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Lady Bulldogs fall to Richland in soccer playoffs

RICHLAND – New Albany girls had their playoff run stopped in the second round by Richland for the second consecutive year as the Lady Rangers defeated the Lady Bulldogs 3-0 on Saturday. “First of all, it was tough losing a heartbreaker like that,” New Albany girls coach Bert Anderson said. “The first 15 minutes of […]

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Lady Bulldogs travel to Richland for second round

New Albany will face Richland on the road in their second round of 4A soccer playoff action on Saturday. New Albany enters the contest with a 17-3-1 record and Richland holds a 17-7 slate. In Division 4A, Richland is ranked fourth overall while New Albany is fifth. “Richland is very fast with and without the […]

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Dashed Hopes

Bulldogs fall to Panthers in soccer playoffs AMORY – New Albany had their playoff hopes dashed on Tuesday as the Amory Panthers defeated the Bulldogs 4-1 in Division 4A soccer. “We played a good team, we had chances, but couldn’t find the back of the net on the few that we had,” New Albany head […]

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Lady Bulldogs shutout Caledonia in playoff opener

NEW ALBANY – The Lady Bulldogs took an early lead and relied on their defense to record the shoutout win of 3-0 over Caledonia in the first round of Division 4A girls soccer on Monday. “Coming out and scoring the first goal in the first three minutes was key,” New Albany girls head coach Bert […]

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Robertson’s Lady Challenge celebrates 20th annual tournament

The Robertson’s Challenge will hit the 20-year mark on Saturday with an impressive schedule from North Mississippi and surrounding states. Booneville High School gym will host the one day event with 10 games slated for play. Union County teams participating include East Union, who will play Alcorn Central at 10:15 and West Union will follow […]

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Falcons fall in closing seconds to Bearcats

INGOMAR – Ingomar’s fourth quarter rally fell a couple of points short on Friday as the Baldwyn Bearcats escaped the Falcon’s nest with a narrow 68-67 win in Division 1-2A basketball despite a scoring clinic that was conducted by Kelton Hall who finished with 41 points. Baldwyn led by as many as 13 points midway […]

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Lady Urchin Power

East Union takes first in Wild Warrior Invitational The Lady Urchins of East Union powered their way to first in Saturday’s Wild Warrior Invitational powerlifting event. East Union had 10 medalists in the various classes and took home the overall team title with 50 points. Nettleton was second with 37 points and Pontotoc was third. […]

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Back in Business: New Albany rejoining Union County Tournament in 2018

NEW ALBANY – After a two-year break, all five Union County schools are back in business. The Union County and New Albany school districts have reached an agreement for the New Albany Bulldogs to return to the Union County Tournament in 2018. The agreement also lifts the ban instated by both districts in 2015 to […]

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Playoff bound

Bulldogs secure spot with win over Braves New Albany boys soccer playoff hopes came down to the final division match of the season, but the Bulldogs were able to take care of business and the Tishomingo County Braves by a 3-0 score. The Bulldogs were led by Joseph Rainey’s two goals and Payton Snyder added […]

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Speller Owen Cotton wins ‘olympian’ victory

Owen Cotton won the 2017 Union County Spelling Bee Tuesday night, correctly spelling “bevel,” followed by “olympian.” The New Albany Middle School student had to spell two words to win the contest, after Ingomar’s Airionna Fooshee misspelled “ramada.” Fooshee, who came in second place, dueled Cotton for several rounds with words like “conjecture,” “paddock,” “canasta,” […]

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New candidate enters Ward One race

After a lull for a couple of weeks the New Albany municipal races picked up another candidate late Wednesday. Catania Spears Windom qualified to run for the Ward One alderman’s post as a Democrat. That makes the Ward One race the most crowded with Windom facing Republican Amy Livingston and Democrat Scott Dunnam, who currently […]

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Weather Service to visit as part of severe storm awareness, training

With the spring 2017 storm season approaching, the National Weather Service in Memphis is ramping up its preparedness efforts. From late February through late March, staff from the NWS Forecast Office will conduct coordination visits with media and emergency management staffs, storm spotter training classes, and weather safety and awareness presentations. The staff will visit […]

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Planning can save 15 percent at grocer’s

Almost everyone has to grocery-shop at one time or another, and most find it a chore. “We all need food,” Extension Agent Beth Youngblood told a group Wednesday, “but with a simple strategy you can save 15 percent and still have nutritious meals.” The Pontotoc agent was here for an Extension Department-sponsored workshop to provide […]

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Elementary students honor King

First grade students at New Albany Elementary School celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day by remembering how he changed the world with his own two hands. Students wrote their dreams for the world on hands to create this heart display. They read, researched, and completed directed drawings in his honor.   

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