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
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
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
Ladner & Zuppardo lead JCJC to hardwood national championship There were not many people giving the Jones County Junior College Bobcats much of a chance in the NJCAA Division I national tournament last week, but, they forgot to mention that to head coach Jay Ladner and the Bobcats.
On Saturday, March 22, the Jones County Junior College Bobcats cut the nets down following an improbable 87-77 win over top-seed and number-one-ranked Indian Hills Community College of Iowa at the Hutchinson Sports Arena in Hutchinson, Kansas.
Ladner, who spent 20 seasons m Mar 25, 2014, 19:29
Ladner, Zuppardo & JCJC advance to NJCAA Final Four Jay Ladner and the Jones County Junior College Bobcats are weaving their magic into the fabric of the National Junior College Athletic Associationís National Championship Tournament in Hutchinson, KS, while also winning the hearts of the hardwood faithful in Americaís heartland.
The Bobcats have advanced to the Final Four on Friday, March 21st with three exciting wins which have changed the perception of how Mississippi and Region 23 teams have fared in the annual tournament. Mar 21, 2014, 18:40