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Gulfport native promises to give 'heart and soul' to Ole Miss football as new head coach

September 2, 2017 by The Sun Herald

The Sun HeraldThe series is also shown on several Mississippi TV stations. It dropped ... It shows Gulfport native and former Gulfport High standout Matt Luke holding his first meeting with the players after it was announced that he would be the school's new head coach.

Live near the Gulfport outlets? You could get a scholarship

August 28, 2017 by The Sun Herald

The Sun HeraldThis year, the foundation awarded $1.6 million in scholarships to 335 students nationwide, including two students in South Mississippi. Trey Scott, a graduate of Gulfport High School, received a $1,500 Simon Youth Foundation Community Scholarship to ...

Jefferson Davis County wins first game in program history

August 18, 2017 by WDAM-TV

Gulfport, MS (WDAM) -. Jefferson Davis County is undefeated in its program history. The first-year school defeated Harrison Central 25-10 on Friday to open the 2017 season. Bassfield and Prentiss high schools consolidated to form Jefferson Davis County ...

Local football players donate time at Feed my Sheep

August 17, 2017 by

Five members of the football team volunteered at Feed my Sheep in Gulfport. This was all to help kick-off the inaugural Port City Bowl that happens this Friday. This is co-hosted by Harrison Central High School and Gulfport High School to help raise ...

Gulfport's Chris Johnson has become a force on the WKU D-line

August 10, 2017 by The Sun Herald

The Sun HeraldLeaving Gulfport High School, Chris Johnson flew under the radar for FBS programs in the region and landed at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. It turned out that two years spent in Perkinston was likely the best move the defensive tackle could ...

Students, teachers delighted by new Gulfport High School

August 8, 2017 by WLOX

As students walk in for the first time, the loudspeaker announcement said it all, welcoming students to their new home away from home. There were plenty of hugs and handshakes, as well as accolades for the new school from student Genevieve Goldsworthy.

Gulfport football optimistic as it unleashes new option attack on opponents

August 6, 2017 by The Sun Herald

The Sun HeraldMangum and Johnson tied for second on the team in 2016 with 80 tackles apiece. Braziel added 61 to round out Gulfport's top four returning tackles. Gulfport's secondary will have a new look after graduating the bulk of its starters, but the Admirals do ...

A Gulfport teen dreams of playing professional soccer. Now DC United is giving him a shot.

August 4, 2017 by The Sun Herald

The Sun HeraldPerhaps one day Ashton LeBlanc will be able to repay his parents for the fence with his professional soccer earnings. The Gulfport Admiral is set to embark on a rare journey for a Coast soccer standout, leaving the friendly confines of South ...

Gulfport High students may not even recognize their campus Tuesday

August 2, 2017 by The Sun Herald

Students may want to get to Gulfport High School earlier than usual Tuesday for the first day of school in what is basically a completely new facility. Renovations funded through a 2014 bond for $40 million are almost complete. And for the next few ...

'This is his chance,' mentor says of Matt Luke's new job as Ole Miss head coach

July 21, 2017 by The Sun Herald

The Sun HeraldLuke, who was the Sun Herald Player of the Year in 1994, and a high school teammate of his, Sam Owen, were among the walk-ons included on the 1995 list of Ole Miss football signees. Biloxi football coach Bobby Hall, who is “elated” to see Luke land the ...

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

July 20, 2017 by 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. Luke played for Ronnie Cuevas at Gulfport High School. The Admirals' center graduated from Gulfport in 1995 ...

New robotics competition takes place in Gulfport

July 15, 2017 by WLOX

For the first time, a regional high school robotics competition was held in South Mississippi. "It's really great. I never thought we'd have something like this in Gulfport, much less Mississippi," said Gulfport High sophomore Savannah Templeton ...

Facebook Live video of sexual assault leads to arrest of 3 teens

July 13, 2017 by WPMI Local 15 News

GULFPORT, Miss. (WPMI) — Three teens in Gulfport, Miss. are accused of sexual battery and kidnapping related to a video posted on Facebook Live. According to Gulfport MS police, officers responded Tuesday night to a report of sexual assault.

New construction at GHS should be ready by start of term

July 7, 2017 by WLOX

Athletic Director Bryan Caldwell was a member of the first graduating class at Gulfport High School in 1978. He rescued a sign in the main building, which documented the construction of the old Gulfport East High School before crews began to take it down.

Coaching great Ben Jones dies at 87

July 7, 2017 by Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Northeast Mississippi Daily JournalA Navy veteran and Ole Miss graduate, Jones played a role in the organization of the Mississippi Association of Coaches in 1955 and was president of the MAC in 1971-72. He was inducted into the MAC Hall of Fame in 1981. He was also a member of the ...

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