Julianna Garner gets the lead runner out at second during softball action between West Union and Myrtle. Pictured from left are: Kylie Massengill, Brittany Taylor, Garner of West Union and Audrey Kent of Myrtle. West Union won 10-0.

West Union improves to 4-0 with division win over Myrtle

By Dennis Clayton The West Union Lady Eagles used a huge fourth inning to break open a one-run game and win their division game against Myrtle 10-0. West Union sent 10 batters to the plate and scored six runs to secure the win. The Lady Eagles loaded the bases in the fourth with no outs […]

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Rain, rain and a bit more rain

Friday night was vastly different from the previous ones. We had experienced dry weather for so many weeks and the temperatures had been quite nice as well. That all changed with the front that came through on Friday. Rain, rain, and more rain came down and at time it seemed in buckets. The football games […]

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New Albany softball Kaitlyn Cavender rounding third during the division game between New Albany and Houston on Monday. Houston defeated the Lady Bulldogs 15-5. Photo by Lisa Voyles Chickasaw Journal

Lady Bulldogs fall to Lady Toppers

New Albany girls start strong By Lisa Voyles Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The New Albany Lady Bulldogs started off strong, but the Lady Toppers of Houston overcame them in the end in their first division game of the season. The Lady Bulldogs racked up three quick runs in the top of the first with Kaitlyn […]

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Amory's Fred Garth broke through contain and blocked Eathen Rainey's attempt for the game-winning field goal. Chris Brown scooped up the ball behind the line of scrimmage and ran it in for the winning touchdown. Photo by Dennis Clayton

New Albany wins thriller against Amory

Bulldogs even record with another last-second victory By Jay Tidwell Special to the News Exchange NEW ALBANY – An electrifying conclusion to last Friday’s game has re-energized New Albany. On the final play of its non-division football game against Amory, Chris Brown scooped up his team’s blocked field goal attempt and scampered 25 yards to […]

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Brittany Taylor singles in the first inning for West Union. Taylor collected four hits on the day to lead the Lady Eagles as they defeated Ingomar 14-5 in their 1A division matchup. Photo by Dennis Clayton

Brittany Taylor has great week in softball

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Myrtle runners win team, individual honors at Pontotoc

Myrtle was well represented in the top positions of team girls and individual boys at the Pontotoc Invitational. Myrtle girls placed six runners in the top 20 and that enabled them to edge out New Site in points 56-59 and capture first place in the varsity girls 4000 meter run in 1A-3A. Marquez Howell of […]

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Don’t over-analyze things

Friday night’s game between New Albany and Amory had one of the most exciting endings that you will ever witness. What made it even more exciting was the way the emotions of the game swung one way and then another, then back the other way. Things started innocently enough with New Albany settling to let […]

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Youth football is in full swing as the local Shockers played on Saturday at BNA Bank Park. Over 60 area youth are involved with play against neighboring teams.

Youth tackle football going on this fall

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Golding plea deal

The decision by Mark Golding to plead guilty to two counts of fraud involving the coroner’s office and avoid a trial probably was in his best interest. He was sentenced to 10 years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections, but six of those years were suspended. He also received four years of post-release supervision and […]

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Myrtle wins important division game against Ingomar

Emily Cook had two hits, scored two runs and was the winning pitcher for Myrtle in their home division win over Ingomar. Morgan Gooch is behind the plate for Ingomar. Photo by Dennis Clayton Myrtle needed not only a win over Ingomar, they needed to cover the run differential from an earlier loss to the […]

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