Meridian Magic Basketball: My Site News

Friday, May 6
Information on Mobile Tournament


8:30 PM   4th grade         Knollwood Christian

9:00 PM   7th grade         William Clark Family Life Center


8:00 AM    4th grade        Knollwood Christian

10:00 AM  6th grade         Knollwood Christian

12:30 PM   4th grade         Knollwood Christian

12:30 PM   7th grade        William Clark Family Life Center

2:45 PM     6th grade        Knollwood Christian

4:00 PM     4th grade        Knollwood Christian

4:00 PM     7th grade        William Clark Family Life Center

6:00 PM     6th grade Championship   Knollwood Christian

7:15 PM      4th grade Championship   Knollwood Christian


Handout: Mobile Tournament

Friday, April 29
Info on Hattiesburg Tournament

Updated schedules have been posted below along with addresses for gym locations.  Admission cost is $5 per person per day.  It takes about 1 hour and 45 minutes to get to the gyms from meridian high school according to google maps (which are very accurate).  Please arrive 30 minutes before your first game.  Bring your tournament fee $$ if you have not paid.  Here is a summary of all games and locations:


4th grade - 10 am, 12 pm, 3 pm and 5 pm (championship)

6th grade - 9 am, 1 pm

7th grade - 10:15 am, 5:45 pm


4th grade - none

6th grade - 9:30 am to 11:30 starts for first round

                    1:30 pm for championship

7th grade - 11:30 am, 1:30 pm (championship)

Tuesday, April 26
Hattiesburg Tournament Confirmed for Apr 30 - May 1
All three teams are confirmed for the tournament in Hattiesburg on Saturday and Sunday.  Cost per team is $200.  Please click on handouts below to download the schedule and to get location information.  Players should arrive dressed no later than 40 minutes before game time.  Contact your coach for further information or if you need assistance with transportation.
Handout: Hattiesburg Tournament

Thursday, April 14
MS Stars Tournament in Columbus

All games for Columbus tournament will be on Saturday for 12U and 14U teams.


All games played at Columbus High School

9 AM, 11 AM, 12 PM

Championship at Columbus High School at 2:00 PM 


All games played at West Lowndes Middle School

10 AM, 12 PM, 5 PM

Championship at West Lowndes Middle School at 6 PM.

Handout: Columbus, MS Tournament

Tuesday, April 5
Practice for week of 4/4 to 4/8

4th grade team - Thurs, 5:30 at Russell Chr.

6th grade team - Wed., 5:00 @ Northwest

                            Thurs, 5:30 @ MHS Girls gym

7th grade team - Thurs, 5:30 @ MHS Girls gym

Columbus Tournament April 15-17

Deadline for payment is Thursday.

4th grade - $25 per player

6th & 7th grade - $20 per player



Tuesday, March 22
Battle of the South Tourney Information

Brackets for the tournament and ALOT of information such as admission, directions, etc, are present in the downloads.  Click on the handouts link below for the information. 

 Both teams should plan to leave immediately after school on Friday in my opinion.   Please check with coaches for coordination details.

Handout: Battle of South Tournament

Tuesday, March 15
Magic Teams Registered for Battle South Classic

Meridian Magic 6th grade and 7th grade teams are registered for the Battle of the South Regional Tournament on March 25-27 in Jackson, MS.  For more information on this tournament, including a list of teams competiting, go to It is a regional tournament with teams from several states now in it's 17th year!!  Teams will be very competitive.  It will be the highest profile tournament of the Spring.  College Coaches will be in attendance.  Games are played at the Mississippi Basketball and Athletic Complex as well as Jackson State University.  Our 4th grade team will not be playing in this tournament.  Cost will be $40 per player.  Please bring money tonight if possible.  The entry fees have already been paid. 

Monday, March 14
Practice Tuesday, March 15th

Practice times for Tuesday at MHS girls gym

3:30 - 7th grade

5:30 - 4th grade

6:30 - 6th grade

This will be the only practice for the week.  We will also discuss amended tournament locations.

Monday, February 28
Club Update

The next practices will be held on Thursday, March 3rd.  Times and Locations are to be determined. 

All players MUST submit their $75 in dues along with a copy of their current report card and a copy of their birth certificate.  Uniforms cannot be ordered until all fees are paid. 

We are still trying to recruit players for the 3rd/4th grade team.  We need at least two more players to join the team before we can order uniforms.  Please help us recruit more players.  Have them contact Coach Mosley at for more information. 

Our teams may miss the first and only tournament in Tuscaloosa (at the University of Alabama) on March 11-13 if we do not get these fees paid.  Our uniforms will not make it back in time to play.  PLEASE get these fees paid.  All checks should be made payable to Kevin Mosley.  Payments may be delivered to Russell Christian Academy.

Thursday, February 17
Frequently Asked Questions

1.  What level of proficiency is needed to play on the team?

The team will be made up of the best players possible in the Meridian, MS area.  Players are chosen by tryouts in late February.  Once chosen you are locked in for that season of play. 

2.  How much does the program cost?

The program costs consists of a uniform fee ($50-$90) and tournament fees (about $25 per player per tournament).  It is estimated that the club will compete in between 6-8 tournaments this spring/summer.  The number of tournaments is determined by the parents of the boys on the team.  There is no cost to tryout for a team. 

3. Who will be coaching?

The two teams for 2011 will be coached by Kevin Mosley, a veteran high school coach of over 15 years.  Coach Mosley has played for state championships in Texas and Oklahoma.  He recently relocated to the Meridian area.  Coach Mosley has averaged 20+ wins a season in his fifteen years of experience.  You may see more about Coach Mosley by clicking on the Mosley Coaching Registry on the left menu.  Coach Mosley is currently a school administrator in the area.

4. Where will the practices and games be played?

Practices will take place in area gyms (churches and schools).  Games will consists of tournaments in Tuscaloosa, Meridian, Jackson, and possibly Mobile, Birmingham, or Hatiesburg.

5. How do I sign up for tryouts?

Email coach mosley at  Be sure to include the following information:  Parent Name, Child Name, Age/Grade of child, contact phone number or contact email.  Coach Mosley will contact you with the tryout information. 

Wednesday, February 23
Roster Updates

The rosters are now set for the 5th/6th grade team and the 7th grade team.  The roster is still open for the 3rd/4th grade team.  You may view rosters below.

Next practice will be Friday at Northwest Middle School.  All players MUST bring their $75 fee along with copies of their latest report card and birth certificate to practice on Friday.  Times are as follows:

5:45    3rd/4th grade practice

6:30    5th/6th grade practice

7:30    7th grade practice

3rd/4th Roster (still open for additional players)

Ricky Hinton 

Trent Hopson

Jonathan Mosley

Chris Lewis

Vontrel Pringle

Kyler Yarbrough

5th/6th Roster (finalized)

Brewer, Ledarius

Brewer, Tyron 

Edwards, Winceton

Heidelburg, Xavier

McCoy, David

Miller, Miles

Mosley, Andrew

Wade, Joey

Watson, Joseph

7th Roster (Finalized)

Tavonta Jones

Zaire Jones

Clayton Watson

Tyler Bolden

Cayman Ruffin

Raheem Warren

Julius Turner

Timothy Collins