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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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



East Central star Tony Brown had his patience pay off in a big way Sunday  The Sun Herald

East Central star running back Tony Brown takes us through his official visit to South Alabama.



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 ...



East Central football player burned in campfire accident  WLOX

Heavy hearts linger in the East Central High School community after a standout football player was involved in a hunting trip accident.



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.



Jackson County judge runoff came down to 88 votes. Learn more about the 2 candidates.  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 ...



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

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



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 ...



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.



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

Multiple sources have confirmed to GulfLive.com that East Central High School girls' basketball coach Ryan Cochran has been fired due to an inappropriate ...



ECHS presents 2014 Homecoming Court on Oct. 17  Mississippi Press

One of five senior maids will have the honor of being crowned East Central High School's 2014 Homecoming Queen.



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.



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 ...



All eyes will be on this Mississippi State ace Friday at Southern Miss  The Sun Herald

Mississippi State star junior Konnor Pilkington, an East Central product, is anxious to pitch this week against Southern Miss in Hattiesburg.



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

HURLEY, MS (WLOX) - Seth Smith knows what it takes to build a winning football program. He served as an assistant coach at Picayune and later at Pearl River ...



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 ...



Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



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 ...



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

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.



Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



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 ...



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 ...



Moss Point Lockhearts party to 'Rendezvous in Paris'  Mississippi Press

Moss Point's Lockheart Civic Organization presented its 43rd annual Rose Ball to a theme of "Rendezvous in Paris."



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.



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 ...



Chad Huff a major part of decade of excellence for Mississippi Gulf Coast  gulflive.com

PERKINSTON - The Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College football team achieved a major milestone recently, and a Jackson County native has played a ...



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.



Jury convicts man of capital murder in the slaying of a retired special education teacher  The Sun Herald

A jury Wednesday convicted a Jackson County man of capital murder in Dec. 9, 2014, killing of a retired special education teacher, according to Sun Herald ...



Who should be in running for 2016 Sun Herald Player of Year?  The Sun Herald

More than halfway through the high school football regular season, a handful of South Mississippi's best have already started to separate themselves from the ...



Busby-Robinson announce engagement  Mississippi Press

The engagement of Jessica Busby, of Hurley, and Kyle Robinson has been announced.



The 1,000 Best Eighth-Grade Girls Coming Into 2018  MileSplit

Checking in with the top returning girls heading into the eighth-grade in 2018.



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. ...



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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