Bradley begins new stage of football career

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

LAFAYETTE, La. — Former Choctaw County High School standout Ja’Marcus Bradley took a step onto a bigger stage last week, when he began football practice with the University of Louisiana Lafayette.

Bradley, who scored 47 … Read more

Lee ready for a strong sophomore season

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By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

LAFAYETTE, LA — It’s more than a 325 mile drive from Ackerman, Miss. to Lafayette, La., but that doesn’t keep sophomore University of Louisiana Lafayette defensive lineman Taboris Lee from feeling like he is at … Read more

MSU looking for strong first basketball season under Howland

From School reports

STARKVILLE – Year one of the Ben Howland era at Mississippi State officially gets underway on Nov. 13 when Eastern Washington visits Humphrey Coliseum for the 2015-16 season opener.

The Bulldogs’ non-conference slate features 12 games, including … Read more

Former Holmes star takes honor

From special reports

The NJCAA presented former Holmes baseball player Chad McNeil with a wooden bat signifying his 2015 NJCAA Baseball Marucci Elite Hitter Award.

Selections – based on the highest batting average in each district – … Read more

High School football practice officially gets started

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

High school football practice officially got underway in Mississippi this week with both Choctaw County High School and French Camp Academy taking to the practice field.

The first day Mississippi High School Activities Association Schools … Read more

Rebels hoops set to open season Nov. 13

From school reports

OXFORD ‚Äî Ole Miss Basketball announced a challenging non-conference schedule Friday, highlighted by eight road or neutral-site games including possible matchups against 2015 NCAA Tournament teams Oklahoma State and Virginia in the Gildan Charleston Classic and road … Read more

Foust looking for big year with Millsaps Majors

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

When the Majors of Millsaps College play a passing team, Alex Foust’s eyes light up. That gives the former Ackerman High School standout the opportunity to do what he loves, get into the offensive backfield … Read more