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Myrtle coach Orman to lead Ripley’s girls

Ripley High School has chosen Cliff Ormon to be their next girls basketball coach. Ripley principal Jeff Palmer confirmed the hiring Thursday afternoon. The move must be approved by the South Tippah School Board. Ormon returns to Tippah County where he coached the Pine Grove Lady Panthers for eight seasons (2004-12) before spending the last […]

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East Union rallies for win over New Albany

Defense… That was the story of the exhibition game between the East Union Urchins against the New Albany Bulldogs Thursday night. It was a back and forth, topsy turvy, razzle dazzle game with the Urchins coming out with a 6-1 victory. It looked like a good start for the Bulldogs in the first inning on […]

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ICC soccer camp participants

Union County participants in the 2013 Itawamba Community College Soccer Camp: (left to right) Sam Hickey, Perry McKinney, Josh Hill, Rachel Rainey, Carly Hill, Caret Beth Doyle, Charlsey Rowan, Karlie Topper, Sarah Kathryn Harris. (Maggie Caldwell/ICCImages.com)

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At State Games

From top left to right, Ethan Kimbrough, Shaelee Manning, Jared Dillard, Jenna Tate, Joanna Manning (head coach), Marley Mills, Micah Taylor, Aidan Mills, Johnna Mills, Ella Mills, and Kevin Kimbrough (assistant coach). The local swim team members attended the 2013 State Games of Mississippi. June 8-9.

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High score swimmers

Ethan Kimbrough (6 and under boys) and Shaelee Manning (7-8 year-old girls) won high point medals at the 2013 state games of Mississippi for swimming held on June 8-9. They are from the Tallahatchie Tidal Waves swim team of New Albany, Union County and Booneville.

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New Albany Volleyball Camp June 25-27

New Albany Volleyball Coach Shay Ashford announces the New Albany Volleyball Camp will be held June 25-27 at New Albany Middle School from 9 a.m. – 12 noon. Registration is $55.00 and all girls will receive a free volleyball. Camp is for girls ages 4-13. Contact Coach Ashford at: lashford@newalbany.k12.ms.us or call 662-687-2592 to register […]

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Notes on the College World Series

The 2013 College World Series has been exciting and also a bit surprising so far as we have seen the three top teams of Oregon State, LSU, and North Carolina fall into the loser’s bracket after game one. At this writing, LSU and North Carolina are due to face each other in an elimination game, […]

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Ingomar players among BMC campers

Among the 79 campers at the recent 2013 Blue Mountain College Girls Basketball Camp were four from Ingomar: (seated) Carson Grisham and Cara Beth Self; and (standing) Ellen Staggs and Madison Willard.

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County participants in ICC camp

Union County participants in the 2013 ICC Lady Indians Basketball Camp: (left to right) Leslie Robinson, Julianna Garner, Savannah Shirley.

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Play for the fun of it

The past few weeks I have ventured out to BNA Bank Park to snap a few photos of our future stars of the diamond for our paper. For the most part, it appears that the kids are having a good time playing the game. I trust that our adults are allowing the kids to have […]

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