Category: Sports

Lady Tigers rolling on softball field

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   With the regular season coming to a close, the Noxapater Lady Tigers are hitting their stride. The Lady Tigers won two games last week, beating rival Nanih Waiya 11-1 on Wednesday and then…

Winston Academy Patriots win thriller with Bruce

by Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Peyton Allen smacked a bases-loaded, three-run double in the top of the eighth inning to help Winston Academy knock off Bruce in a seesaw affair last Saturday. Allen’s game-winner capped a 14-hit day…

Lady Warriors split pair

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Nanih Waiya’s fast-pitch softball team had a chaotic week of rainouts and rescheduling, but the Lady Warriors did split a pair of games last week. After getting rained out with Noxapater on Monday,…

Wildcats set to play Kosciusko twice this week

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal It was another rough week on the diamond for the Louisville Wildcats as they dropped three more contests. The Wildcats were swept by Division 4-4A rival Caledonia, falling 11-2 and 6-4 and then dropped…

Nanih Waiya Warriors run record to 16-1

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Nanih Waiya’s baseball team keeps cruising right along toward the postseason. Last week, the Warriors picked up three more victories to run their record to 16-1 on the year — trouncing McAdams in…

East Central Golfers claim 5th at MACJC

From school reports   The East Central Community College golf team improved eight strokes and jumped two places in Sunday’s final round of the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges’ East Mississippi Invitational held at Lion Hills Golf Club…

Lady Wildcats set to visit Leake Central

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   The Louisville Lady Wildcats only got in one game on the softball diamond last week, losing 10-0 to West Lauderdale on Tuesday. After scoring one in the first inning, West Lauderdale scored three…

Winston splits division pair with Leake

By  Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Winston Academy dropped a back-and-forth contest with division rival Leake Academy last Tuesday, but the Patriots rebounded to take a come-from-behind win over the Rebels in Louisville on Thursday. Winston also blanked Columbus…

East Central Tennis teams rebound from losses to sweep Holmes

The East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams rebounded from losses to nationally ranked Meridian teams earlier in the week to sweep Holmes Community College by identical 9-0 scores in matches played Friday, March 24, at the new…

Lady Warriors blank West Lowndes

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Nanih Waiya’s fast-pitch softball team had just one contest scheduled last week. But the Lady Warriors made the most of that opportunity. Kaylee Gregory threw a two-hit shutout and Madison Alford led a…