Sports

Ackerman native set to become new Starkville head coach

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer
 
There are certainly a lot of folks in Starkville who are happy that legendary high school football coach Ricky Woods is returning to Mississippi to be the head coach of the Starkville Yellowjackets, but they … Read more

Local athletes recognized among state’s best

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

A pair of local athletes were among those recognized by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger and were invited to the Best of Mississippi Preps Banquet on Thursday at the Jackson Convention Complex.

The guest speaker for the … Read more

Repeat champions the norm for MHSAA fast-pitch softball

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

East Webster, Harrison Central, Neshoba Central, and Newton County each defended their MHSAA Fast-Pitch State Championships this past weekend at Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland.

While it was the second straight 6A title for Harrison … Read more

Some nicknames are most definitely earned

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Obviously, I carry the moniker Old Sports Dude for a reason.

As I was covering the press conference for the upcoming MHSAA State Baseball Championships this morning in Pearl I had several revelations. Each of … Read more

Oxford baseball star has Choctaw County connection

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

While Choctaw County may not have any teams represented in the 2015 MHSAA State Baseball Championships being played at Trustmark Park in Pearl this week, it will have at least one player with a local … Read more

Award winners

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The Elite Mississippi Cheer Tiny Squad competed at the Deep South Beach Nationals in Orange Beach, Alabama and won First Place in the Tiny Level One Division. … Read more

Won 1st

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The Mississippi Mustangs 11u team won 1st place in the 82 Challenge Bulldog Bash Silver Bracket Tournament in Columbus, MS on April 11 & 12.  This win was made possible by our sponsors, Hunt Pest Control, Flipz Unlimited Gymnastics & … Read more

Vaughn takes third in 3A State golf tournament

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw County Plaindealer

Kent Vaughn closed out his senior season as a Choctaw County High School golfer in fine fashion last week. firing a two-day total of 155 to finish third in the MHSAA Class 3A State … Read more