Sports

Charger work on basics in first week of practice

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Veteran Choctaw County High School head football coach Adam Dillinger saw a lot of energy out of his Chargers during the first week of team practice allowed by the Mississippi High School Activities Association.

“That … Read more

Wright says Panthers need to be more physical

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Physicality hasn’t been a problem for the French Camp Academy football team in recent years, but veteran Panthers head coach Nathan Wright said his team must improve in that area as the 2015 regular season … Read more

Lady Chargers open volleyball

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

First-year Choctaw County High School head volleyball coach Miranda Worrell said her Lady Chargers improved as the day went on during the Pontotoc Classic on Saturday.

Choctaw County dropped its season opener to Pontotoc in … Read more

Sports schedules – 08/12/15

WED, AUG. 12
Women’s College Soccer
10 a.m. — MSU at UT-Martin

FRIDAY, AUG. 14
Prep Volleyball
TBA — Set It Off Tournament at RIdgeland (Choctaw County entered)… Read more

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