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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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Montgomery signs with Blue Mountain

Brandon Montgomery of New Albany recently signed a baseball scholarship with Blue Mountain College. Montgomery pitched and played third for the Bulldogs primarily for the Bulldogs. Brandon said the following concerning his career at New Albany and his outlook for playing for Blue Mountain, “It’s been fun here at New Albany, I wouldn’t trade it […]

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Northeast signs Ben Foster in baseball

Northeast recently signed New Albany’s Ben Foster to a baseball scholarship. Foster led New Albany in batting this season with a .358 average. Foster pitched and played shortstop for the Bulldogs, going 5-5 for the year on the mound with a 2.77 ERA and 78 strikeouts. Foster said of his signing, “It’s been a fun […]

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Northwest Tennis signs Christian Scott of New Albany

Christian Scott signed a tennis scholarship with Northwest Community College recently. Scott and his brother Christopher were a formidable boys double team for the New Albany tennis team this past spring. The Scott brothers won the deciding game in team play to propel New Albany to a second consecutive 4A State Tennis Championship. The Scotts […]

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Sanderson signs with BMC

Summer Sanderson, a three-time most valuable player at New Albany High School, has signed a women’s golf scholarship with Blue Mountain College. “This is a big day for Blue Mountain,” said BMC coach Danny McKenzie. “Summer was a really good player in high school and she will be able to have an immediate impact on […]

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Bryd attends ICC basketball camp

Weston Byrd of Ingomar recently participated in the 2013 Itawamba Community College Men’s Basketball Camp. He is joined by ICC assistant coach and his uncle Adam Kirk. (Maggie Caldwell/

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Frog-a-Nanny run raises awareness for special needs students

The Frog-a-Nanny fun run and 5K run were held Friday at BNA Bank Park with 47 participants in the main run. The event is held to focus awareness on special needs students and help raise money to pay for projects for the students. Frog-a-Nanny began 18 years ago as part of Frog-a-Nal, a festival to […]

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What makes a great vacation?

There are a variety of things that make a vacation well worth the taking. To begin with, just the break from the regular day to day stress and work related to one’s job makes a vacation a blessing. It gives you a bit of a recharge in your battery, so to speak. So, I took […]

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What are you going to write about now?

I had the following question asked of me the other day, “Well, what are you going to write about now?” I have to admit that I was not able to give a very satisfactory answer. My reply, “I never know most of the time until I sit down at the computer.” Actually, that was the […]

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