Division title on the line at Shannon

The Bulldogs have a shot at history when they take the field against Shannon Friday night. Not since 1982 have the ‘Dawgs won their division, and they are also flirting with an undefeated record at the end of the regular season. With all the hype surrounding New Albany, the Bulldogs are poised, focused and ready […]

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Brown named ‘Player of the Week’ for North Pontotoc game

Senior Kareem Brown earned his second 'Player of the Week' honor after his impressive performance against North Pontotoc. Brown racked up 183 yards of total offense and four touchdowns, along with seven tackles and an interception in New Albany's 48-26 win over the Vikings on October 15. Pictured with Brown is NAHS head coach Ron […]

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New Albany defeats Union County football

The rivalry began Monday night as city and county squared off for the first time in junior varsity action. Union County head coach Scott Duley’s ties with the Bulldogs run deep, as was imminent during pregame warm-ups. Now coaching against New Albany, Duley looks at the opportunity as a stepping stone for his program. “It […]

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More than ‘just a car’

It’s just a car, a friend said, when I mentioned how sad I felt trading my car for a new one. Well, yes and no. It was, of course, just a car. And not one of those splashy kinds of cars that turn heads as it goes by. No, it was just a gray, four-door […]

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A contrast with Tupelo

Our neighbor to the east, Tupelo, is discussing replacing its aging public swimming pool, which has a bubble enclosure for year-round swimming, with a major new aquatic complex. The Tupelo City Council is considering paying for an architect’s study to determine location and cost for a facility that is expected to cost as much as […]

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Northeast wins Tiger battle

Head Coach Ricky Smither’s squad advanced to 5-2 overall and 4-1 in the north division while Coahoma dropped to 1-4, 2-4. “This was a great win for us and I give these guys all the credit for what they have accomplished,” said Smither.  “My coaching staff is the best. . .Coach Carter, Coach Darnell, Coach […]

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Union County offense stifled by Indians

Taking on one of the most physical opponents they will face this season, Union County had an impressive showing, despite falling 20-0 to Byhalia Thursday night.   The Indians struck with 7:38 remaining in the first half, as Vadale Rucker had the ball stripped from him, and Byhalia returned the turnover for their first score. […]

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New Albany remains focused, improves to 9-0

Kareem Brown was one of several Bulldogs trying to keep the defense focused as New Albany struggled against North Pontotoc in the first half of their division contest Friday night. Fighting adversity, the ‘Dawgs worked their way to a tie at the half and eventually the 48-26 win on the road.   “They were running […]

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Red Cross actions defended

Dear Editor: We were disappointed by your misleading editorial of  September 22, 2010, which does a disservice to your readers by implying that the American Red Cross has ceased operations in New Albany. Contrary to your assertions, our plan to reorganize the American Red Cross structure has been designed over many months and involved Red […]

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Making it better

The Union County Development Association has scheduled a public meeting next Tuesday to take a look at look at the community’s recent Riverfest event and start planning for next year’s festival. The meeting is set for 5 p.m. in the Magnolia Room of the Magnolia Civic Center. “All citizens interested in the future and the […]

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