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4 weeks 3 days ago
While Adam Dillinger would certainly have liked his team's season to have gone on a couple weeks longer, he said there were many positives to point to when looking back at the 2014 campaign for the Choctaw County Chargers. "It never ends like you want it to unless you win it all," Dillinger said. "But I was proud of us as a...
4 weeks 3 days ago
Who is your favorite college team?  Why is that so? Were you raised that way or did you decide to jump on that bandwagon after they had a little success?   Some begin their allegiances after attending or graduating from said university, and others just pick them solely based on winning percentage and who their buddies like.  ...
4 weeks 3 days ago
Well the big ‘un is right around the corner.  I am talking about the main deer season here in Mississippi.  For many of us, it is the one we have been waiting for.  Youth, primitive arms, and archery seasons have been open, but, as they say in wrestling, the “main event” is upon us.  I shot a fat doe last...
5 weeks 3 days ago
KOSCIUSKO—The Kosciusko Whippets have not won 10 games since 1998, going 11-4 with a season-ending 20-0 loss to Clarksdale in the Class 4A North State Championship game.  Fast-forward 16 years to 2014 and the Whippets are riding high at 10-2 after a first round playoff win over Rosa Fort 37-26 and a trip to Itawamba AHS for round two...
5 weeks 3 days ago
The Ethel Tigers had suffered for 10 weeks through injuries, roster decline and losses before last week’s 24-12 win over the West Oktibbeha Timberwolves gave them their first win of the year.  One week later the Tigers won again, defeating the East Oktibbeha Titans 42-28 to end the year in front of the home crowd with a two-game...
5 weeks 3 days ago
Before I begin this article, I need to put in a disclaimer or, at the very least, a little explanation. Those of you who read my stories on a regular basis know that there has not been one in quiet some time.  To you, my faithful readers, I sincerely apologize. I have absolutely no control over when or if an article goes to press.  ...
6 weeks 3 days ago
After battling all year with a depleted roster because of attrition along both fronts, the Ethel Tigers and head coach Brad Gray were able to notch their first win of the season against West Oktibbeha 24-12.  The win was Gray’s first as a head coach, pushing the Tigers record to 1-10 overall.  “The kids have been working...
6 weeks 3 days ago
After securing the No. 2 seed in Region 4 last week in a hard-fought 28-24 win over the Leake Central Gators, the Whippets traveled to Collinsville to take on their last region foe of the year in the West Lauderdale Knights.  The Whippets took control of the ball game quickly and led 27-0 at the half and cruised to a 34-6 win to improve to...
6 weeks 3 days ago
A lot of people around the state were stunned by the Choctaw County 42-14 win over No. 1 Philadelphia in the regular season finale for both teams last Friday night. Very few of them attend CCHS. "We thought we had a chance to go in and win the ball game," said CCHS head football coach Adam Dillinger. "We were confident, but we...
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