Mississippi


MS_GulfCoastMarathon

Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon Reveals Details of Event

December 13, 2019

The Coastal Running Fest includes a marathon (26.2 miles), half marathon (13.1 miles), 5K (3.1 miles) and kids marathon (a 1.2 mile fun run). more >>


TheBassFed

High School Bass Fishing Competition Dates, Hosts Named

November 22, 2019

The following dates and locations have been released for high school level bass fishing competitions. more >>


NCAA

NCAA Championship Bid Portal Has Opened

August 26, 2019

While information has been available, the bid portal for those interested in hosting events in 86 of the NCAA’s 90 championships is now open. more >>


PremierBoxingChamps

Premier Boxing Match Coming to Biloxi May 25

May 23, 2019

Premier Boxing Champions takes place on Saturday, May 25 from MGM Resorts International’s Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, MS. more >>


Bassmaster

New Schedule, Sponsors Listed for Collegiate Bass Fishing Tournaments

February 1, 2019

The 2019 Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series consists of four nationally televised tournaments. more >>



HuntingtonIngallsIndustries

Huntington Ingalls Industries Announces $25,000 Gift to Special Olympics Mississippi

December 9, 2019

Huntington Ingalls Industries raised a record-breaking $25,000 for Special Olympics Mississippi during the 5K on the Causeway. more >>


STMA

Sports Turf Managers Association Announces 2019 ‘Field of the Year’ Winners

December 2, 2019

The STMA announces the 2019 Field of the Year winners, including professional facilities, college and university and schools and parks. more >>


SportsForce

Sports Force Parks on the Mississippi hires new General Manager

February 11, 2019

Sports Force Parks on the Mississippi, a brand new youth tournament facility, has hired Jason Jackson as its new General Manager. more >>


Vert

Vert Adds First Women’s Basketball Program

August 14, 2017

Vert, a wearable athletic technology specialist, signed its first NCAA women’s basketball client with the Mississippi State University Bulldogs. more >>


DeepSouth

Biloxi, Mississippi, Event to Address Managers of Athletic Venues

September 19, 2016

Those who manage sports compexes will want to know the Deep South Turf Expo is moving confidently into its second year in 2016. more >>



Ridgeland, Mississippi

Ridgeland, Mississippi...Sporty + Stylish...Inside + Out

March 20, 2018

Ridgeland is Mississippi’s premier cycling mecca and its best waterfront destination, but there’s so much more to discover and savor here.... more >>


Articles

blank Article | December 19, 2019
The Brave New World of Esports

By: Judy Leand

Although esports is digitally based, physical space is needed to house in-person events, prompting a growing number of destinations to build...   More>>


HurricaneBarry Article | July 24, 2019
Barry Leaves Behind Flooding, Sewage – and Plenty of Cancelled Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

As the first major storm of the hurricane season, Barry made a terrible impression. He barged in uninvited, overstayed his welcome and left a mess...   More>>


SwimmingPool Article | July 24, 2019
Could Water Contamination Hurt Summer Sports Events?

By: Michael Popke

Talk about muddying the waters. This summer has brought a wave of concerns over Cryptosporidium in swimming pools, flesh-eating bacteria in open...   More>>


blank Article | April 25, 2019
The Allure of College Towns

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In college towns across the U.S., great sports venues await, surrounded with storied traditions and filled with potential. Want to visit? Join this...   More>>


blank Article | April 24, 2019
Hooked on Fishing

By: Judy Leand

Whether it plays out on a bass boat, from the shoreline, on the ocean or through the ice, fishing is big business for cities across the U.S. Prime...   More>>


USSoccer Article | November 14, 2018
Should U.S. Soccer Diversify Venue Selection for the Men’s National Team?

By: Michael Popke

U.S. Soccer needs to start thinking outside the box – or at least outside its traditional map – if it wants to get more in-person spectators. In...   More>>


CMSA Article | September 19, 2018
Inside Events: Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It’s the equestrian discipline that combines horsemanship and marksmanship – with a healthy dose of historical accuracy. Cowboy mounted shooting...   More>>


blank Article | July 18, 2018
Come On Down

By: Michael Popke

Certain regions of the country are known for many things, but when you think of the Southeast, one phrase immediately comes to mind.   More>>


blank Article | May 30, 2018
Playing the Field

By: Peter Francesconi

Baseball is one of the USA’s oldest organized sports, and it remains one of the most popular. Much of its recent growth is fueled by Gen Z, kids...   More>>


NCAA Article | March 21, 2018
How Controversial LGBT Laws Could Complicate Team Travel this March

By: Michael Popke

Can controversial legislation regarding LGBT rights complicate travel plans during tournament season? Teams and officials are hoping it won’t –...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

Come Play on the Mississippi Gulf Coast Case study | February 28, 2009
Come Play on the Mississippi Gulf Coast   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

The warm climate of the Mississippi Gulf Coast is your ticket to outdoor recreation. Sportsplex venues in Gulfport, Biloxi, and D’Iberville host... More>>



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