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…

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:

Petal appeared poised to make a run at the Region 5-6A District Championship in 2020 and a deep playoff run as they had rattled off seven-straight wins before splitting games between the Warriors from Oak Grove, but their season never returned after spring break. Still, head coach Shane Kell…

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?

Join James Pugh and Kevan Lindsey on Episode 1 of Season 2 as they discuss the past week of crazy events in regards to sports and COVID-19.

Through much of the contest, it looked as though a Logan Walters two-run home run in the bottom of the first inning would be the only score in the books, but a flurry of runs in the bottom of the sixth gave the Panthers a dominating 7-1 victory over rival Oak Grove on Thursday night.

Marcus Boyles and the Petal Panthers are no strangers to sending talent to the next level of football. Wednesday's National Signing Day was no different as the Panthers sent nine seniors to D-1 and JUCO levels.

Midway through the first period Meridian head coach Ron Norman told his players, "put on your gloves because we are in for a fight tonight." A fight is that it was as both teams fought until the bitter end with the Wildcats coming out on top 59-53, pulling away in the final moments due to Pa…

Rosters for both the girls and guys teams for the 2020 All-Star games were announced recently. Below are the names of players and their teams from the Sports601 coverage area.

Here are the Friday night scores from across the state of Mississippi in Week 14.

For Petal head coach Marcus Boyles it did not matter how close the regular season contest between the Panthers and Brandon Bulldogs was six weeks ago. What mattered was how it ended tonight. It ended pretty well as Petal once again stood tall when the buzzer sounded, allowing 14 points and w…