Sports

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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Berch selected Trainer of the Week

Kira Berch began her career as a Certified Athletic Trainer in 2004. In addition to her time at Belhaven University, Kira has worked at several MHSAA schools including Provine, St. Andrew’s, Florence and McLaurin. In addition to her C.A.T. responsibilities with Performance Therapy, Kira serves the Rankin County School District …

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Columbia Chain Crew

The MHSAA salutes chain crews who play an important role in high school football in Mississippi. Members of the chain crew at Columbia are, from left, Jay Rayborn, Eric Lucas, Mitch Holmes, and Eric Speights.

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MHSAA Swim Championship set for Oct. 26

2019 Swim Qualifiers 2019 WARM UP ASSIGNMENTS MHSAA SWIM MEET 2019 LANE TIMING ASSIGNMENTS MHSAA STATE SWIM MEET SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2019 SPONSORED BY:         Tupelo High School Info: Coach Lucas Smith (662.213.4457) LOCATION:                    Tupelo Aquatic Center 692 N. …

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2019 MHSAA/Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Volleyball State Championships

Date: Thursday, October 24 (semifinals) and Saturday, October 26 (finals) Venue: Newell-Grissom Building, Mississippi State University Address: 100 Old Bully Blvd, Starkville, MS 39759 Classifications: Class 6A, Class 5A, Class 4A and Class I (3A/2A/1A) Format: Best-of-five sets (games) Semifinals schedule (Two matches played simultaneously): October 24 Class I — …

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Neshoba Central, Lake prevail in MHSAA C Spire Slow-Pitch Championships

Neshoba Central and Lake took home state titles October 19th in the 32nd annual MHSAA C Spire Slow-Pitch Softball Championships at Liberty Park in Madison. In Class II, Neshoba defeated Wayne County 10-2 and 6-5 to win the best-of-three. The Lady Rockets finished 33-4 in winning their eighth consecutive slow-pitch …

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MHSAA C Spire Slow-Pitch State Championships set for Saturday

The MHSAA C Spire Slow-Pitch Softball State Championships for 2019 will be held Saturday, October 19th at Liberty Park (located at 810 Madison Avenue in Madison). The 32nd annual tournament will crown two MHSAA State Champions under the format change put in place last spring. Class II includes schools from …

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MHSAA Middle School Cross Country Classic Rescheduled

Due to the threat of inclement weather on Monday, the MHSAA Middle School Cross Country Classic will be held Wednesday, Oct. 23. This is the next available date at the venue. The same schedule will be followed with the first race to begin at 1:00 p.m. Miss. Milesplit will be …

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Soccer mercy rule for 2019

Please notify your soccer coaches of the following rule change to begin with the 2019 soccer season: When the goal differential reaches a spread of 7 goals, the game would be concluded when it reaches the 50th minute, or hits that spread at any point after the 50th minute. Games …

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2019 MHSAA C Spire Slow-Pitch Softball State Championships

Date: Saturday, October 19 Venue: Liberty Park Address: 810 Madison Avenue, Madison, MS 39110 Classifications: Class II (6A/5A/4A) and Class I (3A/2A/1A) Format: Best-of-three series on separate fields Schedule: Game 1’s — 11:00 A.M. Game 2’s — 30 minutes after completion of Game 1 Game 3’s (if necessary) — 30 …

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Germantown Chain Crew

The MHSAA salutes chain crews who play an important role in high school football in Mississippi. MHSAA Executive Director Don Hinton (center) is pictured here with the chain crew at Germantown, from left, Matt Hicks, Christian Carter, Lindy Calhoun and Scott Wilkerson.

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MHSAA offers digital ticketing for football playoffs

MHSAA Digital Ticketing – Football Playoffs – All Rounds/Games Digital ticketing on smart phones will be offered for all rounds of the football playoffs in 2019 through GoFan, the official digital ticketing partner of the MHSAA. Each host school will be able to validate digital tickets at the gate and …

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Oak Grove Chain Crew

The MHSAA salutes chain crews who play an important role in high school football in Mississippi. Handling duties for Oak Grove are, from left, Gary Shows, Tom Brock, Joe Terrill, Carl Fortenberry, Jerry Head, Rod Guerico and Wayne Ross

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Cleveland Central Chain Crew

The MHSAA salutes chain crews who play an important role in high school football in Mississippi. Handling duties for Cleveland Central are, from left, Courtney Wilson, Marcus Calhoune, Charles Sampson, and Henry Carpenter.

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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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