Sports

NJCAA names Cutts All-American

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From press reports   Northeast Mississippi Community College utility player Andrea Cutts of Ackerman has cemented her place in the Lady Tiger softball record books. Cutts was just one of three Mississippi players to be honored by the National Junior…

EMCC ranked preseason No. 6 in the nation

From school reports   SCOOBA – The two-time reigning MACJC North Division football champions of East Mississippi Community College have earned a No. 6 preseason ranking by JCGridiron.com in its annual Dirty 30 national junior college rankings. Including all junior…

FCA opens 2013 season with two tough foes

By: Austin Bishop   If the French Camp Academy football team is going to take care of some unfinished business in 2013, the Panthers will have to take a slightly different path to the MHSAA Class 1A State Championship game…

Chargers to open 2013 season at FCA

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   The first ever football schedule for the Choctaw County High School Chargers is a combination of the first six games off of the proposed 2013 schedule for Ackerman High School and the last…

Choctaw County fans help turn Omaha maroon

Photo from Glen Barlow

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   After driving 13 hours to get to Omaha on Sunday, Fifth Circuit Court Judge Joey Loper of Ackerman had to do a double take. “Everywhere I looked it was maroon and white,” He…

Choctaw County High School to play in Region 5-3A

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By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   After weeks of waiting, newly consolidated Choctaw County High School finally knows what region its athletics teams will compete in for the next two seasons. Last Thursday the MHSAA announced that CCHS would…

Cody McKee signs with Blue Mountain College

Cody McKee of East Webster High School, seated, recently signed to play baseball for Blue Mountain College. Pictured are, from left, BMC coach Curt Fowler, East Webster coach Wes Johnson, East Webster athletic director Doug Wilson, and Cody’s parents, Heather and Patrick McKee.  (Photo courtesy Beth Hendrix/EWHS).

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   Cody McKee has a lot of numbers by his name. But it’s not his height, weight, or batting average that made the difference when Blue Mountain College head baseball coach Curt Fowler decided…

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…