Taylorsville head football coach Mitch Evans is headed to Seminary. The Covington County School Board approved the hire of Evans as Seminary’s head football coach on Monday night.
Jeffery Pittman’s time as a Tartar could be considered quiet in a way. Pittman, listed at 5’10” and 196lbs, he is relatively quiet when interviewed. A two-time Sports601 State Farm Player of the Week award winner in 2020, he always shifted the focus back to his offensive line.
It should come as no surprise that Ty Keyes’ senior season would end in yet another accolade. From the moment Taylorsville hoisted the 2019 2A State Championship after their victory over Northside, the Tartars were expected to be the class of the field in 2A football once again. The differen…
Taylorsville running back Jeffery Pittman made it official Sunday evening. The multi-time State Champion and back-to-back 2A State Championship's Most Valuable Player award-winner will be furthering his career at Hinds Community College.
Ty Keyes was never late for a workout or practice according to Taylorsville head coach Mitch Evans. It was only fitting that on one of Keyes’ biggest days a golden bow tie would ultimately make him a few minutes late to his signing day. Just like on the gridiron, Keyes conquered the bow tie …
Calhoun City was no match for Taylorsville Saturday evening at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Jackson.
South State Championship weekend is here! There are two games in the area and James Pugh and Kevan Lindsey have their picks in. Agree or disagree?
If you ask Taylorsville head coach Mitch Evans what would be a great word to describe Taylorsville senior running back Jeffery Pittman, that word would likely be “selfless.”
It looked like Raleigh had a strong and undefeated Magee team in the right place with a minute left in the second quarter during its third round, 3A South playoff bout with the visiting Trojans Friday night. But, things quickly took a turn just before time expired in the first half, and firs…
In a game where emotions went across the map, Taylorsville managed to overcome all of those, and then some, they defeated the Union Yellowjackets 65-37 to advance to their fourth-straight South State Championship game.
Raleigh never trailed or really looked out of control of its second round playoff bout with Forest on the road Friday night, but the Lions found themselves in somewhat of a cat fight with the Bearcats late in the game. First year head coach Ryan Higdon's team quickly quelled that problem and…
Raleigh head coach Ryan Higdon likened last Friday night's first-round playoff atmosphere to that of a third-round South State Championship. Raleigh's opponent made the atmosphere so.
Raleigh's quarterback Jay Jones took the snap under center with twelve seconds remaining in the first half and heaved it 34 yards towards the end zone to a wide-open Margo Perkins. The touchdown didn't award Raleigh the lead, but what it did accomplished was far more crucial.
The playoffs are here for several area teams while others are fighting for playoff spots. See who James Pugh and Kevan Lindsey picked this week.
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.
If the Pine Belt does not know the name Suntarine “Get” Perkins, get ready because the sophomore do-it-all athlete from Raleigh will soon be a household name.
Raleigh head coach Ryan Higdon wanted two things from his Lions tonight. That was to start fast and finish strong. He got that in a big way as Raleigh defeated Crystal Springs 48-14, notching their first region win of the season.
Friday night's contest between Taylorsville and Jackson Prep was not for the faint of heart for either team's fanbase.
In a season marred with uncertainty, Taylorsville coaches and players did not know if they would see the field in the 2020 season. After delays and rescheduled games, the Tartars finally took the field last Friday evening. After shaking off pre-game jitters, rust, and new players becoming co…
After dropping the season opener at 5A West Jones last week in his head coaching debut, Raleigh head coach Ryan Higdon earned his stripes as a lead man Friday night. Following a pre-game lightening show and downpour that soaked the field and delayed the game for an hour, Hidgon's Lions used …
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…
Week 2 of the MHSAA season will take place Friday night with several great games to be played. See who James Pugh and Kevan Lindsey predicted to win here.
Make no mistake about it. High school football in South Mississippi has the power to normalize even the most hectic of times.
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.
"I will be furthering my academic and football career at Tulane University,” said the 2021 Taylorsville quarterback in an announcement on Twitter Friday afternoon.
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: