Coast basketball: East Central girls, Gulfport boys improve to 10-1

The East Central girls and Gulfport boys basketball squads both improve to 10-1 to highlight area action Tuesday.

  At 11-0, Pass Christian playing inspired basketball

MSU men’s, women’s hoops move up in Top 25

Muddy, Rainy conditions lead to scoreless 70th annual Bernard Blackwell All-Star Classic

Lady Tigers Beat Alma Bryant in Booker Shootout

Saints outscore the Bucs 25-0 in the second half, clinch NFC South

Hugh Freeze hired by Liberty University

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  Lady Pirates improve to 11-0, other Coast basketball action

Several Coast standouts prepare for Bernard Blackwell North/South All-Star Game

William Carey national title is years in the making

Harlem Globetrotters take their talents to the Coast

Bulldogs cruise past Delgado

Scholar Athlete of the Week: Luc Jackson, Pass Christian Soccer

Southern Miss names interim athletic director

University of Southern Mississippi President Rodney Bennett announced in an email to alumni that Jeff Mitchell has been appointed as the interim director of athletics.

Former D’Iberville standout named First Team All-Conference USA

Southern Miss and former D'Iberville defensive lineman Jacques Turner named 2018 First Team All-Conference USA.

  Spivery’s buzzer-beater leads to MGCCC win

LaRaymond Spivery’s last-second 3-pointer in regulation capped a furious last-minute rally, and Mississippi Gulf Coast defeated East Central 83-80 in overtime at the Weathers-Wentzell Center.

Ole Miss WR A.J. Brown declaring for NFL Draft

Ole Miss wide receiver A.J. Brown is foregoing his senior season and declaring for the NFL

  Lady Bulldogs grab first division victory since February 2017

Brett Favre ‘sickened’ by group that tricked him into recording anti-Semitic message

USM president announces AD’s resignation

Campbell inducted into Mississippi Bowl Hall of Fame

Jones beat Eastern Arizona 27-7 to win Mississippi Bowl

Southern Miss doesn’t receive bowl bid, Golden Eagles finish season 6-5

Mississippi State to play Iowa in Outback Bowl

Mississippi State will be playing in a bowl game for a 9th straight season, a program record, in their first season under head coach Joe Moorhead. Iowa finished in a tie for 2nd in the Big Ten West Division.

Poplarville falls to Louisville in 4A State Championship

Despite leading for each of the first three quarters, Poplarville (13-2) fell short of the 2018 Class 4A State Championship, falling to Louisville 25-20 Saturday.

Watch Poplarville face Louisville in the Class 4a State Championship game

Saturday is a big day for high school football in MS! With the 2018 football season in its final round, the best of the best will play in the Mississippi football championship games.

Mississippi Bowl gets weekend underway with Kickoff Banquet

Jones County and Eastern Arizona enjoyed a kickoff banquet in Gulfport before they take the field this Sunday.

No. 20 Pearl River pulls away early to remain undefeated

No. 20 Pearl River completed a season sweep of Bishop State on Thursday, using a businesslike performance to top the visiting Wildcats 86-58.

Lady Wildcats battle back to remain undefeated

A second half outburst propelled Pearl River’s women’s basketball team past visiting Bishop State 66-48 at Marvin R. White Coliseum on Thursday.

  Phoenix Suns release former Biloxi standout Isaiah Canaan

The Phoenix Suns released former Biloxi standout Isaiah Canaan.

Scholar Athlete of the Week: St. Stanislaus senior Alex Koons

St. Stanislaus senior Alex Koons is our latest WLOX Scholar Athlete of the Week.

Mississippi State’s Simmons takes home 2018 C Spire Conerly Trophy

Jeffery Simmons, a junior defensive tackle, is the winner of the C Spire Conerly Trophy for 2018.

Scott Sisson steps down as Resurrection head coach

Scott Sisson steps down as Resurrection head coach after posting a 51-24 record over six seasons.

Wells scores 25 as East Central handles Gautier 54-31

Auburn signee Sania Wells leads East Central past Gautier.

Shears, Hornets prepare for State Championship showdown

Thanks to standout performances from athletes like Chase Shears, Poplarville (13-1) is just one win away from their first state championship in program history.

SEC releases statement on Egg Bowl fight

SEC Commissioner calls for Cohen & Bjork to meet with league office

Brees is entering the twilight of his career, but his passing numbers say different

Saints at Cowboys, 7:20 p.m. Thursday, FOX 8

SEC officiating under scrutiny during historic LSU, Texas A&M overtime game

As if LSU fans needed any more reason to be upset at the SEC's officiating this year.

Admirals, Red Rebels roll in Harrison Central Thanksgiving Shoot-Out

After losing their first game of the season earlier on Thanksgiving week, Gulfport respond with a default win over Baldwin County and a blowout victory over Crystal Springs, winning 70-46 in Harrison Central’s annual Thanksgiving Shoot-Out.

St. Martin’s Ham Mcgee & Ocean Springs Micah Kelly offered by Indiana State

St. Martin running back Ham McGee received a Division I offer from Indiana State Sunday. Three days later, his cousin, Ocean Springs running back Micah Kelly also received an offer from the Sycamores.

Southern Miss bowl eligible after 39-7 victory over UTEP

The Golden Eagles defeated the Miners 39-7 to become bowl eligible.

Poplarville beat East Central in ‘Hornet Bowl II’ to punch state title ticket, Picayune’s season ends to West Jones

Poplarville came into Hurley looking for revenge and their aggressive play helped them take back the South State crown and punch their ticket into the Class 4A state championship for the first time since 2016.

McGriff not returning to Ole Miss football staff

The University of Mississippi head football coach Matt Luke announced in a press release Friday that defensive coordinator Wesley McGriff would not be returning with the football staff.

Baseball Brothers: a Picayune family’s legacy

From Picayune to Pearl River and beyong, the three Lee brothers have established an impressive baseball legacy.

4 players ejected from Ole Miss-Miss St Egg Bowl after fight

Four players have been ejected from the Egg Bowl between Mississippi and Mississippi State after a fight at the end of the third quarter.

No. 22 Mississippi State beats Mississippi 35-3 in Egg Bowl

Ole Miss struggled on both sides of the ball Thursday night, losing 35-3 to No. 18 Mississippi State in the Egg Bowl at Vaught-Hemmingway Stadium.

Saints win streak extends to 10 games with win over rival Falcons

The Saints lead the NFC South by 3.5 games over Carolina

St. Martin win 4th Annual Joe Barlow Invitational

Despite a slow start offensively in the first half of play, the St. Martin Yellow Jackets were able to get things going in the second, using defense, complimented by great free throw shooting to beat McGill Toolen 40-32.

Playing for Ole Miss a “dream come true” for two Coast athletes

A pair of Coast products continue to live out their dreams by suiting up for Ole Miss football.

St. Martin advances to Championship, Gulfport to play for third in Invitational

St. Martin got off to a fast start against Baldwin County in the final game of Day two of the yellow jackets Joe Barlow Thanksgiving Invitational and that was enough to secure the 55-39 victory.

Gulf Coast suffer first loss of 2018 to Jaguars

Southern-Shreveport scored the last 10 points of the game to defeat Mississippi Gulf Coast 65-63 Tuesday in the final game of the MGCCC Thanksgiving Classic.

Allegedly drunken and disorderly curling team gets booted from tournament in Canada

Video captured by a spectator Saturday shows Northwest Territories curler Jamie Koe appearing to be intoxicated before the team’s 4:30 p.m. game. The skipper, sitting on the ice, begins crawling.

Gulf Coast beat Baton Rouge to open Thanksgiving Classic

It took a half for Mississippi Gulf Coast to knock the rust off, but once the Bulldogs did they pulled away from Baton Rouge for a 78-52 win Monday night on the first day of the MGCCC Thanksgiving Classic.

Runners, organizers prepare for Gulf Coast Marathon

Runners and organizers are preparing for next month's Gulf Coast Marathon.

Saints open as 14-point favorites over the Falcons

Falcons at Saints, 7:20 p.m. Thursday

Betters beware: Bulldogs are Egg Bowl favorites

Las Vegas says Rebels are 9.5-point underdogs

Saints win streak extends to nine games after blowout win over the Eagles

Saints host Falcons Thursday night

East Central and Poplarville set up South State rematch, Picayune rolls Laurel to advance

Three high school football teams from South Mississippi entered Friday's quarterfinal playoff action. After the dust settled, all three remained.

East Central’s Sania Wells signs with Auburn

East Central girls basketball standout Sania Wells signed with Auburn Thursday night.

Shuckers hope to stir up season ticket holders

One thing's for sure, the product on the field isn't why attendance has been down at MGM Park.

Dozens of Coast high school, junior college athletes sign on the dotted line

Dozens of Coast high school and junior college athletes took advantage of National Signing Day, including several Division I signees.

  Two Coast athletes form Phoenix Suns starting backcourt

Moss Point's Devin Booker and Biloxi's Isaiah Canaan overcame long odds to go from South Mississippi to the Phoenix Suns starting backcourt.

Brees passes Brett Favre on career TD passing list

Brees has 21 TD passes this season

Pelicans sweep quick homestand to get back on track

After a six-game losing streak, the Pelicans make quick work of their two-game homestand to get back to .500 on this young season.

Only three Coast teams remain in the hunt for state championships

As the dust settled on Friday night, Picayune, East Central and Poplarville advanced as the only remaining Coast squads still alive for state championships.

USM heads to UAB for C-USA showdown

Southern Miss heading to BIrmingham, Ala., to meet UAB in big C-USA clash

Greenville football player dies after breaking neck in game

A Greenville football player died a week after being severely injured in a high school football game.

Report: Dez Bryant helped off the practice field with injury

Bryant joined the Saints on Thursday

Foreman resigns as Bay High head coach

Benji Foreman steps down after three seasons leading the Bay High Tigers.

Gulfport product reflects on strong season with Yankees

Gulfport native Jonathan Holder reflects on his 2018 campaign with the New York Yankees.

“Holiday Fight Night” to benefit Boys and Girls Clubs of the Gulf Coast

Atlas Fights and Gulf Coast Mixed Martial arts came together to announce a benefit fight night for the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Gulf Coast.

Yellow Jackets ‘buzzing’ into postseason

Riding momentum from their playoff-clinching win over their archrival D’iberville, Saint Martin now yearns a postseason victory.

WLOX Player of the Week: East Central RB Dylan Grinsteinner

East Central running back Dylan Grinsteinner runs away with our latest WLOX Player of the Week honors.

Trio of Coast cross country squads take home state championships

Ocean Springs and St. Patrick take home cross country state championships.

GoFundMe page setup to help injured Greenville football player

Fundraiser was started by father of Madison Central player

Saints’ player makes baby announcement while celebrating touchdown against Rams

Ben Watson and his wife Kristen are expecting twins!

Offensive explosion by Brees and Kamara contribute to Saints knocking off the Rams

Saints now own a 7-game winning streak

Greenville High School football player on ventilator after being seriously injured during game

The unidentified player was attempting to tackle another athlete when he was injured.

Fitzgerald throws 4 TDs, Mississippi St beats La Tech 45-3

Mississippi State (6-3, No. 18 CFP) didn't have much trouble, scoring 21 points in the first quarter of what quickly turned into a lopsided game. Fitzgerald completed 17 of 28 passes and threw his touchdowns to Stephen Guidry, Deddrick Thomas, Kylin Hill and Jesse Jackson.

Southern Miss defense comes up big in victory over Marshall

Southern Miss defense steps up against Marshall

Bentley rallies South Carolina past Ole Miss 48-44

South Carolina (5-3, 4-3) erased a 44-34 deficit in the fourth quarter to win consecutive games for the first time this season. The Gamecocks covered 47 and 73 yards in fourth-quarter scoring drives, capped by a 3-yard run from A.J. Turner and Bentley’s decisive score, respectively. Bentley finished