline in an earlier game

By Wendell Womack

The Good – The Bad – The Ugly.
The good was the way the Patriots continued to fight. The bad was the score. The ugly was the missed tackles.
The Winston Patriots drew first blood on the … Read more

Sports Schedules – 9/3/14

TUESDAY, SEPT. 2
Prep Softball
5:30 p.m. — Noxapater at French Camp
6:15 p.m. — Columbus at Louisville
6:30 p.m. — New Hope at Eupora
6:30 p.m. — East Webster at South Pontotoc… Read more

Winston Countian Sullivan gets nod as DSU Quarterback

The No. 19 ranked Statesmen (0-0, 0-0 GSC) of Delta State University will open the 2014 campaign Saturday, Sept. 6 at Fort Valley State University. Kickoff is set 2 p.m. EST. The game marks the first time that the Statesmen … Read more