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Last Thursday was a big day for the Hancock High School boys and girls bowling teams — the girls won the state championship, the boys came in third state-wide and one of their members — Nicholas Cumberland — bowled a perfect game.
On Wednesday, January 29th Our Lady Academy senior middle blocker Rebecca Walk, the youngest child of Mary Kay “KK” and Wesley Walk of Diamondhead, was named an All-American by Prep Volleyball.
I’m finishing up my 17th year, fishing for a living. 2019 was easily one of the most memorable years. Like every year before, I learned a lot, made mistakes, made new friends, and caught some fish. I’ve also noticed that the times they are a changing.Over the last few years, we’ve seen more …
The Louisiana State University Tigers are fresh off their dominating performance during 2019 and their thrashing of the Clemson Tigers 42-25 in the championship game last Monday evening.
Had a really nice weather day recently. My new buddy Keith was in town from Colorado, and wanted to catch a redfish. We have been seeing a few nearshore, but we agreed it made more since to run south, to the Louisiana Marsh. It was absolutely picture perfect. We had blue bird skies, little t…
Former St. Stanislaus College quarterback Myles Brennan had a mesmerizing high school career before he graduated in May 2017. It was such a prolific career that he was recognized by MaxPreps as one of the top high school signal callers over the last decade.
Former Bay High Lady Tiger standout Christa Reed had her #33 jersey retired and placed on the Wall of Honor at the Bay High Tiger Dome during a ceremony on Friday, December 27th.
I gotta say, it’s kind of bitter sweet to see all the pictures of sheepshead on the fishing sites and forums. For many years, we had a lot of the sheepshead fishing to ourselves. Well, there’s plenty of fish, and plenty of spots, so we are more than happy to share our beloved sheepshead with…
When you stop and think about, hunting in the woods, is really the same as fishing in the water. With hunting, you need to make sure your gun, bow, tree stand, ATV, etc are all in good working order. On the water, you need to make sure your boat, trailer, tackle, electronics, etc are all wor…
The Bay-Waveland School District has a long and storied history in the state's cheerleading and dance competitions. The Bay High Steppers, the school's dance team, added to that history last week with a state championship in the small varsity hip-hop category.
Bay High head football coach Eric Collins stepped down from that position after just one season on Monday to accept the same role at East Central High School.
With the 2019 gridiron season in the books, the All-Division honors have been released. The Pass Christian Pirates led the area with 10 selections on the All-Division 8-4A team including overall Player of the Year while the St. Stanislaus Rock-a-chaws placed nine selections on the team. The …
The hardwood saw plenty of action from area teams this past week. The Bay High Tigers and Lady Tigers played in the PRCC shootout, while Hancock tangled with Stone, OLA traveled to Long Beach and St. Stanislaus took on Pascagoula at Harrison Central.
Got to take some folks fly fishing on Black Friday. Coincidentally, the crew I had last year(2018), also was a fly fishing crew. Last years crew was very memorable. The weather was horrendous, but one of the anglers actually pulled out an inshore slam(trout, red, and flounder) on a fly rod!!!
My big brother Beau, was in town from Houston. His son August, and daughter Helena are always up for a fishing trip. We’ve only been able to go once a year, if we’re lucky. We never have to force them to go with us, but fishing is encouraged.
Three local teams pulled out impressive victories against Pine Belt competition at the annual Girls Basketball Thanksgiving Invitational on Saturday at the Marvin R. White Coliseum on the Pearl River Community College campus in Poplarville.
As long as the weather stays somewhat decent, we try to get in as many trips as we can over the holidays.Family is in town, kids are home from school, and it’s a great time to fish. All of my trips Thanksgiving week were these types of trips. Several of these fishing trips were all fish catc…
For the overwhelming majority of the year, we have been fishing in Mississippi waters. The fresh water pushed in from the Bonnie Carrie Spillway opening sent us East. We didn’t miss hardly a day of fishing, but we had to work very very hard to stay on the fish. Since the spillway has closed,…
On Nov. 22, Our Lady Academy (OLA) senior Paige Palazzo signed her National Letter of Intent (NLI) to play goalkeeper for the University of West Florida Argonauts. Paige is a 5-year starter for the Our Lady Academy Crescents. She was selected to the 2A Region 8 MHSAA All Region Team and se…
Got really lucky on one of my last trips. Lucky in the fish department, and the friend department. I had to move a trip around, freeing up a day. The weather report was incredible, so I called my buddy, Doctor Don Gaddy. We see and talk to each other regularly, but seldom get to fish togethe…
Had a really amazing trip recently. Mark and Denise were down vacationing from Jackson. Denise had never salt water fished, and wanted to give it a try. Mark had called ahead, to make sure we had a game plan. He didn’t wanna get too far out, in case she didn’t like it. He also said, “please …
The Pass Christian Pirates' historic 2019 football season came to an end Friday night after a 48-6 loss to the South Pike Eagles in the second round of the MHSAA 4A Playoffs.
Thursday, November 14, Our Lady Academy (OLA) senior Rebecca Walk signed her Letter of Intent to the University of South Alabama (USA). The Lady Jaguars are getting the nation’s leader in kills and hitting percentage and Mississippi’s leader in blocks. During Walk’s outstanding volleyball pr…
I was fortunate enough to grow up here, on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. My family’s home was about a block off the beach, in Waveland. Me and my buddies spent countless days playing on the beach. Skim boarding, fishing, crabbing and my favorite, throwing the cast net.
This year’s Pass Christian High School football team has set numerous historical records, but it’ll have a tough task this Friday against undefeated South Pike to continue on the road to a state title.
Despite being behind after the first half with a 14-7 deficit and offensive uncertainty, the Pass Christian Pirates football team found a way to outscore the Purvis Tornadoes in the second half and win 35-20 in the MHSAA 4A first round playoff matchup.
Savvy high school football fans knew what to expect when St. Stanislaus and Poplarville were set to clash on Friday night in the opening round of the state 4A high school football playoffs.
The 2019 season may not have turned out the way the Hancock Hawks had hoped, but they ended it on a high note with a 42-28 victory on Friday over the West Harrison Hurricanes.
St. Stanislaus’ head football coach Nathan Encrapera isn’t fooled by his opponent’s record going into Friday’s 4A playoff opener.
Bay High rallied to overcome being down by two touchdowns in the first half, but the Tigers' offense didn't touch the ball in the fourth quarter in their 37-21 loss at Vancleave on Friday.
Just as most people expected, the last regular season game between cross-town rivals Pass Christian and St. Stanislaus came down to possessions. With the final control in their hands, the Pass Christian Pirates chipped in a 25-yard field goal from sophomore kicker Davon Klein and no time lef…
The Biloxi Indians on Friday ambushed the Hancock Hawks with 21 unanswered points in the first quarter, and never looked back, as they defeated the Hawks 28-7 Friday on Senior Night in the Kiln.
The St. Stanislaus Rock-a-chaws was the only area gridiron squad to post a win last week as Bay High was idle and the Hawks and Pirates both fell in heart-breaking fashion.
There are some things that just seem right as rain. The change of the seasons, the leaves falling in autumn, and OLA volleyball bringing home another gold ball at the end of October.
The St. Stanislaus Rock-a-chaws and the Vancleave Bulldogs had to make adjustments for their crucial Division 8-4A contest this week due to severe weather that was moving into the area from the west on Friday. The two teams agreed to move their game to Thursday evening 'between the walls'.
With the end of the season and play-off seeding hanging in the balance, the Pass Christian Pirates on Friday dropped a close match-up against district rival Moss Point 31-28 on a last-second 27-yard field goal.
The Our Lady Academy Crescents swept Belmont in the Class I state semi-final on Thursday at Mississippi State University to advance to their 17th state final appearance since 2001.
The St. Stanislaus Rock-a-chaws, Pass Christian Lady Pirates and Our Lady Academy Crescents all captured division titles in cross country on Thursday, October 24th at the MHSAA Southern Regional championships held at George County High School.
The area high school football teams avoided the threat of severe weather last Friday evening as two of the area squads found victory on the gridiron.
The Pass Christian Pirates seemed to have everything in control on the road against the Vancleave Bulldogs Friday night enjoying a 27-7 lead about midway through the fourth quarter when chaos broke free.
The St. Stanislaus Rock-a-chaws and the South Plaquemines Hurricanes met for the first time ever Friday night "between the walls" on a cool and crisp evening. With the temperatures finally getting football-friendly, the Rocks literally took the wind out of the Hurricanes 41-6.
This past Friday night three area teams took the field amid threats of severe weather. However, it remained just threats as no rain fell during the games and the worst of the weather passed north of the area.
Typically we do 3 day 2 night trips for our all inclusive, overnight trips to Cat Island. This last trip, I only had to stay one night. My dear friend, and business partner, Capt Matt Tusa was totally to blame for this fiasco.