3 days ago
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69th annual Bernard Blackwell Classic: recruiting at a premium for uncommitted Coast players

The 69th annual Bernard Blackwell Classic is a reward for the 80 some odd players suiting up tomorrow at Milner Stadium in Gulfport, but it’s also a very important game for the collegiate hopefuls. Players like East Central Tight end Brad Cumbest are good to go, having already committed to Mississippi State. Harrison Central Running […]
4 days ago
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Mac Bernard Blackwell Classic south roster features a dozen Gulf Coast standouts

The reality of high school football, or any sport for that matter, is that more teams end their seasons with a loss than a win. This week, the best of the best from across the Magnolia State get the chance to change that in the last game of their high school careers. Albeit called early […]
5 days ago
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St. Stanislaus offensive lineman commits to Central Arkansas

St. Stanislaus offensive lineman Brandon Tartavoulle has finally received the division I opportunity he’s been waiting on. On Monday, the Rock-A-Chaw senior committed to the University of Central Arkansas after receiving his offer over the Thanksgiving break. He’ll forego the early signing period and wait until February.
1 week ago
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East Central drops heartbreaker in 4A State Title game

After Saturday’s 4A State Title game between East Central and Noxubee County, Hornets Head Coach Seth Smith thanked his team for an “unbelievable ride.” Unfortunately, that ride ended with East Central’s only loss of the entire season. It’s hard not to think about the what if’s with star running back Tony Brown going down early […]
2 weeks ago
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East Central looking to finish the job in 4A State Title Game

Having never previously made it past the second round of the playoffs, the East Central football team has already made history. Now the team hopes to bring home the program’s first ever state championship without taking a single loss in the process. It’s been quite a ride for those Hornets from Hurley. On the eve […]
2 weeks ago
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East Central riding rising star running back to 4A state title game

For 13 games, opponents have been trying to catch Tony Brown. Forty-five rushing touchdowns later, they’re still chasing. The East Central running back is probably the fastest person in all of Hurley and one of the fastest players in the entire state. So, tonight we beg the question, how fast he really is and how […]
2 weeks ago
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High School football: East Central at Poplarville

Of the 12 high school football playoff games taking place across Mississippi tonight, only two of them featured a match-up of the unbeatens. One of those was 12-0 East Central on the road at 13-0 Poplarville in the 4A South State final. The boys from Hurley came into Friday’s showdown seeking their first ever state […]
3 weeks ago
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East Central football making history

When it comes to undefeated teams, it’s safe to say they’re usually having one of the better seasons in program history if not the best. That’s certainly the case for East Central in 2017 less than 48 hours out from the school’s biggest football game ever. Three playoff wins later, the Hornets are still a […]
3 weeks ago
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Poplarville cool under pressure: Hornets relaxed leading up to 4A South State title

In Friday’s 4A South State championship game between Poplarville and East Central, something is going to happen that hasn’t happened all season: one of these two schools is going to take a loss. That’s just the way it has to be with the Hornets of Poplarville still perfect at 13-0 and the other Hornets from […]
3 weeks ago
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High School Football: East Central at South Pike

It’s up to East Central to hold their end of the bargain, up north taking on South Pike. Undefeated East Central takes care of business and knocks off South Pike 77-32.