Sports

Lady Chargers improve to 8-5 on volleyball season

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County High School volleyball team improved to 8-5 on the season with a three-set win over Aberdeen last week. The Lady Chargers, under the direction of first-year head coach Amanda Worrell, were scheduled…

Sims, Brown lead Wolfpack to upset of No. 1 EMCC

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer WESSON — As far as sophomore center Paxton Sims is concerned, hard work pays off and pays off big. Sims and fellow ex-Choctaw County High School teammate Tre Brown, combined to help Copiah-Lincoln knock off…

FCA Panthers ready to move into Region 3-1A play

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer Nathan Wright is looking forward to Friday night. The veteran French Camp Academy head football coach says it’s time for his team to get back to playing team’s more it’s talent-level after back-to-back losses to…

Hosket tosses 3 TDs to lead East Central to 46-13 win

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer After a season of frustration, former French Camp Academy standout Jesse Hosket is enjoying the new football home he has found at East Central Community College in Decatur. Hosket responded last Thursday by throwing a…

MSU takes season-opening win over Southern Miss

From school reports HATTIESBURG — Mississippi State (1-0) beat Southern Miss (0-1) 34-16 on Saturday night, opening the 2015 season with a road victory. Turnovers stalled the Bulldogs early, allowing USM to double MSU’s time of possession for the night,…

Itawamba set to host September baseball showcase

From school reports FULTON ‚Äì Itawamba Community College head baseball coach Rick Collier announced the program will host a showcase for upcoming junior and seniors on Saturday, Sept. 26 with registration starting at 10 a.m. with the showcase starting at…

Holmes CC rolls to first win of the season

From school reports GOODMAN — The Holmes Community College Bulldogs picked up a 34-14 non-division win over the Pearl River Community College Wildcats and amassed 561 yards of offense and only gave the Wildcats less than 20 minutes of offense.…