Sports

East Central hosts Meet the Warriors   

From school reports DECATUR — The public is invited to “Meet the Warriors” when East Central Community College hosts the annual pep rally and student-athlete introductions event scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Monday at Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus.…

Wyatt Roberts walks on with Mississippi State

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer The journey continues for Wyatt Roberts. Nine months after the former East Mississippi Community College and Louisville High School standout — who started at quarterback four years for the Wildcats and last season for the…

Sports Schedules

THURS, AUG. 25 Prep Softball TBA — Neshoba Central at Northeast Lauderdale 5 p.m. — Kemper Academy at Winston Academy 6 p.m. — Noxapater at Winona 5 p.m. — French Camp at Louisville (DH) 6 p.m. — Starkville at East…

Composite Football Schedule

FRIDAY, AUG. 19 Prep Football 7 p.m. — Pelahatchie at Choctaw County 7 p.m. — French Camp at Winona Christian 7 p.m. — Heidelberg at Choctaw Central 7 p.m. — Ruleville Central at Philadelphia 7 p.m. — East Webster at…

Young Lady Chargers seek steady improvement

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer Second-year Choctaw County High School volleyball coach Miranda Worrell got a sneak peak at what the season holds for her Lady Chargers on Saturday during the Pontotoc Classic. “Right now we are very young,” Worrell…

Lady Panthers counting on strong defense this season

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer Fourth-year head coach Sarah Skidmore said there is do doubt what the strong point of her French Camp Academy slow-pitch softball team will be this year. “I’m excited about our fielding,” Skidmore said of the…

FCA looking to keep football playoff streak alive

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer The French Camp Academy football team is hoping that some strong early season competition will help the Panthers as they enter MHSAA Region 3-1A play. FCA, which is hoping to return to the playoffs once…

Sports Schedules

THURSDAY, AUG. 11 Prep Softball 5 p.m. — Newton County Academy at Winston Academy FRIDAY, AUG. 12 Prep Volleyball TBA — Set It Off Challenge in Ridgeland (Choctaw County entered) Prep Football New Hope Fall Jamboree at MSU (7 p.m.…

EMCC looking for ‘Leo the Lion’

East Mississippi Community College is in the process of recruiting a new mascot for the school’s 2016-17 cheerleading team. EMCC’s “Leo the Lion” mascot will be responsible for promoting school spirit and leading crowds at athletic sporting events.  Scholarship opportunities…