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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

13 hours 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

1 week 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 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Water Valley hires Rachel Daniels as new softball coach

There is a new woman in charge of the Water Valley softball program. Rachel Daniels was hired to take over the Lady Blue Devils on ... Read more

4 weeks 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

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

2020 All-Area Basketball Team: Kylan Blackmon goes back-to-back

Kylan Blackmon still doesn’t know where he’ll be four months from now, but what he knows is he’ll still be hooping. The EAGLE’s 2019 All-Area ... Read more

2 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

Local coaches maintain optimism for MHSAA spring sports return

With all other semblances of athletics closing down for the foreseeable future amid the coronavirus outbreak, there still seems to be optimism that Mississippi high ... Read more

2 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

MHSAA announces new changes to spring sports calendar

The Mississippi High School Activities Association reconvened on Friday to further discuss plans for the spring sports calendar after Governor Tate Reeves announced public schools ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

MHSAA suspends all competition and practices for high school athletics

Effective immediately, the Mississippi High School Activities Association has suspended all competition and practices for high school athletics through March 29 amid the outbreak of ... Read more

2 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

This Week in Prep Sports (Jan. 20 – 26)

With many of the winter sports regular seasons coming to an end, it’s a big week for teams either making a playoff push or fighting ... Read more

4 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

This Week in Prep Sports (Jan. 13 – 19)

From the second meeting of a crosstown basketball rivalry to the closing stretch of the soccer regular season, games in mid-January begin to mean a ... Read more

5 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

Late Senatobia free throws down Water Valley

Water Valley got in a rhythm in the third quarter, yet fourth quarter woes and a bevy of late Senatobia free throws proved too much ... Read more

5 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

This Week in Prep Sports (Jan. 6 – 12)

With the start of the New Year, high school sports took a little break. They’re back in full-swing again this week. Check out the local ... Read more

5 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

2019 All-Area Football Team: JJ Pegues leads Oxford to State, securing MVP honors

2019 was a standout year for Oxford High School senior JJ Pegues. Sure, Pegues came into the season with a lot of hype and a ... Read more

5 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

Water Valley’s playoff run ends with loss to Choctaw County

Water Valley wasn’t able to overcome a three-touchdown first half deficit, falling 35-28 to Choctaw County to end their season in the second round of ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

COLUMN: On high school mascots, logos and lack of common sense 

No one expects high school athletic departments to spend the money required to be completely original.  Universities will spend millions of dollars on branding. Over ... Read more

7 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

Familiar reunion awaits as Water Valley travels to Choctaw County in playoffs

Brad Embry admitted this week of preparation is a little different for his Water Valley team. Entering the second round the 3A state playoffs on ... Read more

7 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

Water Valley blows out Kossuth early in 3A playoff opener

WATER VALLEY – Sometimes, a pair of back-to-back penalties can change the course of an entire football game. Water Valley got their 3A playoff title ... Read more

7 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

Playoffs and regional titles on the line: High School football previews

As the air turns brisk, the games start to mean a little more. That’s where we’re at this week. For Lafayette and Oxford, Friday night ... Read more

7 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

Water Valley falls to Senatobia to close out regular season

The Blue Devils were 35 seconds away from a district championship, but Senatobia rallied back to tie the contest and won in overtime Friday night.  ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Report.

The home stretch: Week 11 high school football previews

Entering November, there’s now just two weeks remaining of regular season 6A football. For Water Valley, Friday is the regular season finale, and one that ... Read more

7 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

MHSAA discontinues slow-pitch softball statewide

With participation dwindling and many schools across the state having already cut the sport altogether, the Mississippi High School Activities Association decided late last week ... Read more

7 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

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