Saints making the most of offseason changes due to Coronavirus

One day after making headlines for describing 2020 as Drew Brees’ “final season," Sean Payton spoke in detail about his veteran quarterback’s status, how Payton is feeling after his Coronavirus diagnosis and the unique offseason unfolding.

  MGCCC’s Steven Campbell wins NJCAA Athletic Director of the Year

  Season Delayed: Yankees’ Jonathan Holder back home in Gulfport amid COVID-19

Pelicans’ David Griffin pleased with progress during season pause

  Gulfport’s Brittany Reese reacts to Olympics postponement

Saints’ Coach Sean Payton cleared after positive coronavirus test

The Audubon Aquarium names its new penguin chick “Zion”

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  Ahead of His Class: Derick Hall shining at Auburn

  MHSAA extends suspension of competition until April 17

  Andy Kennedy agrees to become UAB Men’s Basketball Coach

Saints head coach Sean Payton tests positive for coronavirus

  What Was & What Could’ve Been: Pearl River’s Undefeated Season Ends at the hands of COVID-19

  Malcolm Jenkins Reunites with Saints

  SEC Cancels Spring Sports

The conference released a statement on Tuesday.

  Drew Brees, Saints agree to two-year, $50 million deal

The 41-year-old soon-to-be Hall of Famer took less money to help the Saints continue to build for another postseason run.

  Tom Brady leaving New England Patriots, ending dynasty in Foxborough

The 42-year-old has spent his entire career with the Patriots.

SEC cancels all 2020 spring sports

The Southeastern Conference is canceling all spring athletics in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Report: Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater ready to sign with Carolina Panthers

Deal with Drew Brees done; 2 years and $50 million

  MHSAA suspends athletic competition through March 29

  Pearl River’s season ends with the cancellation of NJCAA Tournament

  Dak Prescott receives franchise tag from Cowboys

  Kids golf tournament goes on at Great Southern Golf Club

  Play Ball: Season begins for Biloxi youth baseball, girls softball leagues amid COVID-19 pandemic

Even America’s pastime, baseball, from the little leagues to the Major Leagues is on hiatus amid the pandemic. In Biloxi, there was one league that didn’t strikeout.

  NJCAA approve extra year of eligibility for spring sports affected by Coronavirus

All spring competition through Friday, April 3rd has been suspended, including the postponement of division one & two basketball championships until April 20th.

  NCAA exploring option of granting spring athletes extra year of eligibility

The news comes just days after spring sports had been put on hold. In addition, the NCAA also suspended on and off-campus recruiting for all DI sports through April 15th.

Zion Williamson offers to cover salaries of Smoothie King Center workers for 30 days

This comes after the announcement suspension of all NBA games and cancellation of all events with attendance over 250.

  Rapiscan Systems Classic canceled due to coronavirus concerns

The Rapiscan Systems Classic has been canceled, according to tournament officials and the PGA tour. The decision was announced Thursday evening.

  St. Patrick’s Dylan Fontan Signs with Jones Baseball

The Fighting Irish's senior ace currently boasts a 1-1 record in the Fighting Irish's 2020 campaign with an ERA of 0.49 and one save.

  Minor League Baseball delays start of Biloxi Shuckers 2020 season

The Biloxi Shuckers are moving back the start of their 2020 baseball season, due to coronavirus concerns.

  George County says goodbye to beloved coach after his sudden death

The tight-knit community of George County is mourning the loss of one of their own after a middle school coach died suddenly last week.

  Lexi and Dalton Moore sign archery scholarships to Mississippi College

The Moore Twins are the first archery scholarship recipients at their respective high schools.

  Pearl River Head Into NJCAA Tournament as No. 1 Seed

Despite their 28-0 record, winning the MACJC and a Region 23 championship for the second consecutive season, the Wildcats are still having to prove themselves to the rest of the nation.

  Mississippi State & Texas Tech take over the coast for Hancock Whitney Classic

The two teams will square off for a two-day midweek series in a matchup of Top-15 competition fans won't want to miss.

  Work underway at Fallen Oak preparing for Rapiscan Systems Classic

The PGA Tour’s Rapiscan Systems Classic is only two weeks away. But before players like Vijay Singh, Colin Montgomery and Bernhard Langer take to Fallen Oak Golf Course, crews are busy getting things ready.

  Myles Brennan prepares for next step at LSU

The former Rock-a-Chaw star is set to be the next Tiger starting quarterback.

  Southern Miss falls Sunday in series finale to Little Rock 5-1

The Golden Eagles will return to action Tuesday against Troy.

  Pearl River captures second straight region title

The Wildcats remain undefeated and await their first opponent in the national tournament.

  St. Stanislaus’ Dallas Payne & Max Favre sign National Letters of Intent with Northeast Mississippi

The Rock-A-Chaw duo led the state in QB-WR connections with 85 receptions.

  Back-to-back Region XXIII Titles for Pearl River, beating Jones 75-62

The win also makes Pearl River (28-0 overall) the first MACJC school to enter the NJCAA Tournament undefeated.

  No. 2 Bulldogs sweep No. 12 Itawamba to remain unbeaten

The Bulldogs (12-0) hit three home runs in the last two innings to erase the deficit, four days after having beaten No. 16 LSU-Eunice by rallying from 10-0 behind.

  Lopsided win sends No. 2 Pearl River back to Region XXIII Championship Game

The Wildcats will battle for the region championship on Friday.

  Pearl River’s Isaih Moore named NJCAA player of the week

The St. John's commit shined during the Wildcats' MACJC title run.

  Three Coast teams battle in MHSAA basketball semifinals

The Biloxi boys team and both Harrison Central teams were in action on Wednesday in Jackson.

  D’Iberville High School hosts signing day for three soccer standouts

Breanna Bardwell, Alyssa Robinson and Kelsey Powell all signed to play with Southwest at the next level.

MSU vs USM baseball game postponed

The Mississippi State University vs University of Southern Mississippi baseball game has been postponed for Wednesday night.

  Moss Point girls basketball clinch first-ever State Championship berth

Moss Point will now face the team that ended their 2019 season, Ripley, in the Class 4A State Championship on Thursday at 5 p.m. at The Pavilion at Ole Miss.

  Indians plan to keep fighting with two wins away from a state title

Biloxi play Murrah Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. at the Mississippi Coliseum for the MHSAA Class 6A Boys Semifinals.

  Harrison Central well-prepared for Coliseum atmosphere in Jackson

Red Rebels play Starkville Wednesday at 7 p.m. for the MHSAA Class 6A Semifinals.

  Red Rebelettes’ Revenge: Harrison Central girls basketball’s return to the state semifinals

The Rebelettes beat Pearl 76-73 in double overtime to clinch first Final Four berth since 2015.

Zion Williamson earns February rookie award

Zion Williamson’s strong start to his career continues with his first NBA Award. In his first full month of games, the rookie out of Duke has been named Western Conference Rookie of February.

JSU team manager, “Snacks,” goes viral after 3-point shot during game

Kevin Durant saw the viral 3-pointer and tweeted in response to it.

  Elijah Sabbantini grabs offer from The University of Memphis

The rising senior averaged 23 yards a catch as Biloxi's leading receiver and 93 tackles - 59 of them solo - at strong safety his junior season.

  Ole Miss rises to No. 8 in the latest college baseball rankings

The Rebels are currently on a 10-game win streak, having beaten Louisville, Southern Miss and East Carolina in their wake.

  Diamondhead tournament brings college golf teams to coast

Ten NCCA Division 1 golf teams from around the country are in South Mississippi for the Gulf Coast Collegiate Tournament.

  Biloxi wins thriller over Gulfport to advance to state semifinals

The Indians overcame a double-digit deficit to take down rival Gulfport to move on to the state semis.

  Harrison Central girls basketball wins quarterfinal thriller

The Red Rebelettes got their revenge over Pearl and punched a ticket to the semifinals.

  Harrison Central boys basketball advances to semifinals

The Red Rebels threw the final punch in a heavyweight fight on Saturday.

  Moss Point girls basketball team prepares for semifinals

The Tigers will tip off on Monday at 5:30 in Jackson.

  Moss Point Girls Basketball Team Advances To Semifinals

The Tigers defeated McComb thanks to a star performance from Robyn Lee.

  Gulfport and Biloxi Prepare For Quarterfinal Basketball Showdown

The two rivals will face off in the Coliseum with a trip to the Final Four on the line. Tip-off is set for Saturday, February 29th at 8:30 p.m.

  Biloxi ready for archrival Gulfport in first-ever Coast Coliseum Showdown

Indians and Admirals haven't squared off in the postseason since 2014. Biloxi's first trip to the Final Four in eight years rests on a victory this weekend.

  No. 2 Pearl River down No. 17 Northeast for MACJC Title, 79-69

The Wildcats took it to No. 17 Northeast early and closed out strong to win the program's 17th MACJC Championship. The Wildcats are now 25-0 and remain the nation's lone unbeaten.

  Matt Kubik named Southern Miss Offensive Coordinator

Kubik’s spread offense was one of five programs to average 250 passing yards and 200 rushing yards last season, joining Clemson, Ohio State, Oklahoma, and Central Florida.

  Gulf Coast’s Jymetre Hester receives offer from Southern Miss

Hester had a standout freshman campaign where he was a reliable target for the 2019 National Champion Bulldogs.

  MGCCC’s White and Booker receive All-MACJC Honors

Two former coast standouts are rewarded for their play during the 2019-20 regular season Wednesday.

  Justin Walley reels in offer from Memphis

The three-star defensive back from D'iberville now has six official division one offers.

  Moss Point Girls Basketball Prepares For Quarterfinal Rematch

Lady Tigers will face McComb Friday at 7 p.m. at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum.

  Biloxi family celebrates life of Kobe Bryant and love of the Lakers

Many are grieving the loss of Kobe Bryant, including one Biloxi family who have been in Los Angeles this week to watch the Lakers and pay their respects to the iconic NBA star.

  Gulf Coast Women Prepare for MACJC Tournament

The Bulldogs enter postseason play for the second season in a row.

  USM Takes Weekend Series Over Central Arkansas

The Golden Eagles are off to their best start since 2016.

  Matt Guidry Drives in Three to Lead Southern Miss over UCA

The Eagles moved to 6-1 after the win.

Hundreds attend amateur boxing tournament open to all ages

More than 400 amateur boxers and families traveled from all over to the Gulf Coast to compete in a three-day-long boxing tournament.

  Pearl River Completes Undefeated Regular Season at 22-0

The Wildcats now shift their focus to the postseason, entering the MACJC Tournament as the No. 1 seed. No. 2 Pearl River will face Itawamba at 3 p.m. Monday.

  Mike Meyers Retires after 20 seasons as Our Lady Academy Volleyball Coach

Longtime coast coach leaves the Lady Crescents with more hardware they could ever ask for, finishing his tenure with an impeccable 593-144 overall record.

  Jason Harrison out as MGCCC Men’s basketball coach

Gulf Coast officials have not said that Harrison turned in his resignation, so there is still a possibility of him returning.

  Lady Bulldogs pound Hinds, head to the MACJC Tourney

Lady Bulldogs clinched their second straight trip to the postseason in style on Sophomore Night, pounding Hinds 66-47.

  Gulf Coast’s season comes to a close with a loss to Hinds

Bulldogs were unable to stop the bleeding with a season finale loss, falling 74-70 on Sophomore Night.

  D’iberville’s Justin Walley offered by Ole Miss

The Warriors three-star defensive back now has five division one offers prior to his senior season.

  Southern Miss remain undefeated at 4-0 on a Wild Night against UNO

Diamond Eagles pitching staff combine to throw 18 strikeouts, while freshman Reed Trimble seals the victory with a walk-off double on Tuesday.

  St. Martin’s season Ends in a Thriller against 15th-ranked Petal

Unfortunately for the Yellow Jackets, the path to Jackson ended prematurely, falling 60-58 to the Panthers.