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A teen drunk driver killed her son in Ocean Springs. She asked the judge for mercy.  Biloxi Sun Herald

Jackson County teen from Ocean Springs, Mississippi, will be placed on house arrest after a fatal DUI crash that killed a teen, his friend who was like a 'brother' ...



Ocean Springs High School theatre department advances to southeastern competition  WLOX

The Ocean Springs High School Theatre Department received one of two Best Production recognitions at this weekend's Mississippi Theatre Association ...



Military Signing Day at Ocean Springs High School  WXXV News 25

Ocean Springs High School hosted a signing day for graduating seniors who plan to enroll in something bigger than themselves. The school hosted their ...



Ocean Springs girls, Gulfport boys advance to Class 6A soccer state title round  Biloxi Sun Herald

The Ocean Springs MS High School girls soccer team beat Gulfport in Class 6A South State. The Greyhounds advance to play Madison Central for the ...



Ocean Springs’ QB-receiver combo provides badly-needed spark in win over St. Martin  Sun Herald

The Ocean Springs MS football team toppled St. Martin Friday night in a key South Mississippi game. OS quarterback Blake Noblin and receiver Khalil Levy both ...



Huge turnout for teacher job fair in Ocean Springs  WLOX

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) - More than a hundred hopeful educators showed up to Ocean Springs High School Saturday for the district's annual job fair.



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.



Big changes may be coming to Ocean Springs Greyhound Stadium  WLOX

Big changes are coming to the Ocean Springs High School Greyhound Stadium if the school board votes to move forward with the proposed improvements.



JROTC serves breakfast to veterans at Ocean Springs High  WLOX

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



List: Top ranked high schools on Mississippi Gulf Coast  Biloxi Sun Herald

List of the best high schools in Mississippi according to U.S. News and World Report. Pass Christian High School is ranked 3rd. Ocean Springs, Gulfport ...



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.



Special needs students in Ocean Springs inspired by Move to Learn program  WLOX

A special group of Ocean Springs students got a surprise Thursday when one of their heroes paid them an unexpected visit.



Striped bass find new home in Fort Bayou  WLOX

The event was the culmination of a school year's worth of research into the ecosystem and how to grow the fish in order to release them safely.



Ocean Springs School District Job Fair  WXXV News 25

If you've been on the job hunt lately you might be in luck! The Ocean Springs School District is hosting a job fair tomorrow from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Ocean ...



US News World Report ranks high schools: How did schools in Mississippi do?  Jackson Clarion Ledger

US News & World Report ranks high schools nationwide. Here's a look at the top 10 in the state and the Jackson metro area.



The accolades keep pouring in for Ocean Springs standout Kaylee Foster  WLOX

For the past four months, Ocean Springs High School senior Kaylee Foster has been living a dream. That dream continues Thursday with yet another honor ...



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 ...



Homecoming queen kicks winning field goal for Mississippi high school  WLOX

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



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 ...



South Mississippi Strong: Ocean Springs man nominated for a Golden Globe  WLOX

It's a dream come true for an Ocean Spring native who is now competing with artists like Lady Gaga and Dolly Parton after being nominated for a Golden Globe.



Meet the Sun Herald All-South Mississippi Team for the 2018-19 girls soccer season  Biloxi Sun Herald

The Sun Herald All-South Mississippi Team is set for the girls soccer season for 2018-19. This year's honorees are from Biloxi, gulfport, Ocean Springs, ...



Who was the Coast’s top high school girls soccer player in 2019? Vote now.  Biloxi Sun Herald

Here's your chance to pick the top high school girls soccer player in South Mississippi for 2018-19. Candidates are from Ocean Springs, Long Beach, Gulfport, ...



Here’s the ’19 schedule for Battle at the Beach tourney on the Mississippi Gulf Coast  Biloxi Sun Herald

Battle at the Beach high school baseball tournament will take place March 10-16 in Biloxi and across the MS Gulf Coast. Here's the full schedule for the event, ...



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.



Weekend crash claims life of 23-year-old Ocean Springs woman  gulflive.com

JACKSON COUNTY, Mississippi -- A Saturday morning accident on Interstate 10 claimed the life of a 23-year-old Ocean Springs woman. The Mississippi ...



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 ...



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 ...



Hundreds line up for discounted formal dresses in Ocean Springs  WLOX

A thousand dresses were up for grabs Saturday as the Junior Auxiliary of Biloxi-Ocean Springs held its annual Homecoming Closet.



Who was the Coast’s top girls high school athlete for the week of Feb. 4? Vote now.  Biloxi Sun Herald

Fan vote on the top high school sports athlete on the Mississippi Gulf Coast of the week of Feb. 4, 2019. Candidates are from Ocean Springs, East Central, ...



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.



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 ...



14-Year-Old Mississippi O-Lineman Picks Up Major Power 5 Offer  247Sports

Lucas Taylor is just 14 years old and in ninth grade but he has already begun navigating the waters of big time college football recruiting. Taylor, a hulking 6-5, ...



Three Coast high schools named best in state  WXXV News 25

Many of us on the Coast know that our local schools are second to none. Now, multiple Coast schools are being recognized on a state level for being the best.



Meet the Gulf Coast Carnival Association’s 2019 Royal Court  Biloxi Sun Herald

The Gulf Coast Carnival Association announces its 2019 royal court, which includes the dukes, maids, pages, flag bearers and key girl. See the March 3 Sun ...



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.



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 ...



Active shooter safety training at Ocean Springs High School  WXXV News 25

School shootings are something no one ever wants to go through. It's necessary to be prepared at all times. Saturday, Acadian Ambulance and Jackson County ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



Safety is the top priority after latest school shooting  WLOX

Coast educators and students are still shocked by the latest mass school shooting at Marshall County High School in Kentucky. The staff and student body at ...



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.



LIVE UPDATES: High School Volleyball in South Mississippi  Sun Herald

Check here for live updates from high school volleyball games along the Coast. The Sun Herald will post all live updates here as the season progresses in ...



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 ...



Zoning change request passed by unanimous vote in Gautier  WXXV News 25

A unanimous decision was made tonight to pass a zoning change request from a developer for two parcels of land in Gautier. This developer wants to construct ...



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., ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Mississippi teen takes New York  WTOK

NEW YORK (WTOK) - The story of a Mississippi teenager has captivated the world. Kaylee Foster appeared Thursday on GMA Day with Michael Strahan and ...



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.



Statewide theatre conference Jan. 17-20 at MSU Riley Center  Meridian Star

More than 500 high school students and community theatre enthusiasts from across the state will travel to Meridian this week to participate in an annual ...



This two-sport Ocean Springs athlete will play college football far away from home  The Sun Herald

On the basketball court and the football field, Malcolm Magee has been far and away the most versatile athlete at Ocean Springs High School the last two years.



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 ...



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.



Volleyball star highlights Ocean Springs’ college signees  The Sun Herald

Ocean Springs outside hitter Amelia Moore signed with Dayton University.



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

Courtney Hubbard loved children. As a fourth- and second-grade and kindergarten teacher, she understood the opportunity and responsibility a child's earliest ...



OGHS Theatre advances in competition  HubcitySPOKES.com

Oak Grove High School Theatre has been chosen to represent Mississippi once again at the South Eastern Theatre Conference at the end of February.



‘There will never be another one.’ Ocean Springs, USM mourn loss of Hugh Laurin Pepper.  The Sun Herald

The Ocean Springs and Southern Miss communities are mourning the loss of legendary coach and athlete Hugh Laurin Pepper.



Holiday events underway in Jackson County  gulflive.com

UPDATE: The Mississippi Press learned Wednesday morning the annual Ocean Springs Christmas tree lighting has been moved from its traditional location at ...



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.



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 ...



Madison Central shows why they are contenders in victory over Ocean Springs Friday night  The Sun Herald

Madison Central demonstrated Friday night why it is one of the favorite teams for the Mississippi Class 6A crown, rolling up 344 yards rushing in beating Ocean ...



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.



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 ...



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.



'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 ...



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 ...



'A lot to be proud of.' Why Oak Grove is one of the top high schools in the state  Hattiesburg American

Oak Grove High School continues its tradition of academic excellence, ranking No. 3 in the state in test scores.



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 ...



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 ...



Outstanding Teen Pageant April 27-28 - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

The Miss Mississippi's Outstanding Teen Pageant will be held April 27 and 28. This year, 35 contestants will compete for the state title. The preliminary ...



Pearl River announces 2019 signing class  HubcitySPOKES.com

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River announced the addition of 34 new Wildcats on Wednesday as part of National Signing Day 2019. The large class checks a lot of ...



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 an Ocean Springs teen on a robbery charge, police say. Police initially told the ...



Coast school districts investing millions in athletic facilities  The Sun Herald

Local school districts are investing millions of dollars in new athletic facilities for use by the students and in some cases for community events. These projects top ...



Ocean Springs students compete at 2012 Theatre Festival  Mississippi Press

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- A cast of 10 high school students will be competing at the Mississippi Theatre Association's 2012 Theatre Festival next ...



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 ...



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.



Oak Grove High drama troupe advances to state competition with 'Requiem'  HubcitySPOKES.com

For the 20th time under the direction of Suzanne Allmon, Oak Grove High School's drama troupe will be competing at the state level. “I have been here 23 years ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Pair Of In-State OL's Named MaxPreps Freshman All-Americans  247Sports

A pair of Mississippi ninth graders have been named to the 2018 MaxPreps High Schol All-American Football Team. Both are class of 2022 future blue chip ...



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 ...



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

Three more Coast high school students have been arrested after allegedly making threats. Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson said a 15-year-old Harrison ...



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

Three friends ordered and arranged for FedEx to ship more than 40 pounds of legal weed from Colorado to a home in St. Martin, officials say. But Jackson ...



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.



Ocean Springs to graduate 390 during Thursday commencement exercises  gulflive.com

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- Ocean Springs High School will award 390 diplomas to graduates Thursday night during commencement exercises at the ...



Biloxi High School second in state in national poll  WLOX

A recent national poll on USNews.com ranked Mississippi schools, and several Coast schools ended up with high marks.



Honors College Welcomes 14 Freshman Scholars - Ole Miss News  Ole Miss News

OXFORD, Miss. – One is a wedding violinist. Another is an award-winning broadcaster with a love of journalism. And one was a star lacrosse player. These are ...



Future looks grim for nurses at Ocean Springs schools  The Sun Herald

Although a decision to not renew the contracts of Ocean Springs School District registered nurses isn't official, the superintendent has let the healthcare workers ...



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

Three St. Martin MS friends who ordered 40-plus pounds of legal marijuana from the state of Colorado caught a break when a Jackson County judge sentenced ...



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

Eleven Coast educators have received national recognition for the lengths they go to to make their schools and students among the best in the state.



OS Middle School Choir to perform at Carnegie Hall  WLOX

Many people only dream of performing at Carnegie Hall. That dream is coming true for the choir at Ocean Springs Middle School, but the students need the ...



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

Sailors throughout the United States are vying for the 2018 Hobie 17 North American Championship and the Hobie Mid-Winter Regional title in the Mississippi ...



If you pitch on Friday in the SEC, you’re elite. There are two Coast products in that role.  The Sun Herald

Former East Central star Konnor Pilkington has been pitching for two seasons on Friday night at Mississippi State. He has been joined by a former Ocean ...



Ocean Springs High School student and athlete Daegan Stallworth killed in one-car accident  Mississippi Press

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- Daegan L. Stallworth, 17, of Ocean Springs was killed in a one-car accident Sunday night, May 13, on Old CCC Camp Road, ...



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