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Lady ‘Dawg soccer falls to South Pontotoc

Randi Stevens scored the lone goal for New Albany as they fell to South Pontotoc, 4-1 last Friday night. Stevens scored the goal off a play set up by Brittany Ellett with an assist from Kristen Olson. With two games remaining until the Christmas break, head coach Les Huntington said his team will put in […]

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County rivals split big series

Carley Wilkerson stepped up when her team needed her the most Monday night, as West Union picked up a divisional win over Myrtle, 49-46. The senior had 10 points going into the final quarter, and free throws by her helped sealed the win, as the Lady Eagles came from behind to defeat the Lady Hawks. […]

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Harrison earns All-State honors

An area of focus for the New Albany football team this past season was their special teams unit. Needing a place kicker, head coach Ron Price pursued found what he was looking for when senior Sonny Harrison approached him about joining the team. Now after a season that saw the Bulldogs achieve their second playoff […]

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NAHS names 16 to All-Division team

New Albany saw much success in the 2009 football season, and a reflection of that shows as 16 ‘Dawgs were named All-Division by the coaches Monday morning. Junior running back Kareem Brown and senior kicker Sonny Harrison represent NA on the first team, as Brown finished with 930 yards on the ground along with 634 […]

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‘Dawgs take season sweep of South Pontotoc

The Bulldogs posted another win last Tuesday, defeating South Pontotoc, 7-0. This is the second time New Albany has shutout the Cougars by the same score. Gabriel Fernandez led the Bulldogs with two goals in the game, scoring the first and last goals. Brian Gonzalez, Ray cooper and Edgar Fernandez each scored goals in the […]

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Hawks pick up division win vs. Byers

The Lady Hawks fell to 7-8 on the year after falling to H.W. Byers, 58-57 on Homecoming. Byers held a four point lead after the first, and outscored the Lady Hawks throughout the first half to take a 43-30 lead to the half. Myrtle came back in the third, outscoring Byers 20-6, and both defenses […]

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Bearcats spoil EU homecoming

Several late turnovers helped the Lady Urchins come back against Baldwyn Friday night, but they could not pull off the win, falling 54-50 to the Lady Bearcats. East Union went on an 11-4 run in the fourth quarter to bring the game within three points with under a minute remaining. During this, Baldwyn committed three […]

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Obituaries for December 11, 2009

 Floyd McKinzie, 74 Floyd Lee McKinzie, 74, of New Albany, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2009 at North Mississippi Center. Services were at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009 at Beaver Dam M.B. Church with Rev. Bennie Cobb, officiating.  The body was placed in the church one hour prior to service time. Interment was in the […]

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Christmas concert

 This Saturday night the musical group Paid in Full and the New Albany Rotary Club present their annual “Christmas in New Albany” program to benefit charity. Many of your favorite area singers will perform at the event at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at New Albany High School and we urge you to attend. Tickets […]

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Smith selected for Arizona combine

One local student will have an opportunity to showcase his talent at the upcoming Baseball Factory combine, held in Tuscon, Arizona at the end of the month. Major leaguers Mark Teixeira, Mark Prior and Jeff Franceour are just some of the alumni of the program, which is designed to help players gain exposure in recruiting […]

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Not such big spenders

 Somebody out there must think we’re big spenders on Christmas at our house. Why else would our mailbox be stuffed with catalogs with every conceivable kind of merchandise? I feel sorry for the postal carrier who has to deliver this stuff. Last week we got more than 20 catalogs; the mailbox was jammed so tight […]

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Ellistown Breezes

 Monday, December 7th, was the 68th anniversary of the bombing at Pearl Harbor, if my arithmetic is correct.  I was only nine years of age in 1941, but that was old enough to realize something bad had happened to our country, but not old enough to realize the sadness and heartbreak of the next four […]

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NAHS NEWS

 The Smells of NAHS: The smell of….stromboli in the cafeteria at lunch….the janitors’ closet….popcorn from the teacher’s lounge…freshly painted Career and Technical School walls….coffee from our teacher’s coffee cup…chemicals in Mrs. Crain’s room…. Culinary Arts’ freshly baked sausage and biscuits…leather basketballs from the gym….old books in the library….new carpet outside of the band hall and […]

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Center Hill News

 Hello from all of us. We sure hope all of you had a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving Holiday. We get out on Dec.18th and return to school on Tuesday, January 10, 2010. We had a wonderful time celebrating Thanksgiving Day with a lot of my cousins from my mother’s side of the family (Rorie). We […]

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