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Bulldogs roll Byhalia for 35-6 division win

BYHALIA – It took seven weeks for New Albany to find a win, but that made it all the sweeter at the conclusion of a 35-6 victory over Byhalia. “All year we have needed something to spark our team and get us going. Tonight our special teams got us going….defense played outstanding, offense had some […]

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East routs West in final regular season game

ELLISTOWN – In their final regular season game of the year, East Union was slow to get started. In contrast, the West Union Lady Eagles came out swinging, taking a decisive 8-2 lead over the Urchins. Still, East Union won the contest, finding seven runs in the sixth inning for a 12-8 victory. “I told […]

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Bulldogs beaten by Corinth Warriors

Friday wasn’t a good day for the Bulldogs, who remain winless after a 52-13 loss to Corinth.  Setbacks began long before game time, with two starters arriving to school on game day with injuries.  “Our center, Hunt Parks, comes to me and I find out he’s got a broken hand, and then Isaiah Powell is […]

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Friday Night Lights: Injuries hold Bulldogs back in loss to Corinth.

Friday wasn’t a good day for the Bulldogs. “We get to school this morning and our center, Hunt Parks comes to me and I find out he’s got a broken hand, and then Isaiah Powell is wearing a boot. We knew Isaiah had turned his ankle last Friday and we’ve treated him for that all […]

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Braves defeat NAHS

IUKA – Post-season hopes are dim for the Lady Bulldogs volleyball team afterthe team dropped a division contest to Tishomingo County in a 2-1 final. The Lady Braves opened with a 7-0 run in the first set before New Albany battled back to within two points at 10-8. Tishomingo County won the first two sets […]

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Friday Night Lights: Bulldogs come up short against Amory.

The hits just seem to keep coming for New Albany. With four games in the record books, the Bulldogs are still looking for their first win of the season. After a fourth-quarter shocker by the Pontotoc Warriors last week, this Friday New Albany was the team in the driver’s seat as the minutes ticked down. […]

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Friday Night Lights: Bulldogs scalped by the Indians

It definitely wasn’t the bounce back game that New Albany had been looking for. Itawamba quarterback Vijay Miller and the Indians offense couldn’t be stopped on Friday, shutting the Bulldogs in a 35-0 final. “Itawamba is a great football team, and they made some mistakes last week that cost them the game. Unfortunately they got […]

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Lady Urchins drop two in Baldwyn softball tourney

BALDWYN – After two games on Saturday East Union returned homed winless, falling to both Booneville and Corinth in turn during the Baldwyn Classic Tournament.  The Lady Urchins totaled three hits agains the Booneville Blue Devils in the first game, including a single by Claudia Hill in the third inning and a hit from Sallie […]

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Urchins open season with Houlka Wildcats

Thursday night brings the first game of the 2014 season for the East Union Urchins. This year, the Urchins begin on the road, facing the Houlka Wildcats who will meet East Union at Okolona High School.  Similar to the Urchins situation in previous years, Houlka does not have its own football field.  “I’m happy with […]

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Dramatic Finish: Defensive hold lifts Bulldogs over Aggies

 OXFORD – Another football season, another dramatic win. New Albany came out firing on all cylinders for their jamboree contest against the Kossuth Aggies, winning in a 14-12 decision after taking an early lead and never looking back. For a team who averaged seven points per game last season, the two touchdowns are already an […]

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