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East Central’s Hayes-Keyes named NJCAA defensive POTW

East Central Community College defensive back Juwon Hayes-Keyes has been named the National Junior Colleges Athletic Association Football Defensive Player of the Week for his play against Pearl River Community College Thursday, Sept. … Read more

USM has record-breaking night in win over Rice

From school reorts

HATTIESBURG — For Southern Miss, Saturday night at Roberts Stadium was a matter of taking what the other is giving.

And the Golden Eagles took what Rice was offering Saturday night at Roberts Stadium and rewrote a … Read more

Nanih Waiya picks up 21st consecutive Region 3-1A win

Photos by Kevin Brunt Nanih Waiya’s defense goes in for the tackle.

Photos by Kevin Brunt
Nanih Waiya’s defense goes in for the tackle.

By Rocky Higginbotham

Winston County Journal

One-win McAdams had a game plan when heading to division-leading Nanih Waiya last Friday night for a Region 3-1A contest.

Unfortunately for … Read more

Big first half helps Tigers bounce back with big win

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By Robbie Robertson

The Winston County Journal

After an embarrassing loss to Sebastopol a week earlier, Noxapater football coach Casey Orr preached to his team about not overlooking Montgomery County last Friday night.

Apparently, the Tigers got the message.

The … Read more

Sports Brief

Sullivan leads Delta State to win over Mississippi College, 61-31

Former Winston Academy standout Tyler Sullivan tossed three touchdown passes and ran for another to lead homestanding Delta State University to a 61-31 win over Mississippi College in Gulf South … Read more

Wildcats open Region 4-4A play with big win

Mike Robertson/Photos Louisville Wildcats, Jay Hibbler (38) and Kendrick Bates (29) wrap up the ball-carrier, as Ashanti Cistrunk (35) moves to assist.

Mike Robertson/Photos
Louisville Wildcats, Jay Hibbler (38) and Kendrick Bates (29) wrap up the ball-carrier, as Ashanti Cistrunk (35) moves to assist.

By Austin Bishop

Winston County Journal

One down, two to go.

While the goal of the Louisville High … Read more

Nanih Waiya picks up second softball win of season

By Rocky Higginbotham
Winston County Journal

Nanih Waiya jumped to a big lead and held off homestanding French Camp Academy for a 9-8 victory in slow-pitch softball action last Thursday, earning the Lady Warriors their second win of the season.… Read more

Sports schedules

THURS, SEPT. 29
Prep Volleyball
6 p.m. — Starkville at Choctaw County
Prep Softball
TBA — Neshoba Central at West Lauderdale
TBA — Philadelphia at Southeast Lauderdale
6 p.m. — Starkville at Louisville
6 p.m. — Eupora at East Webster… Read more

Lady Wildcats clinch MHSAA 4A softball playoff berth

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Heading into their showdown at Kosciusko on Tuesday, the Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School knew what was on the line.

While LHS has already earned a spot in the upcoming MHSAA Class 4A … Read more

Noxapater falls to French Camp

By Robbie Robertson
The Winston County Journal

It was a case of too little, too late for the Noxapater Lady Tigers last week. The Lady Tigers spotted French Camp a 10-0 lead and scored eight runs in the bottom of … Read more