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Local swimmers heading for state championship

By Joanna Manning Heard of Michael Phelps or Ryan Lochte? What about McClellan or Fennell? Well, the first two are household names in the world of swimming – and the next two - you just MIGHT need to keep your eyes and ears open for they are heading in that same direction. Not only are they from […]

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New Albany Girls Powerlifters place at invitational

The New Albany High School Girls Powerlifting Team placed 4th place in the Calhoun City Invitational on January 28. Leeta Ann Prater (left) was the winner in her weight class and Megan Dye (right) placed third in her weight class.

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West Union downs Jumpertown

By Dennis Clayton West Union’s seniors were in the spotlight on Senior Night, but the fourth quarter spotlight in the boys’ game belonged to an underclassman, Chase Cooper, as West Union defeated Jumpertown 67-62. The Eagles held a narrow 48-44 lead after three quarters and then Cooper took over. West Union scored 19 points in […]

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That’s What I’m Talking About! – Dennis Clayton

What about the game? Another Super Bowl has come and gone which leaves me asking the above question. I ask it because in this day and time, there appears to be more discussion about everything else that occurs as a by-product of the game than the game itself. We had the brother vs. brother talk […]

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Ingomar, East Union split wins

By Tyler McCollum The Falcons and Lady Falcons of Ingomar traveled to East Union Friday night for another great match-up. The Lady Falcons improved to 16-12 on the season after defeating the Lady Urchins in a hard-fought contest. Both teams struggled in the first quarter with turnovers and missed shots, but then got things going […]

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East Union standout southpaw hurler signs with Northeast

Cody Bo Dillard signed with the Northeast Mississippi Community College’s baseball program on Monday to become the second pitcher to ink with the Tigers this year. Dillard is a left-handed pitcher from East Union High School where he had an impressive 6-2 overall mark — during his junior campaign from the mound in 11 appearances […]

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13 and Under Girls and Boys Basketball Tournament

13 and Under Girls and Boys Basketball Tournament   Date: Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 Location: Ingomar High School Gymnasium Entry Fee: $50 per team 3 game guarantee Contact Jonathan Ashley at 316-1211 for more information.  

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The Hotbed: A Classic in Every Sense of the Word

The dictionary lists two definitions for the noun form of classic. First, a classic is a work of enduring excellence and the second definition of classic is a traditional event. The Hotbed Classic is a combination of both, because it is a work of enduring excellence that is a traditional event that serves a two-fold […]

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Did the Holiday Layoff Affect Your Game?

              Well the Christmas and New Year’s Holiday season has come and gone which begs a question that I am sure every coach is asked “did the long layoff during the holidays affect your team’s game?” Granted, most all members are recovering from less activity and practices, a couple of weeks without games, too […]

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East Union’s Cody Bo Dillard Signs with Tigers

(L-R) sitting mother Tammy Dillard, Cody Bo Dillard, father Bo Dillard and (L-R) standing is Urchins asst. coach Zane Treadway, Drew Dillard, head coach Chris Basil, and Josh Blythe. BOONEVILLE – Cody Bo Dillard signed with the Northeast Mississippi Community College’s baseball program on Monday to become the second pitcher to ink with the Tigers […]

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