Category: Sports

Tigers to open baseball playoffs against Sebastopol

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

After dropping a pair of games to arch-rival Nanih Waiya, the Tigers of Noxapater High School will look to get back on the winning side of things when they begin play in the MHSAA … Read more

WA set to host Senior Night on Thursday

Patriot first-baseman, Zach Roberson, tags out a Leake Academy base-runner on a pick-off play.

From special reports

The Winston Academy baseball team was set to close out its regular season at home on Thursday night against Columbus Christian Academy. It will be senior night for the Patriots.… Read more

ECCC students named to All-Mississippi Academic Team

East Central Community College sophomores Ben Pace of Philadelphia and Anthony Emmons of Lake were named to the 2016 All-Mississippi Community College Academic Team.

The All-Mississippi Community College Academic Team recognizes scholarly achievements and leadership accomplishments of students enrolled in … Read more

Sports Schedules – 04/20/2016

THURSDAY, APRIL 21
Fast-Pitch Softball
6 p.m. — Starkville at East Webster
6 p.m. — Newton County at Neshoba Central
6 p.m. — Noxapater at Sebastopol… Read more

ECCC hosts second annual High School All-Star Basketball Games

East Central Community College hosted the second annual East Central Mississippi High School All-Star Basketball Games Thursday, April 14, in the Brackeen-Wood Gym on the Decatur campus.

Participants were divided into North and South teams, based on the location of … Read more

ECCC Warriors climb to second in MACJC baseball standings

From school reports

The No. 20 nationally ranked East Central Community College baseball team moved up to No. 2 in the MACJC conference standings with its sweep over Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville on Saturday.

East Central won game … Read more

EMCC men finish second in UT-Martin Rodeo

From school reports

Nationally ranked cowboy Marcus Theriot earned his fourth all-around regional title of the year in leading East Mississippi Community College to a third-place men’s team finish at last weekend’s NIRA Ozark Region rodeo hosted by the University … Read more

Kim Rosamond named Tennessee Tech women’s basketball head coach

Rosamond at a press conference after taking her new role.

From press reports

She has nine years of experience as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Vanderbilt University, 19 seasons of experience in the tough Southeastern Conference as a player and coach, and 21 seasons overall in women’s college … Read more

WA Patriots drop trio of baseball games

Winston Academy’s, Jesse Boydstun, looks to the umpire for the call after his slide into third.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Winston Academy baseball team is looking to get back on the winning track this week when it plays a trio of games.… Read more

Baseball Tigers pick up three wins last week

Noxapater’s Kiera Phillips slides safely into third as Louisville third-baseman, Zoria Nicholson, awaits a throw during the Noxapater v LHS Softball game on March 14, 2016.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

After opening the week with a 12-1 loss to Leake Central the Tigers of Noxapater ripped off three straight wins heading into this week’s showdown with arch-rival Noxapater.

The Tigers were set to visit … Read more