26 Mooreville and Tishomingo Co. Players Suspended

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) -- The Mississippi High School Activities Association has handed down 26 suspensions -- 17 for Mooreville and nine for Tishomingo County -- for a brawl in Friday night's game.

The MHSSA also Tuesday placed both schools on probation until the end of the regular season. Both teams are still eligible for the playoffs.

As for suspensions, eight Tishomingo County players will miss this week's game, while two other players will miss the next two. Thirteen Mooreville players will miss this week's game, while four others will miss the next two.

The MHSAA does not release the names of suspended players. MHSAA officials say both schools have accepted the suspensions.

Mooreville is scheduled to visit Nettleton this Friday while Tishomingo County hosts Alcorn Central.

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