Sport Report



On November 14th the Poplarville soccer teams held their first home game at Pearl River  Community College. The first game began at 5:30, the lady hornets played a hard game against Hancock. In the first half Evelyn Kimbell scored a goal, lady hornets were winning for a while until their rivals came back and tied the first half at 1-1. In the second half the girls kept up the fight but sadly lost 3-1 to Hancock. 

After the girls had finished the boys started their game at 7. The boys also played a tough, but good game against Hancock. The final score was a 3-1 loss. However, the one goal that was scored was by Ben BIlloit, who dribbled the ball very far way and took a shot which landed a goal for his team. 

Girls and Boys Soccer host Pass Christian Tuesday.  The Girls start at 5:30 and the Boys at 7:00. The Games will be played at Dolby Holden Stadium on the PRCC campus.  Access to the stadium will be through the visitor side (east side).Both these teams would love for their student bodies to be encouraged to come out and support. These Hornets have a great season ahead of them. 

Editor: Blaire Alexander 


 The boys’ varsity basketball team played at D’iberville with a loss of 49-61, on November 15, 2019. The Girls and Boys will be on the road Tuesday at Bay High.  Game times are 6:00 and 7:30.


The Hornet Football team advanced to the 3rd round of the MHSAA South State Playoffs with a victory at North Pike 23-20.  The Hornet Defense held North Pike scoreless in the second half to secure the victory. Poplarville will host South Pike Friday in a rematch of last year’s 3rd round matchup in which the Hornets were victorious sending them to their 3rd straight South State Championship Game. Kickoff is at 7pm.  Admission to Rounds 1-3 of the Playoffs is $8 and only MHSAA State Passes will be honored per MHSAA regulations. See the information below for an awesome Game Day experience.

Tailgating and $5 parking    

PHS will provide spots for tailgating for $100 for the season (regular and playoffs). The tailgating area can be accessed through the Stinger St gate off of Jacobs Ave. This gate will open at 4:15pm and close at 6:45pm on Game Day.  The tailgate area will be closed during the game.  Come by the PHS office to reserve your spot.

The tailgating area will also be available for $5 per car parking each home game..  

Handicap Parking, Pass Parking, and Free Parking

Handicap parking can be accessed through the Pete Jackson Dr. gate off of Jacobs Ave.

Individuals with a Touchdown Pass, MHSAA State Pass, or MHSAA District Pass can access Pass Parking through the Pete Jackson Dr. gate off of Jacobs Ave.

Home side Free parking can be accessed through the student gate off of Hwy. 53. Visitor Side parking can be accessed through the PHS or MSP School Bus Circle gates.

Admission, Tickets, and Passes

Admission to Rounds 1-3 of the Playoffs is $8 and only MHSAA State Passes will be honored per MHSAA regulations.

Tickets can be purchased at the gate.  Gates open at 5:30pm.

Pre-sale Tickets can be purchased from 12 noon-2pm beginning Wednesday of Game Week at the PHS office. 

Online Presale tickets are available at

PHS has a no re-enter policyAnyone leaving the stadium will be required to pay to re-enter.

Outside food, drink, and coolers will not be allowed into the stadium.

Alcohol, Drugs, Tobacco, and Firearms are prohibited on PHS campus