Category: Sports

Nanih Waiya picks up second softball win of season

By Rocky Higginbotham
Winston County Journal

Nanih Waiya jumped to a big lead and held off homestanding French Camp Academy for a 9-8 victory in slow-pitch softball action last Thursday, earning the Lady Warriors their second win of the season.… Read more

Sports schedules

THURS, SEPT. 29
Prep Volleyball
6 p.m. — Starkville at Choctaw County
Prep Softball
TBA — Neshoba Central at West Lauderdale
TBA — Philadelphia at Southeast Lauderdale
6 p.m. — Starkville at Louisville
6 p.m. — Eupora at East Webster… Read more

Lady Wildcats clinch MHSAA 4A softball playoff berth

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Heading into their showdown at Kosciusko on Tuesday, the Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School knew what was on the line.

While LHS has already earned a spot in the upcoming MHSAA Class 4A … Read more

Noxapater falls to French Camp

By Robbie Robertson
The Winston County Journal

It was a case of too little, too late for the Noxapater Lady Tigers last week. The Lady Tigers spotted French Camp a 10-0 lead and scored eight runs in the bottom of … Read more

Louisville opens Region 4-4A play

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

What lurks at the end of Louisville’s Region 4-4A schedule makes the next two weeks very important.

The Wildcats, fresh off a 49-0 win over Amanda Elzy, are set to open region play on … Read more

Lady Patriots fall just short of reaching AAA state tourney

By Ryan Satcher
Winston County Journal

The Winston Academy Lady Patriots came within one game of the state tournament but came up just a little short in their bid to advance in the North State AAA Tournament on Saturday.

A … Read more

Winston Academy Patriots open district play with loss

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It’s hard to win when you have more yards in penalties than in rushing. It’s hard to win when you have more penalties than first downs. It’s hard to win when tempers flair and composure is lost. … Read more

Warriors keep focused as they improve to 5-1 on the season

By Rocky Higginbotham
Winston County Journal

Nanih Waiya coach Ryan Keeton implored his team over the last couple of weeks to take every opponent seriously. To come out focused and ready to take control. To get off to the best … Read more

Four NW cross-country athletes post top 20 finishes

By Rocky HIgginbotham
Winston County Journal

A quartet of competitors from Nanih Waiya notched top-20 finishes at the East Mississippi Classic cross-country event in Collinsville last weekend.

In the second event of the fall for head coach Courtnee Graham’s squads, … Read more

Noxapater coach takes shutout loss to Sebastopol hard

By Robbie Robertson
Winston County Journal

Friday night was certainly a night that Noxapater coach Casey Orr would just as soon let slip into the past, but hopes his young Tigers never forget.

The Tigers were dominated on both sides … Read more