Category: Sports

Sullivan leads Statesmen to victory in season opener

From press & staff reports

The 2016 Delta State University football team kicked off its season with six first-half touchdowns in an impressive victory over Kentucky Wesleyan College, 50-29, in the season-opener on Thursday at Parker Field-McCool Stadium.

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Noxapater picks up key softball win

By Robbie Robertson
Winston County Journal

The Noxapater softball team split a pair of games last week but won the one they needed to win.

After a 12-0 loss to Sebastopol on Tuesday, the Lady Tigers beat rival Nanih Waiya … Read more

Rebels drop season-opener to FSU despite early 22-point lead

No. 11 Ole Miss jumped out to a 28-6 over No. 4 Florida State, but the Seminoles took advantage of four Rebel turnovers and scored 30 unanswered points to down the Rebels 45-34 in the Camping World Kickoff Monday night. … Read more

Lady Warriors snap losing streak with win over French Camp

By Rocky Higginbotham
Winston County Journal

Nanih Waiya’s slow-pitch softball team put an end to a losing skid which dated back to the 2014 season last week, and the Lady Warriors did so in a big way.

Coach Courtnee Graham’s … Read more

Sports Schedules

Prep Softball
TBA — West Lauderdale at Neshoba Central
TBA — Newton County at Philadelphia
3 p.m.  — Kemper Academy at Newton County Academy
5 p.m. — Noxapater at French Camp
6 p.m. — Houston at East … Read more

Lady Pats looking to rebound from tough softball week

By Ryan Satcher
Winston County Journal

The Winston Academy Lady Patriots are hoping a week off from games will help them regroup after a tough week against some of the best fast-pitch teams in the state.

Winston dropped a doubleheader … Read more

Sports Briefs

Bates ready for senior season at Nicholls State

Former Louisville High School standout C.J. Bates is looking forward to a big season at Nicholls (La.) State this season.

The 6-foot-1, 200-pound wide receiver led the Colonels with 28 receptions in … Read more

ECCC Football falls to Holmes in season home opener

From school reports

The East Central Community College Warrior football team lost a hard-fought ballgame in front of a standing room only crowd during “Black-Out” night at Bailey Stadium” Sept. 1 on the Decatur campus.

The Warriors scored two touchdowns … Read more

MSU falls 21-20 on last-second missed field goal


Ackerman’s Quinton Lane (7) enjoys being on the South Alabama’s football team as they upset the Mississippi State Bulldogs.


Jaguars Gerald Everett (12) catches the game winning touchdown in their upset over Mississippi State


Mississippi State quarterback Damiam Williams (11)

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Patriots explode for win over Winona Christian

Submitted by Wendell Womack

Winston Coach Andy Greening and his Patriot’s first victory of the year was special, as they defeated their last year head coach, Junior Graham and his Winona Christian Stars 39-6.

With Winona defeating the Patriots 30-11 … Read more