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West Union’s Taylor chosen for baseball showcase

WEST UNION – John Austin Taylor of West Union was recently chosen to play baseball in the Mississippi Showcase sponsored by BSN Sports at Tupelo Christian Preparatory School’s baseball field on July 24.  There were 30 players chosen from across the state to participate. Taylor had a .415 batting average on the 2014 season for […]

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Falcons, Urchins both win in doubleheader

INGOMAR – A Monday evening double-header between two county schools ended in a win for both the Ingomar Lady Falcons and the East Union Lady Urchins.  East Union took the opening game 9-4, with Ingomar’s defense plagued by errors that saw all but two runs scored by the Lady Urchins during the game arrive unearned.  […]

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Lady Falcons split games with South Pontotoc

INGOMAR – Ingomar’s Lady Falcons had a split decision in fast pitch softball on Tuesday as South Pontotoc won game one 5-4 and the Lady Falcons took the nightcap 3-1. Ingomar fell behind 1-0 after South Pontotoc scored the first run of game two in the top of the fourth. Ingomar had gone in order […]

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New Albany Football camp was held June 16-19 with approximately 50 campers attending from grades K-seventh. Coach Ron Price and his staff worked with the campers on stretching, agility, passing and catching the football. A punt, pass and kick contest was held for all participants.  On the final day a super bowl was held and campers were split into teams for games of touch football. This marks the seventh year Coach Price has conducted the camp.

New Albany football hosts annual summer camp

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Kelton Hall of Ingomar drains a three from the corner during the last day of summer basketball at Ingomar. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Vikings defeat Falcons in summer league basketball

BY DENNIS CLAYTON INGOMAR – North Pontotoc took a narrow 46-41 win over Ingomar in the final day of summer league basketball at Ingomar. Ingomar rode the first half scoring blitz of Kelton Hall to close the game to 27-26 at the half. Hall scorched the nets for 19 points including five 3-pointers to lead […]

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Caroline Mueller of New Albany dribbles past Kenley Stephens of Amory during their early match on Saturday morning at the Saltillo 7v7 tournament. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

New Albany girls place second at Saltillo tournament

BY DENNIS CLAYTON SALTILLO – New Albany girls scored a late goal and kept up the attack in attempts to tie, but Saltillo was able to withstand the pressure and take a 2-1 win in the 7v7 championship game at Saltillo. New Albany finished 2-1 on the day. “It was a great opportunity for the […]

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East Union's indoor facility will be used by all athletic programs as well as being utilized as a Physical Education building for daytime P.E classes. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

East Union moves forward with major construction projects

BY DENNIS CLAYTON East Union is in a building program in a large way this summer as the school is constructing an on-campus football stadium and also building a multipurpose indoor facility to be used by all sports as well as the school’s physical education classes. “We constructed about an 8,500 sq. foot metal building […]

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Tennis is one of the sports offered at First Baptist Church's Mega Sports Camp at BNA Bank Park's Tennis Complex this week. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Mega Sports Camp offers youth more than just sports

BY DENNIS CLAYTON NEW ALBANY – First Baptist Church of New Albany has traveled to various cities around the United States with their sports camps and mission trips. This week the church has given the opportunity to local youth to be a part of their ministry outreach. Mega Sports Camp began on Monday and will […]

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Megan Lowery winds up for a pitch on Tuesday for the Lady Hawks.

Falcons, Hawks and Bulldogs win in summer league

  In Tuesday’s slate of make-up games, Union County earned three big wins as host team Ingomar, the Myrtle Hawks and New Albany Bulldogs all secured a win in summer league play. Ingomar 11, Potts Camp 2 The Falcons opened their first game of the day in a big way, scoring five runs at the […]

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East Union won the ICC summer league tournament on Monday as they defeated Moorville and Amory to take the championship. Team members are (Front Row): Kensie Roberts, (Second Row, left to right): Colby Stafford, Jessie Roberts, Sallie Pannell, Raelee Bell, Rebecca Sheffield, Callie Frazier, Logan Ellis, (Third Row, left to right): Hannah White, Jaley White, Claudia Hill, Mallory Ellis, (Back Row: left to right): Kallie Roberts, Tianna Castillo, Abby Blair, Maggie Meinz, Katie Boatner.

Lady Urchins win ICC softball tourney

    FULTON – East Union capped their summer league season at ICC by winning the league tournament on Monday. The Lady Urchins defeated Mooreville 3-1 in their first game and edged Amory 5-2 in the championship to take home the trophy. “Softball’s a funny game,” East Union coach Josh Blythe said. “You get some […]

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