Gulfport Hardwood Holiday Classic schedule announced


One of the staples of high school basketball on the Mississippi Gulf Coast is Gulfport’s Hardwood Holiday Classic. This year will be the 35th annual showing of the tournament with a field as strong as ever.
Today, Gulfport High School officials released the 2017 schedule with the Admirals drawing a first round rematch from last year against Long Beach. That’ll be one of four games played on December 27th. The others being Harrison Central versus Oak Grove, Picayune versus Brother Martin out of New Orleans, and Pascagoula versus Laurel.
The tournament will conclude with the December 29th championship game at 7:30 p.m. which will crown a new winner with Meridian not returning in this year’s bracket.