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Blue Mountain falls to Myrtle in division finale

(G) Myrtle 69, Blue Mountain 68 The Lady Hawks slipped past Blue Mountain on Friday by holding of the surging Lady Cougars to capture the third seed in division 2-1A. Ivory Montgomery led all scorers with 20 points, followed by Geneshia Montgomery with 19. Amber Cook and Jessica Floyd also finished in double digits for […]

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West Union's Dillon Clayton moves the ball down the court during Monday's game against Pine Grove, Photo by Dennis Clayton.

West Union sweeps Pine Grove Panthers

DUMAS – West Union traveled to Pine Grove to take on the Lady Panthers in a matchup of 1A division champions and the Lady Eagles prevailed 41-31. “I thought both teams played really well defensively and rebounded really well,” West Union girls coach Matt Thompson said. “I figured it would come down to who could […]

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Gracen Conlee dribbles up court against the defensive pressure by Ivory Montgomery. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Myrtle and West Union divide division wins

MYRTLE – West Union held off a determined Myrtle team to post a 48-44 win and maintain sole possession of first in Division 2-1A.  “The first quarter we got a lead and held onto it the rest of the way,” West Union girls coach Matt Thompson said. “I thought we played well the first quarter, […]

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Meghan Van goes after the ball in the midfield for New Albany with Sarah Kathryn Harris . Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Richland ends Lady Bulldogs playoff run

New Albany’s hopes of avenging a previous playoff loss in 2014 to Richland were all for nought as the Lady Rangers scored in the early minutes and went on to the 4-0 win, eliminating the Lady Bulldogs from the postseason. “It (early goal) kinda took the momentum away from us and I had asked them […]

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West Union’s Cory Willis carries the ball down the court for the Eagles during the fourth quarter.

West Union grabs division sweep of Falkner

MYRTLE – A pair of wins was added to West Union’s division total on Tuesday as both Eagles teams topped Falkner. The boys opened with a close game in the first quarter where offensive shots from Hayden Basil, Bobby High and Andrew Childers put the Eagles up 21-16. West Union’s lead slipped away for the […]

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Lindsay Hall moves along the baseline for the Lady Falcons during the Jan. 25 game against Baldwyn.

Falcons blown out by Baldwyn; Lady Falcons roll Bearcats

BALDWYN – Rebounds, turnovers and missed baskets laid the foundation for Ingomar’s lop-sided loss to Baldwyn on Monday. The Bearcats defeated the Falcons in an 85-56 final on Monday largely behind a performance in the second quarter that shut down Ingomar’s offense and handed Baldwyn a 21-point lead at the halftime break. “I think we […]

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Bulldogs split in division contest with Senatobia

After nabbing a Division 2-4A win on Jan. 19 New Albany’s Lady Bulldogs played a close contest against the visiting Senatobia Lady Warriors in a 43-39 final. Samantha Bridges led in scoring for the Bulldogs with 19 points, followed by Latavea Harris with 10. New Albany got off to a slow start scoring only four […]

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Hawks split division games with Hickory Flat

A one-point difference handed Hickory Flat’s Lady Rebels team a win on Tuesday as they topped Myrtle in a 41-40 final. Karly Wilburn led in scoring for the Rebels with 12 points, followed by Toot Beard with 11 while Jessica Floyd and Ivory Montomery both ended the night in double digits with 16 and 10 […]

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East Union captured their first powerlifting meet at Calhoun City. Team members pictured front left: Kensie Roberts, Jessie Roberts, Tianna Castillo. Second row left: Lindsey Hill, Katlin Prewett, Jaley White. Third row left: Maggie Hawkins, Kaitie Boatner, Katie Roberts. Fourth row left:Janna Humphreys, Sylvie McVey, Calla Basil. Photo submitted by Dana Roberts.

East Union takes first in powerlifting meet

East Union’s girls won first in the Calhoun City Invitational powerlifting meet on January 25 at the Calhoun City. The Lady Urchins competed against Calhoun City, Oxford, Lafayette, Tishomingo County, Noxubee County, and Mantachie. East Union won the match with a 44-34 point advantage over second-place Calhoun City. “This is the first time we’ve had […]

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Lucy Martin settles the ball in front of Pontotoc's Katie Hogue as Sanders Goode looks on. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Lady Bulldogs edge Pontotoc in playoff opener

NEW ALBANY – New Albany scored their goals early and then held on to deny Pontotoc the comeback opportunity as the Lady Bulldogs won the Class 4A soccer playoff match 2-1 and advanced to the second round. “The first half we got on top, got two good goals and went into half up 2-0,” New […]

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