Category: Sports

Sports Schedules – 10/15/2014

WED, OCT. 15
Junior College Soccer
2/4 p.m. — Northwest Miss. women/men at ECCC

Prep Volleyball
6 p.m. — Water Valley at Choctaw County
Junior College Football… Read more

Mississippi State makes improbably rise to No. 1 ranking in country

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

STARKVILLE — The echo of cowbells ringing were still ripping through the campus on Sunday as history was made when Mississippi State University was officially revealed as the No. 1 ranked college football … Read more

MHSAA 1A State Softball Playoffs to begin this week

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

Weather permitting, both Nanih Waiya and Noxapater opened the MHSAA Class 1A State Slow-Pitch Softball Playoffs on Tuesday.

The Lady Warriors, who won the region, were set to play host to Pelahatchie in … Read more

Strong Second Half Propels No. 11 Delta State to 35-20 Win Over Shorter

Delta State outscored the visiting Shorter Hawks 21-0 in the second half as the No. 11 Statesmen picked up the 35-20 home victory at Parker Field – McCool Stadium. Delta State was held to the lowest scoring output this season … Read more

Wildcats open Region 4-3A play with road shutout against Winona

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By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

South Pontotoc is the next game on Louisville High School’s schedule. Veteran LHS head football coach M.C. Miller is very aware of that, but he also understands what will be facing his Wildcats … Read more

Tigers in search of big region win

Noxapater offense moving down field in an earlier game in the season.

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

First-year Noxapater head football coach Casey Orr is very aware of the position his team’s loss to French Camp in the Region 3-1A opener four weeks ago put the Tigers in. But he … Read more

Winston Academy Patriots fall to Rebels 33-6

WA huddles up.

By Wendell Womack

The first play of the Winston-Leake game last Friday night at Patriot Field saw the Patriots receive an early break, when Leake fumbled the opening kickoff.

Winston’s Peyton Allen quickly recovered it to put his Patriots in … Read more

LHS Homecoming upcoming

Seated: Senior Maid-Alexis Harris, Lady in Waiting-Faith Yarbrough, Queen-Diamond Love, Lady in Waiting-LaBrisha Clark, Senior Maid-Meghin SmithStanding: Freshman Maid-Brittany Windham, Freshman Maid-Shidae Smith, Sophomore Maid-Monifah Haynes, Sophomore Maid-Diamond Wraggs, Junior Maid-Aaliyah Haynes, Junior Maid-Skylar Adams.

Louisville High School is proud to announce the 2014 Homecoming Court. The Court will be presented during half time of the Louisville vs South Pontotoc game  on October 10, 2014.… Read more

Numerous activities scheduled at ECCC Homecoming Saturday, Oct. 11

The annual 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ One-Mile Fun Run begins a full day of homecoming activities scheduled Saturday, October 11, 2014, at East Central Community College in Decatur.

Competition starts at 7:30 a.m. at the North Campus Pavilion. A $20 … Read more

Warriors seek to stay focused in quest to post undefeated season


By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

At this point it’s just one step at a time for the Nanih Waiya football team as it attempts to maneuver through the regular season without a loss.

The Warriors, now 6-0 overall and … Read more