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Area teams start practices

Local high school teams began practicing for their respective fall sports on Monday. Area football, slow pitch softball, volleyball and cross country athletes hit the practice fields, courts, and trails in hopes of taking their teams to victory in the upcoming fall sports seasons. Some north Mississippi football teams even hit the practice filed at […]

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Turn the Page

We turn the page and begin another chapter in high school sports beginning next week. New Albany will get things started with a jamboree game at Kossuth on Friday night August 16. Then on Saturday many of our local teams will take the first pitch of the softball season at the West Union Tournament. New […]

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Dealers top Jets for Cotton States title

By Tyler McCollum After all of the hard work and effort that these guys have put in all season long, it finally has come to an end. The Cotton States Baseball League wrapped up its final game on Sunday as the North Delta Dealers took on the Golden Triangle Jets. It was a very slow […]

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Fall Sports Divisions

Class 2A/ Region 1 Football East Union Baldwyn Hatley Mantachie New Site Walnut Class 4A Region 2 Football New Albany Ripley Lafayette County Senatobia Byhalia Rosa Fort Region 1/Dist.1 Volleyball New Albany Ripley Corinth Tishomingo County Pontotoc Belmont Alcorn Central Class 1A Softball Region 2/Dist. 2 Ingomar Myrtle West Union Hickory Flat Class 2A Softball […]

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Tidal Waves Make Splash at State Swim Meet

Tallahatchie Tidal Wave swimmers Joseph Fennell, Aniston McClellan, and Bo Rainer show their medals and ribbons from the State Long Course Swim Meet that was recently held in Cleveland. Although the club is less than two years old, these young swimmers made a major showing against elite swimmers from across the state of Mississippi. The […]

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Swimming Anyone?

Last Thursday I had the privilege to meet some of our local swimmers with the Tallahatchie Tidal Waves Swim Team. My major purpose was to interview Coach Joanna Manning and those swimmers that recently competed in the state championships in Cleveland. I accomplished that order of business, but it was impressive how much our local […]

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ICC announces 2013 soccer schedules

Adam Gore/ FULTON, MS – Coach Mike Sullivan has announced the 2013 Itawamba Community College soccer schedules. The Lady Indians will play 17 regular season matches while the Indians will participate in 16 with eight matches scheduled to be played at the ICC Soccer Complex on the Fulton campus and nine on the road. ICC […]

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Cotton States schedules and standings

Cotton States schedules and standings Cotton States High School League Schedule 7/25 – THUNDER @ CRAWDADS 6:30 PM at Pony Field 7/25 – DEALERS @ MUDCATS 6:30 PM at Legion Field 7/27 – CRAWDADS @ SWAMPMONSTERS 1:00 PM at Field 8 7/27 – RASCALS @ THUNDER 1:00 PM at Pony Field 7/27 – XPLORERS @ […]

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Park Commission registering for fall soccer and flag football

The New Albany Park Commission announces registration for its Fall Soccer Season and for Flag Football. Registration began Monday, July 8, and will run through Aug. 16. The fee for both is $40 per child ($35 per each sibling). For soccer, the child must be born between Aug. 1, 1999 and July 31, 2009. For […]

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It’s not over until it’s over

That’s what I’m talking about We normally talk about sports related to high school here, but the finish of The Open golf tournament and Phil Mickelson’s final round performance bear addressing. As the great baseball philosopher and player Yogi Berra said, “It’s not over until it’s over.” Mickelson proved Berra to be correct on that […]

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