Mid Mississippi Challenge once again huge success

By BY LAURENCE HILLIARD CHOCTAW PLAINDEALER,

They started playing basketball at the Mid Mississippi Challenge hosted by Choctaw County at 9:30 Saturday morning and finished up more than 13 and a half hours later with the completion of nine games.

“It was a huge success,” said boys coach Gary Beals. “A lot of close games. We had nice crowds all day long.”


Interesting numbers found inside final AP, Coaches’ polls

By BY LAURENCE HILLIARD CHOCTAW PLAINDEALER,

The final college football polls are out and at least two fan bases have a reason to feel slighted.

Alabama fans are probably wondering why the Tide is eighth. The only losses were to National Champion LSU by five points and Auburn on the road without the Tide’s starting quarterback by three.














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