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Local swimmers compete in long course state meet

Daniel Wiseman and Shaelee Manning of the Tallahatchie Tidal Waves competed in the Mississippi Swimming Long Course State Championship in Tupelo last weekend from July 21-24. Wiseman competed in the finals for the 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke. He also competed in the 50 and 100 meter freestyle and was able to compete against Blaise […]

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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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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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Summer Soccer

Bulldogs enjoy successful day at ICC tournament FULTON – New Albany enjoyed a successful day of competition in the ICC 7V7 soccer tournament on Wednesday as the Bulldogs finished the day with a 3-0-2 record and placed second in their pool. New Albany also won the consolation game between second place finishers in the respective […]

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Area athletes advance to state finals in track

Several local track athletes punched their tickets for the MHSAA State Track and Field Championships to be held in Pearl on May 6 and 7. Myrtle, East Union and Ingomar ran at Winona in their 1A and 2A competition that covered two days due to inclement weather. Myrtle competed in the 1A North and individual […]

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Cayce Smith won the 2A girls pole vault at regionals. File photo from Journal Relays.

East Union and Myrtle win regional track titles

Union County had a huge showing at regional track meets on Saturday as East Union won the boys and girls 1-2A meet at Tupelo while Myrtle swept both titles in region 1-1A in Oxford. East Union girls were again led by Katie Rowan, winner of the 100 meter hurdles in 16.66 and 300 meter hurdles […]

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Sam McMillin delvers a pitch to the plate in the first inning for New Albany. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Bulldogs knocked out of 4A playoffs by Panthers

New Albany saw their season come to a close on Saturday as the Amory Panthers and pitcher Aubrey Gillentine took the 10-0 win. Gillentine was untouchable through four innings, but Peyton Jolly broke up the no-hitter with his one-out double in the fifth. The teams battled through three scoreless innings although Amory missed a golden […]

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D'Anna Gillon had three hits to lead New Albany against Lafayette. File photo.

Big inning spells defeat for Lady Bulldogs

One big inning by Lafayette was more than New Albany could overcome as the Lady Bulldogs fell to the Lady Commodores 8-6 in division play on Wednesday. The teams fought to a draw through three innings as neither team was able to draw first blood on the scoreboard. However, that all changed in the Lafayette […]

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New Albany runs in Division 2-4A track

New Albany competed in the Division 2-4A track meet on Tuesday and the boys team placed third with 50 points while the girls finished fourth with 36. Braudrique Boyd had two seconds to lead the boys team as he was just edged out in the 100 meters by Travis Tucker of Senatobia. Tucker ran a […]

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