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Hamilton ends Lady Hawks playoff run

MYRTLE – The Lady Hawks of Myrtle had hopes of using their home field advantage to get the game two win, but the Lady Lions of Hamilton would have nothing to do with it as Hamilton ended Myrtle’s season with their 8-1 win in 1A softball. “They (Hamilton) made adjustments, Tuesday night they hit zero […]

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New Albany track teams place seventh at regionals

The New Albany boys and girls track and field teams participated in the Region 1-4A meet at Pontotoc on Tuesday with both placing seventh overall. The girls finished with 30 points while the boys team had 26 points. Victoria Brown had a good day for the Lady Bulldogs in the sprints, placing second in the […]

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East Union girls take dominating win at 1-2A meet

The Lady Urchins won in a large way at the Region 1-2A meet at Tupelo, winning with a team total of 155 points compared to second-place Strayhorn’s team final of 76. Sarah Duley led the Lady Urchins with a win in the 800 meters in 2:38.80 and a second in the 3200 meters with a […]

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Myrtle sweeps in Division 1-1A track meet

Myrtle boys and girls took huge wins in their respective classes at the Region 1-1A track meet at Oxford as the girls totaled 222 points and the boys 215 for the titles. Thrasher girls were second at 113 while Ashland boys finished second to the Hawks at 157. The distance events have always been a […]

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West Union takes game one of series in battle of Lady Eagles

ENTERPRISE – West Union held off a determined Wheeler team to take the game one win 5-3 in a matchup of Lady Eagles in Division 1A softball. West Union took the lead in the bottom of the first and never allowed Wheeler to take a lead in the game although they had to overcome several […]

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Hawks fall to Lions in extra innings in 1A series

MYRTLE – Myrtle dropped game two in their series with Hamilton by a final of 21-15 in eight innings that saw both teams have to reach deep in their pitching ranks. Myrtle went through six pitchers on the day in their attempt to slow down the Hamilton run production. The teams were tied 15-15 after […]

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Suggs shackles the Bulldogs on one-hitter

NEW ALBANY – Caledonia’s Logan Suggs was perfect through six innings of baseball as he sat the New Albany Bulldogs down in order for six straight innings in game one of 4A baseball playoffs. A miscommunication between Suggs’ outfielders allowed Eli Jackson reach on a double in the bottom of the seventh for the only […]

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West Union wins series game one over Houlka

ENTERPRISE – West Union rode the arm of Cole Phillips for five innings then turned to Ryder Willard and Riley Bogue to close out their game one 6-1 win over Houlka. “We knew coming in to the playoffs that the strength of our team is the pitching,” West Union head coach Ashley Russell said. “I […]

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Cavender leads Lady Bulldogs to win over Ripley

NEW ALBANY – Kaitlyn Cavender was a triple shy of hitting for the cycle in New Albany’s 13-3 win over Ripley in their Division 2-4A game on Wednesday on senior day. Cavender was the lone senior that was recognized following the contest. Cavender started her final home game as a Lady Bulldog off with a […]

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Union County archery teams compete at AIMS state championship

Union County teams had a successful showing at the state archery competition as three of four schools had top five finishes in the event held last week at the Kirk Fordice Equine Center in Jackson. East Union archery had the top finish of area schools with a total of 3210 points for second place behind […]

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