Sports

Big plays cost Choctaw County in 40-7 loss

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Choctaw County High School head football coach Adam Dillinger said he didn’t get the effort he was expecting out of his team in last Friday’s 40-7 home loss to Houston.

“We didn’t come ready to … Read more

Sports Briefs

Lee has strong game in ULL’s Sun Belt win over South Alabama
From combined reports

Former Choctaw County High School standout Taboris Lee recorded five tackles, including 1.5 behind the line of scrimmage to help the Louisiana-Lafayette hold of Sun … Read more

Panthers pick up softball victory

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The French Camp Academy slow-pitch softball team picked up its first win of the season last week with a convincing 22-3 win over McAdams.

Skyler Busbea and Sydney Jennings smacked homers for the winners, while … Read more

Lady Chargers picking up steam on volleyball court

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County High School volleyball team improved its record to 9-6 overall with a pair of three-set wins last week.
“After the improvement I have seen in our team, I was hoping the girls … Read more

Big first half powers 3-0 Holmes past Miss. Delta

From school reports

GOODMAN — The Holmes Community College Bulldogs scored 41 points in the first half and defeated the Mississippi Delta Community College Trojans, 41-0, in the North Division opener for both teams last Thursday.

With the win, the … Read more

Sports Schedules

THURSDAY, SEPT. 22
Prep Softball
TBA — Houston at Neshoba Central
5 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at French Camp
6 p.m. — Calhoun City at Louisville
6:30 p.m. — East Webster at Eupora
Junior College Football
6:30 p.m. — Gulf … Read more

MSU comeback effort falls just short against LSU

From school reports

BATON ROUGE, La. — In front of 99,000 at Tiger Stadium, Mississippi State (1-2, 1-1 SEC) fell to LSU (2-1, 1-1) 23-20 in a largely defensive affair, highlighted by a nearly-completed last-second comeback bid by the Bulldogs … Read more

USM suffers first loss of season, falling to Troy 37-31

From school reports

HATTIESBURG — Southern Miss did just enough to lose it’s first football game of the season Saturday, dropping a 37-31 decision to Troy before 27,905 at Roberts Stadium.

Thing is, despite three turnovers, a botched punt snap … Read more