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MSU drops stunner to South Alabama to open season

From school reports STARKVILLE — In the season opener for both teams, South Alabama (1-0) upset Mississippi State (0-1) 21-20 at Davis Wade Stadium Saturday afternoon. The Bulldogs took a 17-0 lead into halftime, but the Jaguars answered by outscoring…

HCC Bulldogs explode offensively for win over ECCC

From school reports DECATUR — The Holmes Community College Bulldogs racked up nearly 600 yards of total offense here Thursday night in a 48-40 win over the East Central Community College Warriors in the season opener for both schools. Holmes…

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Bradley grabs three passes for ULL in loss Former Choctaw County High School standout Ja’Marcus Bradley had a strong debut for the University of Louisiana Lafayette. He had three reception for 50 yards in the Ragin’ Cajuns 45-10 season opening…

Holmes CC football broadcast partnership announced

Holmes Community College is pleased to announce a partnership with radio stations WLIN, WYAB and WQXB known as the Holmes Football Radio Network to broadcast the 2016 football games for the sixth year. These stations offer a combined coverage area…

Lady Chargers take four-set win over New Hope

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer After a sluggish start the Choctaw County High School volleyball team rebounded to take a four-set road win over New Hope last Tuesday. “I was very disappointed in the way we started out — very…

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‘Dawg Talk’ set to begin Thursday STARKVILLE, — Mississippi State Athletics and its multimedia rights holder, Learfield Sports’ Bulldog Sports Properties, announced today that The Veranda will host MSU’s popular “Dawg Talk” coaches’ radio shows for the next five years.…

Chargers open 2016 football season on positive note

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer Behind the two-headed rushing attack of Chris Townsel and Woody Vowell, the Choctaw County High School football team was able to build a three-touchdown lead then hold on for a solid 32-20 win over visiting…