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Preparing for postseason

 East Union is football program of a different sort.    The Urchins have no football stadium. The team practices in an open field with painted sidelines and endzones across from the school.  They have no locker room, no place to lounge and relax before taking the field.  For home games, played 15 miles away at […]

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New Albany girls take second in division meet in Pontotoc

New Albany girls took second place in the 2-4A cross country meet held recently in Pontotoc. The Lady Bulldogs finished second to the always tough Pontotoc Lady Warriors. Katie Brooks and Maria Favela were top 12 finishers as Brooks (18:08.00) finished 11th and Favela (18:21.00) finished 12th. New Albany boys placed fourth overall in the […]

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New Albany's Bryce Collins finished 9-of-16 for 87 yards and was sacked eight times. Photo by Kedrick Story

Despite promising start, Bulldogs fall to Ripley

Kedrick Storey Southern Sentinel Sports/Special to the News Exchange RIPLEY–In Friday’s 2013 edition of the “Hwy. 15 Rivalry,” the New Albany Bulldogs’ offense struggled, the defense allowed 502 yards of total offense and they fell to the Ripley Tigers 33-0 in their season finale. The loss snapped a New Albany four-game winning streak in the […]

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Photo by Clint Parish/Parish Portrait Design  Jonathan Valle #3 of East Union closes in on the Hatley runner for the tackle during the East Union 33-21 win at Hatley on Friday. East Union will play in the first round of the 2A football playoffs this Friday as they travel to H.W. Byers.

Urchins top Tigers for final 1-2A playoff spot

By Zac Carlisle For the Monroe Journal HATLEY – The 2013 Hatley Tigers (3-7, 1-4) were on the verge of making history. No other football team in school history had ever made the playoffs, and they were looking to do it. The same, however, could have been said for the East Union Urchins (7-3, 2-3). […]

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East Union at Byers preview

by Dennis Clayton East Union will travel to H.W. Byers in the first round of 2A football playoffs on Friday. The Byers offense is averaging 261 yards per game rushing and 96 yards per game passing. The Lions are averaging over 32 points a game while holding opponents to an average of 13.6 points per […]

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Saturday November 9 will be the MHSAA 2013 State Cross County Meet at Mississippi College Choctaw Trails Watson Cross Country Course. New Albany will be the first local school to run as 4A girls begin the day’s race activities at 10:00 with the 4A boys to follow at 10:30. East Union will be the next […]

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Dennis Clayton

And then there was one

We began the fall sports season with hopes of making the playoffs as the end result of our team’s hard labors. In softball we saw four of our local teams advance to the playoffs. New Albany and Myrtle lost in the first round, West Union advanced to the second round before they were eliminated, and […]

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Myrtle girls won first in the 1A Region 1 cross country meet on October 26.

Myrtle takes girls team, individual 4000 and 5000 meter division wins

1A Region 1 Championship Cross Country Meet Varsity Girls 4000 Meter Run ================================================================= Name Yr Team Time Pts —————————————————————– 1 Kitana High Myrtle High School 16:09.00 1 2 Savannah Shirley West Union 16:30.00 — 3 Geniesha Montgomery Myrtle High School 16:53.00 2 4 Madison Laney Tupelo Christian Pre 17:08.00 3 5 Samanatha Shettles Myrtle High […]

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Devin Wilson (2) runs for yardage in the second half for New Albany last Friday against Rosa Fort. The junior led all rushers with a season-high 167 yards and two touchdowns. Photo by Jay Tidwell

New Albany falls to new division champs

Bulldogs unable to come back against Rosa Fort By Jay Tidwell Special to the News-Exchange NEW ALBANY – New Albany prepared for last Friday’s football match as if it was a playoff game. Untimely turnovers in the fourth quarter ended any hopes at a real shot at the post-season. Rosa Fort returned a fumble for […]

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East Union falls in final home game of season

By Dennis Clayton East Union had hopes of notching their second division win of the season on Friday, but Mantachie’s Dustin Carrell would have none of it as he led his Mantachie Mustangs to a 42-14 win. Carrell had a hand in every Mustang touchdown in addition to kicking the PAT’s. Mantachie scored three touchdowns […]

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