Sports

Lady Panthers set for region title showdown

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The path to a region slow-pitch softball title is pretty simple for the Lady Panthers of French Camp Academy. If they beat visiting Ethel by 5 or more runs on Thursday they finish first … Read more

French Camp remains undefeated in Region 3-1A play

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By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Please excuse veteran French Camp Academy head football camp Nathan Wright if he watched the first half of his team’s blowout win over West Oktibbeha last week with his mouth wide open.

“We were … Read more

Chargers win last-second thriller over Caledonia

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By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The cardiac Chargers did it again.

“I think my hair is getting a lot grayer,” said Choctaw County High School head football coach Adam Dillinger when talking about his team’s dramatic 38-36 win over … Read more

Lady Panthers looking for spot in MHSAA Playoffs

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The French Camp Academy Lady Panthers went into this week’s action knowing just one more well-placed win would earn them a spot in the 2014 MHSAA Class 1A Slow-Pitch Softball State Playoffs.… Read more

Big fourth quarter lifts Holmes to 27-8 win

By Steve Diffey
Special to The Plaindealer

The Holmes Community College Bulldogs scored 19 points in the fourth quarter to pick up a huge 27-8 North Division win here Thursday night over Mississippi Delta Community College.

With the win, the … Read more

Sports Schedules – 10/1/14

THURS, OCT. 2
Prep Softball
5:30 p.m. — West Lowndes at Noxapater
6 p.m. — Eupora at East Webster
Prep Volleyball
5 p.m. — Aberdeen at Choctaw County
Junior College Football
6:30 p.m. — East Central at Hinds
7 p.m. … Read more

Defense pushes Panthers to key region road win

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Noah Davenport catches a pass from Luke McKnight in an earlier game in the season

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

This is not last year’s French Camp Academy football team. Nor the year before that or the year before that. But it doesn’t mean the Panthers can’t gut it out and make big plays … Read more

Late defensive stand helps CCHS hold off Houston

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By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County High School defense rose to the occasion late in its 28-26 win over homestanding Houston to hand the Chargers a thrilling non-region win.

CCHS had rallied from a two-touchdown deficit (20-7) … Read more

Late defensive stand helps CCHS hold off Houston

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County High School defense rose to the occasion late in its 28-26 win over homestanding Houston to hand the Chargers a thrilling non-region win.

CCHS had rallied from a two-touchdown deficit (20-7) … Read more

Hunting/Fishing Day promotes outdoor sports, conservation

By James L. Cummins
Special to The Plaindealer

Wildlife enthusiasts will celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day on Saturday.

In 1970, Pennsylvania Governor Raymond Shafter created “Outdoor Sportsman’s Day” in that state. In early 1972, Congress unanimously passed bills declaring … Read more