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Revitalized Hawks win North Half Championship

Monday afternoon, Myrtle head coach Jonathan Ashley was on the phone, working on his schedule for next season. This time last year, he did the same thing, planning several tough  opponents in a row to prepare his team for the playoffs. The difficult scheduling paid off this year, as the Hawks had a remarkable turnaround […]

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New Albany Schools will be in session this Saturday

Students, staff and faculty will be required to report to school this Saturday, Feb. 26. School is being held in session as part of the state board of education requirement to make up any school days missed due to the recent snow storms. New Albany’s schools will only be open for 60 percent of its […]

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NA searches for coach replacement

The New Albany School District has begun a search to replace former New Albany High School boys’ soccer coach and 10th grade history teacher Taylor Nichols. Nichols, 25, who pleaded guilty Thursday to a charge of touching a child for lustful purposes while occupying a position of trust, submitted his letter of resignation to the […]

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Northeast golf opens 2011 season

Northeast Mississippi Community College golf program finished as the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) state runner-up and the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XXIII runner-up in 2010.   A year removed from those accolades, Craig Lauderdale’s six-man platoon found the waters choppy in the MACJC’s first event of the year […]

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Northeast baseball earns first win of season

Northeast Mississippi Community College baseball team picked up its first win of the year as the Tigers knocked off Wallace State (Ala.)-Hanceville in a rare nine-inning affair on Sunday, February 20.   Northeast (1-3) scored its first victory of the 2011 season as sophomore Blake Powelltoed the rubber for eight scoreless innings against the Lions […]

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Northeast softball continues to beat nation’s elite

Northeast Mississippi Community College softball program continues to knock off giants. After knocking off 2010 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Div. II national champion Muskegon (Mich.) Community College in the Lady Tigers season-opening tournament at Northwest-Shoals (Ala.) Community College, Northeast has continued to take down the elite. Northeast handed Div. I opponent and host […]

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Tigers baseball opens season on losing side

Northeast Mississippi Community College baseball team found the opening to the 2011 season unkind to the Tigers. Calhoun (Ala.) Community College captured a pair from the Tigers in Northeast’s season and home openers at Harold T. White Field in Booneville on Tuesday, February 15. Calhoun came away with a 7-6 heartbreaker in the season opener […]

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2011 Northeast Baseball Preview

Northeast Mississippi Community College’s head baseball coach Kent Farris’ 2011 baseball team have waited long enough to get back on the diamond where the Tigers look to build off of last year’s success. In 2010, Northeast advanced as the third seed from the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) North Division and had […]

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Lady Eagles, Urchins claim North Half bowling championships

Two schools continued their winning tradition at the State Qualifying Bowling meet last Friday, as West Union girls and East Union boys both earned first place finishes, advancing to the State Championships this week. The Lady Eagles picked up their win in the Baker Style round against Kossuth, as the Lady Aggies led throughout the […]

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North Half Championship recap

Lady Bulldogs win second straight North Half title For the second year in a row, it took overtime for the Lady Bulldogs to claim the North Half Championship, as they earned the 46-42 win over Pontotoc on Saturday. Down 38-35 with less than a minute remaining in regulation, Paris Sanders hit an 18-foot shot to […]

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