Category: Sports

Winston teams each win two-of-three contests

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Both Winston Academy basketball teams picked up two wins in three tries last week, as each earned victories over Starkville Christian and Lamar School after losing district games to Leake Academy. The Lady…

LHS Lady Wildcats picks up two more basketball wins

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal The Louisville Lady Wildcats added two more wins to their total last week as they grabbed a pair of 4-4A wins over Leake Central (57-35) and another over Noxubee County (55-32). The Lady Wildcats…

Young scores well on rodeo circuit

Blake Young of Nanih Waiya recently traveled to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to compete in the Miniature Rodeo Association (MRA) World Finals.  Blake rode two out of three of his bulls while there to finish 4th in the world in Senior…

Nanih Waiya falls to Leake County, splits with Noxapater

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya’s basketball teams opened district play last week with a pair of losses to Leake County and a split against Noxapater. The Lady Warriors dropped a 56-30 decision to No. 4 ranked Leake…

Lady Tigers take tight win over Lady Warriors

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal After suffering a 49-35 setback to Sebastopol on Monday, the Lady Tigers of Noxapater responded with a pair of wins to finish out the week. The Lady Tigers turned around on Friday and beat…

Winston girls run record to 20-2

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Winston Academy’s girls reached a milestone just two weeks into the new semester, registering their 20th victory last week when they picked up three wins. The Lady Patriots used a stingy defense to…

Warriors whip Class 2A Clarkdale

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Nanih Waiya split a pair of non-division basketball contests at Clarkdale last Tuesday, including an exciting win for the Warriors over the Class 2A Bulldogs. Coach Ron Swart’s boys used a strong fourth…

LHS boys, girls drop Division 4-4A openers

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   After a day’s delay, Louisville opened up Division 4-4A play on Saturday against Kosciusko. Both teams came out on the losing end as the Lady Wildcats dropped a 62-58 overtime decision to the…

Noxapater splits pair with Pisgah; visits NW Friday

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Jouirnal   The Noxapater Lady Tigers won their only contest last week as they took a hard-fought 49-42 win over Class 2A Pisgah on Tuesday night. In the boys contest, the Tigers’ struggles continued as…

LHS’ Anderson, Moore share Region 4-4A defensive honors

By Robbie Robertson The Winston County Journal The coaches of Region 4-4A recently released their all-region team and Louisville was well represented. Louisville’s LaJordan Anderson and Charles Moore were the Co-defensive MVPs of the region, as voted on by the…