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Urchins run over Royals

ELLISTOWN – Joel Wilkinson scored all five East Union touchdowns to lead the Urchins to their 35-12 homecoming win over New Site. Wilkinson had 23 carries for 343 yards as he ran over, through and around the New Site defense. East Union scored 15 points in the opening quarter as Wilkinson had runs of 70 […]

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Lady Urchins bomb Baldwyn in division play

ELLISTOWN – East Union went long and with frequency as the Lady Urchins slammed six home runs and downed Baldwyn in 14-2 in five innings. Callie Frazier went long first for the Lady Urchins as she launched a three-run homer in the bottom of the first to put East Union up 3-0. East Union failed […]

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Cavender signs softball scholarship with Lady Toppers

Kaitlyn Cavender signed with Blue Mountain softball on Tuesday and the longtime starter for New Albany hopes to make a contribution to the team while also furthering her education in her next step at the four year college. “The education side of the program really sparked my attention because I really didn’t know if they […]

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Urchins host New Site on homecoming

East Union will finally be back at home this Friday after a three game road trip and the Urchins will celebrate homecoming by welcoming the New Site Royals in as their opponent. East Union enters the game at 4-1, with their lone loss coming at the hands of Strayhorn. New Site is 0-4 with losses […]

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First inning flurry leads to West Union win

MYRTLE – West Union sprinted out to an early 7-0 lead after half an inning and hung on to defeat Myrtle 9-4 in Division 2-1A softball on Monday. The Lady Eagles sent 12 batters to the plate while pounding out four hits and taking advantage of Myrtle errors and a couple of walks to go […]

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Union County runners enjoy top five finishes at Saltillo XC meet

SALTILLO – Union County had top five finishes by Myrtle boys (fourth) in the overall team and East Union’s Sarah Duley and Clayton Fulgham both finished fifth in girls and boys 1A-3A. Myrtle boys edged Kossuth by a point (152-153) and were led by Titus Gillard’s ninth place finish in 18:36.20. Fulgham ran the course […]

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Urchins come from behind to take down Bears

GLEN – East Union led early and rallied late to defeat the Alcorn Central Bears on their homecoming night by a final of 43-37. Joel Wilkinson’s 80-yard run with 4:34 remaining sealed the win for the Urchins. “The way we were struggling on defense, I was really worried,” East Union head coach Kevin Walton said. […]

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Urchins take down Thrasher

THRASHER – East Union normally relies on their offense to score early in their contests, but it was the Urchin defense that put up the first points against Thrasher as Dallas Wooten picked off a Thrasher pass and returned it 27 yards to spark the team as East Union rolled to the 56-20 win. Joel […]

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Bottom half of order delivers for Lady Eagles

ENTERPRISE – West Union rode the bats of the bottom half of their order in the 9-4 Division 2-1A win over county rival Myrtle on Thursday. Seven of the nine runs were driven in by the bottom half of the Lady Eagle lineup. “The bottom half of the order hit the ball when we needed […]

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Brick by Brick: Myrtle football program opens with win

NEW ALBANY – History comes in many forms. On Tuesday night it arrived with the blow of a whistle and the snap of a ball. Shoulder pads and helmets slapped together to the cheers of a crowd bearing witness to something that once seemed impossible. Myrtle Attendance Center, known across Mississippi as a basketball school, […]

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