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New Albany splits non-division contest with Kossuth

The New Albany Bulldogs took a break from division competition to pay a visit to Alcorn County on Friday. The boys topped the Aggies in a 75-71 decision while the Lady Bulldogs dropped their game in a 68-29 final. Elexis Jones finished as the leading scorer on the night for New Albany, putting in 10 […]

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Bulldogs secure playoff bid, Lady Dawgs stay perfect in division

New Albany assured themselves of a spot in 4A soccer playoffs with their 5-2 win over Tishomingo County on Friday. The Bulldogs were led by Payton Snyder and Joseph Rainey as the duo scored two goals apiece and Eduardo Zaragoza added the remaining goal. Rainey and Zaragoza each had an assist and Jose Favela also […]

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25th Anniversary Kiwanis Hotbed Classic

2016 New Albany Kiwanis Hotbed Classic will be 1/23/2016 9:00 – West Union vs Smithville 10:15 – East Union vs Houlka 11:30 – Ingomar vs Mooreville 12:45 – Myrtle vs Quitman 2:00 – Center Hill vs Mitchell (TN) 3:15 – Pontotoc vs Bolton (TN) 4:30 – New Albany vs Lawerence County 6:00 – Clinton vs […]

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Ingomar outlasts H. W. Byers for division win

HOLLY SPRINGS – It took until the third quarter – on a buzzer-beater three-point shot from Cade Hall – for Ingomar to snag a lead. The shot was clean – the momentum swung the Falcons’ way and Ingomar carried it through to snag a 76-73 win over H. W. Byers on Tuesday. “We weathered the […]

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Hawks sweep Falkner in division action

Myrtle added another pair of division wins to their season total on Tuesday as both squads topped Falkner in dominating wins. The girls’ game saw a 75-59 final with Ivory Montgomery returning to the floor after being held out during Friday’s game against Hickory Flat with an injury. Montgomery led both teams in scoring with […]

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West Union sweeps Blue Mountain in division 2-1A hoops

West Union picked up a pair of Division 2-1A wins at home on Tuesday as they defeated Blue Mountain 60-39 in the girls’ contest and the Eagles followed that with a 69-64 win over the Cougars in the nightcap. West Union welcomed back Kylie Massengill who missed a month of action with an arm injury […]

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Lady Bulldogs take division title; boys’ postseason hopes stay alive

CORINTH – New Albany girls clinched their fourth consecutive division title on Tuesday by defeating Corinth 4-1 and remaining unbeaten in Division 1-4A with two division matches remaining. “Overall, I thought we played pretty well tonight,” New Albany girls coach Bert Anderson said. “Friday against Olive Branch was the best overall game as a team […]

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Savannah Shirley drives up court against the Ingomar pressure by Gara Beth Self and Sydney Roberts. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Ingomar overcomes tempo and Lady Eagles for win

BY DENNIS CLAYTON ENTERPRISE – Ingomar girls got the win over county-rival West Union despite having to play at a tempo not to their liking as well as not being able to use their full-court pressure to force turnovers in the narrow 38-32 win on Friday. “Fortunately, on this day it was enough, but we’ve […]

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Cynthia Betancourt had a hat trick with her three goals against Olive Branch. File photo. 

New Albany splits with Olive Branch

BY DENNIS CLAYTON New Albany hosted Olive Branch of 6A on Saturday in non-division play and the teams split decisions with New Albany girls taking the opening match 4-0 and Olive Branch won the boys contest by a 4-1 score. Cynthia Betancourt recorded the hat trick in the girls match, scoring three goals to pace […]

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DeJuan Hubbard drives in for the layup as Eli Thompson defends. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

East Union, Ingomar advance in county junior high tournament

BY DENNIS CLAYTON INGOMAR – Ingomar girls and East Union boys won their opening round games on Monday in the Union County Junior High Basketball tournament as the Lady Falcons defeated Myrtle 26-22 and the Urchins held off Myrtle 39-33. Sanaa Finley sparked the Ingomar comeback in the third quarter, scoring 10 points to help […]

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