New prep alignments revealed in reclassification – Our Mississippi Home

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by Curtis Rockwell, Our Mississippi Home

In the words of the late great Sam Cook, “A change gonna come…”

And, that’s exactly what is happening with reclassification as far as the Mississippi High School Activities Association is concerned.

The MHSAA announced several months ago that for the first time ever the state would enact a seven-classification system for competition among member schools across the state. Those new alignments were revealed Thursday.

There was quite a bit of movement for the teams in the “Southern Six” covered by 228 Sports. The new regions will include six teams in the top three classifications each, reduced from eight teams which had been the case for the past decade or so.

In the new Class 7A, six Mississippi Gulf Coast teams will comprise Region 4-7A. Old rivals and regular region…

This article first appeared on Our Mississippi Home.

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