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Richland ends Lady Bulldogs playoff run

New Albany’s hopes of avenging a previous playoff loss in 2014 to Richland were all for nought as the Lady Rangers scored in the early minutes and went on to the 4-0 win, eliminating the Lady Bulldogs from the postseason. “It (early goal) kinda took the momentum away from us and I had asked them […]

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Bulldogs split in division contest with Senatobia

After nabbing a Division 2-4A win on Jan. 19 New Albany’s Lady Bulldogs played a close contest against the visiting Senatobia Lady Warriors in a 43-39 final. Samantha Bridges led in scoring for the Bulldogs with 19 points, followed by Latavea Harris with 10. New Albany got off to a slow start scoring only four […]

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Lady Bulldogs edge Pontotoc in playoff opener

NEW ALBANY – New Albany scored their goals early and then held on to deny Pontotoc the comeback opportunity as the Lady Bulldogs won the Class 4A soccer playoff match 2-1 and advanced to the second round. “The first half we got on top, got two good goals and went into half up 2-0,” New […]

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Warriors eliminate Bulldogs in 4A soccer playoffs

PONTOTOC – New Albany saw their hopes of a playoff run come to an end in the opening round match with Pontotoc on Monday as the Warriors shutout the Bulldogs 4-0 and eliminated them from the 4A playoffs for the second time in three years. “The mental aspect of having beaten them twice just does […]

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Bridges leads Lady Bulldogs to win over Rosa Fort

NEW ALBANY – The Lady Bulldogs’ last win came in November; the last game where leading 2015 scorers Tashonda Caviness and Jazzmine McWilliams were on the court together. On Tuesday, New Albany held off Rosa Fort to snap a 14-game losing streak, defeating the Lady Lions in a 63-61 final to move to 1-1 in […]

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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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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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Bulldogs thumped by Pontotoc in non-division contest

NEW ALBANY – The Bulldogs first trip back to the hardwood after the holiday break was filled with struggles. New Albany fell in a 67-53 decision to the Pontotoc Warriors, who forced 20 turnovers in four quarters of play. The Bulldogs forced 19, but rarely converted those possessions into points. “If you can’t convert when […]

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Joseph Rainey scored a goal and had an assist in Saturday's win over Pontotoc.

Bulldogs sweep Pontotoc

BY DENNIS CLAYTON New Albany swept Pontotoc in Saturday’s first match back from the Christmas break. The Lady Bulldogs won the opener 3-1 and the Bulldogs took the boys contest 4-1. Cynthia Betancourt scored two goals to lead New Albany and Carey Beth Doyle added the other goal. The win improved the Lady Bulldogs record […]

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