Sports

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 –

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…

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…

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…

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…