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The Hancock Hawks played hard against the undefeated Ocean Springs Greyhounds on Friday, but eventually fell 27-10 at Brett Favre Field.

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The Bay High Tigers (2-1) picked up their first loss of the season on the road at McComb on Friday. The McComb Tigers made a louder roar in their 47-14 win at home.

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The Bay High Tigers got the early lead against Perry Central (0-3), going up 14-0 and leading 17-6 at halftime, but the Tigers would have to come from behind in the second half to get the 31-20 win in Bay St. Louis on Saturday.

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Mason Cranmer and Pierre Fowler both scored a pair of touchdowns Friday night in Meridian as the Hancock Hawks defeated the Northeast Lauderdale Trojans 27-9.

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The Saint Stanislaus Rock-a-chaws traveled to PRCC to host the West Marion Trojans on Friday night. The Rocks (2-0) tripped up the Trojans (1-1) 21-19 behind a powerful running game.

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The Hancock Hawks football team on Friday suffered its second disappointing loss of the young 2020 season, falling 34-9 to the Stone County Tomcats at Brett Favre Field.

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The Bay High Tigers opened their football season with a 32-0 shutout win over the St. Patrick Irish on J.D. McCullough Stadium's Tank Williams Field in Bay St. Louis on Friday. The teams played to a scoreless first quarter, but the Tigers got going in the second quarter, scoring half their p…

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It has been a decade since twin sisters, Brittany and Victoria Nutting, were 'Queens of the Court' in volleyball in Hancock County. A lot has changed since they garnered All-State honors, led Hancock to the program's first Class III state championship, and Victoria was named Gatorade Player …

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Volleyball is now hitting full stride on the court with division play in action. Due to the delayed start of the season, the volleyball playoffs are not that far away.

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The Hancock Hawks’ 2020 football season got off to a disappointing start Friday when they dropped a 35-14 decision to the Gautier Gators.

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The Our Lady Academy Crescents volleyball program witnessed the setting of a star in head coach Mike Meyers this past spring. However, OLA did not have to look far for a successor having named Emily Meyers Corley head volleyball coach for the 2020-21 school year. Corley is in her second year…

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Correy Gex, a native of Bay St. Louis and 1996 graduate of Saint Stanislaus, has always remained close to his hometown even though he has lived in the Memphis suburb of Germantown since he graduated from Ole Miss in 2001. 

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The Mississippi High School Activities Association recently released recommendations for the return to competition for the fall sports of cross country, swimming, volleyball and football.

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I had some of my favorite gals out on a recent fishing trip. I try to get our sitter Laura Grace(LG) out when ever time allows. Also joining LG were her best girls, my daughter Margot and LG’s buddy Charlotte. They didn’t wanna keep any fish, but I talked LG into bringing a few back home to …

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Hancock County’s 12U travel softball team Gulf Coast Fire ‘N Ice played in the USFA Summer Bash at the Hancock County Sportsplex on June 13-14.  This was the first girl’s travel softball tournament held in the facility.  Fire ‘N Ice started the weekend defeating Mississippi Pride (3-2), Miss…

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MaxPreps, the think-tank of high school sports in America, released a list of the top 100 all-time high school passers in history on Tuesday, April 28th. Two former area quarterbacks who went on to earn All-American honors were included on the list - Myles Brennan and Dylan Favre.

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Derrick Willis was officially hired on Monday, April 13th to lead the Bay High Tigers basketball team following the resignation of Randy McCrory who had led the Tigers for the last eight seasons.

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Myself and my family have been doing the quarantine thing a lot lately. We have been washing our hands, and avoiding crowds. I have been playing captain and professor(home schooling). My wife decided we needed to get some fresh air and “social distancing”. We all decided to make a family fis…

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No matter where any of us travel during our lives, we are never far from home because home is always calling to us. That rings very true for Kelton Thompson who was named the new head basketball coach for the Bay High Lady Tigers on Thursday, March 19th.

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This is the first of three articles on the top 150 players of college football as released by ESPN.  One of the area's greatest gridiron legends was named to ESPN's top 150 players from college football's first 150 years which was released on Thursday, March 19th. The late Col. Felix A. "Doc…

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The St. Stanislaus Rock-a-chaws' track and field team hosted the 25th annual Rock Relays on Saturday at the Brother Philip Memorial Athletic Complex.The meet was a true relays meet with teams competing in the field events of high jump, pole vault, long jump, shot put, discus followed by a 4x…

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With spring on the horizon, the green lush grass is beginning to be seen and smelled on the area high school diamonds.The squads have practiced throughout the winter and have taken the field once again in pursuit of the elusive gold ball that symbolizes the state's best.The area returns seve…

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People always wanna know, “what’s the biggest fish to catch down here”? Right off the beach, I doubt you’ll find anything bigger than a big ole black drum. Some of these fish get well over 40 POUNDS!!! Our guides look forward to seeing these “sea monsters” every year. Depending on the temper…

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Longtime OLA volleyball coach Mike Meyers recently announced to his players that he was retiring from coaching the sport that he made his own throughout the state of Mississippi.

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The Hancock Lady Hawks bowling team got lots of love on Friday, February 14th at the state bowling championships when they defeated Clinton High School 2,487 to 2,480 in total pins in the state finals to claim the program’s first state championship in the sport.

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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.

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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. 

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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 …

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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…

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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.

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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…

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Debbie Triplett, the Bay High Lady Tigers' general on the baseline, has hung up her whistle after almost three decades of prowling and scowling on the sideline.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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 …

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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.