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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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Cheer/Dance rules meetings dates changed

Due to a change in the MAC Clinic dates, the MHSAA has changed dates for cheer and dance coaches’ Rules Meetings.   They are as follows: Central – Tuesday, July 19th, 10:30-12:30, Ridgeland High School (will still allow coaches to attend MAC sessions in the afternoon) South – Monday, July …

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Proctor inducted into National Hall of Fame

Dr. Ennis Proctor, retired Executive Director of the Mississippi High School Activities Association, was inducted into the National High School Hall of Fame during the annual summer meeting of the National Federation of State High School Associations on July 2. A high school football standout in Miami and successful football coach at Raymond …

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Cooper recognized at NFHS summer meeting

The NFHS honors a select few each year for their unwavering dedication and lomg-lasting contributions to the world of high school sports and activities. Among this year’s winners recognized July 1 at the annual NFHS Summer Luncheon was longtime MHSAA official Harold Cooper of Jackson. To simply call “Coop” grateful …

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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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Varsity Spirit updates event policies

Updates to the Varsity Spirit policies for the 2016-2017 season. To help the cheer and dance community be compliant with the new music guidelines, Varsity Spirit has made some important updates to our event policies for the 2016-2017 season. All updates are reflected in the music presentation available at varsity.com/music. The …

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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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Heat advisories issued across state

With temperatures in the uppers 90s and high humidity in the forecast, the National Weather Service has issued heat advisories across the state. Issuing Office: Jackson Source: The National Weather Service HEAT ADVISORY UNTIL 7PM CDT FRI * TEMPERATURES… HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 90s COMBINED WITH HIGH HUMIDITY …

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MAAA names Woody Barnett as its first Executive Director

Woody Barnett has been named as the first Executive Director of the Mississippi Athletic Administrators Association (MAAA). Barnett retired in 2013 as athletic director at Pearl High School. He spent 36 years in education after graduating from Mississippi College, winning 43 MHSAA state championships as a track and field and …

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