Blake Spruill #11 had a huge night on offense and defense for East Union as they defeated Potts Camp. Spruill accounted for 23 of East Union’s 29 points and had eight tackles on the night.

Urchins Top Cardinals to Remain Undefeated

By Dennis Clayton Blake Spruill scored several different ways on Friday night to help lead his East Union teammates to a 29-14 win over Potts Camp. Spruill had a total of 118 yards rushing and scored three touchdowns, kicked three PAT’s and recorded a safety as he tackled the Cardinals quarterback Hunter Joyner in the […]

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Blake Spruill in the game against Houlka Photo by Dennis Clayton

All-around performance

One of the neatest things about covering high school sports is the opportunity to witness our area prep athletes accomplish significant feats on the gridirons, diamonds, and courts. I saw one of the best all-around performances in football that I can ever remember in all my years of watching and reporting sports. Blake Spruill turned […]

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Marquez Howell of Myrtle won the Boys 5000 meter run at Hickory Flat on Saturday. Photo by Kedrick Storey - Southern Sentinel

Top area finishers at Hickory Flat Cross Country Invitational

Top area finishers at Hickory Flat Cross Country Invitational Varsity Girls 1A-3A 4000 Meter Run Place/Name School Time 4. Kitana High Myrtle 17:50.27 7. Stephanie Floyd Myrtle 18:16.97 9. Geniesha Montgomery Myrtle 18:35.13 11. Ivory Montgomery Myrtle 18:53.31 13. Megan Lowery Myrtle 19:00.00 18. Sydney Roberts Ingomar 19:26.73 19. Samantha Shettles Myrtle 19:39.15 22. Ellie […]

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VCA Warriors fall to Corinth, prepare for homecoming this week Victory Christian Academy played football against North Corinth.  Jake Russell is shown throwing the ball while Ryan Buggs blocks.  Matthew Windham and Ryan Buggs scored for the Warriors, but unfortunately they lost the game 12 to 27.   The Warrior's next game will be their Homecoming game this Thursday night, Sept. 12, at 6 p.m.

VCA Warriors fall to Corinth, prepare for homecoming this week

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Fumble!!! A fumble occurred during this play between New Albany and Guntown Seventh Grade last Tuesday. New Albany won 16-0. Shaderrias Worship #90 and Marquez Tatum #49 are in the middle of the action. Photo by Dennis Clayton

New Albany Seventh and Eighth Grade football split with Guntown

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Erin Michael Carter of New Albany goes up for a spike against Tishomingo County in volleyball action last week. New Albany defeated Tishomingo County 3-1 on Tuesday and lost to Corinth 3-1 on Thursday. Pictured are L-R: Erin Michael Carter, Christina Jefferies and Reese Neely. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

New Albany volleyball defeats Tish County 3-1

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Gracen Conlee fields the Kossuth pop-up to third to retire the batter in West Union’s first round game of the Robertson Sportswear Tournament. Pictured L-R: Julianna Garner, Gracen Conlee, Jesslyn Brewer and Callie Baggett. West Union went 2-1 in the tournament as they defeated Kossuth and Clarkdale while losing to North Pontotoc.

Robertson’s Sportswear Tournament

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13 vying for coroner’s post

By J. Lynn West The qualifying deadline for the Nov. 5 special elections passed Friday afternoon with 13 candidates for the office of Union County Medical Examiner-Investigator. All but one had qualified earlier in the period. Only one person ended up qualifying for the county school board race, and another for the election commission so […]

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Harvest Time: Markets, weather shape potential good farm year

By Errol Castens/Daily Journal Farmers and crop specialists are cautiously optimistic about major agricultural commodities in Northeast Mississippi after crops got off to a very late start due to a cool and wet spring. It’s one of the busiest times of the year for farmers in the region. Any lengthy rural drive will show thousands […]

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City budget expected to be up 3.69 percent but tax levy unchanged; city school tax sees rise

By J. Lynn West New Albany aldermen were scheduled to meet late Tuesday afternoon to approve a $9.8 million budget for the city for 2013-2014. The meeting was too late for the deadline for this week’s edition of the News Exchange but Mayor Tim Kent said few changes were expected from the version presented this […]

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