Sports

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…

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…

Holmes Bulldogs hope to add to winning streak

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer The Holmes Community College football team hopes to kick off the 2015 season where the 2014 campaign ended. HCC won it’s last two games of the 2014 season by defeating Coahoma Community College 64-6 and…

Ole Miss season hoops tickets on sale

Season tickets for the inaugural season of the Pavilion at Ole Miss are now on sale, Ole Miss officials announced last week. Season tickets for Ole Miss men’s basketball begin at just $250 for the 2015-16 season and are available…

Furr receives multiple recognitions

From press & staff reports The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) recently honored 19 Copiah-Lincoln Community College student-athletes for their classroom excellence in 2014-2015. Co-Lin had more student-athletes honored than any other school in the Mississippi Association of Community and…

Chargers look to replace 16 football seniors

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer Veteran Choctaw County High School head football coach Adam Dillinger knew exactly what his Chargers were going to have to work on during the spring in order to get ready for the 2015 season. “We…

Obituaries – 7/1/15

Kenneth G. Baxter June 22, 2015 Services for Kenneth G. Baxter, 56, of Sturgis were June 24, 2015, at Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman with the Rev. James Rushing officiating. Burial was in Whitefield Cemetery in Sturgis. He was born…