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

February 5, 2015 by gulflive.com (blog)

HURLEY, Mississippi -- Multiple sources have confirmed to GulfLive.com 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 ...

Juco baseball: East Central High senior standout Eric Saksa signs with Pearl River CC

January 30, 2015 by gulflive.com (blog)

gulflive.com (blog)Eric Saksa - R/R - RHP/INF - 5'11'' 190 - East Central High School, Hurley, MS -- During his junior season at East Central High, Saksa was an integral part in their playoff run. He posted a 6-3 record with a 1.62 ERA and a .193 batting average against.

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

October 13, 2014 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)The young woman chosen as Miss Mississippi Teen USA 2015 will go on to represent the state of Mississippi in the Miss Teen USA 2015. Richardson is a senior of East Central High School and has received numerous academic honors including being ...

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 ...

East Central High School Stingettes achieve superior performance at dance camp

July 23, 2013 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)Photo includes ECHS Stingettes Dance Team after receiving superior, first place trophy and trophy for highest ribbon scores at recent UDA dance camp held at the University of Southern Mississippi. Team members include: Katie Freeman, Kerrington ...

Busby-Robinson announce engagement

June 26, 2013 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. Randy Busby and Ms. Shawna Bond of Hurley. Her grandparents are Mrs. Flora Bond and the late Mr. Marion "Buck" Bond of Hurley and Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Busby of Moss Point. A graduate of East Central High School ...

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

May 21, 2013 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)The seniors of ECHS have received a combined amount of over $1.6 million in scholarships. The salutatorian was Daniel John Taylor. He is the son of Matthew and Stacey Taylor. Taylor plans to attend Mississippi State University and major in engineering.

Santa sightings, Christmas tree lightings, festivities abound (Christmas events)

November 26, 2012 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)HURLEY -- The East Central Civic Association will help usher in the Christmas season on Friday at 5 p.m. near the intersection of Miss. 613 and 613 with a ... GULFPORT -- Mississippi Mates, Unit 150, WAVES National, annual Christmas party is scheduled ...

Heather Plunk, Kyle Notvest to wed on Oct. 20

October 10, 2012 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)The groom-to-be is a 2004 Honors graduate from East Central High School in Hurley. He attended Meridian Community College and Mississippi State University where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Information Systems in ...

PREP FOOTBALL 2012: East Central hoping to build on last year's success

August 17, 2012 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)(Mississippi Press file). HURLEY, Mississippi -- The success of 2011 has made for a different atmosphere around the East Central High School football program since last season. Though they failed to make the playoffs, the Hornets posted a 6-5 record in ...

Big rattlesnake crossing Slider Road in Hurley attracts curious onlookers

July 30, 2012 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)snake2.jpg This 5-foot rattlesnake stopped traffic on Slider Road in Hurley Monday evening about 6 p.m., crossing near the East Central High School softball field towards the East Central Middle School. (Mississippi Press staff). HURLEY, Mississippi ...

East Central baseball a family affair for Longs

April 20, 2012 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)long-family.JPG Four members of the Long extended family play key roles for the East Central High School baseball team. Pictured are, top from left, assistant coach Bo Long and head coach Gary Long (Bo's uncle); bottom from left, senior pitcher ...

PREP PREVIEW: East Central looks for breakthrough win this season

August 18, 2011 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)micah-fairley-east-central.jpg Micah Fairley runs the ball during football practice at East Central High School in Hurley, MS on Tuesday, August 9, 2011. (Joshua Dahl, Correspondent). HURLEY, Mississippi -- Entering his fourth season as East Central's ...

East Central's Hannah Murray, Brance Crane sign with colleges

May 13, 2011 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)HURLEY, Mississippi -- East Central High School softball player Hannah Murray has signed with Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, while tennis player Brance Crane has signed with Copiah-Lincoln Community College. As the Hornets' starting third ...

EAST CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING: Monday kickoffs Spirit Week activities

October 17, 2010 by Mississippi Press (blog)

Mississippi Press (blog)ECHS.Court.jpg The East Central High School 2010 homecoming court includes, from left, front row, Elizabeth Scott, BreAnna Ardoin, Fallon Martin, Laney Jones, Haley Sampson and, back row, Savannah Carpenter, Olivia Drawdy, Megan Clark, Catelyn ...

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