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Hayden Anderson pushes up on the attack in front of the watchful eye of Bulldog coach Caryl Vogel. Photo by Dennis Clayton.                                    

Bulldogs edge Warriors in the final minute

BY DENNIS CLAYTON NEW ALBANY – New Albany and Corinth battled to a scoreless draw through 78 minutes of Division 1-4A soccer on Tuesday, but a penalty kick by Christian Rojas in the last minute of regulation gave the Bulldogs the 1-0 win. Corinth was attempting to play a ball out of the box on […]

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Christian Rojas signed a scholarship with ICC Soccer on Friday.

Rojas signs with ICC Soccer

BY DENNIS CLAYTON Christian Rojas of New Albany will further his soccer career at Itawamba Community College for Coach Mike Sullivan and the Indians next year. Rojas signed with the Indians on Friday surrounded by family, teammates and coaches. “I’m excited about it,” Rojas said. “This is something that I’ve been working for and I’ve […]

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Jay Pickens drives down the court for the Falcons as East Union’s Ty McDonald plays defense.

Falcons sweep Urchins

ELLISTOWN – Tuesday’s non-division meeting between East Union and Ingomar netted the Falcons a pair of wins as the girls’ team topped the Lady Urchins 69-48 and the boys edged out East Union in a 62-51 final. In the boys’ game, Ingomar’s Kelton Hall led all scorers with 25 points with East Union’s Ty McDonald […]

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Hawks shut down the Blue Devils in win

MYRTLE – The Myrtle Hawks relied on a tenacious defense and strong bench play to post a 70-56 win over the Booneville Blue Devils on Tuesday. “I thought defensively we played pretty good, there were some spurts that we struggled, but overall I was pleased with the defensive effort,” Myrtle coach Rob Browning said. “Early […]

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Bulldogs hold off Trooper rally

New Albany was able to put down a furious second-half comeback attempt by Mooreville to escape with a narrow 76-71 win at home on Tuesday. New Albany went to the half enjoying a 42-25 lead, but the Troopers fought their way back and even took the lead briefly in the fourth quarter before the Bulldogs […]

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Union County School Board approves football program at Myrtle

MYRTLE – The athletic landscape at Myrtle Attendance Center will look a little different for the 2016-2017 school year. The Hawks will add football to their list of sports for the upcoming school year after the Union County School Board approved a proposal brought to them by community members and parents of Myrtle students on […]

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Joel Wilkinson runs for a first down against Baldwyn. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Urchin face Potts Camp in final road game

BY DENNIS CLAYTON East Union travels to Potts Camp on Friday seeking to break a two game losing streak and to become playoff eligible with a win. The Urchins are currently 5-4 (1-2) while the Cardinals are 1-8 (0-3) on the season. “I think they (Potts Camp) will do a lot of different things on […]

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Rebecca Sheffield of East Union was named the Division 1-2A Player of the Year in slowpitch softball.

Sheffield, Lady Urchins top 1-2A All-Division team

Player of the Year Division 1-2A *Rebecca Sheffield *CO-MVP McKinley Montgomery First Team All-Division East Union 1- Sallie Pannell 2- Kaitie Boatner 3- Tianna Castillo 4- Raelee Bell Mantachie 1- Holly Maxcy 2- Anna Wagster 3- Emilee Clouse Baldwyn 1- Jeni Kate Scott 2- Hannah Durham 3- Emily Jenkins Okolona Honorable Mention 1- Chanda Owens […]

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Morgan Gooch went 4 for 7 with two homers and 4 RBIs on Saturday. Photos by Dennis Clayton.

Eupora clips Lady Falcons in series

BY DENNIS CLAYTON INGOMAR – Ingomar fell to 2A power Eupora on Saturday in two games in their round two matchup by scores of 15-12 and 8-3. Eupora’s nine-run sixth spelled defeat for the Lady Falcons after they had gone up by a score of 8-3. “They had one big inning in game one and […]

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Grant White and Chase Hall bring down the Bearcat runner. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Urchins can’t stop physical Bearcats

ELLISTOWN – Baldwyn started slow, but kicked the offense in gear in the second quarter and defeated East Union by a 55-6 margin. The Urchins were never able to get their offense going against the athletic Bearcats who remained perfect in Division 1-2A at 3-0 and 7-2 overall. “I wish that we could have moved […]

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