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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.



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 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.



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

The high school basketball and soccer seasons are in full swing and there are several players who had standout performances a week ago. You can vote here ...



Gulfport High School students get college degree before diploma  WLOX

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



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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 High culinary students cook with Seabees  WLOX

Culinary students from Gulfport High School put what they've learned into practice in a real world scenario.



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.



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 6TH AND 9TH GRADERS WELCOMED BACK TO SCHOOL A DAY EARLY  WXXV News 25

Starting a new school year can be scary and overwhelming. Especially for those students making the jump to middle school and high school.. Which is why the ...



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 ...



Gulfport High School reveals new campus  WLOX

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



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Fans say this QB will be the best prep football player heading into the 2018 season.  Sun Herald

Fans had the chance to vote on the Preseason Player of the Year for the 2018 high school football season in South Mississippi. Players from East Central, ...



Gulf Coast Marching Festival celebrates 50 years  WLOX

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



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



“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 ...



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, ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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

Sailor John Harrison Doucet's family has settled a negligence lawsuit filed against Mississippi Power and the Gulfport Yacht Racing Association over severe ...



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.



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 - ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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, ...



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

St. Martin's Daphne White is the Sun Herald girls basketball player of the year for the 2017-18 season. Gulfport's Brooke Glass is the Sun Herald girls basketball ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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

Gulfport High seniors Carissa Virgilio and Kristiana Payton were on the 2017 MGCCC Jeffeson Davis campus Homecoming Court. They are MGCCC ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Dolce Bakeshop in Long Beach serving designer milkshakes  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 ...



‘I’m going to come for them,’ former Coast basketball star promises after being overlooked  The Sun Herald

Former Gulfport and Harrison Central star Jonathan “Biscuit” Floyd is starring at Copiah-Lincoln Community College this season. Despite leading 10-1 Co-Lin in ...



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 ...



Things to Do This Week  The Sun Herald

Please submit your event information online. Go to calendar.sunherald.com and click on Add Event. The submission deadline for print is 9 a.m. the PREVIOUS ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



404 Not Found  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 ...



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 is his chance,’ mentor says of Matt Luke’s new job as Ole Miss head coach  The Sun Herald

Retired Gulfport High School coach Ronnie Cuevas and Biloxi coach Bobby Hall see Gulfport's Matt Luke as the right man at Ole Miss.



Gulfport has 4 sign scholarships, including 2 with Jackson State  The Sun Herald

A pair of future Jackson State Tigers were among four Gulfport football stars who signed their National Letters of Intent on Wednesday.



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

The New Orleans Pelicans are considering locating their new NBA D-League team on the Coast. Is Gulfport a feasible option and where would the team play?



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Gulfport's Ashton LeBlanc following dream, headed to play soccer for DC United youth program  The Sun Herald

Gulfport soccer standout Ashton LeBlanc is set to leave Mississippi to join Major League Soccer's D.C. United. LeBlanc will play with the MLS team's Under-18 ...



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 ...



Former Falcon, Florida State DL Chauncey Davis coaching at Gulfport  The Sun Herald

Former Florida State and Atlanta Falcons lineman Chauncey Davis has been an asset to Gulfport High's football team. For Davis, coaching has helped him ...



See how teachers will use grant money from the Gulfport Chamber  The Sun Herald

The Gulfport Chamber of Commerce — through several local businesses — awarded grants to nine teachers in Harrison and Gulfport school districts Tuesday.



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 ...



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.



Coast football teams get chance to ‘knock the rust off’ with full slate of jamborees  The Sun Herald

The high school football season will sort of get underway Friday with a full schedule of jamborees, which are the equivalent to preseason games. The prep ...



Coast teachers awarded Leo Seal Innovative Teacher Grants  WLOX

Twelve South Mississippi educators were selected as winners of this year's Leo W. Seal Innovative Teacher Grant Friday.



Robert “Bo” Bowden Miller – Copiah County Courier  Opiah county courier

Robert “Bo” Bowden Miller, of Gulfport, Mississippi, born on February 11, 1960 in Lumberton, Mississippi, to Ann Porter Miller and the Late Mercer Bowden Miller ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Brock leads Patriots into baseball postseason | Sports  DeSoto Times-Tribune

Mississippi State is getting the “complete package” when Lewisburg senior Bryce Brock appears on the Starkville campus in the fall.



Football stands tall among highest paid high school coaches in South Mississippi  The Sun Herald

The Sun Herald acquired salary figures for high school head coaches in all sports. Check out a searchable database to find out what coaches make at the area's ...



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 ...



Oxford's Cutcliffe set to help coach North in Blackwell All-Star Game  Oxford Eagle

OXFORD — For the second time in his coaching career, and second time in the last three seasons, Chris Cutcliffe is a member of an all-star coaching staff.



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 ...



She’s beaten cancer 4 times. Her body is ravaged, but she’s dauntless – and 22  The Sun Herald

Ana Marie Ortiz of Gulfport has survived acute lymphoblastic leukemia three times and is in remission now from Stage 4 rectal cancer. Her lifelong struggles ...



How a troubled Gulfport teen went from foster care to medical school  The Sun Herald

A village of workers and volunteers at Harrison County Emergency Children's Shelter rescued Andrew Strachan from a chaotic home life and put him on the path ...



Update: Gulfport sailor fighting for life after high-voltage shock  The Sun Herald

A Gulfport Yacht Club member was shocked Sunday after a guide line from his sailboat mast hit an electric transmission wire. John Harrison Doucet underwent ...



Fashionetta Cotillion presents 7 young women  The Sun Herald

Seven young women from throughout the Mississippi Gulf Coast were presented April 30 during the 2016 Fashionetta Cotillion, hosted by Alpha Kappa Alpha ...



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 ...



Gulf Coast Carnival Association 2017 dukes  The Sun Herald

Thomas H. Mueller of Biloxi is the husband of Randi Peresich Mueller. They are the parents of 10-year-old Henry Mueller, who attends North Bay Elementary ...



2017 Gulf Coast Carnival Association maids  The Sun Herald

Erin Elizabeth Simpson of Gulfport is the daughter of Stephen and Elizabeth Simpson. Her maternal grandparents are the late Hon. James Ewell Bost and Fann ...



Full list of school closings for severe weather  The Sun Herald

Check the updated list of school and government closings.



This road is going to look a whole lot better soon — but first, traffic delays  The Sun Herald

Motorists might find the going slow at times, but heavily traveled Courthouse Road should remain open to at least one lane of traffic each way as it undergoes a ...



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.



About Queen Ixolib 2018 and King d’Iberville 2018  The Sun Herald

Here's some background on this year's rulers of the Gulf Coast Carnival Association.



Transgender student, 16, makes history, shares struggles, triumphs  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Jorden Blosser, who graduated at age 16 from Pass Christian, and his family talk about fears, obstacles and college plans.



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