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Thursday, October 3 Softball Ingomar at West Union – 5:00/6:00 V/JV East Union at Myrtle – 5:00/6:00 V/JV New Albany at Belmont – 5:30 Friday, October 4 Football East Union at New Site – 7:00 New Albany at Senatobia – 7:00 Softball Jumpertown at West Union – 5:00/6:00 V/JV Saturday, October 5 Cross Country New […]

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Gravitating from cardiac to cardio

The past weekend was not one for the faint of heart in terms of activities and outcomes. Beginning with the come-from-behind thriller at New Albany’s Homecoming game to the exhausting activity of cross country, we had it all in the span of 18 hours. Let’s begin with football. Here’s the scenario: four plays into the […]

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Myrtle girls were dominant in the 1A-3A girls 4000 meters on Saturday, placing 8 runners in the top 16. Photo by Dennis Clayton

Myrtle girls and Marquez Howell turn in strong performances in Southerntees Meet

By Dennis Clayton Myrtle girls turned in an impressive and dominating performance in the 1A-3A Girls 4000 meters at the Southerntees Challenge on Saturday. The Lady Hawks placed eight runners in the top 16 to take the trophy home as the top overall team in the event. All eight runners finished the course in times […]

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SACK! Devin Wilson of New Albany sacks North Pontotoc quarterback Trey Jolly during the first quarter of Friday's Homecoming game. New Albany won in OT 24-21.

Bulldogs rally with two big plays, win on OT kick

By Jay Tidwell Special to the News Exchange Larenz Jones provided the spark for a thrilling comeback by New Albany. After Cedric Buford batted down a field goal attempt by North Pontotoc’s John Gonzales early in the fourth quarter, Jones grabbed the loose ball and sprinted 70 yards for the end zone. It was the […]

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New Albany players get ready for the setup to return the ball against Pontotoc. The Lady Bulldogs lost to Pontotoc 3-2 on Tuesday. Pictured from left are: Emma Wilson,Hannah Anderson, Megan Dye, Darby Mills and Erin Michael Carter.

New Albany falls to Pontotoc in five sets

Photo by Dennis Clayton New Albany came out strong against Pontotoc early, but Pontotoc rallied from a 2-1 deficit and won the match 3-2 on Tuesday. The Lady Bulldogs ran off six straight points to begin the set, then later ran off four straight points to take the 10-1 lead. New Albany later ran off […]

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New Albany Homecoming Queen Hannah Anderson with the game ball after the Bulldogs defeated North Pontotoc 24-21 in OT.

Hannah Anderson 2013 Homecoming Queen

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Eathen Rainey kicks the game-winning FG from 36 yards to complete New Albany's comeback as they won 24-21 in overtime.

Bulldogs win in overtime over Vikings

It was a night of big plays as New Albany and North Pontotoc met in a non-division contest as the Bulldogs celebrated Homecoming. The celebration was made complete when Eathen Rainey’s 36 yard field goal split the uprights in overtime to lift New Albany to comeback win of 24-21. New Albany found themselves trailing North […]

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SPORTS CALENDAR Thursday September 26 Softball West Union at Hickory Flat – 5:00/6:00 V/JV Ingomar at Myrtle – 5:00 Friday September 27 Football North Pontotoc at New Albany (Homecoming) – 7:00 Saturday September 28 Cross Country Southern Tees Challenge @ BNA Bank Park & Sportsplex East Union, Ingomar, Myrtle, New Albany and West Union participating […]

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Hannah Anderson and Emma Wilson watch the flight of the ball during the match on Tuesday against Middleton. New Albany won 3-1. On Thursday New Albany played Belmont in a division match and were defeated 3-1. New Albany will play at Pontotoc on Tuesday, October 1, in their next match.

New Albany Volleyball has split results for week

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Urchins overcome elements to down Strayhorn

By Dennis Clayton East Union overcame the extremely wet field conditions and a slick football to take the win over Strayhorn and remain undefeated on the season. Coach Scott Duley said “It was a big win tonight, I told the boys that it was better to win ugly than to lose pretty. Our offense was […]

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