Sports

Beals likes what he sees from Chargers

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   The Choctaw County High School basketball team hasn’t played an official game and won’t for more than four months, but head coach Gary Beals already likes what he sees from his Chargers. The…

Baseball camp

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Future baseball stars had one-on-one help from current and recent baseball stars. Boys attending Dakota Brasher’s Baseball Camp, June 10-12, at the Tom Glasgow Park in Ackerman, learned helpful hints on fielding, hitting, base running and sliding. They learned this…

Chargers approved as new mascot

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By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   A new tradition begins this year when the Choctaw County Chargers take the field for the first time this fall. With a new high school (Choctaw County High School), comes a new mascot…

Dendy, Froshour take top prize

Photo by Luisa Porter/Dispatch Staff 
Rick Dendy, of Ackerman, and Carl Froshour, of Columbus, hold the first place trophies they earned for winning the Crappie Masters AllAmerican Tournament Trail One Pole Ultimate Challenge on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway.

By Adam Minichino The Commercial Dispatch   Score one for the “Perch Jerkers.” Even though Rick Dendy, of Ackerman, and Carl Froshour don’t consider that style of fishing “old school,” they are right at home without spider rigging and fishing…

Charger Football Camp held

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Eighteen boys enjoyed three days of learning about football from the coaching staff of the Choctaw County High School Chargers coaching staff. The camp was held May 28-30 at the football field. The 18 future football players, in grades 1st-6th,…

MSU set to host NCAA Regional this weekend

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By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   STARKVILLE — Beginning on Friday, Mississippi State University will be hosting an NCAA Regional Baseball Tournament for the 12th time in school history. Joining top-seeded MSU in the four-team tourney set for Dudy…

Brashier and Black named to all-state

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   A pair of Ackerman High School baseball players were named to the MHSAA Class 2A All-State team by the Mississippi Association of Coaches. AHS senior shortstop/pitcher Dakota Brasher was selected as a member…

Ackerman well-represented in regional track meet

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer Fifteen boys and twelve girls will be representing Ackerman High School in the MHSAA Class 2A Track and Field Regionals being held at Winona High School on Saturday. Athletes had to qualify in the…