Austin Bishop

1 day 16 hours ago
Going into the 2014 football season, veteran French Camp Academy head football coach Nathan Wright and his staff had a simple goal: get their team to improve a little each week and then just see what happens at the end of the season. So far, Wright really likes what he has been seeing. "We feel like right now, we are good enough to play...
2 weeks 1 day ago
With their 60-0 win over East Oktibbeha on Friday night, the Panthers of French Camp Academy finished the first half of their Region 3-1A schedule with a perfect 4-0 mark. "That's a big plus," said FCA head football coach Nathan Wright of his team's good start to region play. "I really thought we would be scratching and...
7 weeks 1 day ago
Nothing about the French Camp Academy schedule has surprised Panthers head football coach Nathan Wright. Going into the season, he knew that the opening stretch with Choctaw County, Eupora, and Kemper County was going to be extremely challenging. That touted schedule has certainly lived up to its billing so far, as the Panthers have been...
7 weeks 1 day ago
The Chargers of Choctaw County are looking at doing a better job of keeping their opposing offense off the field and capitalizing on their own scoring opportunities headed into the Friday home match-up with North Pontotoc. Last Friday night CCHS could not take advantage of its own scoring opportunities and at the same time allowed homestanding...
8 weeks 1 day ago
ACKERMAN — Once the adrenaline rush began to ease up, the Chargers of Choctaw County High School went to work on Friday night, scoring 30 second-quarter points on the way to a 50-13 season-opening win over rival French Camp Academy. "I think we just had to get calmed down and settled into the game," CCHS head coach Adam...
12 weeks 1 day ago
It lasted a matter of moments as the 18 members of the USA Baseball 12U National team were announced one name at a time on Sunday, but to 11-year-old Kemp Alderman it must have seemed like a lifetime. "They called my name last," Alderman said recently via phone in southern California. "We were all in the meeting room together...
29 weeks 1 day ago
  An annual golf tournament designed to honor a pair of beloved teachers who were killed in a tragic bus accident and raise scholarship funds for Choctaw County High School students in the process is set for this Saturday. The Moss/Graham Classic, named in honor of Steven Moss and Phyllis Graham, was moved to Louisville Country Club this...
46 weeks 1 day ago
  FRENCH CAMP — When the 2013 football season began, French Camp was among the favorites in MHSAA Class 1A. Smithville, on the other hand, was in very few conversations. That is not the only contrast in the two schools who will meet in the MHSAA Class 1A State Football Championship Game at 11 a.m. on Friday at Mississippi Veterans...
46 weeks 1 day ago
  FRENCH CAMP — In a game that featured a combined 900 yards of total offense and 91 points, it was defense that made the difference as French Camp shut out homestanding Stringer in the second half on Friday night to win the MHSAA Class 1A South State Championship 56-35. Nobody was more surprised by the 35-35 halftime score than...
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