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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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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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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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Lady Urchin Power

East Union takes first in Wild Warrior Invitational The Lady Urchins of East Union powered their way to first in Saturday’s Wild Warrior Invitational powerlifting event. East Union had 10 medalists in the various classes and took home the overall team title with 50 points. Nettleton was second with 37 points and Pontotoc was third. […]

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Lady Falcons defeat West Union for third consecutive county title

MYRTLE – They did it again. For the third year in a row the Lady Falcons of Ingomar claimed the Union County Girls Championship title, defeating West Union 65-32 on Saturday. Lindsay Hall finished as the leading scorer for the Falcons with 13 points with teammates Gara Beth Self, Lauren Thompson and Maggie Smithey all […]

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Ingomar holds off East Union to win county championship

MYRTLE – It was a championship game that came down to the wire with a three-pointer bouncing off the rim and the rebound coming a second too late for East Union. Ingomar edged out the Urchins 43-42 on Saturday to take the Union County Boys Champion title, their second in a row, aided by a […]

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Massengill lifts Lady Eagles into championship game; EU wins behind free throws

WEST UNION – Standing on the free-throw line, West Union forward Kylie Massengill prayed. “I just kept thinking ‘please help me Jesus,’” Massengill said. The Lady Eagles’ lone senior’s prayer was for a good reason, the two successful shots lifted Massengill’s team to a 32-30 win over East Union in Friday’s Union County Tournament semi-finals, […]

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