The BAYS SPIRITS soccer team. Pictured from bottom left are Caroline Lagasse, Margaret Compretta, Elisabeth Mooar, and Grace Oliver. Top left to right Camille Ivey, Kelsey Lafontaine, IsaBella Galliano, Carlie Lumpkin, Haley Crowe, and Ella Woods. Coaches from Top left are Leo Laurent Sr., Charles Oliver, and Robbie Lumpkin.
The BAYS Spirit with the BAYS Soccer Organization participated in the State Games of Mississippi in Meridian on June 20 and 21.
The State Games of Mississippi began in 1992 with 1200 athletes competing in 12 sports. The 2014 State Games consisted of 37 sports with more than 5,000 athletes competing. This year, 37 sports again attracted amateur athletes from across the state for top competition.
The BAYS Spirit won their bracket in their division. They won their first game defeating the Delta Stars 7 to 1. In their second game, they defeated the Brandon FC 05 DII team 1 to 0. Jun 30, 2015, 18:09
Brennan & Rogers secure gridiron offers Several players for the record-setting St. Stanislaus Rock-a-chaws' offense have recently hit the recruiting and football camp trail during the month of June.
SSC head coach Bill Conides talked about the importance of getting exposure: "I consider the month of June a time to get as much exposure as possible. We want the players to show off to schools what they can do and what we can do as a program. As a player, I did not have that opportunity so I want to make sure they have it no matter what it takes."
The group started at the University of Alabama on June 2 and then traveled to Ole Miss, Mississippi State and Auburn. Jun 26, 2015, 19:41
The Bay Waveland Yacht Club winning team of the 66th annual Chapman Regatta, hosted by the Pass Christian Yacht Club. It was the seventh consecutive Chapman Regatta win for BWYC, and the club’s 35th win overall.
Bay-Waveland Yacht Club continued its winning streak at this year’s Chapman Regatta, the Mississippi Coast Yacht Racing Association’s annual team racing championship.
The 66th Chapman Regatta was hosted by the Pass Christian Yacht Club, June 13-14.
Pass Christian, Biloxi, Gulfport, and Bay-Waveland each fielded a three-boat Flying Scot team for the championship.
BWYC won the four-race regatta with 34 points.
Pass Christian finished second with 67 points. Biloxi and Gulfport came in third and fourth, respectively.
The regatta was characterized by big breeze on both days. Saturday had a steady breeze of 22 knots or more. Only one race was held on Saturday, and teams had repeated capsizes during the race. Jun 23, 2015, 17:52
Members of the Waveland Civic Assoc., Hancock County Little League and friends and family of the late Herb Sires on Saturday dedicated a statue in his honor. Sires dedicated 26 years of his life to the Hancock County Little League before is untimely death in January 2013.
Members of the Waveland Civic Association on Saturday dedicated the baseball player carving at the front of the Waveland Little League Park at Bourgeois Memorial park on Central Avenue in memory of coach Herb Sires.
The Sires family and friends attended the ceremony that recognized Herb's 26 years of dedicated service to Hancock County's Little League, until his untimely death in January 2013.
Despite Herb’s illness, Judge Jay Lagesse said, Herb worked feverishly to keep the league afloat so the girls in our community could and would “Play Ball.” Jun 16, 2015, 18:07
Harrison-Hancock 6U Girls All-Star team wins championship On June 6, Gulf Coast ASA held its district championship tournament in Pascagoula. The Harrison-Hancock 6U Girls All-Star team won the championship, shutting out all four teams they faced in addition to winning the four games by 10 run-rule in three innings.
They also set a record for becoming the first Harrison-Hancock Girls Tee Ball team to win first place in district in 20 years. They played a total of three tournaments this All-Star season and are undefeated, winning three first place titles. “This was a very special group of girls and we just wanted them to be recognized for all their hard work and dedication,” Courtney McIver said. Jun 12, 2015, 19:12
Rhodes signs with MGCCC Chase Rhodes, a senior centerfielder for the Class 4A state baseball champion St. Stanislaus Rock-a-chaws, signed a National Letter of Intent to play baseball for the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Bulldogs on Sunday, May 31st.
Rhodes was a three-year letter winner on the diamond for the Rocks and head coach Mark Logan. He was an integral part of the Rocks' playoff push that eventually brought home the Class 4A state baseball championship with two-game sweep of the Houston Hilltoppers in late May. Jun 9, 2015, 18:26
Burdine named the new Bay High baseball coach The Bay-Waveland School Board on Monday named former Biloxi baseball coach Kevin Burdine as its head baseball coach.
The school board discussed Burdine's hiring in executive session for about a half hour Monday before voting 4-1 to approve him. Board member Maurice Singleton cast the lone "no" vote.
Superintendent Dr. Rebecca Ladner said Burdine's hiring was contingent on his being released from his contract with Biloxi.
Burdine has been at the helm of the Biloxi program for the past 13 years.
During that span, he has compiled an impressive record which included leading the Indians to the Class 6-A South State finals this year. Jun 9, 2015, 18:26
Bay & SSC place players on All-Division squad The Bay High Tigers and the St. Stanislaus Rock-a-chaws placed several players on the All-Division 8-4A baseball team.
The Tigers (2-18) placed freshman Addison Goscinski and junior Tristan Hopgood on the team.
Goscinski led the Tigers in batting with an average slightly over .401. Hopgood, a catcher, swung the stick for a mark that hovered around .350 for the season.
The Rocks (29-5) placed ten players on the squad after winning the Division 8-4A, Class 4A South State and Class 4A state championship in 2015. Jun 5, 2015, 18:49