• MHSAA COVID-19 Update for May 11, 2020

    May 12, 2020

    The information below is an update from the Mississippi High School Activities Association.

    MHSAA - Mississippi High School Activities Association, Inc. Pre-participation Physical Examinations for the 2020-21 school year:

    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:

    Sports and activities physicals (pre-participation physical evaluations) conducted on or after April 1, 2019, will be considered valid through May 31, 2021.

    Students entering 7th grade, students who are new to participation in MHSAA sponsored activities, or students who are entering Mississippi from other states will be required to obtain a new pre-participation exam. 

    Reminder - May 11, 2020

    Per MHSAA rules, competition, practice or tryouts for sports and activities are not allowed while schools are closed.  Therefore, offseason and summer sports and activities for schools shall not begin until at least June 1 or until further notice.

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    JPS Athletic Guidance: 

    jpslogocap  All athletic and extracurricular events and practices scheduled for March 16-17 are cancelled. The safety and health of student-athletes, their families, and staff are our top priority. Please continue to follow the MS State Department of Health and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines and tips to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. 


    As new information is received, we will notify you. A decision about making up games/events will be made later. Thank you for your patience.


    Thank you and be safe.  

    Clinton “CJ” Johnson, Executive Director, JPSD Athletics

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