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Area athletes advance to state finals in track

Several local track athletes punched their tickets for the MHSAA State Track and Field Championships to be held in Pearl on May 6 and 7. Myrtle, East Union and Ingomar ran at Winona in their 1A and 2A competition that covered two days due to inclement weather. Myrtle competed in the 1A North and individual […]

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Cayce Smith won the 2A girls pole vault at regionals. File photo from Journal Relays.

East Union and Myrtle win regional track titles

Union County had a huge showing at regional track meets on Saturday as East Union won the boys and girls 1-2A meet at Tupelo while Myrtle swept both titles in region 1-1A in Oxford. East Union girls were again led by Katie Rowan, winner of the 100 meter hurdles in 16.66 and 300 meter hurdles […]

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Sam McMillin delvers a pitch to the plate in the first inning for New Albany. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Bulldogs knocked out of 4A playoffs by Panthers

New Albany saw their season come to a close on Saturday as the Amory Panthers and pitcher Aubrey Gillentine took the 10-0 win. Gillentine was untouchable through four innings, but Peyton Jolly broke up the no-hitter with his one-out double in the fifth. The teams battled through three scoreless innings although Amory missed a golden […]

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D'Anna Gillon had three hits to lead New Albany against Lafayette. File photo.

Big inning spells defeat for Lady Bulldogs

One big inning by Lafayette was more than New Albany could overcome as the Lady Bulldogs fell to the Lady Commodores 8-6 in division play on Wednesday. The teams fought to a draw through three innings as neither team was able to draw first blood on the scoreboard. However, that all changed in the Lafayette […]

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New Albany runs in Division 2-4A track

New Albany competed in the Division 2-4A track meet on Tuesday and the boys team placed third with 50 points while the girls finished fourth with 36. Braudrique Boyd had two seconds to lead the boys team as he was just edged out in the 100 meters by Travis Tucker of Senatobia. Tucker ran a […]

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D'Anna Gillon drives a pitch to the wall for a triple as Beth Barnes waits on deck. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Lady Bulldogs romp over Ripley in softball

RIPLEY – New Albany exploded for seven runs in the top of the third inning and went on to take a 10-0 win in five innings on Tuesday. The Lady Bulldogs pounded out seven hits and took advantage of two errors to jump out to a 7-0 lead. “In coaching you always use that term […]

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Kelsey Ledbetter drives the pitch up the third baseline against Pontotoc. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Lady Bulldogs post division win over Pontotoc

NEW ALBANY – The Lady Bulldogs exacted a measure of revenge on Thursday as they defeated Pontotoc 7-3 in Division 2-4A softball. Pontotoc had defeated the Lady Bulldogs in their first meeting in Pontotoc by a big margin. Kaitlyn Cavender broke open a one-run game with her three RBI double that was a laser shot […]

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Kaitlyn Cavender had a huge day at the plate, driving in three runs with her double in the fourth inning. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Lady Bulldogs thump Pontotoc in 2-4A rematch

NEW ALBANY – The Lady Bulldogs exacted a measure of revenge on Thursday as they defeated Pontotoc 7-3 in Division 2-4A softball. Pontotoc had defeated the Lady Bulldogs in their first meeting in Pontotoc by a big margin. Kaitlyn Cavender broke open a one-run game with her three RBI double that was a laser shot […]

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Alexis Mayo watches her leadoff home run clear the centerfield fence in the third inning against Ripley. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Leadoff homer sparks New Albany comeback

NEW ALBANY – New Albany found themselves down 3-0 and needing a spark in the bottom of the third inning of their division game with Ripley. Alexis Mayo’s leadoff home run to center provided the spark as the Lady Bulldogs went on to score four runs and take the eventual win 10-6. “Mayo led it […]

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Tripp Mills was the starter for the Bulldogs on Friday and struck out six through five innings of work. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Bulldogs fall to Senatobia in extra innings

NEW ALBANY – New Albany carried Senatobia into the eighth inning before the visitors got the RBI single to regain the lead and eventually take the win 5-4. Senatobia got their leadoff batter on, moved him to second on a sacrifice bunt and then drove the deciding run in on a RBI single. New Albany […]

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