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McDonald, Wilson compete in combine

TUPELO – Two New Albany Bulldogs received the opportunity to compete as some of the top football talent in the state. Rising seniors Jake McDonald and Devin Wilson took part in the Southern Select Combine at Tupelo High School on Saturday, increasing their visibility for recruiters in the hope of furthering their careers after high […]

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Urchins sweep in opening round of summer baseball play

BLUE SPRINGS – Summer league baseball jumped out to a strong start for the East Union Urchins, who swept Ingomar, Myrtle and Booneville in a Thursday afternoon tournament of three five-inning contests. Ingomar also picked up a win, defeating Booneville 4-0 in the second game of the day. East Union 4, Booneville 3 Rising senior […]

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Cotton States League play begins this weekend

Getting better. With five seasons in the books, the Nolan Brothers Cotton States League will embark on its sixth season with that motto in mind. “It’s what the players do, they come spend a couple of months playing a game they love and getting better at it,” Director of Baseball Operations Frank Dodds said. What […]

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Fast Pitch Softball – seated from left: Bailey Bogue, Julianna Garner, Brittany Taylor. Back: Callie Baggett, Kylie Massengill, Ashley Hatton, Jesslyn Brewer, Gracen Conlee.

West Union Athletic Awards

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Baseball – from left: Lane Plunk, Witt Roaton, Thomas Moore, Zane Wilkinson, Jacob Raines, Jacob Elder, Tray Davis, Dakota Edwards.

East Union Athletic Awards

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TIGERS TO INSTRUCT NEXT GENERATION OF BALLPLAYERS DURING SUMMER CAMP

Booneville, Miss. – With another banner season in the books, the Northeast Mississippi Community College baseball program is ready to pass its knowledge and winning mannerisms to the next generation of stars on the diamond. The Tigers have scheduled their annual youth summer camp for May 26-28 at Harold T. White Field. The three-day event […]

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Cotton States season begins May 31

The Nolan Brothers Cotton States League is excited about beginning their sixth season with their Opening Day ceremonies scheduled for May 31st at 1:00 pm at BNA Bank Park in New Albany. Almost 150 players applied to play in this collegiate wood bat league. The annual draft was held Monday, May 12 and players were […]

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2014 2-1A Fast Pitch Softball Co-Players of the Year are Brittany Taylor, Bailey Bogue and Julianna Garner of West Union. Pictured from left: Asst. Coach Bre Anna Heard, Brittany Taylor, Head Coach Lisa Bogue, Bailey Bogue, Julianna Garner and Asst. Coach Leah Paige Goolsby. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

2014 ALL-DIVISION 2-1A FAST PITCH

1st team all-division West Union: Callie Baggett, Bailey Bogue, Gracen Conlee, Julianna Garner, Brittany Taylor Myrtle: Emily Cook, Keely Chunn, Lauren Coggin, Audrey Kent Ingomar: Lauren Koon, Hannah Russell, Gara Beth Self Blue Mountain: Lacie Manley, Osheauna Foote Hickory Flat: Hailey Stacks Ashland: Obrianna Davis 2nd team all-division West Union: Jesslyn Brewer, Kylie Massengill, Ashley […]

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Shane Sanderson of New Albany High School was named 2013-2014 Athletic Director of the Year by the Mississippi Association of Coaches. Sanderson also serves on the MAC board as the District 1 3A/4A representative. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Shane Sanderson named MAC Athletic Director of the Year

By Dennis Clayton Shane Sanderson of New Albany High School has been recognized by the Mississippi Association of Coaches as the 2013-2014 Athletic Director of the Year. Sanderson will be honored at the MAC Banquet on June 27 in Jackson. “I feel extremely honored and blessed to be recognized by our Mississippi Association of Coaches […]

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Union County teams post season series dates and times

Thursday, April 24 Baseball West Union at TCPS, 4:30 p.m. HW Byers at East Union, 5:30 p.m. Hamilton at Ingomar, 6:00 p.m. Kosciusko at New Albany, 7:00 p.m. Fast Pitch Softball Houston at New Albany, 5:30 p.m. Hamilton at Ingomar, 5:30 p.m. Myrtle at Vardaman, 6:00 p.m. Friday, April 25 Baseball Ingomar at Hamilton, 6:00 […]

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