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Red Sox nab American Legion senior state title

TUPELO – In 2015 when the Pontotoc Red Sox made it to the title game in the Senior Legion Tournament, they were on the losing end. On Sunday, the Red Sox took home the trophy, posting a 13-3 game final over the Tupelo 49ers just hours after the 49ers handed the team an 8-3 loss. […]

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Garrett to compete in national tennis tournament

NEW ALBANY – It started with a flyer. A Nickelodeon Kids Tennis Clinic advertisment was placed into the hands of Sarah GarrettĀ  in 2012 and Garrett took a chance, she signed up her then four-year-old son Everett to attend. Everett stepped onto a tennis court for the first time at that event at the BNA […]

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Coming Together

Joint effort hopes to boost youth soccer program New Albany Park and Recreation Youth Soccer will team with New Albany High School Soccer in a combined effort to revitalize the youth soccer program. Andy Johnson, New Albany Youth Soccer Commissioner has been working with New Albany High School soccer coaches Bert Anderson and Caryl Vogel […]

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Union County Girls Basketball Camp held this week

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Why should athletes play multiple sports?

This is the time of year that many high school athletes and their families take a hard look at the pros and cons of whether it is best to play multiple sports or if one should specialize by concentrating on one sport. For your information, I am a solid advocate for playing multiple sports and […]

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Why should athletes play multiple sports?

This is the time of year that many high school athletes and their families take a hard look at the pros and cons of whether it is best to play multiple sports or if one should specialize by concentrating on one sport. For your information, I am a solid advocate for playing multiple sports and […]

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Hardwood Heritage

McDonald family personifies Union County athletic excellence The McDonald name has been linked with basketball in Union County for over 50 years and this season, cousins Mallory Russell and Ty McDonald kept the tradition thriving as they garnered Player of the Year titles in Division 2-1A basketball. Mallory capped her basketball season with a state […]

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Going Ga-Ga: Youth group brings new game to Union County Fair

NEW ALBANY – A helping of dodgeball, a dash of volleyball and just a pinch of soccer. It might sound odd, but when combined, those three games make up what is known as ga-ga ball; a friendly competition brought to Union County by the youth group at Harmony Baptist Church. Ga-ga ball, which also known […]

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Bulldogs finish second at Saltillo 7v7 soccer tournament

SALTILLO – New Albany boys finished second in the Saltillo 7v7 soccer tournament on Saturday, falling to Amory 5-0 in the championship match. The Bulldogs went 1-1-2 for the tournament. New Albany opened up the tournament by battling to a 1-1 draw with South Pontotoc as Joseph Rainey scored the lone goal for the Bulldogs. […]

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Urchins sink the Vikings with huge fourth

ELLISTOWN – East Union blew open a tight game with an eight run fourth and cruised past North Pontotoc 12-5 and secured the top seed in Region 3 of NEMCABB baseball pool play at East Union. Thomas Gentry got the onslaught of runs started with his two-RBI double as East Union put runners on by […]

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