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Assisting Injured Athletes, Expansion of Exchange Zones Among Rules Changes in Track and Field/Cross Country

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (June 27, 2019) — The expansion of exchange zones in short relay events, which does not require tracks to be repainted/resurfaced, as well as assisting injured athletes, are among the rules changes for high school track and field and cross country. Seven rules changes were recommended by the …

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NFHS Celebrates Centennial in Indianapolis During 100th Summer Meeting

Mississippi’s Boatner, Franklin to be honored INDIANAPOLIS, IN (June 24, 2019) — The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) will conduct its 100th Summer Meeting June 28-July 2 in its hometown of Indianapolis, Indiana. It will be the first Summer Meeting in Indianapolis and the first in Indiana …

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Expanded Designated Hitter Role Coming to High School Baseball

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (June 27, 2019) — The role of the designated hitter in high school baseball has been expanded to give coaches an additional option for the 2020 season. The revision to Rule 3-1-4 was the only change recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Baseball …

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Inaugural MHSAA/MAC Elite 100 Basketball Showcase deemed a success

Nearly 50 college basketball coaches from four states were on hand June 22nd at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Ridgeland for the first MHSAA/MAC Elite 100 Basketball Showcase. Approximately 100 boys basketball players from the 2020, 2021 and 2022 graduating classes took part. The student-athletes represented schools both large and …

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MHSAA/MAC ELITE 100 BASKETBALL SHOWCASE TEAMS

BLACK NUMBER         NAME                                      SCHOOL                      GRADE 1                      Cameron Matthew                 Olive Branch               12 2                      Caleb McGill                           Petal                            12 3                      Deshontin Malone                  Bruce                           12 4                      Jalani Bell                                Ridgeland                    12 5                      Derek Fountain                       Holly Springs               12 6                      Mitchell Shettles                    New Albany                 12 7                      Isaiah Thompson                     Amory                         12 8                      Emon Washington                  Yazoo County              12 …

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MHSAA-MAC Boys Underclassman Showcase June 22

1st Annual MHSAA-MAC Boys Underclassman Showcase set for June 22 9:30-10:00 am Registration/check-in for players and coaches. At St. Andrews (main gym) 10:00-10:10 Welcome, announcements, and introductions from Mr. Robert Holloway & Coach Davidson 10:15-10:30 Stretching and Warm-Ups by Mississippi Sports Medicine personnel. 10:30- 12:00 Drills with the coaching staff. …

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New ball for slow pitch for 2019-20 school year

  February 2019, Slow-pitch rule approved by the MHSAA Executive Committee:   Beginning with the 2019-20 school year: change slow pitch official ball from 11” to 12” for safety Razzo + Stock Number: WTDRZPL12AB: 12″ Cover: Leather Optic Yellow Stitch: Red Cor: .52 Comp: 300 Lbs.

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New fast pitch rule for 2019-20 season

  April 2019, Fast-pitch Softball rule approved by MHSAA Legislative Council & Executive Committee for 2019-20 school year:  Beginning with the 2019-20 school year: pitchers, first basemen and third basemen of fast-pitch softball teams are required to wear fielding masks during practice and games.”

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District Meeting Dates For 2019-20

 MHSAA DISTRICT MEETING DATES FOR 2019 – 20:    DISTRICT I                               *Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 6:00 p.m.                            ICC, Belden Campus Monday, December 9, 2019, 6:00 p.m.                          ICC, Belden Campus   DISTRICT II                             *Thursday, July 25, 2019, 6: 00 p.m.                               Oxford High School *Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 6:00 p.m. …

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MHSAA umpire calls WCWS games

Longtime MHSAA official Emerus Addison reached one of the pinnacles of the profession recently, when he was among a select few umpires chosen for the Women’s College World Series. Mr. Addison called five games in the NCAA Division Softball Championships at Oklahoma City, including in the final best-of-three series between …

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2019 Officials Clinics

Football Northwest Assoc. July 13th Basketball Gulf Coast Assoc. May 31-June 1 Northwest Assoc. June 10-13 Delta Assoc. June 11-12 Mid-MS Assoc. June 13-15 Southwest Assoc. June 17-18

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MHSAA, Smitty Officials Apparel continue partnership for 2019-20 school year

The MHSAA is pleased to continue to enhance its relationship with Smitty Official’s Apparel. Smitty has quickly grown into a national leader in the manufacturing of officiating apparel with almost 3,000 products in various styles and sizes. Smitty Officials Apparel sells shirts in all 50 states and has special agreements …

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Special offer for automated cameras

Message from our Partners at the NFHS Network: Automated Video Production / Special Offer   Focus on the facts, be in the know when it comes to automated production.   $5,000 for 2 automated cameras, that’s all you’ll ever pay NFHS Network is a one-time payment, NO RECURRING FEES   …

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DragonFly Training Schedule

DragonFly Athletics Training Schedule Signup here Date Location Time Session Participants Tuesday, March 19, 2019 MHSAA 10:00 AM Power Users 20 Tuesday, May 28, 2019 Oxford 8:00 AM Training Session 1 30 Tuesday, May 28, 2019 Oxford 10:00 AM Training Session 2 30 Tuesday, May 28, 2019 Oxford 1:00 PM …

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