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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.
With the threat of severe weather looming across the region, there were many area football fans that decided to stay inside on Friday night. All I can say is that was the wrong decision.
The Pass Christian Pirates were the only area team to secure a victory last Friday but it came at the hands of another area team, the Bay High Tigers. The Hancock Hawks and the St. Stanislaus Rock-a-chaws also fell on Friday evening.
Hancock's upset bid versus the St. Martin Yellow Jackets Friday night was upended in the fourth quarter when the Hawks (3-3) yielded 19 unanswered points, and St. Martin took a 54-35 victory at Brett Favre Field.
Pass Christian High School (5-2, 1-0) ended Bay's (5-1, 0-1) undefeated season with a 42-14 win over the Tigers in Pass Christian on Friday night.
The St. Stanislaus Rock-a-chaws invited alumni and friends to the Brother Philip Memorial Athletic Complex 'between the walls' Friday night for the annual Homecoming celebration.
The Biloxi Indians hosted their annual Biloxi Invitational Cross Country meet last Saturday at picturesque Hiller Park off Pass Road. There was a total of 14 scoring varsity teams for the 5K race for the boys and girls and four scoring teams in the junior high division 4K race. Ocean Springs…
It took only a series and the Pass Christian Pirates found their groove again for homecoming. The Pirates defense dominated the visiting Bulldogs at the line of scrimmage and shut out Perry Central 42-0.
The Our Lady Academy Crescents swept their opponents this past week to claim their 20th consecutive division championship in volleyball. The Crescents have dominated their division since 2000.
The St. Stanislaus Rock-a-chaws made their second consecutive 140-mile one way trip to play on the gridiron. But, this time the trip through the marsh, cedar trees and elevated roadways to Morgan City was worth the ride as SSC clipped the Central Catholic Eagles 28-21.
Had some of our nations finest on the boats recently. Myself and captain Matt, recently ran a 2 boat trip of Special Warfare Combat Crewmen or “SWCC”. These brave young men were from all over the lower 48, but carried themselves the same. These special forces guys always seem to have the sam…
The area experienced its first off-week of high school football last Friday evening when both Hancock and St. Stanislaus were idle while both Bay High and Pass Christian were on the road.
Had one heck of a good trip recently, with my good buddy, Mr Gary Becker. Mr Gary is the founder of the Diamondhead Fishing Club. He and I have had some outstanding fishing trips over the years. Our last trip, was “one of those days”.
Unfortunately, Pass Christian could not put both football halves together as the Pirates lost to the North Pike Jaguars 33-27. Five turnovers and a few costly penalties kept the Pirates from getting past the Jaguars.