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Fourth quarter flurry finishes Falcons season

OKOLONA – The Ingomar Falcons fought hard to upset the Okolona Chieftains on Saturday, but a 20-11 run in the fourth quarter brought the Falcons season to an end in the 69-55 defeat. “We knew we would have to shoot it well tonight to have a chance,” Ingomar coach Jonathan Ashley said. “I am proud […]

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Lady Falcons overcome slow start and advance to Jackson

INGOMAR – Ingomar started Friday’s game against JZ George in the most sluggish fashion, but the Lady Falcons were able to use a strong second half to post the 63-37 win. “Looking back on it after you know the result, it wasn’t fun to go through it, but I’m kinda glad to have a bit […]

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Lady Eagles fall to Tremont in closing seconds

TREMONT – A battle until the final moment, the victory in the Class 1A playoffs went in favor of Tremont on Monday as the Lady Eagles defeated West Union 69-66. After pulling ahead of Tremont 10-7 in the first quarter, the Eagles came back to close out the period with a 7-0 run over West […]

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Blue Devils ground the Hawks in division championship

ENTERPRISE – Ashland was clicking on all cylinders offensively as they won handily by a 90-40 final in the Division 2-1A boys championship at West Union. The Blue Devils began the game on a 7-0 run only to have Myrtle fight back to within a point at 11-10, but Ashland was able to find the […]

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Lady Urchins roll past Riverside

ELLISTOWN – Kallie Roberts led East Union to a huge first quarter as she connected on five three-pointers and a total of six on the night in the Lady Urchins 86-40 win in 2A girls basketball. “It felt good to get ahead in the first quarter since it was a playoff game,” Roberts said. “They […]

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Hawks clip Eagles in closing seconds

ENTERPRISE – West Union saw an 11-point lead in the fourth quarter evaporate in the closing seconds as Dillon Kennon’s three-point bomb with 21.4 seconds gave Myrtle the 65-63 lead and win on Thursday in Division 2-1A boys action. Myrtle trailed 46-35 early in the fourth quarter, but the Hawks fought their way back to […]

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New Albany’s Betancourt plays in MAC All-Star game

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East Union closes season with senior night split decision

ELLISTOWN – East Union closed out the regular season of basketball with mixed results as the Lady Urchins downed Wheeler 61-37 while the Urchins lost in the nightcap, 71-44. The Lady Urchins raced out to a 23-0 lead after a quarter and breezed to the win as they did not allow a point until Wheeler […]

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East Union Men’s and Women’s Bowling teams qualify for the State championship tournament

The East Union Men finished second behind Kossuth and were led by Sam Lewis’s high series 768 with a high game of 247. Lewis and Larry Robbins (748, 213) were both selected All-Region. East Union Women finished fourth behind Kossuth, Tupelo Christian Preparatory School, and Mantachie. The girls earned a wild card entry and were […]

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West Union’s Heard named Athletic Director of the Year

For work as the Athletic Director at West Union Attendance Center, Penny Heard was awarded quite the surprise. During a conference for athletic directors in Biloxi, Miss in January, Heard was named the Athletic Director of the Year for Class 1A, 2A, and 3A. “I was so surprised,” Heard said, “And the really cool thing […]

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