- Published: Friday, 17 February 2017 15:53
The Poplarville High School serves students grades 9th through 12th. The campus is located at #1 Hornet Drive, Poplarville MS 39470. You can reach PHS at (voice) (601) 795 8424 or (fax) (601) 795-1345.
Principal: Jonanthan Will
Assistant Principal: Timmy Story
The Poplarville High School Powerlifting Team competed in the 2017 Regional Powerlifting Meet on Saturday, February 4th at Moss Point High School. Poplarville scored 4th place overall.
The following students advanced to the South State Powerlifting Meet which will take place on Saturday, March 4th at South Pike High School:
1st Place: Turan Smith-132
2nd Place: Roosevelt Raine-220; Zac Rice-148; Nathan Galaske-114
3rd Place: Jamerrick Waller- 275; Seth Johnson- 181; Cory Knight- 165
The PHS Powerlifting Team is led by Coach Jacob Owen.
The Poplarville High School Student Section showed up and helped cheer both teams to victory on Tuesday, January 24th. Varsity Girls and Varsity Boys faced Sumrall at home on Tuesday night.
The Girls came away with a close score of 48-46 over Sumrall. Jasmine Merrill led the Lady Hornets with 14 points and 8 rebounds; followed by Zanaisha Turner with 14 points and 7 rebounds and Mallory Smith with 11 points and 6 rebounds. Senior Kenya Tillman led the defense with 5 rebounds and 3 blocks.
The Boys secured their win by twenty points with a final score of 68-48. Richard Patton was the leading scorer of the night with 17 points and 8 rebounds; followed by Tamiljah Merrill with 13 points and 5 rebounds, Caanan Ray with 14 points and Trey Griffin with 12 points and 6 rebounds.
The next game will be Friday, January 27th at Greene County. Varsity Girls at 6. Varsity Boys at 7.
On January 20, 2017, the Poplarville High School DECA Chapter attended the District V Regional Competition at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Gulfport, Mississippi. The DECA Chapter, directed by Mrs. Hope Roberts, consisted of seven participants and one student volunteer. Congratulations to the following students that placed in the competition.
Heidi Ashley: 1st Place in Quick Serve Restaurant Management
Destiny and Tyler Golden: 1st Place in Business Law and Ethics Team Event
Caitlin Sumrall: 2nd Place in Hotel/Lodging Management
Janna Dutsch and Jadyn Farmer: 4th Place in Sports Management and Entertainment Marketing Team Event
Abigail Roberts: 5th Place in Principles of Marketing
Each student qualified for the State DECA Competition in Jackson, MS and will compete February 15th- February 17th.
We wish them all good luck!!
Congratulations to the Poplarville High School Cheerleaders for placing First in the 2A-4A Medium Varsity Division at the Mississippi High School Activities Association State Cheer Competition held on Saturday, December 17, 2016, in Jackson, Mississippi.
The Hornets, who competed against 10 other squads, came in first place for the first time in Poplarville history.
Pictured – Captain-Mikaela B., Co-Captain-Takyla P., Co-Captain-Harlee Jo S., Holli A., Landry B., Tatum D., Faith N., Gabrielle B., Sadie H., Austin M., Seana R., Ashanti B., Jacenta D., Ravyn G., Macey H., Harper P., Karlee R., and Madysen S. The PHS Cheerleaders are coached by Keri Smith and Alesa Lee, Choreographer.
6 players from the 2016 Varsity Football Team have been selected to represent Poplarville on the 4A All-State Football Team. Players were voted on by coaches from around the state of Mississippi.
Senior fullback Jesse Pernell was selected for the Class 4A All-State Offense First-Team. Pernell ran 215 times for 1,830 yards and scored 27 touchdowns for 162 points.
Senior cornerback Aritaeus Johnson was selected for the Class 4A All-State Defense First-Team. Aritaeus led the state in Class 4A football with 9 interceptions.
Senior offensive lineman Austin Arceneaux and Junior running back Austin Bolton were both selected for the Class 4A All-State Offense Second-Team. Bolton ran 196 times for 1,746 yards and scored 24 touchdowns for 144 points.
Senior defensive end Jamerrick Waller and Senior defensive tackle Chad Hart were both selected for the Class 4A All-State Defense Second-Team.
The Poplarville High School Lady Hornet Basketball Team is on fire with 8 straight wins! The Lady Hornets are 8-0 after last night’s close win against Picayune 44-41.
The Hornets have defeated Vancleave, East Marion, North Forest, Pearl River Central twice, Stone, Hancock and now Picayune.