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Hancock clinches playoff spot, Rocks win three, Lady Tigers & OLA to play
With the high school baseball regular season completed, the playoffs are set to begin later this week. The Hancock Hawks punched their ticket to the Class 6A state playoffs on Tuesday, April 15th with a 12-5 win over Hattiesburg.
The Hawks got three hits from Michael Shubert and he picked up the win on the mound, as well.
The Hawks will enter the state playoffs as the #3-seed from their region.
The Hawks completed the sweep of the Tigers on Thursday evening with a 10-0 victory on the road. Brendon Seal picked up the win on the mound. He fanned eight batters but helped himself at the plate with three RBIs. Carson Jordan paced Hancock at the plate with four hits including a double.

Apr 22, 2014, 18:21


OLA, SSC, Lady Hawks get titles
The Our Lady Academy Crescents, St. Stanislaus Rock-a-chaws and the Hancock Lady Hawks each claimed the division title in golf this past week.
The Crescents were crowned Class I Division 8 champions in girlsí golf following the tournament that was held at The Oaks in Pass Christian.
Presley Baggett and Callee Breland of OLA each made the All-Tournament team. Baggett was also the low medalist for the tournament.
The Rocks claimed their third consecutive Division 8-4A title in golf following the tournament held at Hickory Hills Country Club.
Matthew Saucier shot a 77 to claim low medalist honors and Golfer of the Year honors. Patrick Powers shot an 82 to make the All-Tournament team with Saucier.

Apr 22, 2014, 18:19


Ladner named menís hoops coach at SELA
Former St. Stanislaus head coach Jay Ladner is fresh off leading the Jones County Junior College Bobcats to the NJCAA national championship in menís basketball.
It was a whirlwind of a postseason for the former Rock mentor. And the whirlwind only got stronger these last two weeks since the title run. On Thursday Ladner was introduced as the 12th head coach of the Southeastern Louisiana University Lions (SELA).

Apr 11, 2014, 22:17


Hancock wins on both diamonds, SSC sweeps Poplarville
The Hancock Hawks swept a pair of games at the diamonds for both baseball and softball. The Hancock Hawks picked off Biloxi 5-3 in high school baseball action.
The Hawks rode the arm of Brendon Seal for the win. Brindon Hoda collected two hits for the Hawks in the win.
The St. Stanislaus Rock-a-chaws won their ninth game in a row with a 1-0 thriller over the Poplarville Hornets. Destin Aime got the win on the mound as he allowed just two hits and fanned five batters. Greer Holsten touched the plate for the only run of the game.

Apr 8, 2014, 19:50


Passís McGee a finalist for AAU Sullivan Award
Former Pass Christian Lady Pirate All-American and current University of Florida All-American track and field star Cory McGee is one of three finalists for the 84th annual Amateur Athletic Unionís James E. Sullivan Award.
McGee joins University of Nebraska volleyball player Kelsey Robinson and Pennsylvania State University football player John Urschel.
McGee, who ended her prep career at Pass Christian High School undefeated in cross country and track and field in the state of Mississippi, suffered what could have been a career-ending injury during the 2012 track season.

Apr 8, 2014, 19:49


Bay Highís Hailey Furlan signs soccer scholarship with PRCC
Hailey Furlan signing her soccer scholarship with PRCC as Bay High head coach Jeff Bosarge (seated, left) and assistant coach Colby Adam (seated, right) and Bay High Athletic Director Will Seymour (standing) look on.

Bay High Lady Tiger senior soccer player Hailey Furlan recently signed a National Letter of Intent to play soccer for the Lady Wildcats of Pearl River Community College.
Furlan, the daughter of Johnette and Ted Bilbo and Lisa and Joey Furlan, has been a standout player for the Lady Tigersí soccer team for the past five seasons.
She has been a team captain for the Lady Tigers who have won the Division 8-4A championship for the past three consecutive seasons.

Apr 4, 2014, 20:20


Tigers run past Pirates 8-1 in baseball
The Bay High Tigers and the Pass Christian Pirates battled on Tuesday, April 1st at the Fred Weems Baseball Complex. The Tigers got their first Division 8-4A victory with an 8-1 win over the Pirates.
The Tigers (8-8, 1-4) got on the board in the bottom of the second when Charlie Summers knocked in Tristan Hopgood, who had reached on a walk, with an RBI single. Later in the inning, Dalton Dore drove in Gage Kiser with a walk. Kiser had reached on a double to centerfield.

Apr 4, 2014, 20:19


Ladner family enjoys a championship legacy
Luke Ladner holding the NJCAA national championship trophy and flanked by his father, Jay Ladner, and grandfather, J. Larry Ladner.

When people evoke the name Ladner in sporting circles in Hancock County, the sport of basketball immediately comes to mind. As well it should because it seems like the Ladner clan practically invented the game of basketball in this area of the country.
Several men and women with the last name of Ladner have excelled on the hardwood but one branch of the Ladner family tree has taken the sport of basketball to a new level. In fact three generations of the Ladner family were on hand last week in Hutchinson, KS, to witness the Jones County Junior College Bobcats perform the magical and claim the stateís first-ever NJCAA Division I national championship.

Mar 28, 2014, 18:42


















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