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Ingomar holds off East Union to win county championship

MYRTLE – It was a championship game that came down to the wire with a three-pointer bouncing off the rim and the rebound coming a second too late for East Union. Ingomar edged out the Urchins 43-42 on Saturday to take the Union County Boys Champion title, their second in a row, aided by a […]

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Massengill lifts Lady Eagles into championship game; EU wins behind free throws

WEST UNION – Standing on the free-throw line, West Union forward Kylie Massengill prayed. “I just kept thinking ‘please help me Jesus,’” Massengill said. The Lady Eagles’ lone senior’s prayer was for a good reason, the two successful shots lifted Massengill’s team to a 32-30 win over East Union in Friday’s Union County Tournament semi-finals, […]

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Division Dominance

Lady Bulldogs clinch fifth consecutive Division 1-4A title NEW ALBANY – The Lady Bulldogs of New Albany had to fight off a much-improved Corinth team to secure their seventh win in division and clinch the title with their 4-2 win on Friday. The win gave the Lady Bulldogs their fifth consecutive title and ran New […]

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Overtime magic

Bulldogs take out Tigers in division thriller RIPLEY – New Albany and Ripley boys battled through 80 minutes of soccer in a 1-1 draw and the Bulldogs scored in the opening minute of overtime to win 2-1 in Division 1-4A action on Monday. “It was an evenly fought game, they (Ripley) had their chances, we […]

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East Union sweeps Hatley in non-division competition

ELLISTOWN – After a lengthy Christmas break, East Union got back to business on the hardwood Tuesday with a sweep of Hatley. The Lady Urchins topped the Tigers 57-44 in a closely contested game that saw East Union struggle to earn points from the field until the closing minutes. Junior center Lauren Jane Whitenton led […]

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Ingomar defeats Houlka in close contest; Lady Falcons cruise to a win

The Falcons rebounded from their loss over the Christmas holiday with a big win, topping Houlka 70-66 in a game that went to the wire. Jay Pickens led in scoring for the Falcons with 26 points, followed by Kelton Hall with 19 points and Trent Bradley with 15 points. Houlka’s Madarius Hobson led the Wildcats with […]

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Bulldogs swept by Warriors, West Union splits with Tremont

(G) Pontotoc 45, New Albany 40 The Lady Bulldogs scoring leaders Tashonda Caviness and Jazzmine McWilliams were both one rebound shy of double-doubles as New Albany fell to Pontotoc. McWilliams led with 14 points and nine rebounds, followed by Caviness with 11 points and nine rebounds. The Lady Warriors carried a four point lead at […]

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Bulldogs split, Eagles swept during Christmas tournament

NEW ALBANY – The final day of New Albany’s Christmas Classic tournament saw a win for the hosting Bulldogs and a sweep for the Walnut Wildcats over West Union. (B) Walnut 53, West Union 50 A last second three-pointer lifted the Wildcats over West Union in the opening game of Thursday’s tournament slate. Both Austin […]

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Ingomar falls to Booneville in battle of defending state champions

BOONEVILLE – Defending state champions Ingomar and Booneville met for a non-division game on Friday, with the Blue Devils handing the Lady Falcons their second loss of the season in a 49-31 final. Booneville’s Adallice Young finished as the top scorer for both teams with 19 points, 18 of those from beyond the arc. Young’s […]

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Adair part of FBU Freshman All-American game

New Albany freshman Kalob Adair is one of a select few. The wide receiver has been tapped to participate in the Football University Freshman All-American bowl game on Jan. 7 in San Antonio, Texas as part of the week leading up to the Army All-American Bowl Game where some of the country’s biggest high school […]

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