Mississippi Association of Coaches executive director Johnny Mims summed up the situation concerning high school sports with four words – “We just don’t know.”
It looked like it might be a long season for French Camp baseball when the Panthers were defeated by Eupora 10-0 and Starkville Academy 9-0 in jamboree games.
“We looked terrible. Couldn't throw a strike,” said coach Nathan Wright.
The loss of time in the weight room will be the biggest setback for French Camp Academy resulting from the cancellation of spring football practice, according to coach Nathan Wright.
In his 1856 poem “Maud Muller,” John Greenleaf Whittier wrote “For of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest of these: 'It might have been.”
It is not only high school athletics in Mississippi adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The Kosciusko Dixie youth baseball and softball seasons are on hold.