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Ocean Springs School District aims to provide immediate treatment for critical injuries  WLOX

The Ocean Springs School District is taking a proactive approach to safety with new citizen aid stations, taking first aid to another level.



Ocean Springs School District junior class ranked for composite ACT score  WLOX

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) - The Ocean Springs School District is one of eight school districts in Mississippi to see its junior class average a composite ...



An Ocean Springs senior won homecoming queen and a football game on the same night  Miami Herald

Members of the Ocean Springs High School football team rushed the field Friday night to celebrate a 13-12 homecoming victory in overtime over George County.



First, she was crowned homecoming queen. Then, she kicked the winning field goal.  WLOX

Kaylee Foster has made quite the name for herself in Greyhound Nation and for good reason!



Ocean Springs High ranked top high school in Mississippi  WLOX

According to U.S. News & World Report, Ocean Springs High School is ranked as the #1 high school in the state of Mississippi in 2018.



She wore a tiara and helmet at homecoming and became a role model for girls across the US  Sun Herald

Kaylee Foster of MS Gulf Coast grabbed the national spotlight when she became homecoming queen and the game-winning kicker for Ocean Springs High ...



JROTC serves breakfast to veterans at Ocean Springs High  WLOX

At Ocean Springs High, students thanked servicemen and women a few days early.



Big changes may be coming to Ocean Springs Greyhound Stadium  WLOX

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) - Big changes are coming to the Ocean Springs High School Greyhound Stadium if the school board votes to move forward with ...



Football and baseball legends highlight Ocean Springs’ inaugural Hall of Fame class  The Sun Herald

From Hugh Pepper to Stephanie Gruich, the first Ocean Springs Sports Hall of Fame is loaded with famous Greyhounds.



The best high school in Mississippi is on the Coast, report says  The Sun Herald

Three schools on the Mississippi Coast were ranked among the top high schools in the state, according to U.S. News & World Report's latest Best High Schools ...



Ocean Springs Schools work with WCU to boost teacher workforce  WLOX

The Ocean Springs School District is looking to tap into the community's potential to provide more educators by partnering with William Carey University for an ...



Ocean Springs High School ranked first in state  WXXV News 25

Three Mississippi high schools are being recognized among the top schools in the nation. One of them is Ocean Springs High School. In the 2018, US News ...



Ocean Springs High School students ordered to shelter in place after student makes threat  gulflive.com

Students at Ocean Springs High School were ordered to shelter in place after officials learned of a student threat on social media.File photo/Gulflive.com OCEAN ...



The Ocean Springs football stadium is a 'tangled mess.' Fixing it will cost millions.  The Sun Herald

Ocean Springs School District officials are considering building a football stadium on the site of the current Greyhound Stadium, which was opened in 1965 on ...



Hundreds line up for discounted formal dresses in Ocean Springs  WLOX

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) - A thousand dresses were up for grabs Saturday as the Junior Auxiliary of Biloxi-Ocean Springs held its annual Homecoming ...



Two teens arrested for making school threat to Ocean Springs High  WXXV News 25

Two Ocean Springs ninth graders are in custody after making a threat against Ocean Springs High School. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell says the 14 and ...



Ocean Springs rides 'revenge factor' to Class 6A tennis title  The Sun Herald

A senior-heavy Ocean Springs tennis team reclaimed the 6A tennis title with a 5-2 victory over Madison Central at Parham Bridges Tennis Center in Jackson.



High school senior wins homecoming queen and football game  NEWS10 ABC

A senior at Ocean Springs High School in Ocean Springs, MS had a homecoming to remember.



Two Ocean Springs ninth graders in custody for threats against school  Jackson Clarion Ledger

A duo of Ocean Springs High School ninth graders has been taken into custody after allegedly making threats against the school.



Ocean Springs student with Down Syndrome is a 3-point master  WLOX

Ocean Springs high schooler Alex Authement is showing people you don't judge a book by its cover. During a pep rally last week he beat out other students in ...



Blake Mohler of Ocean Springs is ready to make a major impact for Purdue Boilermakers Volleyball  WLOX

Blake Mohler was a standout volleyball and basketball player at Ocean Springs High School. She decided to pursue a volleyball career in the college ranks and ...



Ocean Springs students doing big work building tiny house  gulflive.com

Ocean Springs High School student Landon Merrell works on the tiny house currently being built by the school's construction trades program.( Warren Kulo/The ...



Pepper, Hornback, Ward unanimous choices for first class of Ocean Springs Sports Hall of Fame  gulflive.com

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi - The late Hugh Pepper and two of his star players - Eddie Hornback and David Ward - headline the 16-member inaugural class ...



She was a fighter. But now this Ocean Springs teacher is ‘adding extra sparkles’ in heaven.  The Sun Herald

Courtney Hubbard stayed strong through two diagnoses of cancer.



See homecoming queen make game-winning kick  CNN

A Mississippi high school senior kicked the game-winning point on the same night she was named homecoming queen.



Two Ocean Springs women among 49 competing for Miss Mississippi crown  gulflive.com

Ocean Springs residents Grace Munro (left) and Lizzy Wicks are among the young women competing this week for the Miss Mississippi crown.( Miss Mississippi ...



Graduation season has arrived on the Coast. Here's a list of dates and times for all of them.  The Sun Herald

Looking for info about a local graduation ceremonies? Find commencement dates and times for all high schools and local colleges on the Mississippi coast ...



Threats at Coast schools show no sign of slowing with 13 reported so far  The Sun Herald

At least 11 schools across South Mississippi have confirmed reports of threatening statements made by students, leading to police investigations and arrests.



Ocean Springs home to Mississippi's only high school aquaculture program  The Sun Herald

OCEAN SPRINGS -- In a greenhouse behind Ocean Springs High School, 500-gallon tanks are filled with tilapia and planter pots are full of tomatoes, peppers, ...



Ocean Springs cheerleaders, St. Martin dancers bring home state crowns  gulflive.com

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- Celebrations were in order for both Ocean Springs High School and St. Martin High School this past weekend as their ...



Ocean Springs celebrated as one of state's top school districts  gulflive.com

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- Ocean Springs students, teachers and administrators took time out of their normal school day Monday to celebrate all the ...



Class orator reminds graduates of education, life lessons learned at Ocean Springs  The Sun Herald

Graduating seniors at Ocean Springs High School have plenty of accomplishments under their belt as they transition to life after high school.



Ocean Springs is coast's top school district according to new state assessments  gulflive.com

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- Ocean Springs has the coast's top-rated school district and high school, according to the new statewide school accountability ...



Grand jury to decide if Ocean Springs teen should be prosecuted on robbery charge, cops say  The Sun Herald

A grand jury will decide if there is sufficient evidence for authorities to prosecute 18-year-old Zi'Shon Darrcel Hunt of Ocean Springs MS on a robbery charge, ...



Three more Coast students arrested after threats at two schools  The Sun Herald

The Jackson County and Harrison County deputies reported arresting three more high school students Thursday after following up on potential threats.



Ocean Springs principal named top administrator  The Sun Herald

The principal of Ocean Springs High School beat out administrators from 13 county school districts to become one of four finalists in the state's administrator of ...



Band director who insulted Ocean Springs resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations  gulflive.com

George HopkinsFile photo ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania -- An acclaimed Pennsylvania band director who ran afoul of Ocean Springs residents with inflammatory ...



Students receive college scholarships through 'Celebrate Sisters'  WLOX

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) - Two coast high school graduates were honored Saturday by a foundation created by two sisters. Celebrate Sisters held a ...



Low pay and stress contributes to teacher shortages  WLOX

The country is facing a teacher shortage, and this is evident on the Coast as well. In Ocean Springs, what was once a long waiting list of prospective teachers ...



Former Ocean Springs, USM star plans to take full advantage of SEC coaching opportunity  The Sun Herald

Former Southern Miss, Ocean Springs and MGCCC star receiver Kelvin Bolden has made an important step in his young coaching career.



Coast school districts investing millions in athletic facilities  The Sun Herald

New sports facilities at Coast schools top the list of investment across South Mississippi.



An 11-pound FedEx shipment of pot to St. Martin turned out to be more. Way more, officials say.  Sun Herald

Three friends from St. Martin MS ordered more than 40 pounds of legal weed from the state of Colorado, but Jackson County Mississippi authorities intercepted ...



Amelia Moore of Ocean Springs High School selected to USA Youth Volleyball Team  WLOX

Amelia Moore is a talented volleyball player at Ocean Springs High School and has made her presence known on the national volleyball scene.



Ocean Springs legend Hugh Pepper passes into history  gulflive.com

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi - Hugh Pepper, the legendary Southern Mississippi player who became a beloved and enormously respected figure in Ocean ...



Ocean Springs High School teacher wins district's Teacher of the Year award  gulflive.com

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- An Ocean Springs High School teacher known for her passion for her students and applying real life lessons inside the ...



'I better run now': Ocean Springs educator Courtney Hubbard delivers own eulogy  gulflive.com

Family friend Terry Fountain speaks during Thursday night's celebration of life for Ocean Springs educator Courtney Hubbard inside the Ocean Springs High ...



Class of 2018 High School Graduation Dates  WXXV News 25

Here are the dates and times for high school graduations across the Coast: May 21: St. Martin High School 6-9 p.m. Coast Coliseum. - Advertisement - ...



What would a bigger, wider Ocean Springs look like? Could it handle the extra upkeep?  The Sun Herald

Ocean Springs is quietly looking at annexing again — out east to Mississippi 57, north past I-10 and then south to pick up the high school.



Ocean Springs natives bring new restaurant to iconic location  gulflive.com

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- For the better part of four decades, Mohler's Texaco has stood at the corner of Washington and Porter Avenues in the heart of ...



Petal High earns silver in 2018 U.S. News Best High Schools  WDAM-TV

PINE BELT (WDAM) - Petal High School earned a silver badge in the 2018 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings, and several other Pine Belt schools earned ...



Things to Do This Week  The Sun Herald

Please submit your event information online. Go to calendar.sunherald.com and click on Add Event. The submission deadline for print is 9 a.m. the PREVIOUS ...



New Ocean Springs High School set to open with invitation-only ribbon cutting  Mississippi Press

Last January, Ocean Springs Superintendent of Education Robert Hirsch, left, spoke with Brian Fallin, site superintendent for White-Spunner Construction Inc., ...



Ocean Springs grad killed near school ‘was a good kid, a good person’  The Sun Herald

A teenager killed early Thursday on a road near Ocean Springs High School, where he graduated in May, was in the career and technical field. His assistant ...



3 Coast friends ordered 40 pounds of legal weed, but they caught a break at sentencing  Sun Herald

Three friends who ordered and arranged for a 40-plus pound shipment of a legal weed from Colorado caught a break when it came down to the sentencing in ...



Local business owner Kris Kwitzky talks business, flag, two-percent tax  gulflive.com

Ocean Springs business owner Kris Kwitzky addresses the Ocean Springs Lions Club at their Thursday meeting.Warren Kulo/The Mississippi Press OCEAN ...



3 friends tried to FedEx 11 pounds of pot from Colorado to St. Martin  The Sun Herald

Three friends in St. Martin have pleaded guilty to setting up a shipment of more than 11 pounds of weed from Colorado to Mississippi via a FedEx. One of the ...



Students amazed as new Ocean Springs High School opens  WLOX

After nearly a decade of planning, pushing for a $37 million bond issue, then construction delays, the Ocean Springs School District opened its new high school ...



Ocean Springs football won't be lacking in playmakers on offense  The Sun Herald

The Ocean Springs football team will look to get back in the playoffs this season after missing out in 2016.



Mississippi students to hold demonstrations against gun violence, guns in schools bill  Jackson Clarion Ledger

The planned demonstrations against gun violence comes as Mississippi lawmakers consider a bill that would allow schools to offer firearms training.



Ocean Springs, Jackson County two of coast's four A-rated school districts  gulflive.com

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- Four Mississippi coast school districts were graded as A-rated districts -- with two of them here in Jackson County -- according ...



Hobie 17 North American Sailing Championships coming to a close on Sunday  WLOX

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) - Sailors throughout the United States are vying for the 2018 Hobie 17 North American Championship and the Hobie Mid-Winter ...



Governor Phil Bryant proclaims October College Application Month  Southern Miss Now

Governor Phil Bryant recently proclaimed October College Application Month in Mississippi, recognizing that the college application process may be a barrier to ...



Meet the first female in Mississippi to sign up for Army combat training  The Sun Herald

Lakota Sioux Lancaster — the first girl in Mississippi to sign up for combat in the infantry — has graduated basic training this month, a woman at the age of 18.



Here's who was named player of the year for every sport in Mississippi  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Every year the Clarion Ledger honors the best in Mississippi high school sports at the annual Sports Awards. As part of that awards show, we named the player ...



Jackson County joins new program aimed at finding people jobs  WLOX

A big push to match job seekers with employers is officially happening in Jackson County. It was announced Wednesday that dozens of businesses are now part ...



Oxford Intermediate wins healthy school award | Education  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

JACKSON – Oxford Intermediate School is one of three schools recognized by the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation's Healthy School Awards.



Old Ocean Springs armory reopens as youth center  WLOX

After years of vacancy, the old Ocean Springs armory has reopened. Monday, city leaders unveiled the brand new Ryan Youth Center located on Pine Drive.



Ocean Springs High softball field named after founding father Jack Hughes  gulflive.com

Two years ago, the softball team at Ocean Springs High School got a new field to play on. Now, that playing surface bears a name that has a rich and historic ...



`Greyhound lifer' Vicki Tiblier tabbed to be new principal at Ocean Springs High School  Mississippi Press

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi - Ocean Springs Middle School Principal Vicki Tiblier will be recommended to the Ocean Springs school board to become the ...



Ocean Springs band program among state's largest -- and best  Mississippi Press

OCEAN SPRINGS -- Among the many impressive features of the new $50 million Ocean Springs High School are fine arts facilities befitting the largest and most ...



New business in Gautier? Real estate company is clearing the way  The Sun Herald

When a real estate partnership out of Vicksburg cleared 12 acres at the busy corner of U.S. 90 and Mississippi 57 in Ocean Springs, aldermen's phones lit up ...



Ocean Springs gymnast fulfills dream, signs with LSU  The Sun Herald

Two weeks ago, 18-year-old Sarah Edwards dug up a picture of herself as a 9-year-old in an LSU gymnastic uniform. On Monday, she fulfilled her dream of ...



Ocean Springs' IB students will now earn credits at Mississippi colleges equal to out-of-state schools  Mississippi Press

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- By the time they graduate, students in the International Baccalaureate program at Ocean Springs High School can speak a ...



Sebastopol Attendance Center makes list of nations best schools  Scott County Times

Sebastopol Attendance Center was recently recognized on a list of the nation's top schools. In the 2018 U.S. News Best High Schools Rankings, Sebastopol ...



Tax Free Weekend kicks off  WXXV News 25

Stores along the Gulf Coast are starting to fill up as the Tax Free Weekend has kicked off and the Gulfport Premium Outlets are no different. Sales are being ...



Sheriff identifies Ocean Springs teen killed in wreck  WLOX

An Ocean Springs teen died in an overnight accident on Belle Fontaine Road, just south of the high school. It happened around 12:30am.



Ocean Springs' Scott Lemon to be honored with Blossman Humanitarian Award  gulflive.com

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- Scott Lemon of Ocean Springs will be honored Nov. 9 as the recipient of the 2017 John R. Blossman Humanitarian Award.



Gulf Coast Carnival Association Royal Court 2018  The Sun Herald

Today the Sun Herald introduces the Mississippi Gulf Coast Carnival Association royal court for 2018. Members of the Royal Court are usually the first clue each ...



Ocean Springs teen killed in early morning accident Thursday  gulflive.com

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- An Ocean Springs teenager was killed early Thursday morning in an accident on Belle Fontaine Road in Ocean Springs.



Meet this year’s Mississippi Camellia Queen contestants  The Sun Herald

The 59th annual Mississippi Camellia Queen Scholarship Pageant will be held 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Camellia Ballroom of the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino ...



Ocean Springs High School cheerleaders defend state title  Mississippi Press

PASCAGOULA, Mississippi -- The Ocean Springs High School cheerleaders brought home a Mississippi High School state championship title for the second ...



Mississippi kids to unite against tobacco for Kick Butts Day  Jackson Clarion Ledger

In efforts to deter tobacco use amongst their peers, children in Mississippi on March 21will unite against tobacco for Kick Butts Day.



2019 Distinguished Young Women of Mississippi contenders arrive for week of events, appearances, competitions  Meridian Star

Meridian will experience a slight increase in residents on Sunday, July 8 with the arrival of the 2019 Distinguished Young Women of Mississippi contestants.



Woman identified in fatal car accident in Big Point community  gulflive.com

The victim in Sunday morning's fatal accident in the Big Point community is identified as 17-year old Jasmine Pierce of Ocean Springs.



Ingalls plans to expand Shipbuilder Academy  WLOX

Plans are in place to expand an apprenticeship program at Ingalls. The first year of Shipbuilder Academy for high school seniors at Ingalls is coming to a close.



Ocean Springs principal will lead SHS  The Commercial Dispatch

Starkville School District Board of Trustees unanimously hired Ocean Springs High School Principal David Baggett as Starkville High School's next top ...



These Coast students scored highest in the country on the PSAT  The Sun Herald

Nineteen students from high schools across the three Coast counties are in the running for $32 million in scholarships thanks to scoring the highest on the ...



The Clarion Ledger  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Morgan Claire Rose of Kirk Academy won the Girls' Cross Country Award on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at the fourth-annual Clarion Ledger Sports Awards at ...



Full list of school closings for severe weather  The Sun Herald

Several area schools will be dismissing students early as severe weather is expected to move into the area by early afternoon. Here are some of the early ...



Former MGCCC, Ocean Springs tennis star dies in car wreck  The Sun Herald

The Perkinston and Ocean Springs communities are mourning the death of one of their former tennis stars.



Shakeup for some South Mississippi schools in test rankings  The Sun Herald

Most South Mississippi schools earned grades above the state average in the annual accountability results released Thursday. But there were some surprises.



Austin Williams impressed with MSU spring football practice  Starkville Daily News

On a Mississippi State roster with a star quarterback like Nick Fitzgerald, a pair of talented running backs like Aeris Williams and Kylin Hill, as well as a pair of ...



Ocean Springs Chorale blends old, young voices  Mississippi Press

Mary Elizabeth Sawyer and her son Richard C. Sawyer have a family tradition. Together, they have directed over four generations of singers as part of their ...



Personnel for July 2  The Sun Herald

Achievements, awards and more for the business people of South Mississippi.



These 11 Coast teachers go above and beyond for their students  The Sun Herald

Eleven Coast educators have been chosen as some of the best teachers and administrators in the state.



Wreck kills 2 college students from Ocean Springs  The Sun Herald

MOBILE -- Two young women from Ocean Springs died Sunday morning in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 10 in Alabama.



OSHS principal David Baggett leaving at end of year to take Starkville High job  Mississippi Press

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- Born and raised in Ocean Springs, David Baggett has spent most of his professional life working as an administrator in his ...



Girls basketball: Ocean Springs hires coach LaShonda Smith away from Pascagoula  Mississippi Press

lashonda-smith-pascagoula.jpg. LaShonda Smith, who went 54-22 with three region championships at Pascagoula, has been hired at Ocean Springs.



Kerry Fountain out, Jessie Galloway in as chief of Ocean Springs school police  gulflive.com

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- Almost exactly a year after he took the job as the first-ever Chief of Police of the Ocean Springs campus police department, ...



Ocean Springs High kicker Brad Wall honored by USA Today  gulflive.com

Ocean Springs High School standout senior kicker Brad Wall has picked up a big honor. The Greyhound was recently named as the top kicker in the state of ...



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