Ingomar recognized their five seniors after Monday's home game against North Pontotoc. Pictured from left - Alex Wilhite, Ashley Forester, Carson Grisham, Gara Beth Self and Lauren Thompson. Photo courtesy of Dana Hall.
I will be working feverishly for the next several days trying to get a wrap on the Winter Sports Preview. It seems like it's only be a couple of weeks since we put the finishing touches on the fall one and here we are working on the next in the series of three.
New Albany will travel north to face Corinth in Division 1-4A football on Friday and the Bulldogs will need to play hard and clean while reducing self-inflicted mistakes against a touch Warrior team. New Albany is 6-3, 2-1 for the season while Corinth comes in at 8-1, 3-0.
NEW ALBANY - New Albany capped off their homecoming week with a convincing win of 45-0 over Tishomingo County on Friday to assure themselves of a season winning record at 6-3 and improved three 1-4A slate to 2-1.
New Albany will begin their postseason quest for a state title in Class II Volleyball as they host Greenwood, the number two seed from Division 3 on Saturday at 1:00 in Memorial Gymnasium.
ELLISTOWN - East Union came out of the gate swinging in game one and went on to sweep county rival Myrtle in their Class 1 softball playoff series 2-0 on Tuesday. East Union won by scores of 20-2 and 19-5.
Karley Conwill of East Union and Thomas Floyd of Ingomar both had sixth place finishes in their respective girls and boys classes of 1A-3A at Saturday's Pontotoc Invitational Cross Country meet at Cherry Creek Orchards.
New Albany Volleyball recognized their seniors Maleah Parker and Brooke Dowell before Thursday's game against Corinth. Pictured from left - Assistant Coach Austin Epting, Maleah Parker, Brooke Dowell, Head Coach Reid Gann.
East Union celebrated their homecoming on Friday, October 5 before the Walnut game and Macy Hitt was crowned Homecoming Queen. Pictured from left - Escort Cade Bell, Maid Raelee Bell, Escort Thomas Gentry, Maid Sallie Humphreys, Escort Josh Basil, Homecoming Queen Macy Hitt, Escort Joel Wilk…
New Albany will put a wrap on homecoming week festivities on Friday night as they host Tishomingo County for their homecoming game with hopes of improving their Division 1-4A record.
INGOMAR - The Lady Falcons took swift measures to defeat Simmons 2-0 in their series of the Class I softball playoffs on Saturday, winning game one 14-1 in four innings and 16-0 in two innings in game two.
BYHALIA - New Albany and Byhalia exchanged leads during the second half as well as multiple turnovers by each team, but the Bulldogs were able to hold on to win a close one by a 38-35 final.
West Union didn't find out until the end of the week that they would still be playing softball after the regular season, but the Lady Eagles hit the road Saturday morning for the long drive to Shaw and came away with a 2-0 sweep in round one of Class I softball playoffs.
The Myrtle Lady Hawks and the New Albany Bulldogs are the 2018 Union County Cross Country champions as they finished at the top of the field in Thursday's meet held at the Blue Mountain College course.
New Albany and Corinth will meet for all the marbles in Class II Division 1 volleyball on Thursday night at Memorial Gymnasium in New Albany. A New Albany win would give the Bulldogs back-to-back division titles.
Myrtle runners recently competed in the FNC Park Invitational in Oxford on Saturday and defending 1A state champion Maggie Moody had the best time for the Lady Hawks with her 11th place finish in a time of 21:46.20.
Today's paper is the new installment of our paper as we got from a twice-a-week publication to a once-a-week product. Hopefully you will notice a positive change in both our main section and the sports section which we plan to build on each week.
Karley Conwill of East Union and Thomas Floyd of Ingomar had a huge day at the Warriors Invitational at Florence AL on Thursday as they both placed second in their respective races in 1A-3A.
New Albany came so close to defeating Senatobia on Friday night as they scored with just over a minute remaining to take the lead, but the Warriors drove down to score the winning touchdown with 31 seconds remaining for the 26-23 win. The Bulldogs now turn their attention to Byhalia and hope…
ELLISTOWN - Raelee Bell had a special night on her senior night as she and her Urchin teammates picked up two division wins at the expense of Pine Grove and Thrasher.
NEW ALBANY - Senatobia overcame a New Albany touchdown with 1:18 remaining and marched 68 yards in 47 seconds to score the winning touchdown on John Michael Foster's 18-yard pass to Niageria Young to secure a 26-23 win on Friday.
New Albany won their third consecutive road match on Thursday in Class II Division 1 volleyball with a 3-0 decision at Tishomingo County. The Bulldogs won by scores of 25-21, 25-15 and 25-23.
New Albany won two critical division contests over the past week as the Bulldogs defeated Corinth 3-2 on Thursday and Ripley 3-1 on Tuesday. Both contests were road matches and improved the New Albany Class II Division 1 record to 5-0 and overall they now stand at 20-3.
This will be the final time that I write a column in a Friday edition of the New Albany Gazette. No, I am not leaving or changing positions or retiring, although that might benefit all of us if I did.
MYRTLE - Alex Wilhite came through with a bases-loaded, two-out 2-RBI single in the seventh that drove in Lindsey Dillard and Gara Beth Self for the tying and eventual game winning runs as Ingomar swept the series in Class I Division 2 softball with Myrtle by the 9-8 final.
New Albany completed their non-division play with a 4-2 record, but now the season starts anew as play in Division 1-4A begins with tonight's contest at home against Senatobia.
New Albany and East Union met on Friday night in the second EUNA Cup contest and the Bulldogs came away with the 42-12 win. Here Kalob Adair of New Albany tries to make a sideline move against Micah Fulgham and Hayden Roberts.