Category: Sports

ECCC will ‘Black-Out Bailey’ at Thursday’s Season Opening Football Game

The East Central Community College Warriors will open their 2016 football season Thursday, Sept. 1, against Holmes Community College, and all Warrior fans are encouraged to wear black to the annual “Black-Out Bailey” night.

Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. … Read more

Sports Schedule

THURSDAY, SEPT. 1

Prep Volleyball
6 p.m. — Choctaw County at Caledonia
Prep Softball
TBA — Neshoba Central at Enterprise
TBA — Philadelphia at Lake
5 p.m. — Winston Academy at Central Academy
5:30 p.m. — Newton County Academy at … Read more

Sports Briefs

East Central set to host Holmes Thursday night

DECATUR — The East Central Community College Warriors open the 2016 season at home Thursday night when they host Holmes Community College in junior college football action. Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m.… Read more

Lady Warriors play Kosy close before falling 10-9

By Rocky Higginbotham
Winston County Journal

Nanih Waiya’s slow-pitch softball team had its biggest offensive output of the season in a see-saw affair against visiting Kosciusko last week, but the Lady Warriors came up on the short end of a … Read more

Sports Briefs

Local football standouts list among best juniors, seniors in state

Three Winston County athletes are among the Jackson Clarion-Ledger’s Top 40 junior football players.
Making the list was Daylen Gill of Louisville High School and Nanih Waiya High School teammates … Read more

Lady Tigers drop pair on softball diamond

By Robbie Robertson
The Winston County Journal

The Noxapater Lady Tigers didn’t have the best week on the softball diamond.

After opening up the season with a pair of wins in the Winston County Classic, the Lady Tigers dropped a … Read more

Lady Wildcats pick up two more softball wins

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School slow-pitch softball team has put together a three-game winning streak going into this week’s action.

The Lady Wildcats, 3-1 on the season going into this week’s play, were set to … Read more

Strong offensive performance pushes Lady Pats past NCA

By Ryan Satcher
Winston County Journal

The Winston Academy Lady Patriots overcame Newton County Academy this week but couldn’t overcome the rainy weather.
WA knocked off Newton 12-2 but had its only other contest of the week, a game with … Read more

Wildcats fall short to New Hope despite last touchdown

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Pervis Frazier straight arms a New Hope defender as he fights for extra yardage

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Louisville receiver Devon Lee celebrates a first half touchdown catch against New Hope with Tyler Kincaid.

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Louisville receiver Devon Lee catches a touchdown pass Friday as

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Missed opportunities hurt NW Warriors in season opener

By Rocky Higginbotham
Winston County Journal

To say a football game was closer than the final score indicates is without a doubt cliché. But sometimes, it’s just the truth.

It was certainly the case for the Nanih Waiya football team … Read more