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MHSAA, Mississippi Sports Medicine continue long partnership

Representatives of the MHSAA and Mississippi Association of Coaches were on hand August 16th to celebrate the grand opening and ribbon cutting for Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center’s newest location at 4506 Lakeland Drive in Flowood. The event also recognized the career of Dr. Walter Shelton, who is retiring …

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Games for the week of 8-18-19

  Date Sport Level Home Away Site Time 08/19/2019 Football 9th Gautier High School Ocean Springs High School Gautier High School 5:00 PM Football 9th Gufport Biloxi High School Gulfport High School 5:00 PM Football 9th Pearl River Central High School Hancock High School Pearl River Central High School 5:30 …

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2019 MHSAA Football Schedule

  Date Sport Level Home Away Site Time 08/22/2019 Football Varsity Bay Springs High School Stringer Attendence Center Bay Springs High School 7:00 PM Football Varsity Clinton High School Pearl High School Clinton High School 7:00 PM Football Varsity Kosciusko High School YAZOO COUNTY Kosciusko High School 7:00 PM Football …

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Games for the week of 8-11-19

  Date Sport Level Home Away Site Time 08/14/2019 Slowpitch Varsity South Delta High School North Side High School South Delta HS 4:30 PM Volleyball JV Terry High School Meridian High School Terry HS 5:00 PM Volleyball Varsity Terry High School Meridian High School Terry HS 6:00 PM 08/15/2019 Football …

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A Guide to Heat Acclimatization and Heat Illness Prevention

A Guide to Heat Acclimatization and Heat Illness Prevention-2   A Guide to Heat Acclimatization and Heat Illness Prevention Course Objectives: Recognize that Exertional Heatstroke (EHS) is the leading preventable cause of death among athletes. Know the importance of a formal pre-season heat acclimatization plan. Know the importance of having …

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2019-20 Volleyball Rules Changes

2-2-2, 2-3j (NEW), 2-4-1e(NEW), 2-4 PENALTIES 3 (NEW), 9-8-1i: When the ball strikes the cables and/or the diagonal poles used to retract ceiling suspended net systems the referee will stop play and determine if the ball was playable. The referee will signal out-of-bounds or replay. Rationale: Establishes the cables and …

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2020 NFHS SOFTBALL RULES CHANGES

2020 NFHS SOFTBALL RULES CHANGES 1-5-1e, 2-4, 2-4-3, 7-4-2 PENALTY NOTE:  Damaged bats are defined. Rationale: Clarifies that a damaged bat is removed from the game without penalty. 6-1-1: Prior to starting the delivery (pitch), the pitcher shall take a position with the pivot foot in contact with the pitcher’s plate. Rationale:  Clarifies that the pivot foot must be in contact with the …

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MHSAA to host Officiate Mississippi Day

What: MHSAA’s Second Annual “Officiate Mississippi” Workshop and Seminar When: July 20, 2019 Where: Clyde Muse Center, Pearl MS   The Mississippi High School Activities Association is sponsoring its second annual “Officiate Mississippi Day” this Saturday, July 20th at the Clyde Muse Center in Pearl MS.   This workshop and seminar is being conducted to …

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MHSAA to conduct middle school cross country meet

2019 MHSAA MS XC Classic Information 2019 MHSAA MIDDLE SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY CLASSIC INFORMATION Meet Format:           The Mississippi High School Activities Association will sponsor a Middle School Cross Country Classic during the upcoming 2019 season.  This meet will be open to 7th & 8th grade student-athletes and all MHSAA middle …

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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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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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