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Urchins overcome elements to down Strayhorn

By Dennis Clayton East Union overcame the extremely wet field conditions and a slick football to take the win over Strayhorn and remain undefeated on the season. Coach Scott Duley said “It was a big win tonight, I told the boys that it was better to win ugly than to lose pretty. Our offense was […]

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Preview for North Pontotoc at New Albany football (Homecoming Game)

By Dennis Clayton Friday night the North Pontotoc Vikings will be visiting New Albany as the Homecoming guests. In years past, the teams were division opponents in 4A, but the Viking moved down to 3A with the most recent classification. The visitors from Ecru still feature multi-purpose athlete Marcus Green, a threat to score any […]

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East Union boys and Myrtle girls place second at Saltillo Invitation

By Dennis Clayton East Union boys and Myrtle girls ran well at the Saltillo Invitational cross country meet on Saturday as both finished second in the 1A-3A division. East Union had 10 runners that ran the course in under 21 minutes. The Urchins were led by Jordan Salmon (18:15.05) and Zach Rowan (18:57.16) who finished […]

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Rain doesn’t faze Warriors

By Blake Long Special to the Journal CORINTH – Coaches tend to run the football 99 percent of the time when playing in heavy rain and wet field conditions. The Corinth Warriors broke that mold on Friday night and used the air game on the way to a 24-16 victory over New Albany. “I just […]

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Julianna Garner gets the lead runner out at second during softball action between West Union and Myrtle. Pictured from left are: Kylie Massengill, Brittany Taylor, Garner of West Union and Audrey Kent of Myrtle. West Union won 10-0.

West Union improves to 4-0 with division win over Myrtle

By Dennis Clayton The West Union Lady Eagles used a huge fourth inning to break open a one-run game and win their division game against Myrtle 10-0. West Union sent 10 batters to the plate and scored six runs to secure the win. The Lady Eagles loaded the bases in the fourth with no outs […]

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Rain, rain and a bit more rain

Friday night was vastly different from the previous ones. We had experienced dry weather for so many weeks and the temperatures had been quite nice as well. That all changed with the front that came through on Friday. Rain, rain, and more rain came down and at time it seemed in buckets. The football games […]

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New Albany softball Kaitlyn Cavender rounding third during the division game between New Albany and Houston on Monday. Houston defeated the Lady Bulldogs 15-5. Photo by Lisa Voyles Chickasaw Journal

Lady Bulldogs fall to Lady Toppers

New Albany girls start strong By Lisa Voyles Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON – The New Albany Lady Bulldogs started off strong, but the Lady Toppers of Houston overcame them in the end in their first division game of the season. The Lady Bulldogs racked up three quick runs in the top of the first with Kaitlyn […]

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Amory's Fred Garth broke through contain and blocked Eathen Rainey's attempt for the game-winning field goal. Chris Brown scooped up the ball behind the line of scrimmage and ran it in for the winning touchdown. Photo by Dennis Clayton

New Albany wins thriller against Amory

Bulldogs even record with another last-second victory By Jay Tidwell Special to the News Exchange NEW ALBANY – An electrifying conclusion to last Friday’s game has re-energized New Albany. On the final play of its non-division football game against Amory, Chris Brown scooped up his team’s blocked field goal attempt and scampered 25 yards to […]

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Brittany Taylor singles in the first inning for West Union. Taylor collected four hits on the day to lead the Lady Eagles as they defeated Ingomar 14-5 in their 1A division matchup. Photo by Dennis Clayton

Brittany Taylor has great week in softball

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Myrtle runners win team, individual honors at Pontotoc

Myrtle was well represented in the top positions of team girls and individual boys at the Pontotoc Invitational. Myrtle girls placed six runners in the top 20 and that enabled them to edge out New Site in points 56-59 and capture first place in the varsity girls 4000 meter run in 1A-3A. Marquez Howell of […]

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