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Ingomar Softball Senior Recognition

Ingomar Senior Recognition pictured left: Lauren Koon, Coach Andy Wilbanks and Molly Hale.

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East Union Softball Senior Night

East Union Senior Night front left: Samantha Lineberry, Mallory Roberts and Stephanie Hardy. Back left: Coach Josh Blythe, Coach Charlie Porch, Savannah Alexander, Katey Hunt and Coach Zane Treadaway.

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West Union SeniorSoftball Players

Senior Night at West Union pictured from left: Coach Lisa Bogue, Brittany Taylor, Bailey Bogue and Julianna Garner.

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Rebecca Sheffield watches the flight of her grand slam homer in the fifth inning of game two against Riverside. Sheffield and her Lady Urchin teammates won the series 2-0 on Saturday to advance to the 2A North Championship. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Lady Urchins advance to 2A North Championship

by Dennis Clayton East Union duplicated their hit total in their round two playoff series against Riverside on Saturday as they pounded out 15 hits during each game. The Lady Urchins now advance to the 2A North Championship on Tuesday in a matchup with Baldwyn. Game one of the series was marred by countless walks […]

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Empty stands

by Dennis Clayton One of the most disheartening things I saw this past week was the near empty stands across the field on the visitors’ side during the football game on Friday. I have zoomed in to count heads and I see around 30 people sitting in the stands. That is depressing. It is inexcusable. […]

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East Union quarterback D.J. Armstrong takes the snap and pivots to make the handoff during the second half of the Urchin loss at Baldwyn. East Union was defeated by the Bearcats 48-7. Photo by Dennis Clayton

Baldwyn fast start too much for Urchins

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Emma Wilson follows through during volleyball action between New Albany and Potts Camp. Erin Michael Carter and Megan Dye are also pictured.

New Albany Volleyball ends season with win over Potts Camp

By Dennis Clayton New Albany wrapped up their second season of volleyball with a 3-0 win over Potts Camp on October 16 on Senior Recognition Night. New Albany controlled the game from start to finish as they won set by score of 25-3, 25-8 and 25-21. During Darby Mills’ service in the first set, the […]

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Marley Long of West Union watches the flight of the double by Callie Baggett during game one of the series against Wheeler. Long doubled and scored on the Baggett double. West Union won the series 2-1. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

West Union overcomes slow start to fly past Wheeler

by Dennis Clayton West Union got off to a rather slow start on Tuesday against Wheeler, but before the night was over, the Lady Eagles had their offense rolling as the won the opening series of the 1A softball playoffs against Wheeler 2-1. Wheeler won the opening game 3-2 with Bailey Bogue and Marley Long […]

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Keely Chunn had two singles and RBI in the Myrtle 2-1 over Independence on Tuesday. Photo by Dennis Clayton

Myrtle wins in a walk-off against Independence

by Dennis Clayton Myrtle rallied to score the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning on Tuesday as Amber Cook came through with a walk-off RBI single to score Emily Cook and the Lady Hawks squeaked out a 2-1 win for Senior Night. Myrtle scored first in the game as Emily Cook led […]

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Pink Out for Breast Cancer Awareness to be at Byhalia vs New Albany football game Oct. 11

The New Albany School District has several families that are or have been affected by breast cancer and these families will take the field at halftime to help raise community awareness. There will also be a plaque presented to one of the district teachers honoring her battle with breast cancer.

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