Gulfport girls soccer’s Kate Smith named Gatorade Player of the Year

23 views – Jeff Haeger – 2022-06-23 22:02:22

Today, ’s Kate Smith became the first girls soccer player in school history to win Gatorade Player of the Year for Mississippi not once, but twice.

When asked about doing an interview, she said as long as its before 3 p.m. Of course, the signee would be watching her Rebels in the College World Series.

Smith joining Ashton LeBlanc as the only other Gulfport player, boy or girl, to win the award for a…

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Gulfport City Council votes to accept 2022 redistricting map

Biloxi - Local News Feed Images 002 – Sabria Reid – 2022-06-21 21:21:14

Almost at full capacity, community leaders and residents packed city hall to hear from city council on their decision to redistrict the city.

City hall erupts in applause after a unanimous vote by Gulfport City Council to approve the 2022 redistricting map. Gulfport NAACP President Gary Fredricks said, “This is a moment in which we are excited about an opportunity. This is what our ancestors fought…

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Tulane’s Willie Fritz gives seal of approval for Will Hall at Southern Miss

53 views – Jeff Haeger – 2022-06-20 21:58:28

Tonight, Tulane Head Football Coach Willie Fitz served as the guest speaker at the Gridiron Club at the Great Southern Club in Downtown Gulfport.

Currently, no players from the six coastal counties appear on the Green Wave roster, but when it comes to six degrees of separation, it’s still not hard to find a local connection.

Paging Southern Miss Head Football Coach Will Hall, who was previously Tulane’s…

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Juneteenth Celebration Committee recognizes community members at awards ceremony

25 views – Rick Gogreve – 2022-06-20 15:04:46

On Sunday, the City Wide Juneteenth Celebration Committee hosted its Freedom Brunch and awards ceremony.

The community was able to come together and celebrate the Juneteenth while also presenting some community members with awards for their hard work in the area.

The committee also awarded three students with $300 Mary Spinks Thigpen Oratorical Scholarships.

This scholarship was created to honor the…

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Top 5 Gulfport Beach Restaurants on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Coastal Mississippi


Our Top 5 Restaurants near the Mississippi Gulf Coast Beach in , the Mississippi Gulf Coast also known as Coastal …

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Vendors seeing double the number of weddings in 2022

49 views – Lorraine Weiskopf – 2022-06-10 15:50:26

With mass gatherings prohibited during the height of the pandemic impacting the wedding industry, this year love is in the air and making a comeback.

News 25 stopped by the Great Southern Club in this morning as they were setting up for a wedding.

The club has been open since the 80s and has had their fair share of weddings in their sunset room which provides a panoramic view of the City of Gulfport.

In 2020, due…

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Gulfport Art Center Showcases Local Artists, Offers Classes, and More


by Jessica Rankin, Our Mississippi Home

My grandfather was an exceptional painter. He loved to paint scenery and animals. My family and I have several of his paintings hanging in our homes to remind us of him and his love of art. When I was 12, I took an acrylic painting class to try my hand at painting. Despite my enthusiasm, my paintings were never that great, but my grandparents hung several of my pieces in their home right next…

This article first appeared on Our Mississippi Home.

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Gulfport Sports Hall of Fame to welcome Class of 2022

38 views – Jeff Haeger – 2022-06-09 21:59:39

After a two-year hiatus due to , the Sports Hall of Fame is eager to induct its 12-member class of 2022 to its already prestigious ranks.

On Saturday, a dozen of the finest players and coaches from the City of Gulfport will be honored with a banquet at the Lyman Community Center where they’ll be presented with their brand-new Hall of Fame jackets.

This afternoon, some of these local legends got together…

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Republican Party candidates uniting to remove Palazzo

30 views – WXXV Staff – 2022-06-09 14:29:13

Republican Party primary candidates are uniting to try to remove Steven Palazzo from office.

Sheriff Mike Ezell held a press conference this morning at the Great Southern Club in where he announced endorsements from all five of his former GOP challengers.

Considering 68 percent of all voters in the 4th Congressional District Republican Primary voted for candidates other than Steven Palazzo, they believe working…

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Railroads of Gulfport Mississippi


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