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East Union stuns Mantachie; wins fast-pitch division title

MANTACHIE – For East Union head coach Josh Blythe, Wednesday marked a milestone in his coaching career. Now in his fifth season coaching the Lady Urchins, the team captured their first fast-pitch division title on Wednesday as East Union defeated Mantachie 12-1 in five innings. “I felt like all year we’ve had the talent and […]

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East Union successfully defended their Class 1 Powerlifting title on Friday. Pictured from left: Liz Hall, Carrie Wilkinson, Yilah Isby, Claudia Hill, Kenzie Roberts, Emily Coggin, Katie Roberts, Kirsten Hall, Mary Herod, Harleigh Wheelington, East Union Powerlifting Coach Scott Duley, Jessie Roberts, Kaitie Boatner. Photo submitted by Hannah Duley.

State Champions

Lady Urchins take back to back titles East Union’s Lady Urchins not only defended their Class 1 powerlifting title on Friday, they won going away, as they totaled 63 points compared to 40 for second-place Calhoun City. The Lady Urchins built a huge lead during the early session, amassing 43 points with only seven lifters. […]

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East Union Lady Urchins repeat in state powerlifting

East Union won the Class 1 powerlifting title for the second consecutive year under Coach Scott Duley’s leadership. Individual medalists for the Lady Urchins Photos submitted by Hannah Duley.

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Bubba Higgins, silver medalist.

Five Urchins medal in 2A state powerlifting championships

Photos submitted by Hannah Duley.

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East Union Lady Urchins repeat as Class 1 state powerlifting champions

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Urchins shutout the Wildcats in division baseball

ELLISTOWN – East Union needed only five innings to take out the Walnut Wildcats by a margin of 11-0 on Tuesday. Joel Wilkinson tossed a two-hitter in four innings of work and Ty McDonald came on to work the fifth to preserve the shutout. Zane Wilkinson got the Urchins rolling from the leadoff spot as […]

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Third inning costly in East Union division loss to Mantachie

ELLISTOWN – The third inning was the undoing for the East Union Lady Urchins in their Division 1-2A contest with rival Mantachie. The Lady Urchins surrendered five runs on two hits and four errors and lost 7-5 to the Lady Mustangs. “We had our chances and simply didn’t make the defensively plays we needed to,” […]

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Urchins overcome by the Golden Wave

ELLISTOWN – Tupelo’s Golden Wave scored eight runs in the first three innings and went on to defeat East Union 11-2 on Friday. Charlie Greer, the starting pitcher for Tupelo, staked himself to an early lead with his two-run home run to left in the first, driving in LaBryant Siddell for the 2-0 score. Jackson […]

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Lady Urchins Power their way back to top

East Union repeats as North Half Champs The Lady Urchins overcame youth and an experienced Calhoun City team to repeat as North Half champions of Class I girls powerlifting on Saturday at East Union. East Union powered their way to the win with 64 points while Calhoun City managed 52 and Bruce came in a […]

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Mooreville posts shutout over Lady Urchins

MOOREVILLE – Mooreville’s Lady Troopers collected timely hits and played strong defense as they shutout East Union 8-0 on Friday. Summer Cryder gave up only two hits to the Lady Urchins to post the win and Adison Biffle smashed two doubles to lead the offense. “First of all, Mooreville is very, very good,” East Union […]

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