Eric Funches sys goodbye to his students and friends at Ocean Springs Upper Elementary School after a performance Monday night.
Eric Funches sys goodbye to his students and friends at Ocean Springs Upper Elementary School after a performance Monday night. JEFF CLARK/SUN HERALD
Eric Funches sys goodbye to his students and friends at Ocean Springs Upper Elementary School after a performance Monday night. JEFF CLARK/SUN HERALD

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Ocean Springs choir director takes final bow Monday night

May 10, 2016 08:39 AM

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    A short highlight clip showing just some of the runs that East Central running back Tony Brown made on his way to amassing 3,018 all-purpose yards this season. Brown has been named Region 8-4A Offensive MVP and Gatorade Player of the Year for Mississippi.

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