Sports

Wright says Panthers need to be more physical

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer Physicality hasn’t been a problem for the French Camp Academy football team in recent years, but veteran Panthers head coach Nathan Wright said his team must improve in that area as the 2015 regular season…

Lady Chargers open volleyball

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer First-year Choctaw County High School head volleyball coach Miranda Worrell said her Lady Chargers improved as the day went on during the Pontotoc Classic on Saturday. Choctaw County dropped its season opener to Pontotoc in…

Sports schedules – 08/12/15

WED, AUG. 12 Women’s College Soccer 10 a.m. — MSU at UT-Martin FRIDAY, AUG. 14 Prep Volleyball TBA — Set It Off Tournament at RIdgeland (Choctaw County entered)

Bradley begins new stage of football career

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer LAFAYETTE, La. — Former Choctaw County High School standout Ja’Marcus Bradley took a step onto a bigger stage last week, when he began football practice with the University of Louisiana Lafayette. Bradley, who scored 47…

Lee ready for a strong sophomore season

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer LAFAYETTE, LA — It’s more than a 325 mile drive from Ackerman, Miss. to Lafayette, La., but that doesn’t keep sophomore University of Louisiana Lafayette defensive lineman Taboris Lee from feeling like he is at…

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…