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Updating You on #StateTeam18

December 20, 2017 by For Whom the Cowbell Tolls

For Whom the Cowbell TollsLa'Damian Webb: 3-star RB out of Beauregard High School is Opelika, AL. Jaden Crumedy: 4-star DL out of Oak Grove High School in Hattiesburg, MS. Brad Cumbest: 3-star TE out of East Central High School in Hurley, MS. Marcus Murphy: 4-star ATH out of ...

Hyped up in Hurley: East Central football draws adoration of community

November 28, 2017 by The Sun Herald

The Sun HeraldThe East Central High School football team is the hottest ticket in this northeast corner of Jackson County. When tickets went on sale Tuesday morning for the Class 4A state title game at the school, over 300 were sold in the first 20 minutes and 500 ...

Where are Mississippi's hurricane shelters?

July 10, 2017 by Jackson Clarion Ledger

Jackson Clarion LedgerStone County. Stone High School 400 East Border Ave. Wiggins, MS 39577. Stone Middle School 532 East Central Ave Wiggins, MS 39577. Stone Elementary School 1652 Central Ave East Wiggins MS 39577. Perkinston Elementary School 40 2nd Street Perkinston ...

Prep football: Kevin Fant leaving Pascagoula for spot on East Central staff

April 8, 2015 by (blog) (blog)Fant said he couldn't comment on the matter until the board meeting. Sources indicate that the move is a "family decision". Fant has three young children and lives in Hurley, not far from East Central High School. It is not yet clear what role Fant ...

Prep basketball: East Central girls earn first playoff berth in two decades

February 20, 2015 by (blog) (blog)HURLEY, Mississippi -- The East Central girls basketball team is headed to the playoffs for the first time since 1993. The Lady Hornets pulled off a big upset, knocking off Gautier 26-22 in the third place game of the Region 8-5A Tournament Friday ...

East Central High basketball coach fired for 'inappropriate relationship' with student

February 5, 2015 by (blog) (blog)HURLEY, Mississippi -- Multiple sources have confirmed to that East Central High School girls' basketball coach Ryan Cochran has been fired due to an inappropriate relationship with a student. Jackson County School District Superintendent ...

Prep football: Halloween night will be a Homecoming for East Central teacher Devin Smith

October 30, 2014 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)HURLEY, Mississippi -- Not many people consider Halloween the ideal day for a family reunion. But that's exactly what will take place for a few Jackson County residents. It will just be centered around a football game. Devin Smith, a business education ...

Hurley's Jade Richardson to compete for Miss Mississippi Teen USA 2015

October 13, 2014 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)She has recently competed in the 2015 Distinguished Young Women of Mississippi Scholarship Program as the 2015 Distinguished Young Woman of East Jackson County and was chosen as a top 10 finalist. Contestants will compete in three equal phases of ...

ECHS presents 2014 Homecoming Court on Oct. 17

October 10, 2014 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)HURLEY, Mississippi -- One of five senior maids will have the honor of being crowned East Central High School's 2014 Homecoming Queen. This honor is presented to the young lady who exemplifies what representing East Central High School means. She ...

Hurley community mourns 16-year-old Cade Slater, ECHS junior who died unexpectedly

October 6, 2014 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)HURLEY, Mississippi -- The Hurley community is mourning the loss of 16-year-old Cade Slater after the boy died unexpectedly Friday night. Slater, a junior at East Central High School, died after he stopped breathing and collapsed at a fast food ...

Authorities: Hurley woman burglarizes ECHS students' cars, claims she was looking for ISIS members

October 3, 2014 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)HURLEY, Mississippi -- Jackson County authorities say a 41-year-old Hurley woman who was caught stealing from East Central High School students' vehicles claimed she was looking for members of the terrorist group ISIS. Lisa Carol Roche is charged with ...

Black bear sightings reported this morning in Hurley area

June 15, 2014 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)A black bear was spotted in the Hurley area Saturday morning. Here's a shot of the bear in a field adjacent to the East Central High School baseball and softball fields. HURLEY, Mississippi -- The Jackson County Sheriff's Department received a few 911 ...

Construction of new East Central Middle School on track for Christmas holiday move-in (photos)

September 6, 2013 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)HURLEY, Mississippi -- Construction of the new $6.4 million East Central Middle School is ahead of schedule and on track for two grades to move into the facility during the Christmas break, according to Jackson County School District Superintendent ...

East Central High School Stingettes achieve superior performance at dance camp

July 23, 2013 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)... the University of Southern Mississippi. Team members include: Katie Freeman, Kerrington Higginbotham, Eryn Andaluz, Bailee Ladnier, Shalyndria Dortch, Krista Godlewsky, Hannah Flurry, Raye-Anna Sharpton, Krymson Shepard, Haley Adkison and Amberly ...

East Central High School graduates 165 during commencement exercises (gallery)

May 21, 2013 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)HURLEY, Mississippi -- The 165 graduates in the Class of 2013 from East Central High School received their diplomas during commencement exercises at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum Tuesday night. The valedictorian was Camryn Claire Jones, the daughter ...

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