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Congratulations to cross country winners

CONGRATULATIONS to all teams and participants in the MHSAA State Cross Country Championships which were held November 5th and 7th at Choctaw Trails in Jackson, MS. Class 6A boys, Ocean Springs (60 points) finished first with Pearl (63 points) second. Class 6A girls, Ocean Springs (27 points) finished first with Tupelo (80 …

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It’s that time of year: Proactive Sports Reminders

It’s that time of year: Proactive Sports Reminders 1) Region play has begun in the sport of football. The rivalry and intensity of the games has picked up for our players, coaches and fans. Please continue to follow your security plan and make good sportsmanship a top priority. Head coaches, …

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Administrators take part in workshop

One-hundred and six participants convened at the MHSAA office in Clinton, MS on August 23, 2016 to participate in the MHSAA New Athletic Director / New Principal Workshop. The workshop began at 8:30 am and ended at 1:45 pm.  Lunch was provided by Dickey’s Barbecue.          Workshop topics and …

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Great Start to New Year!

Please note the upcoming First Year AD / First Year Principal Orientation session to be held at the MHSAA office on August 23rd. (Sign up for August here …. there is no cost for the orientation) School Year Start Up … misshsaa.com : Beginning August 1, all athletic directors must …

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Important reminder for football jamborees

IMPORTANT REMINDER: Fall Football Jamboree (Safety Guidelines) Please follow the rules for teams participating in a preseason football jamboree on August 12 or August 13, 2016. No scrimmage is allowed before Friday, August 12. RULES GOVERNING FOOTBALL, rule #2, page115, Handbook …. “There may be a controlled scrimmage (Jamboree) allowed …

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Congratulations to our bands

We want to congratulate all our talented band students and dedicated directors for their fine performances at this year’s state concert band evaluation. For the first time, we divided the event into three geographical locations and hope it was most beneficial to your schools. The MHSAA is most appreciative of …

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Football guidelines aimed at health and safety

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 required in August. Weeks 1 & 2:  For the …

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