Music to Our Ears
Hernando High School Band Wins MSHSAA 6A
Marching Band for Second Straight Year
When DeSoto County School buses start pulling into Pearl High School for the 6A State Marching Band Competition, other schools must look at them with fear and trepidation. That is because they are the teams to beat.
Anthony Jenkins starts term heading MHSAA panel
DeSoto County Schools Director of Athletics, Anthony Jenkins, new President of Mississippi High School Activities Association
CLICK HERE for Full Story by Bob Baklken, DeSoto Times-Tribune
Serving as director of all athletic programs for the largest school district in the state of Mississippi, Anthony Jenkins brings a wealth of knowledge, wisdom and passion for creating and maintaining a level of greatness to DeSoto County Schools’ athletic programs. Jenkins, a product of DeSoto County Schools, earned a bachelor’s of science degree from Mississippi State University and a master’s degree in Athletic Administration from Concordia University. He was head football coach, athletic director, head track coach and powerlifting coach for 26 years at Hernando High School. Jenkins served on the Mississippi High School Activities Association from 2009 to 2013.
Sportsmanship, commitment and leadership are a few of the qualities that young people learn through participation in DeSoto County Schools’ athletic programs. DeSoto County School District has been home to many great athletes and state championship teams in sports sanctioned by the Mississippi High School Activities Association.
DCS has the finest of athletic facilities. Our young student athletes have adopted the district’s motto, “excellence is a commitment,” and are dedicated to show this each and every day. The lessons they learn through participation in sports will help carry them throughout the rest of their lives, on and off the field.