Sports

Lady Lions open softball season this week

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer A trio of seniors will be counted on to help the Weir High School Lady Lions navigate the 2013 fast-pitch softball season. “Obviously the seniors will be very important to our teams since they…

Panthers knock on door of state tournament

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer There is no doubt the 2012-13 basketball season ended a couple games sooner than he had hoped it would, but French Camp Academy boys head basketball coach Tommy Ward was still very pleased with…

Experienced Indians looking for big season

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer After eight years as an assistant coach at Warren Central High School in Vicksburg, Patrick Nutt knows talent when he sees it. “We have a lot of good players returning,” said Nutt, entering his…

Sports Schedule

THURSDAY, FEB. 28 Prep Baseball TBA — Winona Tournament (Weir entered) 7:30 p.m. — Ackerman at Grenada Prep Softball 4 p.m. — Weir at Ethel 6 p.m. — East Webster at Vardaman FRIDAY, MARCH 1 Prep Baseball TBA — Winona…

FCA, Weir take region hoops titles

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer There area basketball teams earned spots in the MHSAA Class 1A playoffs by performing well in the Region 5-1A Tournament last week. The French Camp and Weir girls were set to host play-in games for…

Lee honored for year

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer The Ackerman Indians continue to rack up post season awards. After the Indians received multiple Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 2A All-State honors for their performances in the 2012 high school football season,…

Basketball in county wrapup before holidays

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer Ackerman The Ackerman Indians traveled to Eupora Tuesday, Dec. 11 to tip off against the Eagles. The Lady Indians took the court first against the Lady Eagles, and dropped a 39-35 close decision. Iasia…

County basketball underway

Ackerman Indians On Tuesday, Dec. 4 the Ackerman Indians boys and girls varsity basketball teams traveled to French Camp to tip off against the Panthers. The Lady Indians took a 24-16 lead over the Lady Panthers into halftime. After returning…