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Games for the week of 8-7-16

  Header Sport Level Home Visitor Site Time 08/08/2016 Soccer-G JV Presbyterian Christian Copiah Acad. Tatum Park Field # 11 4:00 PM Soccer-G Varsity Presbyterian Christian Copiah Acad. Tatum Park Field # 11 5:30 PM Volleyball JV BRANDON MADISON CENTRAL BRANDON HS 5:30 PM Volleyball Mid Sch Desoto Central MS …

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High temperatures welcome start of football

Football teams across the state hit the field today as August 1 marked the date that MHSAA schools could begin practice for the 2016 season. High temperatures across the state ranged from the high 80s in Biloxi to the mid 90s in Tupelo, and the heat indexes across Mississippi reached or …

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2016 Region 6 Cross Country Championships

Schedules: Tuesday, October 25 Region Girls’ Race Boys’ Race Awards 3-2A 2:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 3:15 p.m. 3-3A 3:15 p.m. 3:45 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 2-4A 4:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m. 5:45 p.m. Thursday, October 27 Region Girls’ Race Boys’ Race Awards 2-5A 2:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 3:15 p.m. 2-6A 3:15 p.m. …

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2016-2017 MHSAA basketball region tournament sites

Will be updated. Class Region Location 1A 1 Wheeler at Booneville 1A 4 Vardaman 1A 8 Stringer 2A 1 Mantachie 2A 6 Puckett 2A 8 Richton 3A 1 Booneville at NEMCC 3A 4 North Pontotoc 3A 6 Morton 3A 8 Seminary 4A 1 IAHS at ICC 4A 7 Forrest AHS …

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Football safety guidelines for practice set

In an effort to increase the level of health and safety for student-athletes participating in the sport of football, the MHSAA executive committee approved the following guidelines to be effective beginning with the 2016 – 17 football season: Fall Practice Immersion tubs are required for the month of August. Weeks …

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Heat illness prevention course

http://nfhslearn.com/courses/34000/heat-illness-prevention Exertional heat stroke is the leading cause of preventable death in high school athletics. Exertional heat stroke also results in thousands of emergency room visits and hospitalizations throughout the nation each year. This free course, brought to you by EAS Sports Nutrition, a division of Abbott Labs, is designed …

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New lineup procedures approved for volleyball

2016-17 MMVOA Volleyball Rules By Cody Porter of the NFHS The process for submitting lineups in high school volleyball has been revised for the 2016-17 season. In addition to the revision in Rule 7-1-4 regarding lineup procedures, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Volleyball Rules Committee recommended …

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Freestyle turn position clarified in swimming and diving

2016-17 Swimming and Diving Rules By NFHS on April 19, 2016 At its March 21-23 meeting in Indianapolis, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Swimming and Diving Rules Committee approved a change to the freestyle portion of the individual medley and medley relay as it relates to …

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Track & field/cross country rules changes include assisting injured competitor

2017 Track and Field and Cross Country Rules PowerPoint 2017 – 2nd Update By Maddie Koss of the NFHS on July 13, 2016 Effective with the 2017 high school track and field season, a participant who assists an injured/ill competitor shall not be disqualified if an appropriate health-care professional is …

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Softball rules changes focus on uniforms, equipment

2017_softball_rules_changes By Maddie Koss of the NFHS on July 12, 2016 The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Softball Rules Committee approved four additions to Rule 3 regarding uniforms, equipment and substitutions at its June 13-15 meeting in Indianapolis. These changes approved by the committee, along with one …

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Player Safety Coach Clinic set in Clarksdale

A Player Safety Coach Clinic will be conducted in Clarksdale at Clarksdale High School on Thursday 7/28. The clinic will be held for 8:00 AM until noon. Only one high school coach per staff needs to attend this event.  Participants should bring a pen and paper to take notes. For …

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2016-17 basketball rules changes

Basketball Rules PowerPoint 2016-17 By NFHS on May 19, 2016  1-20 NEW: Non-playing personnel, e.g., spirit participants, media, shall remain outside of the playing area during a 30-second or less time-out during the game. Non-playing personnel shall stand outside the free throw lane lines extended toward the sidelines throughout the game. …

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Player Safety Coach Clinic date set for Petal

Date: Friday, July 29, 2016 Location: Petal , MS Registration Start Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Registration Closing On : Thursday, July 28, 2016 Only one high school coach per staff needs to attend this event. Participants should bring a pen and paper to take notes. If you’ve never registered …

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MHSAA students attend Student Leadership Summit

MHSAA student athletes Anna Shepard (Germantown) and Hunter Wilson (Pelahatchie) are participating in the NFHS Student Leadership Summit in Indianapolis this week. Among the many activities that they participated in, Shepard and Wilson played basketball with Special Olympics athletes. The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) is hosting the …

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Bats must be tested prior to season

All schools must have their bats tested before the season begins. The MHSAA will begin testing bats at the district meetings 2 hours before the start time of the meeting. Please ask your coaches to bring up to 15 bats per school for testing during this time. We will test on a first …

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2016-2017 District meeting dates

DISTRICT I Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 6:00 p.m. ICC, Belden Campus Monday, December 12, 2016, 6:00 p.m. ICC, Belden Campus DISTRICT II Thursday, July 28, 2016, 7: 00 p.m. Oxford High School Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 7:00 p.m. Oxford High School DISTRICT III Thursday, July 28, 2016, 4:00 p.m. Leland …

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Football practice guidelines for 2016

Follow 14 Day Pre-Season Heat Acclimatization Guidelines established Spring 2015. Cool Immersion tub required in August. Make sure there is an Emergency Action Plan on file for practices/games and that it includes Heat and Concussion emergencies. Pre-season practice: Full Contact will be limited to 120 minutes a week. In-season practice: …

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Heads Up Football Certification

Heads Up Football High School Supported and endorsed by the Mississippi High School Activities Association  In addition to the support from the Mississippi High School Activities Association, the New Orleans Saints have partnered with USA Football to cover the cost for all Mississippi high school coaches to get Heads Up …

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