Petal

Class 6A Playoffs: St. Martin vs. Petal

Really good first round match-up between two seed St. Martin and three seed Petal. Petal escapes with a 60-58 victory, but what a coaching job to keep a pair of Dandy Dozen selections in check, even though it wasn’t quite…

High School Baseball: Biloxi vs. Petal

According to the Max Preps computer rankings, Biloxi is the 15th ranked high school baseball team in the nation ahead of its second round series against Petal. The Indians dominated their regular season slate with an overall record of 25-3,…

News 25 Game of the Week: Petal at Gulfport

If district play is the second season then let’s call it the third season here on News 25 Friday Night Showcase. Playoffs are underway in every classification. An interesting situation played out for the Gulfport Admirals who already know their…

High School Football: Gulfport vs. Petal

By the time district play rolled around last season, Gulfport was home to the best defense on the entire Gulf Coast. Prior to that, the Admirals actually gave up at least 28 points in three consecutive losses, the first of…

High School football: D’Iberville at Petal

As fate would have it, the D’Iberville football team earned its shot at revenge as the three seed from region 4. The Warriors would be taking on Petal in the first round of the class 6A playoffs for the second…

Damage from tornado in Petal

Tropical Storm Harvey has generated multiple tornadoes in Mississippi and has also created bands of strong winds that have damaged homes and toppled some trees. The National Weather Service has confirmed that one of the tornadoes touched down in Petal,…

Officer shoots and kills driver in Petal

According to the Forrest County coroner, one person is dead after a police officer shot him during a traffic stop this morning. A Petal police officer was responding to a traffic accident when there was some sort of altercation between…

High School Baseball: Petal at Gulfport

It’s been a long week off for the Gulfport Admirals who had a first round bye in the class 6A baseball playoffs. Tonight, they finally got back on the horse with their first game of the postseason versus Petal. Gulfport…

West Harrison High Students Create Relief Video

A group of students at West Harrison High School have put their skills and what they’ve learned to a good cause. The broadcast journalism students have collaborated with the yearbook students to collect donations for Hattiesburg and Petal tornado victims. They…

Pennies for Petal Campaign

Harrison County School District is hosting a Pennies for Petal campaign to help the Petal community and school district with multiple schools accepting supplies and monetary donations. They’re hoping people will donate more than just pennies, but any amount will…

Pennies for Petal

Tonight in Harrison County, the Harrison Central Red Rebels hosted the Petal Panthers on the basketball court. Tonight was about much more than a game for the two schools. The Petal Panthers are back on the basketball court at Harrison…

Harrison Central Basketball Hosts Petal Basketball

Tonight Harrison Central High School hosts Petal on the basketball court. This will be Petal’s first sporting event since tornadoes did heavy damage to their community and their schools. News 25’s Hank Davis is at the game to tell us…

Storm Damage Recovery Effort

It’s been four days since an EF3 tornado tore through the Pine Belt region with the most severe damage in Forrest County where four lives were lost. News 25’s Hank Davis joins us from Forrest County with an update on…

A Look at Petal after the Storm

Just northeast of Hattiesburg in the Petal area, that same tornado has done heavy damage to homes, schools, and businesses. While recovery efforts are underway in the community, more help is needed. Petal Upper Elementary School sustained damage that has…

Tornado Response and Recovery

The storm damage sustained this weekend in Mississippi’s Pine Belt region and across the southern states is widespread and catastrophic. Governor Phil Bryant, along with officials from MEMA, gave an update on the damage. News 25’s Hank Davis is in…