MSU drops stunner to South Alabama to open season

From school reports

STARKVILLE — In the season opener for both teams, South Alabama (1-0) upset Mississippi State (0-1) 21-20 at Davis Wade Stadium Saturday afternoon.

The Bulldogs took a 17-0 lead into halftime, but the Jaguars answered by outscoring … Read more

HCC Bulldogs explode offensively for win over ECCC

From school reports

DECATUR — The Holmes Community College Bulldogs racked up nearly 600 yards of total offense here Thursday night in a 48-40 win over the East Central Community College Warriors in the season opener for both schools.

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Sports Briefs

Bradley grabs
three passes
for ULL in loss

Former Choctaw County High School standout Ja’Marcus Bradley had a strong debut for the University of Louisiana Lafayette. He had three reception for 50 yards in the Ragin’ Cajuns 45-10 season opening … Read more

Young Panthers see improvement despite loss to Eupora


French Camp’s Colin Perry (15) throws right on the play.


French Camp’s Kendall Coleman (1) is wrapped up and tackled by Eupora’s Camron Culpepper (2).


French Camp’s Holman Edwards (10) tips the pass away that was intended for Eupora’s Tanner

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Lady Panthers gaining experience on softball diamond

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French Camp shortstop, Katarina Hanten, tosses the ball to second for a force out.


Skyler Busbea drives the ball, early in the game against Louisville.


Outfielder, Brookelyn Box, records an out on a deep fly ball.

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Kadie Bowman tags the

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Holmes CC football broadcast partnership announced

Holmes Community College is pleased to announce a partnership with radio stations WLIN, WYAB and WQXB known as the Holmes Football Radio Network to broadcast the 2016 football games for the sixth year.

These stations offer a combined coverage area … Read more

Lady Chargers take four-set win over New Hope

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

After a sluggish start the Choctaw County High School volleyball team rebounded to take a four-set road win over New Hope last Tuesday.

“I was very disappointed in the way we started out — very … Read more

Sports briefs

‘Dawg Talk’ set
to begin Thursday

STARKVILLE, — Mississippi State Athletics and its multimedia rights holder, Learfield Sports’ Bulldog Sports Properties, announced today that The Veranda will host MSU’s popular “Dawg Talk” coaches’ radio shows for the next five years.  … Read more

Chargers open 2016 football season on positive note

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Behind the two-headed rushing attack of Chris Townsel and Woody Vowell, the Choctaw County High School football team was able to build a three-touchdown lead then hold on for a solid 32-20 win over visiting … Read more