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Mallory Roberts had a productive day for East Union as she was the winning pitcher and had two doubles in the game against Ingomar won by East Union 9-5. File photo.

East Union defeats Ingomar as Roberts shines

By Dennis Clayton East Union jumped out to an early lead and held off an Ingomar rally in the seventh inning to defeat their county rivals by a score of 9-5 on Thursday. Mallory Roberts got the win and also contributed at the plate with two doubles. The Lady Urchins scored one run in the […]

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East Union defeated Middleton TN 47-36 on Friday to improve to 2-0 on the season. Quarterback D.J. Artmstrong leads the Urchin offense in game action from the Houlka game in the photo above. East Union will travel to Potts Camp on Friday to face the 0-2 Cardinals. Potts Camp was defeated by Bruce 39-8 in their game on Friday.

East Union Wins Road Game at Middleton

by Dennis Clayton East Union took their offensive fireworks to Middleton for their game two and brought back a 47-36 win. Quarterback D.J. Armstrong led the Urchins as he finished 3-6 passing for 126 yards and touchdown. Armstrong also added three scores rushing on the night. Leading rushers for East Union were Jacob Elder with […]

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New Albany's Devin Wilson carries the ball in the first quarter.Photo by Zach Adams

Big play sinks Bulldogs at Itawamba

BY Zach Adams Itawamba Times FULTON – New Albany coach Ron Price and his Bulldogs led the Itawamba AHS Indians 10-7 with less than a minute to play last Friday night. Unfortunately for the visiting team, a game that saw very few big offensive plays was capped off by one when IAHS sophomore quarterback Vijay […]

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BNA Bank Park tennis facility honored as a 2013 USTA Facility Award Winner

BNA Bank Park tennis facility in New Albany is one of 19 tennis facilities honored for excellence as a 2013 USTA Facility Award Winner The USTA announced Aug. 21 that the BNA Bank Park Tennis Facility in New Albany is one of 19 winners of its 32nd annual USTA Facility Awards Program, which recognizes excellence […]

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Lady Wave gets test from young Bulldogs team

By GENE PHELPS Daily Journal TUPELO – New Albany coach Shay Ashford hates losing, but Thursday’s close high school volleyball loss to Tupelo – her alma mater – didn’t sting so bad. The visiting Lady Bulldogs, a second-year program, gave the Lady Wave a fight before falling 3-0 (25-21, 25-20, 25-20). “I don’t like to […]

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Some things defy logic

Sometimes things are just completely inexplicable and seem to defy any sort of logic. I witnessed one of the strangest events in my life during the Union County Slow Pitch Softball Tournament at BNA Bank Park on Saturday. Now I was not the only person to see this; several of us in attendance discussed it. […]

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East Union wins 2A in TCPS Meet

By Dennis Clayton East Union boys took first among 2A Boys in the Tupelo Christian Preparatory School Invitational on Saturday. East Union placed three runners in the top 41 as Jordan Salmon, Zane Wilkinson and Zach Rowan all ran in the 20s in the boys 5K event. The Urchins had a total of six runners […]

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Pictured front left: Katie Wallace, Jenny Thompson, Ashley Hatton, Chase Coffey, Gracen Conlee, Maegan Whittington, Cassie Reno and Kylie Massengill. Standing: Coach Bre Anna Heard, Mattie Pilcher, Leah Paige Goolsby, Callie Baggett, Marley Long, Bailey Bogue, Brittany Taylor, Julianna Garner, Samantha Bridges, Jesslyn Brewer, Anna Grubbs and Coach Lisa Bogue.

Lady Eagles are Union County Softball Tournament Champs

by Dennis Clayton West Union’s Lady Eagles overcame their lack of offense with some serious defense to claim the title of Union County Champs in Saturday’s slow pitch softball tournament at BNA Bank Park. The Lady Eagles scored 14 runs in four games, but only gave up 3 runs to opponents. All of those runs […]

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Bryce Collins takes the snap from Cedric Buford against Water Valley last Friday. Collins, a junior, completed 7 of 13 for 122 yards with one INT and one TD in his first varsity start. Photo by Jay Tidwell

New Albany falls in season opener

Bulldogs suffer 38-13 setback to Water Valley By Jay Tidwell Special to the News Exchange NEW ALBANY – Devin Wilson is spending this week improving himself and his teammates. The junior running back led New Albany with 63 yards on 11 carries – one for a touchdown – against Water Valley last Friday, but it […]

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Blake Spruill of East Union races downfield after breaking into the Houlka secondary for a long gain. Spruill had a big night against the Wildcats as he rushed for 171 yards and 2 touchdowns for the Urchins. Photo by Dennis Clayton

East Union runs to win over Houlka

East Union runs to win over Houlka By Dennis Clayton East Union had several new faces in the lineup and in the backfield, but that didn’t prevent them from running over and around the visiting Houlka Wildcats on Friday night. Coach Scott Duley said “I thought our boys showed a lot of heart and it […]

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