Category: Sports

Lady Bulldogs set to face No. 1 UCONN

From school reports

Mississippi State sent a huge thank you note to its fans with a stirring 74-72 win over Michigan State in a second-round game of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament Sunday afternoon at Humphrey Coliseum.… Read more

Lady Wildcats look to put together winning streak

Louisville’s Destiney Holmes heads to first as she watches her drive into the outfield.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School fast-pitch softball team is hoping back-to-back wins over French Camp and Noxapater can give the Lady Wildcats the edge they need the rest of the week to keep piling up … Read more

Nanih Waiya baseball gets in four games before bad weather

Photos By Jason Dyess
Taylor Robinson (16) hits a two run single against Puckett

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

While most teams were completely stymied by last week’s inclement weather, the Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School played two games on Monday and two games on Tuesday in a pair of tournaments before … Read more

Lady Bulldogs set to host NCAA action

From school reports

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Mississippi State will be “Dancing” in Starkville.

The Bulldogs earned a No. 5 seed for the second-straight season and were selected to host the NCAA Tournament First and Second Rounds at Humphrey Coliseum for … Read more

Sports Schedules – 03/16/2016

THUR, MARCH 17
Prep Baseball
5:30 p.m. — Choctaw County at Louisville
Fast-Pitch Softball
3:30 p.m. — East Webster at Pontotoc… Read more

Patriots pick up thrilling win over Newton County Academy

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Nick Dempsey (13) powers a pitch to the plate on March 4 against East Webster.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Winston Academy baseball team scored five runs in the top of the seventh inning on Monday to take a 13-10 win over Newton County Academy to improve to 2-3 on the season.… Read more

‘Surprise season’ blessing for NW basketball team, coach

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Nanih Waiya head coach Jaimee Childs encourages the Lady Warriors.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

JACKSON — The season didn’t end like Jaimee Childs had hoped, but the Nanih Waiya High School girls basketball coach wouldn’t give this season back for anything.

“It’s definitely been one of my biggest … Read more

Warriors open week with two wins in Stringer tourney

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Nanih Waiya’s Wyatt Ball squares for a bunt, early in the game against Philadelphia during the Nanih Waiya v Philadelphia Baseball on February 27, 2016.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

After opening last week with a disappointing 10-3 loss to Lake, the Nanih Waiya baseball team has been on a roll, knocking off Eupora, Mize and Taylorsville to improve to 5-1 on the season.… Read more