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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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Joseph Rainey works the ball in the midfield for the Bulldogs. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Warriors eliminate Bulldogs in 4A soccer playoffs

PONTOTOC – New Albany saw their hopes of a playoff run come to an end in the opening round match with Pontotoc on Monday as the Warriors shutout the Bulldogs 4-0 and eliminated them from the 4A playoffs for the second time in three years. “The mental aspect of having beaten them twice just does […]

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Savannah Shirley looks to pass to Marley Long on the wing.

Lady Eagle defense shuts down Hickory Flat

West Union relied on their defense to take a 48-25 division win over Hickory Flat on Thursday. The Lady Eagles held the Lady Rebels to single digits in every quarter as they rolled to the win and evened their Division 2-1A record at 2-2 on the season. “We have guarded them really well and did […]

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New Albany recognized seniors at Wednesday's matches with Byhalia. Pictured front left: Meghan Van, Katie Davis. Back left: Seth Male, Mason Chapin, Christian Rojas, Jose Favela, Eduardo Zaragoza. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

New Albany takes two from Byhalia

NEW ALBANY – New Albany got the sweep plus a double shutout in their final division matches of the season on Wednesday which were moved up from Thursday due to impending bad weather. New Albany also recognized their seven seniors on the boys and girls teams on Senior Night. (G) New Albany 9, Byhalia 0 […]

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Hunter Nobles connected on six three-pointers for the Urchins on Tuesday. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

New Site slips past Urchins

ELLISTOWN – East Union’s Urchins seemed on the verge of pulling off the upset over 3A New Site on Tuesday, but the Urchin upset bus ran out of gas in the closing seconds and the Royals escaped with the narrow 59-58 win. “We had a seven or eight point lead with probably two or three […]

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