Category: Sports

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…

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

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…

Young, but experienced Tigers ready to show improvement in 2015

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…

Eagles look to improve as season moves along

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Friday night lights

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Natchez Trace Electric Power Association crewmen Craig McCluskey, Thomas Whitten and Avrill Gladney hook up lights to one of four new aluminum light poles erected at Eupora High School’s Wofford Field. They were working there Thursday, replacing the…