Category: Sports

Noxapater set to host Stringer in first round of the playoffs

Noxapater huddles during an earlier game in the season.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Noxapater head football coach Casey Orr is making it clear to his Tigers that there is one big difference between their first-round home playoff game against Stringer on Friday night and their 40-11 win … Read more

East Central men, women open season with two wins each

From school reports

The East Central Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams both remained undefeated as the Warriors and Lady Warriors swept Delgado Community College on Thursday at Brackeen-Wood Physical Education Building on the Decatur campus… Read more

Louisville splits pair with Durant in Holmes Classic

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School used a big third quarter to take a 47-41 win over Durant in the Holmes County Classic last Saturday.… Read more

Northwest Mississippi defeats Mississippi Gulf Coast for MACJC title

From special reports

SENATOBIA – The wait is finally over.
For the first time in 16 long years, the Northwest Rangers are MACJC Football Champions, defeating Gulf Coast 34-24 on Saturday to claim its ninth football title in program … Read more

Ten East Central Warriors, coach Karcher take MACJC honors

From school reports

Ten members of the East Central Community College Warrior football team received postseason honors today from the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges and the National Junior College Athletic Association, and Head Coach Ken Karcher was … Read more

Mississippi State takes wet win over homestanding Missouri

From School reports

Mississippi State (7-2, 3-2 SEC) threw its way to a 31-13 victory over Missouri (4-5, 1-5) on the road Thursday night. It was the most points scored against the Tiger defense all season, soaring past the previous … Read more

Sports schedules

Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Louisville at Winona
6 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at Sebastopol
6 p.m. — Central Academy at Winston Academy
6 p.m. — Starkville Academy at Choctaw County
Junior High Basketball
5 p.m. — … Read more

Nanih Waiya set to close our regular season at Ethel Friday

Nanih Waiya makes the extra point in an earlier game in the season.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

It’s official.

After the final play came to an end in their 35-14 win over Durant on Friday night, the Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School were officially the Region 3-1A champions.

Now the … Read more

Wildcats hit the road for the first round of the MHSAA Playoffs

Photos by Stan Beall
LHS on the passing attack.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Louisville’s task on Friday night will be a tough one.

After closing out the regular season with a disappointing 46-21 road loss to Region 4-4A foe Kosciusko, the Wildcats will hit the road for … Read more