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An East Central senior breaks out and the Hornets are sitting pretty in the playoffs  Sun Herald

The East Central High School football team beat Greene County in the Class 4A playoffs on Friday. East Central will host West Lauderdale in the third round and ...

Here’s how East Central survived West Lauderdale to set up Hornet Bowl II  Sun Herald

The East Central football team used another stellar defensive performance to take down West Lauderdale in the Class 4A playoffs. East Central prepares to play ...

Who will replace Tony Brown at East Central? Here are the options.  Sun Herald

East Central MS High School football coach Seth Smith and his staff are looking to several players to replace Tony Brown as the team's star running back.

Undefeated East Central Hornets are legitimate contenders in the Region 8-4A ranks  WLOX

East Central football is alive and well, thanks to the coaching talents of Seth Smith and his assistant staff.

East Central Community College Names Eric Neel as Next Softball Coach  WTOK

DECATUR, Miss. -- Eric Neel, who has coached high school girls' fast pitch softball teams to five state championships in Mississippi, has been selected as the ...

LIVE UPDATES: High School Football in South Mississippi  Sun Herald

High school football scores and results on the Mississippi Coast. East Central, Biloxi, D'Iberville, Picayune, Vancleave, Ocean Springs, St. Martin, Harrison ...

East Central head coach Seth Smith has inspired his undefeated Hornets team  WLOX

HURLEY, MS (WLOX) - Coach Seth Smith was hired in 2013 to rebuild the East Central High School Football team. He had previously served as defensive ...

This Coast athlete wanted a chance to play two sports at Mississippi State. He has his answer.  Sun Herald

Mississippi State football signee Brad Cumbest hoped he'd have a chance to also join the Bulldogs' baseball team following a big senior campaign with the East ...

Domino's Co-Players of the Week: Tony Brown & Avery White of East Central High School  WLOX

Two East Central Hornets played a key role in their big win over Vancleave on Friday. We decided to name Tony Brown and Avery White Domino's Co-Players of ...

Proof That Joe Moorhead Knows Recruiting Better Than Dan Mullen  For Whom the Cowbell Tolls

Moorhead has proven he can recruit much better than Mullen.

East Central high school mourns loss of student  WLOX

Students and faculty at East Central High in Jackson County are in mourning Monday night, after the untimely death of 16-year-old Cade Slater, a student at the ...

Tanya Hasbrouck, Ashlee Trehern to face off in judicial run-off  Sun Herald

MS attorneys Tanya Hasbrouck and Ashlee Cole Trehern will face off in the Nov. 27 run-off elections for the Chancery Court seat that serves Jackson, George ...

EAST CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING: Monday kickoffs Spirit Week activities  Mississippi Press

The students at East Central High School in Hurley are in full swing preparing for Spirit Week activities Monday through Friday.

Konnor Pilkington Drafted by Chicago White Sox & Joe Garry Jr. taken by Minnesota Twins  WLOX

Two Mississippi Coast players were drafted on day two of the Major League Baseball Draft on Tuesday. Hurley's Konnor Pilkington of Mississippi State and ...

East Central tight end Brad Cumbest inks a letter of intent with Mississippi State on early signing day  WLOX

HURLEY, MS (WLOX) - East Central tight end Brad Cumbest will remain in Maroon and White once he makes his way into the college ranks. He's officially a ...

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

PASCAGOULA, Mississippi -- Pascagoula offensive coordinator Kevin Fant is leaving the Panthers to join the coaching staff at East Central High School.

Jackson County teen killed in weekend crash identified  WLOX

A Jackson County teen killed in an accident Sunday morning has been identified.

Gautier hires former Coast head coach to take over football program  The Sun Herald

Gautier High School has found its replacement for Chris Peterson to take over football program.

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

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 ...

Retired special education teacher was stabbed 37 times and left to die, prosecutors say  The Sun Herald

A retired Lucedale special education teacher was robbed and stabbed 37 times before she was left to die in a field less than half a mile from her home, ...

Coach Seth Smith is building a winning foundation at East Central  WLOX

Last season the East Central Hornets football team posted one win in 11 games and that doesn't sit well with second-year head coach Seth Smith. He has his ...

East Central baseball a family affair for Longs  Mississippi Press

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 ...

PREP PREVIEW: East Central looks for breakthrough win this season  Mississippi Press

HURLEY, Mississippi -- Entering his fourth season as East Central's football coach, Marc High is hoping that 2011 is the year the Hornets' work finally begins to ...

His blood-soaked puppy made it home before collapsing. Now this Hurley man wants answers.  The Sun Herald

A former East Central High School baseball player is asking for the community's help in covering his expenses after his 5-month-old malamute was shot in the ...

Get spooked for a good cause with outdoor Trail of Terror in Hurley

One girl had to be carted off by paramedics when she had an extreme panic attack, several have fainted from fear and more than one adult has peed his pants.

Johnnie Rea: East Central's crucial sideline supporter  WLOX

Johnnie Rea is a young man that you can't judge by his haircut, according to East Central High School football head coach Seth Smith.

Man indicted in capital murder of Hurley woman has trial date  The Sun Herald

PASCAGOULA -- Circuit Judge Kathy King Jackson on Monday set an Aug. 22 trial date for a Hurley man accused of stabbing a woman to death during a ...

East Central student Scott Jacob Williams, 15, killed in one-vehicle crash (updated)  Mississippi Press

BIG POINT, Mississippi -- Scott Jacob Williams, a 15-year-old student at East Central High School, was killed in a one-vehicle crash, Monday night on Lily ...

Heather Plunk, Kyle Notvest to wed on Oct. 20  Mississippi Press

Heather Noel Plunk and Kyle Richard Notvest engaged to be married on Oct. 20.

Old-fashioned fun - Hurley event set for Saturday  Mississippi Press

HURLEY, Miss. -- Once a year, generations come together for a fun day in Hurley, with an emphasis on the "good old days." Saturday is that day. It's Old Fashion ...

Slain Deputy U.S. Marshal Josie Wells was expecting a child with his wife; she learned Wednesday it's a boy  The Advocate

Hurley, Miss. — Deputy U.S. Marshal Josie Wells moved away from this rural, tight-knit community to become a federal law enforcement officer, but always ...

Stories of courage, kindness and spunk kept Sun Herald readers inspired in 2017  The Sun Herald

Inspiring someone can be as simple as an act of kindness, or it can come with years of tireless work in a field one is devoted to. Here's what editors and reporters ...

Resurrection's Bailey remembered as strong mentor, kind friend  The Sun Herald

The Jackson County community is mourning the loss of a long-time coach and teacher at East Central High School and Resurrection Catholic.

Jackson Co. orders mandatory evacuation south of Hwy 90  WLOX

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - The Jackson County Board of Supervisors on Monday ordered a mandatory evacuation of all areas south of Highway 90.

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

Jade Richardson, age 17 of Hurley has been chosen from among many qualified young women throughout the state to compete as Miss Gulf Coast Teen USA ...

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Moss Point youth charged as adult for allegedly having sex with 13-year-old  Mississippi Press

The charges came about after the 13-year-old's mother contacted police with allegations that the 17-year-old had had sex with her daughter.

Stanford-Waide announce engagement  Mississippi Press

The engagement of Erika Lee Stanford of Wade and Daniel Myers Waide of West Point has been announced.

Deputy US Marshal Josie Wells remembered as a 'true American hero'  WLOX

A true American hero who believed good would prevail over evil. Attorney General Eric Holder used that phrase Tuesday as he described the late Deputy U.S. ...

Josh Eldridge announces run for Jackson County Chancery Clerk

Jackson County Comptroller Josh Eldridge has announced his candidacy for the county's chancery clerk position.

Ingalls Shipbuilding apprentice program provides foundation for shipyard  Mississippi Press

One of the top graduates of the Ingalls Shipbuilding Apprentice School called the program his chance for a *fresh* start on a career, and the training program's ...

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