Prep hoops: Annual “HoopsFest” set for Saturday in Biloxi


by Curtis Rockwell, Our Mississippi Home

January 13, 2023: Duran Parish (12) pulls up for a three point shot during the versus Biloxi varsity boys basketball game at Gulfport High School. Photo: Bobby McDuffie/228 Sports

The annual “HoopsFest”, for many years one of the most acclaimed prep basketball events on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, returns this weekend but in a bit of a different form and in a new arena as well.
The “2023 Hoopsfest” features six contests, five boys and one girl’s game,  beginning at 11 a.m., Saturday at the Biloxi High Sports Arena. There will be three different sessions featuring two games each. The first session sees vs. McGill-Toolen of Mobile (Ala.) at 11 followed by Harrison Central vs. Cottage Hill of Mobile at 12:30.
The second…

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