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New NOCSAE Chest Protector Pad is Identified

From: B. Elliot Hopkins, MLD, CAA, Director of Sports, Sanctioning and Student Services The NFHS recently identified that a NOCSAE certified chest pad that protects the heart and the cardiac silhouette is being offered by chest protector manufacturers to fit on top of an existing non-NOCSAE approved chest protector making …

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Former MHSAA umpire to work in 2019 World Series

Lance Barksdale of Mississippi has reached the pinnacle for a Major League Baseball umpire. Mr. Barksdale is scheduled to work his first World Series beginning tonight, when the Houston Astros host the Washington Nationals is Game 1. He is one of seven umpires who will be on the field for …

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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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MHSAA Baseball Championship coverage includes TV

A total six games on Thursday and Friday from the MHSAA State Baseball Championships will be televised via a collection of network stations around Mississippi. The following stations will carry the six games — one from each MHSAA classification — live from Trustmark Park in Pearl, home of the Double-A …

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Start of baseball championships pushed back to Wednesday

The MHSAA Baseball State Championships will begin Wednesday at Trustmark Park, one day later than initially scheduled. Only three of the 12 semifinal series will be completed before Monday night due to last week’s inclement weather throughout Mississippi. The revised baseball schedule will be announced by Tuesday morning

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