Category: Sports

Wrestling ‘Super’ event to be held in Louisville

From press & staff reports

Mayhem in the Magnolia State comes to Louisville Coliseum on Saturday, May 28th at 6:30 p.m. It will be the pro wrestling event of the year for the state of Mississippi.

The wrestling extravaganza began … Read more

Golf tourney success

On May 7, The Winston County Booster Club hosted its First Annual Patriot’s Putt tournament.

They had incredible support form Winston County and they would like to thank each and every person that participated, by either playing or graciously donating … Read more

Winston Academy hires new girls basketball coach

From combined reports

Former Delta State University basketball standout Miriam ‘Moe’ Bell Reed has been named the new girls head basketball coach at Winston Academy.

“I am so excited about coaching this girls at Winston Academy,” Reed said. “I look … Read more

Gleason hired as Winston Academy offensive coordinator

From combined reports

Steve Gleason, most recently offensive line coach at Mississippi Delta Community College, has been named as offensive coordinator and offensive line coach at Winston Academy.

Before his two-year stint at MDCC he spent five seasons at Modesto … Read more

East Central Alum Marcus Thames inducted into Mississippi Community College Sports Hall of Fame

Former East Central Community College baseball standout Marcus Thames was one of 15 individuals inducted into the Mississippi Community College Sports Hall of Fame on Tuesday, April 26, at the 10th annual induction banquet held at the Clyde Muse Center … Read more

Nanih Waiya, Noxapater send track athletes to state meet

By Austin Bishop

Winston County Journal

Nanih Waiya High School qualified to compete in 14 events in Saturday’s MHSAA Class 1A State Track Meet at Pearl High School on Saturday, while Noxapater will compete in three girls events.

The Warriors … Read more

Lady Warriors have little trouble dispatching French Camp

By Austin Bishop

Winston County Journal

Numbers don’t always tell the full story.

Although the Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School move into the third round of the MHSAA Class 1A Fast-Pitch Softball State Playoffs with only six wins … Read more

Sports schedules


Prep Baseball TBA — MHSAA Baseball Playoffs

College Baseball 6 p.m. — Missouri at MSU

FRIDAY, MAY 6 Prep Baseball TBA — MHSAA Baseball Playoffs Prep Softball TBA — MHSAA Softball Playoffs Prep Track TBA — Class … Read more

Wildcats to face Cleveland in first round of 4A playoffs

Lady Wildcat pitcher, Emaree Stone, covers the plate as a West Lauderdale base runner slides in.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School baseball team closed out its regular season with a region split of two games with Leake Central.

The Wildcats lost on the road to the Gators 5-4 on Tuesday, before … Read more

Nanih Waiya set to host Leake County in playoffs

Nanih Waiya’s Isaiah Eiland dives safely into first on a pick-off attempt, as Noxapater first-baseman, Braden Estes (11), awaits the throw from the pitcher.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

A pair of wins over Noxapater gave the Warriors of Nanih Waiya the Region 5-1A Baseball title and the top seed in the upcoming MHSAA Class 1A State Baseball Playoffs.

Nanih Waiya is set … Read more