Sports Calendar

Thursday, December 5 Basketball Ingomar at South Pontotoc Tournament Corinth at NAMS Friday, December 6 New Albany at Myrtle (Homecoming) Pine Grove at East Union (Homecoming) East Webster at West Union (Homecoming) Ingomar at South Pontotoc Tournament Soccer New Albany at “The Show” – Shiloh Park Saturday, December 7 Basketball Ingomar at South Pontotoc Tournament […]

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Special Teams

By Dennis Clayton The finish to the Alabama-Auburn game will go down in history as one of the most memorable and dramatic in history. Who would have thought when the Crimson Tide lined up for the field goal that the end result would be a 100-yard touchdown return for Auburn? (Actually Chris Davis caught the […]

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East Union Homecoming Court

The following are members of the 2013-2014 East Union Homecoming Court: Allie Epting, Dakota Edwards, Mallory Roberts, Jacob Elder, Jessica Bishop, Carol Coker, Chip Gibson,and Stephanie Hardy. (not pictured Brett Rakestraw and Tray Davis) The Homecoming Festivities will begin at 1:30 and again at 5:30, weather permitting, on Friday December 6, 2013. All alumni and […]

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Right move by sheriff

The Union County Sheriff’s Office has implemented a new system designed to help victims and other citizens know when an offender has been released from the Union County Jail. It’s an automated system that the state offers using a federal grant called the Statewide Automated Victim Information Notification service or SAVIN, which provides notification through […]

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A “traditional” Thanksgiving

The choice of an appetizer was going to be easy. Two of the three sounded yucky to me – the turkey rinds with hot sauce and the crispy pork belly with huckleberry jam. The third was deviled eggs with Spanish paprika and radish greens. I loved my mother’s deviled eggs when I was growing up, […]

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Boman as coroner

The Union County coroner’s race is over, the special election votes counted, the runoff conducted, and the winner named. It was a grueling, but important, process whittling 13 candidates down to one – Pam Boman. We think those voters who participated, and it was less than a quarter of the registered voters in the first […]

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Swimmers raise $4,000 to support pool feasibility study

By J. Lynn West In response to growing interest in the building of a city swimming pool or aquaplex, aldermen recently allotted $10,000 toward a feasibility study on the matter. A group that would be directly affected and perhaps is most interested is the Tallahatchie Tidal Wave Swim Team. The group, which now practices at […]

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Thanksgiving break

Our schools are on Thanksgiving break this week and our sports activities are minimal as a result. Since this is Thanksgiving week, it seems to be a good time to share my thanks and appreciation. I’m thankful for the opportunity to share sports with readers each week. It’s great to have a job, but it’s […]

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Sydney Roberts of Ingomar applies the defensive pressure on Kayla Russell of Pontotoc during their game in the Ingomar Tournament.

Ingomar Tournament

by Tyler McCollum If you were unable to make it to Ingomar this past weekend, you missed some great basketball games. The Falcons hosted their annual Ingomar Tournament on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. It was a round robin format, meaning each team got a chance to play the other. On Thursday night, both Falcon teams […]

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Katelyn Watson, left in white and Hannah Anderson, right in white, battle the Caledonia defenders for possession of the ball during the New Albany vs Caledonia soccer match at the Tupelo soccer tournament last week. New Albany won 4-0. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

New Albany takes a split in soccer with Caledonia

By Dennis Clayton New Albany and Caledonia squared off in soccer at the Tupelo soccer tournament last week with the girls taking a 4-0 win and the boys falling 4-3. In girls action, New Albany used a strong start in the first half as they sprinted out to a 3-0 first half lead. Scorers for […]

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