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High school swim teams still facing uncertainty as season looms

Next Monday officially begins the 2020-21 Mississippi high school athletic calendar as preseason practices are allowed to be held for all fall sports, excluding football. ... Read more

4 hours ago by Jake Thompson.

MHSAA unveils COVID-19 guidelines for football

The football season is going to look very different in 2020 at all levels of play and the Mississippi High School Activities Association provided a ... Read more

3 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford’s Fruge and Wilkinson win at Mississippi Junior Tennis Championships

Oxford is known for having championship-caliber tennis players in the junior ranks and that was proven once again this past weekend in Ridgeland. Charlie Frugé ... Read more

6 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford kicker Jack Tannehill decommits from Ole Miss, recruitment back open

For over a year Jack Tannehill has been verbally committed to becoming his hometown team’s future place kicker. That all changed on Tuesday. The Oxford ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

With a plan in place, coaches look toward amended 2020 season

After months of wondering, speculation and trying not to think about it, high school football coaches finally have a path to get to the 2020 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

MHSAA approves proposal for new fall schedule; football begins on Aug. 17

After weeks of discussions, hypotheticals and what-ifs, the Mississippi High School Activities Association officially decided on a path for its fall athletic calendar. During a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Area coaches discuss effects of potential changes to upcoming year

No matter what is decided by the Mississippi High School Activities Association later this month, the upcoming athletic season is going to look different. During ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

MHSAA weighing all options for 2020-21 athletic year

The calendar is about to flip to July, meaning the 2020-21 high school athletic year is one month closer to happening, but its fate is ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford High School student-athlete tests positive for COVID-19

One member of the Oxford High tennis team has tested positive for COVID-19, while a handful of teammates are awaiting test results. Oxford High School ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Neither Plumlee nor Corral have advantage in “neutralized” quarterback battle

With the summer months in motion and the calendar getting closer to September, football coaches are normally beginning to evaluate key position battles. Due to ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Hunter Crane named new Oxford boys soccer coach

Soccer season just got a little busier for Hunter Crane. The Oxford girls soccer coach will now oversee the entire soccer program after taking over ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette’s Ally Bowen selected for MAC All-Star tennis match

There will be a high school sport played this summer after all. The Mississippi Association of Coaches announced this year’s all-star tennis match will still ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

High school athletes return to the field for voluntary workouts

Monday at 7 a.m. was a sight for Oxford head football coach Chris Cutcliffe’s sore eyes. For the first time in nearly three months, there ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Wayne County’s Ashley Martin named new Oxford volleyball coach

Oxford High School has its new volleyball coach in Ashley Martin, who is coming home in a sense. The former Ole Miss graduate is a ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

GETTING READY: Area high schools begin preparations for sports to resume next week

For Lafayette High School football coach Michael Fair and assistant coach Carter Norris, Thursday felt like Christmas morning. Sitting inside the field house behind William ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

MHSAA allows sports to resume June 1 with restrictions

High School sports in Mississippi have been on hold since mid-March, but that is changing in 10 days. After an almost-six-hour meeting in Clinton on ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

MHSAA amends requirements for physicals for the 2020-21 school year

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing on into the summer months, decisions regarding the 2020-21 high school athletic year have begun. During a teleconference on Monday, ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Area football coaches adapting to life without spring practice

Late April and early May is usually when the high school football bug returns to Mississippi, as teams are allowed to return to the field ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Drew Bianco leaving LSU, enters name in transfer portal 

As first reported by Brody Miller of The Athletic, Louisiana State University’s Drew Bianco has entered his name into the transfer portal.  The Oxford native ... Read more

3 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

Oxford baseball sends off seniors with drive-by parade

More than 30 cars turned out on Monday evening at Oxford Middle School for a virtual honors ceremony to recognize seniors on the Oxford High ... Read more

3 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

2020 Girls Soccer All-Area Team: Two Oxford forwards named Co-Players of the Year

“Great moments are born from great opportunities.” It’s an old Herb Brooks quote from the 1980 US Olympic Hockey team’s Miracle on Ice. But when ... Read more

4 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

MHSAA officially cancels all remaining spring sports seasons

Following Tate Reeves’ decision to close all Mississippi public schools for the remainder of the year on Tuesday, the MHSAA has followed suit on Wednesday, ... Read more

4 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

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