Sports

Chargers get chance to play at Mississippi State Saturday

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Adam Dillinger hasn’t always been that keen on jamborees during his career, but the veteran Choctaw County High School head football coach said this year is a little different.

“Honestly, it’s a little too early … Read more

Young Lady Chargers seek steady improvement

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Second-year Choctaw County High School volleyball coach Miranda Worrell got a sneak peak at what the season holds for her Lady Chargers on Saturday during the Pontotoc Classic.

“Right now we are very young,” Worrell … Read more

Lady Panthers counting on strong defense this season

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Fourth-year head coach Sarah Skidmore said there is do doubt what the strong point of her French Camp Academy slow-pitch softball team will be this year.

“I’m excited about our fielding,” Skidmore said of the … Read more

FCA looking to keep football playoff streak alive

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The French Camp Academy football team is hoping that some strong early season competition will help the Panthers as they enter MHSAA Region 3-1A play.

FCA, which is hoping to return to the playoffs once … Read more

Sports Schedules

THURSDAY, AUG. 11
Prep Softball
5 p.m. — Newton County Academy at Winston Academy

FRIDAY, AUG. 12
Prep Volleyball
TBA — Set It Off Challenge in Ridgeland (Choctaw County entered)
Prep Football
New Hope Fall Jamboree at MSU (7 p.m. … Read more

EMCC looking for ‘Leo the Lion’

East Mississippi Community College is in the process of recruiting a new mascot for the school’s 2016-17 cheerleading team.

EMCC’s “Leo the Lion” mascot will be responsible for promoting school spirit and leading crowds at athletic sporting events.  Scholarship opportunities … Read more

Attend at Belhaven

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Caleb Barry attended the Fellowship of Christian Athletes leadership camp at Belhaven University, June 2-5. He is a member of Ackerman First Baptist Church. Caleb will be entering his senior year at Choctaw County … Read more

Locals fare well as West rolls to 31-0 All-Star win

From special Reports

BOONEVILLE — The West evened the series in the Northeast Mississippi Football Coaches Association (NEMFCA) All-Star Game with a 31-0 decision over the East during the fourth edition of this event.

The contest was held on the … Read more

MSU Bulldogs win SEC regular season baseball title

From School Reports

STARKVILLE — Call them champions.

When the dust finally settled on the final day of the regular season in the nation’s best conference, the fourth-ranked Mississippi State baseball team found itself on top.

MSU won the school’s … Read more