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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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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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New Albany takes two from Byhalia

NEW ALBANY – New Albany got the sweep plus a double shutout in their final division matches of the season on Wednesday which were moved up from Thursday due to impending bad weather. New Albany also recognized their seven seniors on the boys and girls teams on Senior Night. (G) New Albany 9, Byhalia 0 […]

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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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Christian Rojas signed a scholarship with ICC Soccer on Friday.

Rojas signs with ICC Soccer

BY DENNIS CLAYTON Christian Rojas of New Albany will further his soccer career at Itawamba Community College for Coach Mike Sullivan and the Indians next year. Rojas signed with the Indians on Friday surrounded by family, teammates and coaches. “I’m excited about it,” Rojas said. “This is something that I’ve been working for and I’ve […]

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Carter Avenue parking lot

Work to start on city parking lot improvement

Anyone driving along Carter Avenue by the library parking lot can hardly miss the large silver culvert sitting on the ditch bank beside the lot. The culvert is destined to go in the creek beside Carter Avenue with the area above it being covered. This is part of the plan from the city’s parking committee […]

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House condemnations hit snags

New Albany aldermen, at their regular meeting Tuesday, were scheduled to hear two proposals with quotes to demolish properties condemned at previous meetings but that did not happen. Instead, in one case, aldermen took a step back for legal reasons. In the second, the owners who had purchased the property only days before its demolition […]

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City upgrading utility truck fleet, fire stations

Light, gas and water manager Bill Mattox has been telling aldermen about the need for new boom bucket trucks for some time and now that need is being met. He reported that to the city board during their regular meeting Tuesday. First, he told them about a bid opening for a new bucket truck with […]

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Mosley and Johnson band

Community celebrates Sam Mosley

Approximately 650 people showed up at the premiere of the Sam Mosley documentary, “Beyond The Tracks” and the following concert Thursday night at the New Albany High School Auditorium. New Albany High School student Rachel Lenoir welcomed the audience and said, “I hope you enjoy this documentary as much as we enjoyed making it.” New […]

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