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Neshoba Central, Newton County continue slow pitch dominance

Neshoba Central and Newton County successfully defended their titles Oct. 22nd at the MHSAA C Spire Slow-Pitch Softball State Championships hosted by Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland. Results from the best-of-three series: In Class 6A/5A, Neshoba defeated George County 12-1 and 18-7 for a fifth consecutive championship. The Lady Rockets …

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Slow-pitch Softball Champions to be crowned Saturday

The MHSAA C Spire State Softball Championship returns to Ridgeland’s Freedom Ridgeland Park on Saturday. Championships in five classifications will be decided with two teams — Neshoba Central and Newton County — trying to defend their titles from last fall. Saturday, October 22nd Freedom Ridge Park Ridgeland, MS CLASS 1A         …

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Games for the week of 10-16

  Date Sport Level Home Away Site Time 10/17/2016 Football 9th CENTER HILL 9th Lewisburg 9th grade Center Hill HIgh School 5:30 PM Football 9th HORN LAKE 9TH SOUTHAVEN 9TH HORN LAKE HS 5:30 PM Football 9th OLIVE BRANCH Lake Cormorant OLIVE BRANCH HS 5:30 PM Football 9th OXFORD HS …

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Slow pitch bats to be tested Oct. 10

Bats will be tested for the slow pitch softball playoffs on Monday Oct. 10th beginning at 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. for all schools who qualified for the playoffs. The testing will be done at the MAC office located at 600 East, Northside Drive, Clinton, MS. Please inform your softball …

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Games for the week of 9-4-16

Schedule of games for Mississippi High School Activities Association schools for the week of Sept. 4, 2016 Date Sport Level Home Away Site Time 09/05/2016 Football 9th RIDGELAND Germantown RIDGELAND HS 10:00 AM Football JV RIDGELAND Germantown RIDGELAND HS 11:30 AM Football JV ST STANISLAUS PEARL RIVER CENTRAL ST STANISLAUS …

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Games for the week of 8-28-16

  Date Sport Level Home Away Site Time 08/29/2016 Football 9th CENTER HILL 9th SOUTHAVEN 9TH Center Hill HIgh School 5:30 PM Football 9th DESOTO CENTRAL HORN LAKE DESOTO CENTRAL HS 5:30 PM Football 9th DIBERVILLE George County 9TH DIBERVILLE HS 5:00 PM Football 9th EAST CENTRAL 9TH Pass Christian …

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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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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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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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Softball rules and equipment

Rules & Equipment Game Balls All game balls used during regular season and state playoff contests must have the National Federation Stamp. Slowpitch Softball WTA9244BNFHSYR (11″ size) Banned Softball Bats ASA routinely and randomly audits compliance with the ASA Bat Performance Standard by testing samples of certified bats. ASA Bat …

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Certified Bats Update – Easton Bats

By NFHS on May 11, 2016 softball The Amateur Softball Association of America (ASA)/USA Softball, in working with Easton Baseball/Softball Inc. (Easton), recently announced that Easton is voluntarily removing the following softball bat models from the ASA/USA list of certified bats: SCN1, SCN11BH, SCN1B, SCN2B, SCN3, SCN4B, SCN5, SCN5B, SCN6B, SCN7, …

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A Guide to Heat Acclimatization and Heat Illness Prevention

A Guide to Heat Acclimatization and Heat Illness Prevention-2   A Guide to Heat Acclimatization and Heat Illness Prevention Course Objectives: Recognize that Exertional Heatstroke (EHS) is the leading preventable cause of death among athletes. Know the importance of a formal pre-season heat acclimatization plan. Know the importance of having …

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