Category: Sports

Warriors cruise into postseason

Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya’s final regular season game of the 2016 football season was a whole lot like the rest of the year: A blowout. The homestanding Warriors erupted for 33 points in the first quarter alone…

Noxapater set to visit Resurrection in first round of 1A Playoffs

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal With the playoffs coming up and the Tigers locked into the No. 3 seed, Noxapater coach Casey Orr was nervous about his team overlooking Durant in the regular-season finale. He had nothing to worry…

Wildcats ready for re-match with Lafayette County

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal A 22-point second quarter propelled the surging Louisville High School Wildcats to a convincing 35-6 win over visiting Raymond High School in the first round of the MHSAA Class 4A State Football Playoffs Friday…

East Central Football takes South Division Title with win at Southwest

The East Central Community College Warrior football team earned its first-ever Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges South Division Championship with a 42-13 road win over Southwest Mississippi Community College Saturday, Oct. 29, in Summit. While it was the…

Tyler Sullivan named Finalist for NFF Campbell Trophy

IRVING, Texas – The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today the finalists for the 2016 William V. Campbell Trophy, presented by Fidelity Investments and prominently displayed at its official home inside the New York Athletic…

Wildcats set to open playoffs at home Friday night

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Louisville High School Wildcats entered the MHSAA Class 4A State Football Playoffs on a positive note last Friday night, taking a 27-24 win over rival Kosciusko to close out the regular season at…

Warriors claim Region 3-1A title with convincing win

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal Nanih Waiya doesn’t necessarily hide the fact that bigger goals may very well be in reach later in the season. But one of the Warriors’ biggest goals has now been accomplished. The Warriors exploded…

Tigers bounce back to take tight win over visiting Stringer

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   After a hard-fought, disappointing loss to Nanih Waiya, Noxapater coach Casey Orr didn’t really know what to expect out of his young Tiger squad. But after a good week of practice, the Tigers…

Sports Schedules

THURSDAY, NOV. 3 Prep Basketball 6 p.m. — Central Academy at Winston Academy Junior College Basketball 5:30/7:30 p.m. — East Central at Coahoma 5:30/7:30 p.m. — Meridian at EMCC Men’s Basketball 6 p.m. — Morehouse at Ole Miss   FRIDAY,…

East Central Football falls to No. 5 Northwest in Non-Division Action

East Central Community College’s fourth quarter comeback fell short as the Warriors lost a tough 20-14 football game to No. 5 nationally ranked and defending national champion Northwest Mississippi Community College Thursday, Oct. 20, in Senatobia. The Warriors trailed 20-0…