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Brad Locke: Officiating is hard, thankless

Brad Locke is senior sports writer for the Daily Journal in Tupelo. His column appeared in the Daily Journal on January 25, 2019 and can be read online here. By Brad Locke I found it funny that on Sunday, the day my stories about basketball officiating ran in the Journal, …

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2019 North State Track Meets

MHSAA 2019 Track – North State Saturday, April 27, 2019 Site:  Potts Camp H.S. – Class 1A Manager: Karen Green 11:00 AM – Scratch Meeting Telephone – 662-333-6354 11:00 AM – Field Events Fax – 662-333-7023 11:00 AM – Pole Vault Cell – 662-551-0841 11:30 AM – 3200 Meter Run Email …

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2019 South State Track Meets

2019 Track – South State Saturday, April 27, 2019 Site: Madison Central H.S. – Class 1A Manager: Dennis Groll 11:00 AM – Scratch Meeting Telephone – 601-853-2045 11:00 AM – Pole Vault Fax – 601-898-5019 11:00 AM – Field Events Cell – 318-355-2598 11:30 AM – 3200 Meter Run Email …

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Regional Track Meets

Regional Track CLASS 1A Regional 1 Regional 2 Biggersville Coldwater Falkner Ray Brooks Jumpertown Shaw Thrasher Simmons Ashland Coffeeville Hickory Flat Houlka H.W. Byers Okolona Myrtle Smithville Potts Camp Tupelo Christian Regional 3 Regional 4 Durant Leake County Ethel Mississippi For the Deaf French Camp Piney Woods McAdams Sebastopol Montgomery …

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2019 Regional Track Meets

2019 REGIONAL TRACK Class Region Host Site Time Date 1A 1 Karen Green Potts Camp H.S. 1A 2 JJ Downs Center Hill H.S. 1A 3 Chris McRae Winona H.S. 1A 4 Brian Fortenberry Clinton H.S. 2A 1 Karen Green Potts Camp H.S. 2A 2 Eddie Moore Tupelo H.S. 2A 3 …

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Boys soccer standings

Boys Soccer Standings From MaxPreps Reports as of 1/21/2019 Team Region Div. W Div. L Div. T Div. Pct. Wins Losses Ties Pct. PF PA 1A Region 1 Vardaman Region 1 6 1 0 0.857 9 3 0 0.750 60 29 North Pontotoc Region 1 3 1 0 0.750 5 …

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Girls soccer standings

Girls Soccer Standings From MaxPreps Reports as of 1/21/2019 Team Region Div. W Div. L Div. T Div. Pct. Wins Losses Ties Pct. PF PA 1A Region 1 Tupelo Christian Prep Region 1 7 0 0 1.000 14 0 0 1.000 118 6 Nettleton Region 1 3 2 0 0.600 …

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Mississippians honored by NFHS

Congratulations to these Mississippi coaches and educators who are being recognized nationally for the following prestigious honors:   State and Section 3 Speech, Debate and Theatre Educator of Year: Rachel Clapper, Madison Central High School   Section 3 Music Educator of Year: Pierrdro Gallion, Holmes County Central High School   …

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Advanced tackling system available

  THE SYSTEM IS NOW AVAILABLEGET YOUR ACCESS NOW Led by Richie Gray and Andy Ryland, the Advanced Tackling System gives coaches a common terminology and framework for identifying areas of improvement for any player who makes a tackle. 5 FIGHTS PROGRESSION Coaches who master the progression can use it to break down …

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2019 MHSAA Powerlifting Championships

2019 POWERLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIPS DATE: Saturday, April 13, 2019 LOCATION: Mississippi Coliseum, Jackson, MS FORMAT: Nine Platforms TIME SCHEDULE: Friday, April 12, 2019 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Weigh-in for ALL classes Saturday, April 13, 2019 5:30 AM Doors open 6:00 AM Weigh-in for softball/baseball lifters 8:00 AM Opening ceremony 8:15 …

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Boys basketball scoring leaders

Boys Basketball Scoring Leaders From MaxPreps Reports Rank School First Name Last Name Grade Games Points PPG FGM FGA Pct 3FG 3FG% FT FT% 1 Piney Woods (MS) Tyrek Chambers Senior 8 233 29.1 91 101 90 22 29 71 2 Wheeler (MS) Jalon Beene Senior 20 579 29.0 197 …

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Girls basketball scoring leaders

Girls Basketball Scoring Leaders From MaxPreps Reports Rank School First Name Last Name Grade Games Points PPG FGM FGA Pct 3FG 3FG% FT FT% 1 Ruleville Central (Ruleville, MS) Jacorriah Bracey Junior 14 439 31.4 151 20 117 2 Southaven (MS) Taylor Woodhouse Sophomore 11 288 26.2 79 160 49 …

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Class II Region 4 girls powerlifting meet information

The Class II Region 4 Girls powerlifting meet is scheduled for Friday, February 1st, 2019. Weigh-in will begin at 2:00 p.m. and last until 3:30 p.m. The format for the flights and platform assignments will be determined once I have all of the paperwork from the participating schools. The cost …

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Class 4A Region 4 powerlifting meet information

The Class 4A Region 4 boys powerlifting meet is scheduled for Saturday, February 2nd, 2019. Weigh-in will begin at 8:00 a.m. and last until 9:30 a.m. The format for the flights and platform assignments will be determined once I have all of the paperwork from the participating schools. The cost …

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Berating game officials harmful to high school athletics

If you are the mother or father of a high school athlete, this message is primarily for you. When you attend an athletic event that involves your son or daughter, cheer to your heart’s content, enjoy the camaraderie that high school sports offer and have fun. But when it comes …

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Six schools win Text To Win contest

Congratulations to the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Text to Win contest champions. Six schools won $1,000 for their school’s physical education department in conjunction with the Gridiron Classic State Football Championships at the University of Southern Mississippi. Class 1A: Nanih Waiya Class 2A: Scott Central Class 3A: …

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