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Lady Eagles Take Possession of Division Lead

Posted: April 16, 2013 | Author: denclayton | Filed under: High School Sports |Leave a comment » Brittany Taylor of West Union struck out seven while giving up 10 hits and 3 runs against Myrtle. Myrtle and West Union entered Monday’s clash between county rivals unbeaten in division play. Naturally someone had to take sole possession of first and on this night it […]

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Bulldogs get huge win over Vikings

By Dennis Clayton Coach John Walker’s New Albany Bulldogs needed a win over neighboring divisional rival North Pontotoc and his troops came through in the clutch. Coach Walker said of the victory “Huge win tonight, we needed that. After starting the year 7-0, we had lost six straight and we kind of had a fear […]

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New Albany wins in double overtime

By Dennis Clayton New Albany and Greenwood locked up a thriller that went to double overtime before the Bulldogs of New Albany defeated the visiting Bulldogs by a 63-60 score. The contest was tight all the way as the largest lead of the night was eight points in the fourth quarter and that lead was […]

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Falcons defeat Hornets, will host Biggersville next

By Tyler McCollum Things got pretty intense Tuesday night in the Ingomar gym as the Falcons hosted the Montgomery County Hornets for the “do-or-die” first round North Half game. The Falcons’ offense started hot and never let up during the first quarter. Henry Foster lifted his team with three back-to-back three-point shots and Devonte Williamson […]

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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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