Biloxi Sports Hall of Fame requesting nominees

As the days of spring approach, athletes will be hitting the fields to participate in their favorite sport or outdoor activity. This is a reminder to acknowledge a player, coach, or any individual in a supporting role of superior accomplishment who has positively impacted athletics by nominating them for the Biloxi Sports Hall of Fame.

The Parks & Recreation Department is now accepting applications for its 2024 class.

“Certain coaches, players, and supporters of athletics inspire participants to strive for their very best,” said Biloxi Parks and Recreation Director Cheryl Bell. “Exemplary performance should be recognized for the lasting influence made in our community.”

Nominees must be retired at least three years if an athlete or competitor or have completed at least 15 years of service as a coach or supporter of Biloxi athletics, must have demonstrated good citizenship both in school and after leaving school, and must have contributed to the betterment of athletics in the City of Biloxi as a player, coach, or any supporting role of superior accomplishment.

Applications may be acquired on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Parks & Recreation office, 377 Hiller Drive, or online at The application deadline is Friday, June 7.

All supporting documentation must be submitted with a completed application.

Inductees are chosen based on, but not limited to, statistical performance, individual achievement, leadership, citizenship, and community service.

The number of inductees each year is solely the selection committee’s discretion.
See the application
See past inductees

News & notes: Weekly reports, special election

The week that was: Weekly reports from the departments of Police, Fire, Community Development, and Public Works are now online for your review. To see the report from last week and an archive of weekly reports, click here.

Special election day: The Ward 7 Special Election is set for Tuesday, Feb. 27. Polls open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. at the Woolmarket City Center, 13034 Kayleigh Cove. For information about the Ward 7 Special Election, click here.