Category: Sports

Lady Wildcats take big win over Leake Central

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal The Louisville Lady Wildcats snapped a recent losing streak, hammering Leake Central 14-1 in their only action last week. The Lady Wildcats scored four runs in the top of the first and finally started…

Lady Warriors topple rival Noxapater

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Nanih Waiya’s softball team hung with Sebastopol last Tuesday before the Lady Bobcats pulled away late. But two days later, the Lady Warriors rebounded with a big win over rival Noxapater. After Sebastopol…

LHS baseball looks to get back on winning side of ledger

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   It was another rough week on the diamond for the Louisville Wildcats, losing four straight contests to extend its losing streak to seven games. The Wildcats lost 19-9 to East Webster on Monday,…

East Central Tennis Teams sweep Holmes for second time

The East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams swept Holmes Community College for this second time this spring season in matches played Tuesday, April 4, in Goodman. The No. 17 ranked Warriors defeated the Bulldogs 7-2, while the…

ECCC to host 3rd Annual High School All-Star Basketball Contest

East Central Community College will host the third annual East Central Mississippi High School All-Star Basketball Games Thursday, April 13, in the Brackeen-Wood Gymnasium on the Decatur campus. The women’s contest begins at 6 p.m. and will be followed by…

Noxapater baseball squad picks up four victories

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal The season may not have started the way Noxapater baseball coach Casey Orr wanted, but theTigers are definitely back on track. The Tigers won four games this week to climb above the .500 mark,…

Patriots drop pair of league games to Heritage

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Winston Academy fell in a pair of district contests to Heritage Academy last week, falling to 9-7 overall on the season. The Patriots dropped an 11-1 decision to HA in Columbus last Tuesday,…

Noxapater captures fast-pitch softball championship

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal   The Noxapater fast-pitch softball team pulled off a bit of history this past week, winning the school’s first-ever Division title in the sport. The Lady Tigers secured the title with a 15-0…

Warriors improves to 18-1 with sweep of West Lowndes

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya continued to pile up wins on the baseball diamond last week, sweeping a pair of division contests from West Lowndes to improve its record to 18-1 on the year. The Warriors were…

ECCC 16th Annual Warrior Golf Classic set

The East Central Community College Alumni Association will host its 16th Annual Warrior Golf Classic Thursday, May 11, at the Dancing Rabbit Golf Club in Choctaw. All proceeds from the tournament again will support the scholarship program at the college.…