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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 ...



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 ...



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, St.



JROTC serves breakfast to veterans at Ocean Springs High  WLOX

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



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.



25th Annual HoopsFest takes over the coast  WLOX

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - The tournament of all basketball tournaments. The 25th annual HoopsFest featured several teams on the coast, showcasing the best ...



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.



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.



Mississippi homecoming queen boots game-winning extra point  WREG NewsChannel 3

One Mississippi high school senior had to quickly discard her crown after being named homecoming queen — and put on a football helmet.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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

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



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 ...



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.



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 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 ...



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 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 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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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



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 more reports of violent threats at South Mississippi schools are unfounded, officials say  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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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., ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 -. May 22: ...



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 ...



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 ...



'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 ...



Petal High earns silver in 2018 US 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



'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.



`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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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

Former Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College men's tennis player Skyler Flowers was killed Saturday in a car wreck in Holmes County, the school ...



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 ...



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.



What's it like writing a song for Selena Gomez? This Coast native knows  The Sun Herald

Mississippi Coast native Brett McLaughlin returned this weekend for the Mississippi Songwriter's Festival. He's written songs for Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, ...



New Mayor-elect in Ocean Springs eager to meet with residents  The Sun Herald

Shea Dobson plans to hit the ground running, starting with attending the Board of Aldermen meeting in Ocean Springs on Wednesday night.



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 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 ...



‘Crazy’ parking a problem at Ocean Springs Sports Complex  The Sun Herald

Ocean Springs needs parking to expand use at its popular Sports Complex, give grandparents a break.



USM, Craig Newmark Philanthropies Host Speaking Tour to Encourage More Women to Enter High-Tech Fields  Southern Miss Now

In an effort to increase interest and diversity in technology fields and computer science, The University of Southern Mississippi and Craig Newmark ...



EDUCATION NOTEBOOK (March 27)  The Sun Herald

Three Ocean Springs High School students have been selected by the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars and the United States Department of ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



Black History Month spotlights education pioneer  WLOX

During this Black History month, WLOX is paying tribute to a Coast woman considered to be a pioneer in education. The late Elizabeth Keys worked for decades ...



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 ...



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.



Full list of school closings for severe weather  The Sun Herald

Check the updated list of school and government closings.



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, ...



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 ...



TatoNut patriarch Robert Mohler dies at 95  The Sun Herald

Robert Mohler, who founded TatoNut Donut Shop in Ocean Springs, died Friday. He was 95. Mohler opened the shop in 1960 and it is now owned by his son ...



Meet the Gulf Coast Carnival Association’s 2018 Royal Court  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 ...



Personnel for July 2  The Sun Herald

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



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 ...



Taconi Elementary in Ocean Springs to have new tenants by next school year  Mississippi Press

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- Once fifth-graders vacate Taconi Elementary at the end of the month, the school will have three new tenants. Plans on what to ...



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