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

High School football practice officially gets started

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

High school football practice officially got underway in Mississippi this week with both Choctaw County High School and French Camp Academy taking to the practice field.

The first day Mississippi High School Activities Association Schools … Read more

Rebels hoops set to open season Nov. 13

From school reports

OXFORD ‚Äî Ole Miss Basketball announced a challenging non-conference schedule Friday, highlighted by eight road or neutral-site games including possible matchups against 2015 NCAA Tournament teams Oklahoma State and Virginia in the Gildan Charleston Classic and road … Read more

Foust looking for big year with Millsaps Majors

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

When the Majors of Millsaps College play a passing team, Alex Foust’s eyes light up. That gives the former Ackerman High School standout the opportunity to do what he loves, get into the offensive backfield … Read more

Sports Schedules – 07/22/15

Women’s College Soccer
10 a.m. — MSU at UT-Martin

Women’s College Soccer
7 p.m. ‚Äî Memphis at MSU… Read more

Lane looking forward to first season

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Former Ackerman High School standout Quinton Lane is excited about the upcoming football season for the University of South Alabama.

Lane, who signed with the Jaguars last December, went through spring training with USA and … Read more

Mississippi State announces 2015 volleyball schedule

From school reports

Sixteen home matches, two home tournaments, six NCAA participants and the reigning NCAA National Champion highlight the 2015 schedule for the Mississippi State volleyball Bulldogs.

“We’re excited about the upcoming season,” first-year coach David McFatrich said. “Some … Read more

Choctaw County, FCA have some new region opponents

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

While Choctaw County High School’s road to the MHSAA Class 3A State Football Playoffs will only be slightly different in 2015 than it was in 2014, the Panthers of French Camp Academy will have have … Read more