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    Urbana High School Student Wins MPSSAA 75th Anniversary Logo Contest

    Baltimore, Md. - In conjunction with today’s celebration of the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association 75-Anniversary, the association is unveiling a 75-anniversary logo to be used for the remainder of the 2020-2021 academic year. The commemorative logo was originated by Patrick DiMisa, a senior at Urbana High School in Frederick County, as part of the MPSSAA 75-Anniversary logo contest.

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  • MPSSAA Celebrates 75th Anniversary

    Baltimore, MD - The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) today celebrates the 75th anniversary of the association. Seventy-five years ago on January 26, 1946, representatives from local school systems and the Maryland State Department of Education met at the Enoch Pratt Library in downtown Baltimore to establish the framework for a state high school athletic association to replace the loosely organized "Playground Athletic League".

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  • MPSSAA Mourns the Passing of Former Executive Director, Athletic Administrator Paul Rusko

    The MPSSAA mourns the passing of former MPSSAA Executive Director, Paul Rusko. Mr. Rusko served as Executive Director of the association during the 1970-71 school year. Mr. Rusko was a longtime Anne Arundel County Athletic and Physical Education Supervisors, serving until 1991. Rusko also served as the first chairman of the State Wrestling Committee.

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  • MPSSAA Board of Control Set to Meet Wednesday

    The MPSSAA Board of Control is set to meet on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held online virtually with a live stream on the MPSSAA website.

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  • MPSSAA Return for Interscholastic Athletic Guidance Update

    The MPSSAA is committed to providing local school system guidance for the return of interscholastic athletic programs. Recently the MPSSAA Executive Council approved fall and winter sport modifications and risk mitigation efforts. The MPSSAA has also provided a general section guide to making decisions on the extent of participation within local and state health department information.

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  • MPSSAA Classification Committee Recommends Sport-Specific Classifications to Board of Control

    The MPSSAA Classification Committee met in early November and voted to put forth recommended sport specific region alignments for the 2021-23 academic years. The recommendations, in according with the classification recommendations found on page 26 of the MPSSAA Handbook, will be presented to the MPSSAA Board of Control for final approval.

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  • NFHS Sport Questionnaires for Coaches, Officials, and Athletic Administrators

    The NFHS is distributing the annual sport-specific questionnaires. The questionnaires are accessed directly through the NFHS website. The MPSSAA is acutely aware of the varying amounts of competition that has occurred across the country in the sports under the 2020 rules. Any feedback, even if limited, will be invaluable to the rules committee as they conduct their 2021 rules meeting.

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  • MPSSAA Congratulates NFHS Coach of the Year Honorees

    Oct 30, 2020 03:03 PM

    The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) congratulates the twenty-two high school coaches from across Maryland that have been selected as 2019-20 National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Coaches of the Year.

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  • MPSSAA Interscholastic Athletic Competition Season Update

    Oct 26, 2020 04:17 PM

    The Maryland State Board of Education approved a request for local school systems to start winter sports on December 7, 2020. The authorization comes with a request from The State Board of Education that all local school systems are, “strongly encouraged to start conditioning opportunities immediately.”

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  • Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Announces Local School Systems May Officially Start High School Fall Sports Beginning October 7, 2020

    BALTIMORE — Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Karen B. Salmon, Ph.D. today announced the ability for each local school system (LSS) to officially start the interscholastic athletic fall season in Maryland secondary schools beginning Wednesday, October 7, 2020.

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