County football starts practice

County football opened their second year with fall workouts last Thursday. Now practicing at East Union, head coach Scott Duley is taking the first few days to assess where his players are. “Two major things these first few days are acclimation to the heat and their assessment of the game. We’re going to keep things […]

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Dorms still the same

All the symptoms were there Friday morning as we drove to Memphis to move Joe into his college dorm for the first time: nerves on edge, stomach upset, mind racing through all the things that might happen during the first week on campus. No, not Joe. That was me. Joe was sound asleep in the […]

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Utility bill payments

The revelation that three New Albany employees and a member of the Board of Alderman had been given special treatment in the handling of unpaid utility bills should concern all city residents. The Gazette reported last week that the four individuals had paid up $12,000 in back bills. Alderman Tommie Beasley owed about $5,000, Building […]

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Ingomar falls at North Pontotoc tournament

The Lady Falcons are taking positives away from each of their games after playing in their first tournament of the year at North Pontotoc last Saturday. Ingomar defeated TCPS on Thursday, 20-0, but fell to Corinth, 6-2, as  the Lady Falcons are working to piece together a complete game. “We’re taking a few positives away […]

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Lady ‘Dawgs split at North Pontotoc tournament

The Lady Bulldogs split in their showing at the North Pontotoc Tournament last Saturday. Entering the day at 3-1, New Albany dropped their first contest against Mantachie. The Lady Mustangs shut out the Lady ‘Dawgs, 5-0, behind nine hits and three runs in the fourth inning. Mantachie opened their last frame with three straight singles […]

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East Union cheerleaders attend camp

East Union varsity cheerleaders attended NCA cheer camp in July at ICC. The squad  received superior ribbons and won the game day chant competition. During camp, girls were chosen to tryout for the All-American squad. Katie Rowan and Kaitlyn Collins made the All-American squad. Pictured team members are: (front l-r) Calla Basil, Karley Crump, Morgan […]

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McCullough signs with Holmes

East Union High School graduate, Amy McCullough, recently signed a national letter of intent to play softball for the Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs this season. The infielder/outfielder was All-Division, a member of the.600 Club, and played in the Northeast Mississippi Coaches Association All-star Game. She is the granddaughter of Faye McCullough.

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Current, former Tigers make splash in summer baseball league

Current and former Northeast Mississippi Community College baseball players did not take the summer off due to the weather. Instead, a pair of current Tigers and a quintet of former Tiger baseball players have been rewarded for their efforts during the hottest months of the year. Current players Trae Allison of Hernando and Seth George […]

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Northeast to welcome five new members to sports Hall of Fame

Northeast Mississippi Community College's Sports Hall of Fame continues to grow.   Northeast will enshrine its third class of former athletes and coaches during Homecoming 2010 activities on Saturday, October 16 at the Booneville-based college.   Joining the ranks of the Hall of Fame include former Tiger football and baseball player Mike Grier, former Tiger […]

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Melson announces open tryouts for NE tennis

Northeast Mississippi Community College’s Head Tennis Coach Jeff Melson has announced that an open tryout date will be offered on Thursday, August 26. “We are going to host the open tryouts here on the Northeast campus in Booneville and it will begin at 3 p.m.,” said Melson.  “The tryouts are for both the men and […]

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