WCHS

Late score costs Winston County Lady Yellow Jackets against Sulligent

Winston County Lady Yellow Jackets stayed in it until the end, but Sulligent pulled away late in a 6-1 victory on Monday, April 22. The game was tied at one with Sulligent batting in the top of the sixth when the Lady Blue Devils singled on a 2-2 count, scoring two runs.

In the bottom of the fifth inning, WCHS tied things up at one. Sulligent scored three runs in the seventh inning.

Two Winston County Lady Yellow Jackets pitchers rally together to shutout Brilliant

The Winston County Lady Yellow Jackets softball team defeated Brilliant 20-0 on Monday, April 15, as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout.

Emily Hill led WCHS to victory by driving in four runs. She went 3-for-3 at the plate. Hill drove in runs on a single in the first, a double in the second, and a single in the third.

Principal's office rolled for National Principal Week


Winston County High School Principal Jeff Cole arrived to his office to find it "rolled" with toilet paper in celebration of National Principal Week this week. There were also balloons strewn about the hallway floors and crepe paper hanging everywhere, as well as signs on the walls with his picture on it proclaiming NPW. "I'm glad to know I am loved," Cole laughed.

Blanton signs volleyball scholarship with Blue Mountain College


Winston County High School senior Saige Blanton signed a volleyball scholarship with Blue Mountain College in Mississippi. Pictured with Blanton from left are WCHS head volleyball coach Tiffany Cole, Saige’s brother, Seth, her parents Shawn and Shelly, her brother Sy and WCHS Principal Jeff Cole. The BMC volleyball coach Reid Gann could not be in attendance.

DOUBLE SPRINGS - Saige Blanton is a prime example of how hard work and dedication brings you success in achieving your goals.
The Winston County High School senior signed a volleyball scholarship with Blue Mountain College Wednesday, Feb. 27. BMC is a private institution located in northeast Mississippi, not far from Tupelo.
The signing ceremony was held in the library of the high school, in Double Springs with family, administrators, teammates, coaches and friends in attendance.

Fishing tournament set

The Winston County High School Anglers is sponsoring its first-ever fishing tournament Saturday, March 16, starting at safe light until 2 p.m. at Lewis Smith Lake dam. Entry fee is $75, with $25 going to support the fishing team. There is a $10 fee for the Big Fish, with 100 percent payout. There will be a top three payout. For more information, call Lewis at 205-388-0480 or Jason at 205-272-2252.

Winston County High School girls county basketball champs


The Winston County Lady Yellow Jackets captured the county basketball tournament title on Saturday, Jan. 26, at Lynn High School, defeating the Addison Lady Bulldogs, 54-42. Shown front row, from left: Kady Bonds, MVP, Samantha Marcum-All Tournament, Emily Holt, Olivia Wright. Back row: Jassmine Ergle, Ella Moore, Saige Blanton-All Tournament, MacKenzie Blackwood-All Tournament, MaKayla Lindsey, Brenna Wakefield and Kayla Stromatt.