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Thanksgiving tourneys taking place in both Gulfport and Picayune

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228sports.com – Curtis Rockwell – 2023-11-19 21:25:41

SUMMARY: girls and the and girls basketball teams recently competed in a one-day tournament. This , both Gulfport High School (GHS) and Picayune are hosting Thanksgiving Tournaments in their gyms, starting on Monday. Gulfport's Admirals, Hancock Hawks, -Ridgeland Academy, and Heritage Academy will vie for the boys' title while the Lady Admirals, MRA girls, Hattiesburg, and Northeast Lauderdale compete for the girls' championship. The two-day schedule features back-to-back , with winners advancing and losing teams playing consolation matches. The Hancock boys enter following a win over . Concurrently, a two-day tournament in Picayune features four boys' teams and five girls' teams, the hosts. Approximately 20 teams will participate in similar throughout the “Southern Six” before Thanksgiving.

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Hoops Showdown: Pascagoula Opens Home Varsity Basketball Season with Thrilling Wins and Tough Losses against Biloxi

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228sports.com – MIke Wixon – 2023-11-29 11:11:40

SUMMARY: High School's varsity basketball teams hosted , resulting in a split outcome. The ' team won narrowly with a score of 44-40, while the girls' team fell 46-21. The boys' was intense with Pascagoula maintaining a slight throughout, ultimately clinching the win with throws. Coach Wright praised his team's physical play, particularly their defense against Biloxi's top scorer, Reggie Conner. Dorian McMillan and Kelan Rich led scoring for Pascagoula. The girls' game was dominated by Biloxi, with their early lead expanded by halftime. Though victorious, Biloxi's coach Devin Hill expected better performance, despite admitting to valuing an “ugly win” over a loss.

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Wrapping Up the Fall Sports Season with the Kickoff of Football State Championships

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228sports.com – Bruce Thornton – 2023-11-28 21:38:34

SUMMARY: As the 2023-2024 fall season concludes, Oxford the Football Champions this . The Southern Six teams didn't secure a football title, yet they celebrated other victories: OLA continued their volleyball dominance, while St. Patrick's ' cross-country team clinched top honors led by individual 3A champion Jack Hewes. Multiple athletes across classifications earned distinctions, such as Gracie Brewer's third place in 5A and Aaron Villa's fourth place in boys' . Additionally, several Southern Six schools captured team titles in the newly fall golf season. In basketball and soccer, Southern Six athletes feature prominently in the Mississippi Association of Coaches' all-star selections for both boys' and girls' South Squads.

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Once again, the Mississippi Gulf Coast wont be the home of a football state champion

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228sports.com – Curtis Rockwell – 2023-11-25 15:43:14

SUMMARY: For the past four decades, no high school football team from the three southernmost counties in Mississippi has claimed a championship, with the total victories for coast teams being less than four percent of the 223 state titles awarded since playoffs began in 1981. Only four schools from the region have won championships: , , D'Iberville, and St. Stanislaus, with no coast team winning in the last 14 years. As the MHSAA state championship approaches, the Mississippi Coast will again be absent from the contenders, Gautier Gators' recent defeat. Seven titles will be contested over three days at the of Mississippi, marking the first instance of so many championships in MHSAA history.

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