Category: Sports

First-year head coach excited about opportunity at Nanih Waiya

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Ryan Keeton was looking for just the right opportunity to become a head football coach. He found what he was looking for when the job at Nanih Waiya High School came open.

“It’s a … Read more

Offensive stability name of the game for the LHS Wildcats


By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Veteran Louisville High School head football coach M.C. Miller said Wildcat fans could expect a little less confusion on offense from his team during the 2015 season.

“For one, we know who the quarterback … Read more

Lady Eagles look for big year on slow-pitch diamond in 2015

Haley Farley at 3rd with Emily Littlejohn in left field.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

With only two girls gone off a strong team last year, Eupora High School head slow-pitch softball coach Kaley Harris is expecting big things out of her team this year.

“We have everybody back … Read more

Young, but experienced Tigers ready to show improvement in 2015

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By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Young? Yes.

Inexperienced? No.

Youthful experience will the be overriding theme for the 2015 football season for the Noxapater Tigers this season. While Noxapater was going through some growing pains during last year’s 4-7 … Read more

Eagles look to improve as season moves along

EHS Football Team

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress TImes

It’s a work in progress.

That’s the way first-year Eupora High School head football coach Stephen Edwards and his coaching staff are looking at the 2015 season.

“I think we are about where we … Read more

Sullivan, York shine in Sunday scrimmage for Statesmen


The Delta State University football team scrimmaged for the first time this fall for more than an hour Sunday, Aug. 16 at Parker Field-McCool Stadium. Coach Todd Cooley and his staff engineered the 115-play scrimmage in near-record time in front … Read more

EMCC Lions looking for fresh challenges during 2015 season

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

SCOOBA — You won’t hear East Mississippi Community College head football coach Buddy Stephens utter the words “defending champions” very often.

The veteran coach, entering his eighth season at EMCC, says what’s in the … Read more

Rebels focusing on upcoming season

The Ole Miss football team continued to prepare for the upcoming 2015 season on Friday..

The fall camp session took place on the practice fields adjacent to the Manning Center, where the Rebels ran plays deep in their own territory … Read more

ECCC invites public to ‘Meet the Warriors’

The public is invited to “Meet the Warriors” when East Central Community College hosts the annual pep rally and player introductions event scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 24, at Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus.

ECCC President Dr. Billy … Read more

East Mississippi Lions ranked No. 1 in NJCAA to open season

From school reports

SCOOBA — As they continue their quest to make additional NJCAA history on the gridiron this season, the Lions of East Mississippi Community College will have the luxury of starting at the top for the third time … Read more