Notes, quotes and a thought or two while remembering when Tiger Woods was dominant…
Mississippi High School Activities Association executive director Don Hinton is still holding out hope for a springs sports season.
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves ordered all schools to be closed until April 17 and the state is under a shelter-in-place order until April 20 at 8 a.m.
March was National Athletic Training Month but it didn’t go exactly like some local athletic trainers thought it would.
Most local high school sports teams played their last games at the beginning of spring break before suspending activities until April 17. That left athletic trainers without subjects to work on.
A week or so ago, the sports editor at The Meridian Star asked me if I remembered doing some stories on Andy Armstrong from Newton back in the day.
With the sports world at a halt, there aren’t many options to enjoy sports during the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.
But the local country club golf courses are one of them.
All three of Newton County’s country clubs remain open but have adopted appropriate social distancing policies.
The first time Union coach John Darnell ran across J.T. Vance, the 6-foot-2 senior was then a sophomore for the Yellowjackets and Darnell was coaching at Lake.
Darnell says he doesn’t remember how many points Vance scored that night, but the sophomore left an impression on his future coach that night.
Mississippi schools went another week without high school athletics as both public and private schools continued with suspended play.
No decision has been made to call an end to the spring seasons by either Mississippi association. But a decision could be coming as coronavirus numbers skyrocket in the state.
Notes, quotes and a thought or two while coming to the realization that I’m officially an old sports writer...
The world we knew just a month ago looks much different from the one we see today from the confines of our homes.