Category: Sports

Sports schedules – 11/04/15

THURS, NOV. 5
Prep Football
7 p.m. — Grenada at Neshoba Central
Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Lamar School at Winston Academy
Junior High School Basketball
6 p.m. — East Webster at Winona
Junior College Basketball… Read more

Nanih Waiya wins slugfest over Noxapater in Cross Creek Rivalry

Courtesy Photos from Mike Robertson
Noxapater quarterback, James Stalcup (15) hands the ball to Vonta Woods (4).

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Cross Creek rivalry surely didn’t disappoint.

In a game full of big plays and momentum swings, visiting Nanih Waiya was able to counter every time Noxapater made it’s move to take control or … Read more

Winston ends season with a loss to Starkville

Payson Roberts (5) blocking as Bailey Smith (1) turns up field with the ball during an earlier game in the season.

From Wendell Womack

The last six meetings between the Winston Patriots and the Starkville Volunteers have ended with an average score of 38-11 in favor of Starkville. The trend remained about the same as Winston saw their last game of … Read more

Louisville-Kosy rivalry has home playoff game in balance

LHS punter Corey McCullough  boots one down field

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Sometimes, you just have to figure out a way to win.

With his team’s offense producing less than 100 yards total for the game, Louisville High School linebacker Lajordin Anderson stepped in front of … Read more

EMCC football season comes to a shocking end

From school reports

Transfer quarterback John Franklin III accounted for six touchdowns and nearly 300 yards of total offense in one half of play to propel the third-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College to a 48-0 road victory over … Read more

East Central set to visit Northwest in MACJC semifinals Saturday

From school reports

The East Central Community College Warriors converted three turnovers into 13 points en route to a 20-3 road win over the Pearl River Community College Wildcats Oct. 22 in Poplarville, and in the process earned their first … Read more

Prep basketball set to begin for Winston County schools

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Winston Academy girls and the Louisville High School boys and girls are set to take part in basketball jamborees this week, while WA will open its regular season with three games next week.… Read more

MSU ranked No. 25 after big SEC win

Mississippi State returned to the Associated Press Top 25 poll as the Bulldogs are ranked No. 25 following a 42-16 win over Kentucky on Saturday night.

State (6-2, 2-2 Southeastern Conference) received 103 points and is ranked for the third … Read more

Sports Schedules – 10/28/15

THURSDAY, OCT. 29
Prep Basketball
TBA — Oak Hill Jamboree (Winston Academy girls entered)
Junior High Basketball
5 p.m. — East Webster at French Camp… Read more

Local on the court

ECCC Homecoming Court 5403

ECCC Homecoming Court
Members of the 2015 Homecoming Court at East Central Community College in Decatur included (front row, from left) freshman maids Codi Ballard of Decatur, Makenzie Byrd of Sebastopol, Emily Dykeman of Forest and Aerial Green of Carthage; … Read more