West Harrison athletes receive championship rings
Members of the West Harrison girls track and field team are sporting extra bling after a ring presentation ceremony this morning.
Thirteen athletes received the rings for winning the 5A girls state track championship in Pearl this past May. Members of the team represented in 14 out of 18 events in the championship including long, triple, and high jumps plus distance races.
The band and cheerleaders celebrated with their classmates earlier today as the girls received the rings. Track and Field Head Coach Carlton Cotton said, “Hard work and dedication. They made a commitment to themselves to continue to work hard all year and went for the overall gold and it worked out for them.”
All 13 athletes also received a proclamation from the City of Gulfport congratulating them on their championship victory.