Sports

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…

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, DEC. 27 Prep Basketball TBA — KCHS Christmas Tournament (Kemper County entered) SATURDAY, DEC. 28 Prep Basketball TBA — KCHS Christmas Tournament (Kemper County entered) 11 a.m. — East Webster girls vs. Columbus at Immanuel Christian 12:30 p.m. —…

Grace Christian heads into Christmas at 4-5

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   The Grace Christian School boys varsity basketball team closed out the 2013 portion of its schedule with a 68-49 loss to visiting Nanih Waiya on Dec. 16. The Eagles, now 4-5 on the…

Hosket chosen Region 3-1A Player of the Year

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   French Camp Academy quarterback Jesse Hosket was chosen Region 3-1A Player of the Year and was one of 10 Panthers named to the All-Region team. Hosket hit on 158-of-252 passes on the season…

Choctaw County Chargers win twice in tourney

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   The Choctaw County High School boys basketball team finished the week strong, taking a pair of games in its own invitational tournament. After opening the week with a 54-49 loss to Eupora on…

Local athletes chosen for MAC All-State teams

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   Five French Camp Academy Panthers and four Choctaw County Chargers were chosen for their respective Mississippi Association of Coaches All-State Football Teams that were released last week. Quarterback Jesse Hosket and athlete Hagan…