Category: Sports

Lady Warriors look to close out strong in region play

Lyn Kirk (40) pulls down an offensive rebound.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

After improving to 3-1 in Region 6-1A play last week with a 57-43 win over Leake County, the Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya have their eyes on their last four league games of the … Read more

Sports Schedules – 02/03/2016

THURSDAY, FEB. 4
Prep Basketball
TBA — MAIS District 2 AAA Tournament at Winston Academy
6 p.m. — Vardaman at Eupora
6 p.m. — Winona at French Camp
6 p.m. — Kemper Academy at Hebron Christian
6 p.m. — Philadelphia … Read more

Expectations high as ECCC softball opens season February 4

Expectations are high, and so is the preseason ranking as the East Central Community College Lady Diamond Warriors open their 2016 softball season Thursday, Feb. 4, against Alabama Southern Community College at the softball complex on the Decatur campus. Game … Read more

Louisville’s Thames signs with Hinds CC

Shantianna Thames _2545

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Michael Bruce knows speed when he sees it and when he saw Shantianna Thames run as a seventh grader he knew then she would be something special.… Read more

Wildcats take overtime win over Caledonia, 75-65

Photos by Mike Robertson
Winston Academy versus  Leake Academy Boys Basketball on  January 19, 2016

Collin Willis (33) sets to pass to a teammate.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School Wildcats outscored homestanding Caledonia 31-18 in the fourth quarter and 18-8 in overtime to take a 75-65 win last week.

Jordan Miller and Jacques Braggs scored 19 points each for … Read more

Noxapater’s Kiera Phillips signs with East Mississippi

Kiera Phillips, of Noxapater Attendance Center,  signs letter of intent to play fast pitch softball at East Mississippi Community College. Kiera is the daughter of Patrick and Deffany Phillips. Kiera also plays slow pitch softball, basketball, track, and is a cheerleader. 
Deffany Phillips, Kiera Phillips, Patrick Phillips, Kyle Phillips, Coach Jodi Duran, and Assistant Coach Pam Mills.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

For the fourth consecutive year Noxapater High School has had a softball player sign a college scholarship.

Last week senior second baseman Kiera Phillips signed to play for East Mississippi Community College. Former Lady … Read more

Lady Warriors knock off Starkville Academy in Mid-Mississippi Classic

Kalie Parks (5) controls the ball on an attempted steal by a Leake Academy player.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School bounced back from a 41-37 region loss to Sebastopol last week by posting an impressive 46-38 win over Starkville Academy in the Crowson’s Auto World Mid-Mississippi … Read more

Sports Schedules – 01/27/2016

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 27
College Basketball
6 p.m. — Auburn at Ole Miss

THURSDAY, JAN. 28
Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Hebron Christian at Kemper Academy
Junior College Basketball… Read more

ECCC Cheer Clinics offered beginning Jan. 31

Students interested in trying out for the 2016-2017 cheerleading squad at East Central Community College in Decatur are invited to participate in free stunt clinics beginning Jan. 31.… Read more