South Tippah Schools closed Monday as Pine Grove, Ripley headed to State

All schools in the South Tippah School district will be closed Monday as both Pine Grove and Ripley are competing in the State Basketball playoffs.

According to Pine Grove School:

Mississippi Coliseum Parking Information
Due to construction of the Trade Mart, parking will be limited to the area south of Mississippi Coliseum during the MHSAA Basketball Championships.

The public is urged to take the Pearl Street exit off I-55 and enter the Fairgrounds from Gate 1 (Jefferson Street) or Gate 5 (Greymont Street). If you exit I-55 on High Street, you are urged to turn onto Greymont Street and continue to Gate 5. There will be limited access from Gate 10 on High Street, and you will be directed around the construction area to the south side of the Coliseum.

There are no ticket booths nor entrances to the Coliseum from the north (High Street) side, and you will be directed to the south (Pearl Street) side.

There is a bag policy in place at Mississippi Coliseum. Maximum bag size is 12 x 12 x 6 inches. No outside food allowed in the Coliseum.

Tickets are $12.

Pine Grove plays at 9 a.m. while Ripley plays at 4 pm.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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