Category: Sports

Noxapater’s Keonte Daniels signs with East Central

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal Noxapater’s Keonte Daniels might not be the tallest player that East Central signed but it’s likely he’s the fastest. Daniels confirmed his commitment to East Central last Wednesday when he signed his national letter…

ECCC Tennis Teams set to open new season, new facilities

East Central Community College Tennis Coach Jay Pacelli says more talent and increased depth have brought much optimism to the college’s men’s and women’s tennis teams as they hit the courts for the spring 2017 season Friday, Feb. 3, at…

GCS hosts basketball tourney

Grace Christian School hosted their annual basketball invitational tournament on Saturday, January 21.  The teams participating were Victory Christian, Columbus MS, Starkville Christian, Starkville MS, French Camp Academy, French Camp, MS, Jackson Victors, Jackson, MS and Grace. The games were…

Wildcats win amazing six-overtime contest against Noxubee

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal   Louisville boys basketball coach Kenyon Ross has coached basketball for 16 years and played the game since he was a kid. But Friday night’s game against Noxubee County is something he had…

Noxapater faces Nanih Waiya in basketball action Friday

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal   It was another rough week for the Noxapater basketball teams as each team dropped a pair of games in division play. The Lady Tigers dropped a hard-fought 48-46 decision to Sebastopol and…

Nanih Waiya set for Senior Night

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Nanih Waiya’s basketball teams are slated to host Senior Night festivities Friday when the Warriors and Lady Warriors entertain Noxapater. It’s the second of a pair of district matchups this week for Nanih…

Winston falls to district rivals Leake, Starkville

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Winston Academy’s boys’ basketball team had its moments against both Leake Academy and Starkville Academy in district contests last week. Unfortunately, those moments didn’t translate into a win for the Patriots in the…

Nanih Waiya gets pair of district wins

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Nanih Waiya swept a pair of District 6-1A basketball contests last Friday night at home, topping Sebastopol 50-45 in the girls’ contest and winning 54-51 in the boys’ game. Those wins capped a…

LHS ‘Cats bounce back with two region wins

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   Don’t give up on the Louisville Wildcats just yet. After dropping seven straight contests, the Wildcats grabbed a pair of Region 4-4A wins this past week, beating Caledonia 56-53 and Houston 58-41. The…

Noxapater looks to pick up region wins this week

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   It was a rough week for Noxapater basketball as both teams lost a pair of games inside division play. The Lady Tigers dropped a 62-34 decision to West Lowndes and fell 70-50 to…