Stringer plays a lot of youth and first-year head coach Trista Whitman saw her young Devils get a much-needed win against the Pirates. Mt. Olive had multiple chances to win at the end, but Stringer held and weathered a late rally to get the victory.
It would be hard to find anyone that lives the life of a Pirate more than Mt. Olive head coach Eric Gordon. He is a 1999 alumna and now coaches his hometown kids, literally. He coaches his son, Javion Gordon. Even though Javeon had a low scoring night with five points, he has been stellar fo…
New classifications and regions were set today by the MHSAA. See where football, basketball, soccer, and volleyball teams from the Jones, Jasper, and Smith County areas fell into place.
An old-school, all-night-long, hard hitting defensive battle, with a few miscues here and there that could have changed the tone of the game for either team, went into the fourth quarter scoreless in Stringer Friday night.
Much of the attention in Taylorsville is surrounded by Tulane commit Ty Keyes, and rightfully so. Tonight’s performance will add another yet feather in the hat for Keyes’ dominance in high school football, however, a strong second-half showing by the Tartar defense that allowed only eight po…
Governor Tate Reeves announced that he is extending the social distancing measures under the Safe Return order, including the statewide mask mandate, and issuing crowd-size limitations on K-12 extracurricular activities in the state's ongoing fight to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Mississippi is weeks away from the start of the 2020 football season. Other sports are also preparing for the start of their seasons. With apprehension in the air and the fear-driven media outlets pushing against the re-opening of virtually anything, it is time to share some examples that Mi…
The Covington County School District coaching staff, and Athletic Directors, Eric Booth (Collins High School), Quantus Durr (Mount Olive Attendance Center), and Brian Rials (Seminary High School), are excited to welcome back to campus student-athletes who participate in high school football …
Gulfport Assistant Baseball Coach Colton Caver has been around the diamond for quite some time. As an assistant coach who also helped during summer league baseball time, he noticed most leagues falling by the wayside due to COVID-19. That is why he took initiative by founding the Deep South …
Upon the recommendations of the NFHS and MHSAA Sports Medicine Advisory Committees, the MHSAA Executive Committee voted to approve the following for the upcoming 2020-21 school year:
The Executive Committee of the the Mississippi High School Activities Association voted Wednesday morning to cancel all sports and activities until the start of the 2020-21 academic year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Join James Pugh and Kevan Lindsey on Episode 3 of Season 2 as they discuss new updates on spring sports and talk with Fishing with Legends President and Founder Adam Brewer about his organization.
Many times when I scan across social media I see a recurring question pop up. It is a question that I enjoy pondering, so sometimes I give my input. Recently, it came across a friend’s timeline last week. What is the question?
While sports across the nation and most of the world have come to a screeching halt, one sport struck gold last Sunday with an unlikely, foreign event to many: esports.
Join James Pugh and Kevan Lindsey on Episode 2 of Season 2 as they discuss updates on spring sports and talk with West Jones assistant football and archery coach Koby Easterling about turkey hunting.
The Mississippi High School Activities Association handed down its ruling regarding spring athletics on Monday morning.
Junior pitcher Craig Bullock was chasing perfection throughout much of the night on the mound for the Seminary Bulldogs. While an error and single in the fifth cost Bullock a chance at a perfect game, the right-handed pitcher still pitched a gem, throwing five and two-thirds innings with two…
Collins had beaten St. Patrick both times in the regular season, once by 30 points [59-29] and the second time by 10 points [60-50]. St. Patrick made sure it did not happen a third time.
Wednesday's National Signing Day in the Hattiesburg Impact/Sports601 coverage area began early at Mt. Olive as defensive lineman John Dossett signed to play football at Belhaven University.
Rivalry games are typically intense as both teams bring their best to attempt to defeat a rival. Tonight was no exception as the Lady Tigers and Lady Pirates needed overtime to decide their contest, while Mt. Olive hung around till the very end against the Tiger guys.
Click the link below to listen to our Sports601 BONUS podcast episode where we talk about Christmas movies, Early National Signing Day, and how Mississippi State, Ole Miss, and Southern Miss fared.
When Collins head coach Eric Booth saw Chris Keys as a freshman, he had his doubts if Keys would be the type of football player he has turned out to be. Those doubts from the Collins head coach were proven untrue as he helped Keys progress throughout his tenure as a Collins Tiger and succeed…
While the main focus is getting stories out on our website each Friday night, etc, we enjoy capturing images from the games we cover.
Players and coaches were announced for Region 8-2A Super 22 team. Several players from both Collins and North Forrest were selected as elite players for their respective region in 2019.
Click the link below to listen to our Sports601 Podcast where James and Kevan talk about the upcoming football State Championship games at M.M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg, MS, give their analysis on the 2A and 6A matchups, and talk about the Ole Miss coaching search.