Sports

Oswalt to speak at MSU’s First Pitch Banquet

From school reports   STARKVILLE – Three-time Major League Baseball All-Star pitcher Roy Oswalt will be the guest speaker for the 2014 Mississippi State baseball First Pitch Banquet, head coach John Cohen announced Monday. The event will take place on…

Choctaw County takes pair from Nanih Waiya

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   Choctaw County head boys and girls basketball coach Gary Beals is hoping a pair of solid wins over Nanih Waiya last week will help propel his teams into Region 5-3A play that begins…

Holmes Bulldogs begin week with 8-3 record

From combined reports   The Holmes Community College men’s basketball team returned to MACJC North Division action this week by hosting Coahoma Community College on Monday, before then traveling to Itawamba on Thursday. The Bulldogs were 8-3 overall headed into…

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, JAN. 10 Prep Basketball Montgomery County Tournament (4 p.m. — East Webster Girls vs. Winona; 5:20 p.m. — East Webster Boys vs. Winona; 6:40 p.m. — FCA girls vs. Montgomery County; 8 p.m. — FCA boys vs. Montgomery County)…

Chargers take win over East Webster boys

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   The Choctaw County High School boys opened the 2014 portion of their basketball schedule in fine fashion on Friday night, taking a 63-51 win over homestanding East Webster. The win pushed the Chargers…

FCA set to compete in Montgomery County tourney

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   The French Camp Academy boys basketball team will play more games in a three-game span than they have all season when they take part in the Montgomery County Invitational later this week. The…

Holmes returns to basketball action on Jan. 7

From combined reports   The Holmes Community College men’s basketball team heads into the 2014 portion of its schedule with a 7-2 overall mark and a 1-0 record in the MACJC North Division. The Lady Bulldogs are 2-0 overall and…

Sports schedules

THURS, JAN. 2 Men’s College Basketball 7 p.m. — Maryland Eastern Shore at MSU Women’s College Basketball 6 p.m. — Missouri at Ole Miss 6 p.m. — MSU at Florida FRIDAY, JAN. 3 Prep Basketball TBA — Sam Dale Tournament…