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Third-quarter run pushes MSU Bulldogs past UMass

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – In its first contest in the Northeast in 30 years, Mississippi State (2-2) beat UMass (1-3) 47-35 at Gillette Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Minutemen led 14-13 at halftime, but a 21-0 run by the Bulldogs in…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…