The Vancleave football team has won a total of five playoff games over the last three years and the Bulldogs look to take another step forward under this season under second-year head coach Lavon Capers.
The Gulfport Admirals are one of the more experienced high school football teams on in South Mississippi heading into the 2016 season. Will last year’s success translate into another big season for GHS?
Bobby Hall’s debut at Biloxi didn’t quite go as expected. The legendary Mississippi high school coach could only muster three wins out of the Indians. With a year on the Coast under his belt, Hall hopes several changes will help make Biloxi football fun again.
Harrison Central tore through Region 4-6A in Casey Cain’s first year as coach with a 5-2 record. Now that the rest of the Coast knows what to expect, can the Red Rebels make another run at the Class 6A playoffs?
Former Pearl River Central football coach Eric Collins is bringing his Wing-T offense with him to D’Iberville. Now more of a ‘throwback’ offensive scheme, the Warriors are hoping the run-heavy attack gives opponents plenty of confusion.
The Pass Christian Pirates can boast of a lot of experience — and motivation — for the 2016 season.The Pirates (5-5 in 2015, 2-3 in Region 8-4A) missed out on the 2015 state playoffs on a tiebreaker following a loss in the final regular season game against St. Stanislaus. Now the Pirates are ready for that next step — returning to the state playoffs and making a run at the 4A state title game.
The Gautier High School Gators felt they had a ‘three-headed monster’ of sorts in the offensive backfield in 2015 with quarterback LeCharles Pringle and running backs William Beverly and DeAndre Torrey. After having graduated two-thirds of that monster, the 2016 iteration of the Gators will need two new leaders to emerge to fill the production void.
The East Central High School football team has improved on its win total in each of Seth Smith’s previous three years on the job. The Hornets should be able to ground and pound with a big offensive line and three options at running back.