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Price resigns as New Albany football coach

New Albany football coach Ron Price resigned on Thursday. Price leaves with an overall 44-40 record in seven seasons with the Bulldogs, where he has coached in some capacity since 2002, including middle school head coach, defensive backs coach and ninth grade coach. He was named head coach in 2008. New Albany finished 1-10 this […]

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Jamie McCullough and Jesse Keller tackle the Hatley runner. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Injuries and inconsistency plague Urchins

BY DENNIS CLAYTON Coach Scott Duley stated in the preseason that for his 2014 East Union team to be successful they needed to avoid injuries and play with consistency. Unfortunately the Urchins were hit with a rash of injuries that shelved nearly a dozen starters. East Union failed to jell as unit until late in […]

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Josh Whitenton hangs on the ball carrier as John Isaac Roberts and Dustin Adams move in to help on the tackle. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Urchins travel to Mantachie in search of division win

BY DENNIS CLAYTON East Union hits the road for a Thursday night Division 1-2A contest with Mantachie. East Union enters the game needing to win both of their remaining games to be able to make the playoffs. Both teams enter with 0-3 division records. “I think that they are a lot like us, they have […]

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Bulldogs roll Byhalia for 35-6 division win

BYHALIA – It took seven weeks for New Albany to find a win, but that made it all the sweeter at the conclusion of a 35-6 victory over Byhalia. “All year we have needed something to spark our team and get us going. Tonight our special teams got us going….defense played outstanding, offense had some […]

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Linton leads Walnut to win over Urchins

WALNUT – Armani Linton shook off the effects of an early first quarter injury and led his Walnut Wildcats to a 35-14 division win over East Union on Friday. Linton gained 170 yards on the ground and scored three rushing touchdowns for Walnut. “I hate to keep saying it, but we’ve got 11 starters out […]

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Myrtle blanks Tupelo on senior night

MYRTLE – Myrtle used a big first inning outburst to take the early lead and coast to a 10-0 win over Tupelo in five innings. The Lady Hawks batted around and scored six runs in the first to take a commanding 6-0 lead. “I thought we hit the ball extremely well tonight,” Myrtle coach Marty […]

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East routs West in final regular season game

ELLISTOWN – In their final regular season game of the year, East Union was slow to get started. In contrast, the West Union Lady Eagles came out swinging, taking a decisive 8-2 lead over the Urchins. Still, East Union won the contest, finding seven runs in the sixth inning for a 12-8 victory. “I told […]

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Injury plagued Urchins drop to 3-2

STRAYHORN – East Union has fought the injury bug since game one and Friday night the Urchins played without eight starters as they lost on the road to Strayhorn 20-0. The Urchins again reshuffled their lineup, including a new offensive line which has not seen the same five starters all season. “We played short-handed, but […]

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Bulldogs beaten by Corinth Warriors

Friday wasn’t a good day for the Bulldogs, who remain winless after a 52-13 loss to Corinth.  Setbacks began long before game time, with two starters arriving to school on game day with injuries.  “Our center, Hunt Parks, comes to me and I find out he’s got a broken hand, and then Isaiah Powell is […]

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Lady Hawks stay in contention with win over West Union

MYRTLE – The Lady Hawks of Myrtle needed a win to stay in the playoff picture in their division and they rode a 16-hit attack to avenge an earlier loss as they defeated West Union 8-2 on Thursday. “I was pleased with the intensity and urgency that our girls played with,” Myrtle coach Marty Cook […]

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