The Saints started slow but found their stride in the final half to send the Crusaders back to Hattiesburg with a loss. Senior Brice Johnson led all scorers with 27 points, with 21 in the second half. Junior Cord Blakeney chipped in 18 points for Sylva-Bay.

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:

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.

Sacred Heart Lady Crusader basketball made history in the 2019-2020 season - their first Region Championship along with their first Elite Eight and Final Four appearance. In Jackson at “The Big House,” their historic run came to an end as they fell to Baldwyn 48-27, finishing 16-11 overall.

Sacred Heart had its chances throughout the second half versus Clarkdale. At every turn, it seemed as though Clarkdale would keep denying strikes from the Crusaders. With the minutes dwindling in regulation, Joseph Falla Sr. told some of his girls, "if we go over the top I like our chances."

Sacred Heart as a small private school is creeping into the playoff picture with some winning momentum and a new coach that is accustomed to winning, Matt O'Keefe. O'Keefe filled an unexpected coaching vacancy at Sacred Heart and has the Crusaders pointed in the right direction.

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.