Category: Sports

Late defensive plays help Wildcats hold off Kemper County

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Despite being pushed around most of the first half, when it came time for the Louisville High School to stand up in its 27-20 road win over Kemper County High School on Friday night,…

East Central Women’s Soccer tops reigning Division Champion Hinds

The East Central Community College women’s soccer team moved to 4-0 on the season with a 2-1 win over Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges North Division foe Hinds Community College Friday, Sept. 4, in Raymond. The East Central…

EMCC falls just short of tying NJCAA winning streak record

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal WESSON — Minutes after East Mississippi Community College saw its 25-game winning streak get snapped at the hands of Copiah-Lincoln Community College Thursday night, EMCC head coach Buddy Stephens was already working on getting…

Lady Patriots lose slugfest to Central Academy

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Lady Patriots of Winston Academy lost a pair of fast-pitch softball games last week, falling to Leake Academy 16-1 and Central Academy of Macon 20-16. This week WA has a pair of road…

MSU takes season-opening win over USM

From school reports HATTIESBURG — Mississippi State (1-0) beat Southern Miss (0-1) 34-16 on Saturday night, opening the 2015 season with a road victory. Turnovers stalled the Bulldogs early, allowing USM to double MSU’s time of possession for the night,…

Ole Miss explodes for 76 points against UT-Martin

From school reports OXFORD — Ole Miss scored early and often Saturday against UT Martin. The Rebel offense amassed 662 yards and scored 10 touchdowns, while the defense limited the Skyhawks to just 290 yards and scored a TD of…

Lady Warriors prepare for region ball games

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School continue to play stout competition as they get ready to enter region play next week. Nanih Waiya dropped a slow-pitch softball contest to Louisville 13-1 last…

Patriots hit by falling stars

By Wendell Womack The Winton Patriots turned a possible Winston win into another Winston woe!! The Winona Christian Stars snatched a predicted victory from Winston and sent the Patriots to 0-2 on the year. On paper, the talented Patriots should…

Early mistakes cost Tigers in loss to strong EW team

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Noxapater head football coach Casey Orr knew his Tigers would be facing a challenge when they hosted East Webster on Friday night, and he was correct. The Wolverines scored 35 points in the first…