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Gulfport High brings mothers, sons together for valuable life lessons  WLOX

There's always learning happening at Gulfport High School, but Friday's lessons stand out as something very different.



Gulfport High robotics team heading to worlds  WLOX

Gulfport High School's robotics team, Team Fusion 364, is headed to the world championship after winning big in Huntsville on Saturday.



Locals plant sea oats for school, beach erosion defense  WLOX

The battle against beach erosion took another step forward Friday as an army of students and volunteers dug in and planted more than 3000 sea oats on the ...



This idea for a new kind of school could prepare Coast students for jobs of the future  Biloxi Sun Herald

A new MS Gulf Coast career and technical school to be used by all high school students in Harrison County would prepare them for high-paying jobs after high ...



Gulfport students gear up for STEM-related national competition  WLOX

Gulfport High School's robotics team and health sciences and engineering students are sharing ideas for Samsung's Solve for Tomorrow contest.



Gulfport robotics team creates custom woodwork for championship fundraiser  WLOX

The Gulfport High School FIRST Robotics team is gearing up for competition by bringing their computer-generated designs to life.



Ocean Springs-Gulfport put two talented juniors on display. One team moves on.  Biloxi Sun Herald

Gulfport MS High School played host to Ocean Springs in a basketball game Tuesday night. Harrison Central-St. Martin, Picayune-West Harrison and St.



Gulfport School District cranking up language arts with Mandarin Chinese  WLOX

Gulfport School District cranking up language arts by offering Mandarin Chinese in elementary and middle schools.



Two in a row: Fabulous save sparks Gulfport on its way to another state title  Biloxi Sun Herald

The Gulfport MS High School soccer team beat Northwest Rankin to claim the Class 6A Mississippi soccer state championship in Ridgeland. The Admirals won ...



‘A cultural gumbo.’ How a grassroots effort to unify the Coast became a movement.  Biloxi Sun Herald

Gulfport MS Mayor Billy Hewes created the One Coast campaign in an attempt to unify the Mississippi Gulf Coast to outsiders, tourists. It became a success ...



Gulfport High School students get college degree before diploma  WLOX

Gulfport High School graduation will be May 23, but 13 of those students waiting for their diploma already have a college degree.



Film students gain real-world experience while documenting aquarium progress  WLOX

The journey of construction and completion of the Mississippi Aquarium is being documented step-by-step by some film students from the University of Southern ...



Harrison school board could and should let Biloxi, Gulfport students attend city schools  Sun Herald

Let's be clear. The cities of Biloxi and Gulfport are not challenging the need for improvements to Harrison County School District facilities.



Gulfport High School Graduation  WXXV News 25

A sea of blue and orange flooded the Coliseum floor with the class of 2018 Gulfport High School seniors. Friends and families packed the stands, cheering on ...



Gulfport High officials prepared for Courthouse Road issues next week  WLOX

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - The road improvement project on Courthouse Road is about 70 percent complete. If you think travel up and down has been a ...



Gulfport High student to represent MS Gulf Coast in Iceland  WLOX

From Gulfport, to Reykjavik. Gulfport Junior Antonio Green is set to take the trip of a lifetime, all thanks to the NAACP.



Gulfport quarterback scores high on the field and on exams  WLOX

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Gulfport High School senior and football team quarterback TQ Newsome is practically unstoppable on the field. On any given Friday ...



Prep Roundup: Gulf Coast All-Star Soccer & Gulfport’s District Matchup  WLOX

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - As an encore to soccer season coming to a close on the coast, the 2nd annual Gulf Coast All-Star Soccer game took place at Gautier High ...



Gulfport High School students embrace theme of non-violence  WLOX

Students at Gulfport High School are banding together this week for National Youth Violence Awareness week. A barbecue in the courtyard helped bring ...



Well-known Gulfport resident George Thatcher dies  WLOX

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Gulfport resident George Thatcher died at Memorial Hospital in Gulfport Friday. Thatcher was well-known on the Mississippi Gulf ...



Gulfport coaches called heroes after helping accident victim  WLOX

When a group of Gulfport High School coaches found themselves in the middle of an emergency situation, without hesitation, they went to work.



“Christmas Eve at the Port” wins facility’s Christmas card contest  WLOX

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -A little bit of Mississippi lagniappe is going all over the world thanks the artwork of a Gulfport High School junior. This year the Port of ...



Gulf Coast Marching Festival celebrates 50 years  WLOX

Gulf Coast Marching Band Festival celebrates 50 years Milner Stadium in Gulfport.



Gulfport High students may not even recognize their campus Tuesday  The Sun Herald

Gulfport High School students will return to a new campus when school opens Tuesday, August 8, 2017. The renovation and construction was implemented with ...



Biloxi basketball is rolling over the competition. Here’s a look at how they do it.  Sun Herald

The Biloxi boys basketball team kept their record flawless Friday night in a game against Long Beach MS. The Gulfport Admirals also won to set up Saturday's ...



Who do you think was the Coast’s top boys athlete for the week of Jan. 7? Vote now.  Sun Herald

You can vote here to decided the top boys athlete in South Mississippi for the week of Jan. 7, 2019. Candidates hale from St. Martin, Biloxi, Gulfport, Pascagoula, ...



Gulfport High School reveals new campus  WLOX

Awe is a common reaction to the newly renovated Gulfport high school campus.



Second person infected with West Nile near Gulfport football stadium  Sun Herald

Dump standing water and use mosquito repellent, especially in the west Gulfport area, where officials say a second case of West Nile Virus has been confirmed ...



Gulfport robotics team heading to world championship  WLOX

Next month, Gulfport High School's Team Fusion 364 is heading to the First Robotics Competition World Championship in Houston. Thirty-two team members ...



Pine Belt to be well-represented at all-star game  WDAM

Eighteen Pine Belt players will take part in the 70th annual Bernard Blackwell North-South All-Star football game.



Meet the Gulf Coast Carnival Association’s 2019 Royal Court  Biloxi Sun Herald

The Gulf Coast Carnival Association announces its 2019 royal court, which includes the dukes, maids, pages, flag bearers and key girl. See the March 3 Sun ...



This Gulfport High senior on the autism spectrum is breaking school records  The Sun Herald

Zachary Davis, a senior at Gulfport High School, doesn't let the fact that he has Asperger's syndrome, a “higher functioning” form of autism, get in the way of his ...



Gulfport High students hope simple skit can make schools safer  WLOX

We all have our boxes. "Those who are religious," yelled debate teacher Chelsea Lewis as she tried to separate the participants into categories. Gulfport High ...



Students, teachers delighted by new Gulfport High School  WLOX

It has taken a year and a half of construction and $40 million, but today marked a banner day for the City of Gulfport and its high school students.



Gulfport High School students 'Stayin Alive' with hands-on CPR training  WLOX

Gulfport High School Health Services students Cameron Bellow and his sister Sophie took part in learning Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) to the beat of ...



2 Coast districts have a new way to battle Mississippi’s teacher shortage  Sun Herald

Biloxi and Ocean Springs MS school districts participating in Mississippi Teacher Residency Program funded by W.K. Kellogg Foundation grant through ...



Gulfport native co-stars in new Valentine’s Day movie on Amazon  Biloxi Sun Herald

A Gulfport native with 17 film credits is a co-star in “Loves Park,” an independent film released by Amazon on Valentine's Day. Locals may remember Adam ...



A $20 million upgrade to Long Beach High would mean higher taxes. How will residents vote?  Sun Herald

Long Beach MS residents can vote on Thursday for a $20 million bond for Long Beach High School. The bond will raise taxes, which are some of the highest on ...



After 24 years of service, Gulfport PD Deputy Chief announces retirement  WLOX

Gulfport police gave a fond farewell to a veteran law enforcement officer Wednesday. After 24 years of serving the Gulfport community and the department, ...



John Harrison Doucet family settles lawsuit with Mississippi Power, Gulfport Yacht Club  Sun Herald

John Harrison Doucet, who lost three limbs after a Mississippi Power line shocked him outside the Gulfport Yacht Club, has settled a lawsuit with the company ...



He was an orphan when he was 11. This Coast student is turning adversity into adventure.  Sun Herald

Antonio Green is a senior at Gulfport High School. He recently left for Iceland, where he will be spending a week studying climate change and the environment.



Shooting tragedy response inspires classroom lesson at Gulfport High  WLOX

Gulfport High School students are learning about the law-making process by writing bills that would address gun laws.



Class of 2018 High School Graduation Dates  WXXV News 25

Here are the dates and times for high school graduations across the Coast: May 21: St. Martin High School 6-9 p.m. Coast Coliseum. - Advertisement -. May 22: ...



Petal wins 4th straight, heads to playoffs on roll  WDAM

PETAL, MS (WDAM) - Less than a month ago, Petal High School had one football victory to its credit, having dropped six of its first seven games, including an ...



Gulfport native saves pilot’s life after military exercise in Hawaii goes awry  WLOX

Thousands of miles away, Gulfport native Mack Ladner made waves as he helped save Navy veterans Matthew Pothier's life after a plane crash in Hawaii.



Plans for new high school presented to Long Beach residents  WLOX

Long Beach residents will go to the polls on August 2nd to decide if a new high school will be built in the town.



From media legends to football stars, Gulfport Sports Hall of Fame announces Class of 2018  The Sun Herald

The Gulfport Sports Hall of Fame's Class of 2018 is stocked with some of the most prominent media names to ever grace the Coast and plenty of accomplished ...



Jaquan Foster of Gulfport High School will sign a powerlifting scholarship next week  WLOX

Jaquan Foster is on the verge of becoming the first Mississippi High School powerlifter to sign a college powerlifting scholarship. He'll sign on the dotted line on ...



Gulfport High culinary students show off skills, new kitchen  WLOX

Students of the culinary program at Gulfport High School are always up for a good challenge.



John Archie returns to Gulfport as Admirals' newest head coach  WLOX

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - John Archie is returning to the Coast. After previously spending 2013-15 as Gulfport's defensive coordinator and assistant head coach ...



Group pushes bond issue for new Gulfport High School  WLOX

One group is stepping up its grassroots campaign to promote a $41 million bond issue in Gulfport. On Monday, the Committee for Excellence in Education ...



Graduation season has arrived on the Coast. Here's a list of dates and times for all of them.  The Sun Herald

Looking for info about a local graduation ceremonies? Find commencement dates and times for all high schools and local colleges on the Mississippi coast ...



Longtime Gulfport coach has loved guiding ‘troublemakers’  The Sun Herald

There were two things Prince Jones said he would never do: coach sports and get married. But now, after nearly 40 years of coaching, 11 state championships, ...



Gulfport doesn’t go far to hire new girls basketball coach  The Sun Herald

The Gulfport Admirals have tabbed a rival Coast coach to lead the girls basketball program.



Gulfport salutatorian says education was his sane place after death of parents  The Sun Herald

For Gulfport High School Salutatorian Daniel Garcia, excelling through high school became his de facto sanctuary, which enabled him to successfully tackle the ...



Nate throws a wrench in Gulfport and West Harrison homecoming dances  The Sun Herald

Gulfport High School students will have to attend the homecoming game Friday night and then go to the dance as officials prepare for Tropical Storm Nate.



New program lets students attend high school, college at the same time  The Sun Herald

A pilot program that allows Gulfport High School students to attend college and earn an associate's degree could be a possibility for other schools in the near ...



Gulfport walks into hostile territory, leaves with a trophy  The Sun Herald

Early goals in each half enabled Gulfport to win an MHSAA state championship in boys soccer for the second time with a 2-1 victory over Madison Central ...



This Gulfport High graduate ‘saved the day’ during the Super Bowl. Dilly! Dilly!  The Sun Herald

Actor Johnny Sneed, who graduated from Gulfport High School in 1987, portrayed the “Bud Knight” in a popular Super Bowl commercial.



Meet the Sun Herald All-South Mississippi Girls Basketball Team for 2018  The Sun Herald

The Sun Herald All-South Mississippi Girls Basketball Team for 2017-18 is loaded with talent, including St. Martin's Daphane White and Sania Wells of East ...



Architects unveil latest design for new Gulfport High School  WLOX

Construction on the new Gulfport High School could start early next year. This week, architects unveiled the latest design for the campus, and district leaders laid ...



School district will see a new Gulfport High School  WLOX

The Gulfport School District will soon see a new high school as well as improvements to five other schools in the district after overwhelming support from voters.



Keesler promotes cyber-security careers to high school students  WLOX

GULFPORT, MS (AP/WLOX) - The 333rd Training Squadron at Keesler Air Force Base uses a duck as it's mascot. Friday, the cyber-security unit conducted its ...



These high school seniors are earning honors as college sophomores. Here’s how they did it.  The Sun Herald

Two Gulfport High students who are in the Collegiate Academy at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College are also earning extracurricular honors at the ...



Coast school districts investing millions in athletic facilities  The Sun Herald

New sports facilities at Coast schools top the list of investment across South Mississippi.



Former Gulfport Admiral pitcher called up by New York Yankees  WLOX

Ruth. Gehrig. DiMaggio. Berra. Ford. Jeter. Holder. That's right. Holder. Gulfport, Mississippi's Jonathan Holder is a New York Yankee.



From catapults to Sherlock Holmes, meet the Coast teachers bringing innovation to class  The Sun Herald

11 teachers from South Mississippi received the annual Leo W. Seal Innovative Teacher Grants. The teachers were from middle. elementary and high schools ...



Government shutdown forces 2019 FIRST Robotics Competition to begin in new location  WLOX

FIRST, or For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, began its 2019 season of the FIRST Robotics Competition, even after changes due to the ...



Legendary Gulfport track coach gets monumental honor  WLOX

It was literally a monumental occasion Saturday morning at the Gulfport High School track. Former Gulfport High track coach Prince Jones was presented with ...



This Long Beach bakeshop’s milkshakes are bringing all the boys (and girls) to the yard  Sun Herald

Dolce Bakeshop in Long Beach, MS, is now serving milkshakes. The shakes are similar to the ones served at the The Yard in Orange Beach, AL. Dolce has ...



High School Entrepreneurs Shine at Annual State Competition  Southern Miss Now

A total of 20 Mississippi high schools delivered their business pitches as part of the 11th Annual Southern Entrepreneurship Program (SEP) State Competition ...



Former students fight to save old Gulfport high school from demolition  WLOX

Some residents in Gulfport are in an uproar over plans to tear down an old high school building. They met Monday night, hoping to get the city to step in and ...



Southern Miss football adds 19 players Wednesday  WDAM

Southern Miss had signed 15 football players Wednesday morning, including six, junior college players.



The city of Gulfport honors Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf  WLOX

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, who was known as Chris Jackson in the mid to late 1980's, left a lasting impression on anyone who watched ...



Ole Miss taps Gulfport's Matt Luke to coach football team  WLOX

Who is the Ole Miss football team's new head coach? Gulfport native Matt Luke. Let's meet the man tapped to oversee Ole Miss football in 2017.



Gulfport Lady Admirals head basketball coach Donny Fuller has resigned  WLOX

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Gulfport High School Athletic Director Bryan Caldwell announced today that head girls basketball coach Donny Fuller has resigned ...



Five Gulfport players headed to college level  The Sun Herald

Five Gulfport High players landed football scholarships.



2017 Gulfport Hall of Fame Member Patrick Davis Calls Coach Prince Jones The Best  WLOX

Prince Jones was a magical track and field head coach at Gulfport High School. On Saturday, another one of his former track stars was inducted into the Gulfport ...



Pearl River announces 2019 signing class  HubcitySPOKES.com

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River announced the addition of 34 new Wildcats on Wednesday as part of National Signing Day 2019. The large class checks a lot of ...



Gulfport High grads take Weebles as role models  The Sun Herald

BILOXI -- Five-year-old Jackson Wolverton, presumptive Gulfport High School class of 2029, presented medallions to 2016 valedictorian Chad Gutierrez and ...



First class to be inducted into Gulfport Sports Hall of Fame Saturday  WLOX

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Kent Jones and Steve Williams say they got the idea of a Gulfport Sports Hall of Fame 20 years ago. Finally, after a lot of discussion, ...



Demolition delayed on new Gulfport High School project  WLOX

The first building at Gulfport High was supposed to have come down by now, but the demolition to make way for a new high school has been postponed.



Lafayette, Oxford and Water Valley land players on all-star rosters  Oxford Eagle

The Mississippi Association of Coaches (MAC) and the Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) announced in a joint press conference the ...



Here's who was named player of the year for every sport in Mississippi  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Every year the Clarion Ledger honors the best in Mississippi high school sports at the annual Sports Awards. As part of that awards show, we named the player ...



As Pelicans eye Gulfport, can the NBA D-League work on the Coast?  The Sun Herald

The New Orleans Pelicans have reached out to Gulfport as a potential destination for its new NBA D-League affiliate. That inquiry begs the question: Can minor ...



16-year-old trans graduate made history at Pass High. Here's why he's leaving Mississippi.  The Sun Herald

Jorden Blosser of Pass Christian MS is making history at graduation as being the first out transgender student to graduate from the Mississippi Gulf Coast school.



Naval Oceanography showcases equipment, highlights partnerships  WLOX

On Wednesday, Naval Oceanography wrapped up the exercise and highlighted its involvement with industry partners.



Eleven MSU students join prestigious Presidential Scholars group  Mississippi State Newsroom

Eleven freshmen are beginning their academic careers at Mississippi State with the university's Presidential Scholar designation.



LIVE UPDATES: Commits, flips and more: What to expect on Early Signing Day in Mississippi  WLBT

With the day finally here, the dreams of playing college football are about to become a reality for many high school athletes.



Gulf Coast students show solidarity with Parkland shooting victims  WLOX

For a moment, school attendance may seem slim on Wednesday as students nationwide ditch their desks and participate in the National School Walkout.



Gulfport teacher tells key to her success: ‘It starts with trust’  The Sun Herald

The Mississippi State Board of Education will recognize Thursday a Gulfport teacher as one of four state finalists for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in ...



Things to Do This Week in South Mississippi: April 16-22  The Sun Herald

Plenty of fun events are taking place across the Coast this week. Find something that appeals to your interests.



Shakeup for some South Mississippi schools in test rankings  The Sun Herald

Most South Mississippi schools earned grades above the state average in the annual accountability results released Thursday. But there were some surprises.



Hardy Court in Gulfport getting a facelift and new tenant  The Sun Herald

Rumors are spreading about the future of Hardy Court Shopping Center in Gulfport, and the owners say what's coming isn't an athletic field but more ...



Meet the Gulf Coast Carnival Association’s 2018 Royal Court  The Sun Herald

Today the Sun Herald introduces the Mississippi Gulf Coast Carnival Association royal court for 2018. Members of the Royal Court are usually the first clue each ...



Meagan Good, Raven Symone featured in movie being shot on the Coast  WLOX

There's a new movie being filmed right here in South Mississippi. And it features some big name celebrities. We stopped by the set of the movie "Loose" in ...



HPSD announces new HHS principal, asst. superintendent  WDAM-TV

Hattiesburg Public Schools have announced two new additions to the district. Michael Battle has been chosen as the Assistant superintendent for HPSD.



Courthouse Road is about to get a whole new look  The Sun Herald

The city of Gulfport is about to undertake improvements to Courthouse Road, between U.S. 90 and Pass Road, that include a wide walkway for pedestrians and ...



Mississippi State Sun Bowl vets highlight Gulfport Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2015  SunHerald.com

GULFPORT – Two members of the one of the most storied teams in Mississippi State University football history were among the 15 men and women inducted ...



ADA: Murder of 15-year-old wasn’t just brutal — it was an execution  The Sun Herald

A 20-year-old man who was 17 when he robbed and fatally shot a 15-year-old Gulfport High School student was sentenced Tuesday to life without parole for ...



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