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Northeast Mississippi Jets pitcher Josh Hargett (Itawamba AHS)winds up for the throw. Hargett tossed a no-hitter against the Inverness Bollweevils on Tuesday.

Jets shut out Bollweevils

The Northeast Mississippi Jets earned a shut-out win on Tuesday, knocking off the Inverness Bollweevils 12-0 in five innings.  Starting pitcher Josh Hargett (Itawamba) Agricultural High School was the star of the game, tossing a no-hitter of four innings and striking out three.  Relief pitcher Jacob Kent (Myrtle) closed the game in the fifth inning.  […]

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Tallahatchie Tidal Wave Head Coach Joanna Manning and Tidal Wave swimmers, from left, Tyler Wilkins, Bryce Rainer, Keaton Young, Jack Rutherford, Nick Little, with USA Swimming Club Development Consultant Dave Thomas during Thomas’ visit at the 2014 Mississippi 8 and under swimming developmental meet in Tupelo.

USA swim rep visits Tallahatchie Tidal Wave

The Tallahatchie Tidal Wave received a very special visitor at the Baptist Heathplex in USA Swimming Club Development Consultant Dave Thomas.  Thomas stopped in New Albany on his way to attend the Mississippi long-course state championships, and spent time learning about the Tidal Wave program, head coach Joanna Manning said.  “It is quite an honor […]

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The Extra Point: Basketball championship expansion a miss

The long-awaited change for the football championships has finally arrived but, in traditional fashion, the Mississippi High School Activities Association has adjusted another sport in what is sure to lead to a giant headache once March rolls around. This upcoming school year will mark the first in recent memory where there will be no North […]

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Goodbye, Jackson: High school activities association announces football move

‘We’re going to Jackson’ is a thing of the past for football teams who will play in the state championship finals.  The Mississippi High School Activities Association announced the change in location for the 1A through 6A championship games from the capital city of Jackson to Mississippi State University in Starkville, Miss. MSU will host […]

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Bobcats runner Ross Shackleford slides into home plate as Xplorers catcher Kyle Olson waits for the throw.

Xplorers top Bobcats

A fourth inning surge gave the Desoto Xplorers the edge on Saturday, as they defeated the Bay Springs Bobcats 10-5 in Cotton States High School League play.  Colton Peel (Ripley) led for the Xplorers with two RBIs off a double in the fourth inning, after leading off the game with a single.  Hayes McMullen (Houston), […]

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Falcons, Urchins both win in doubleheader

INGOMAR – A Monday evening double-header between two county schools ended in a win for both the Ingomar Lady Falcons and the East Union Lady Urchins.  East Union took the opening game 9-4, with Ingomar’s defense plagued by errors that saw all but two runs scored by the Lady Urchins during the game arrive unearned.  […]

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Megan Lowery winds up for a pitch on Tuesday for the Lady Hawks.

Falcons, Hawks and Bulldogs win in summer league

  In Tuesday’s slate of make-up games, Union County earned three big wins as host team Ingomar, the Myrtle Hawks and New Albany Bulldogs all secured a win in summer league play. Ingomar 11, Potts Camp 2 The Falcons opened their first game of the day in a big way, scoring five runs at the […]

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Suzy Bowman was introduced on Wednesday as the new head coach for the New Albany High School tennis program in a press conference at NAHS.

Bowman hired as New Albany tennis coach

NEW ALBANY – With big shoes to fill, new New Albany head coach Suzy Bowman is ready. “A great foundation has already been laid for me with the work put in by Coach Creekmore and before her Coach Judy Brown. And there are a great group of kids with lots of talent, and also there […]

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West Union Softball Coach Lisa Bogue

Bogue hangs up coaching hat with Lady Eagles

WEST UNION – After ten years on the field with the Lady Eagles softball team, Head Coach Lisa Bogue is hanging up her cleats. “It’s one of  the toughest decision I’ve ever made,” Bogue said after the Union County School Board accepted her resignation during their June 3 meeting, “But it felt like the right […]

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New Albany Athletic Banquet 2014

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