Category: Sports

MSU women reach NCAA Final Four

For the Mississippi State women’s basketball team, the music continues to play and the Bulldogs continue to dance. Behind an NCAA Tournament school-record 41 points from Morgan William, No. 2 seed Mississippi State upset No. 1 seed Baylor 94-85 in…

Lady Tigers pick up first division win of season

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   The Noxapater Lady Tigers grabbed their first division win of the season last week, beating West Lowndes 20-8. In other action last week, the Lady Tigers lost 9-1 to Sebastopol and 11-10 to…

Warriors suffer first loss, but pound Choctaw County

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Nanih Waiya had won baseball games in a half-dozen different ways when the Warriors finally lost one last Tuesday. But it didn’t take long for them to get right back into the win…

Louisville sweeps Noxubee County in baseball action

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   The Louisville Wildcats snapped a six-game losing streak this week with a pair of blowout wins over Noxubee County. The Wildcats beat Noxubee 23-0 and 21-2, giving up just two hits in the…

Tigers bounce back to take shutout win over Sebastopol

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   The Noxapater Tigers returned from Spring break and snapped a four-game losing streak. After losing to Sebastopol 4-3 before Spring break, the Tigers returned the favor and hammered the Bobcats 9-0 on Tuesday…

Lady Bulldogs advance to Sweet 16

How sweet it is. The Mississippi State women’s basketball team is headed back to the Sweet 16 after a 92-71 win over DePaul in a second-round game of the NCAA Tournament’s Oklahoma City Regional played before a national television audience…

Ole Miss Rebels reach NIT quarterfinals

From combined reports Sophomore Terence Davis scored 30 points including 6 of 7 from beyond the arch and junior Deandre Burnett added 19 as the Rebels took down No. 1 seeded Syracuse 85-80 to advance to the NIT quarterfinals Saturday.…

‘Cats set to play at Noxubee in region doubleheader

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal   The Louisville Wildcats got in a pair of games during the Spring break but couldn’t come out with a win. The Wildcats lost 12-7 to Bruce on Tuesday and then lost 3-2 to…

Lady Warriors drop pair in Spring Fling tourney

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Nanih Waiya squared off against a pair of big-school powerhouses and dropped two games last week in the Clarkdale Spring Fling Fast-Pitch Softball Tournament at Northeast Park in Meridian. The Lady Warriors fell…

Tigers, Lady Tigers set to return to action this week

By Robbie Robertson Winston County Journal Both Noxapater teams took off for Spring break last week but will get back going this week. The Tigers, who are 2-4 on the season, were scheduled to host Sebastopol on Tuesday for a…