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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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Hawks rally late to post win over Walnut

MYRTLE – Myrtle used a couple of two-run innings in their final at-bats to defeat the Walnut Wildcats 5-2 on Myrtle’s Senior Night. The Hawks scored two runs in the fifth to regain the lead and added a couple of insurance runs in the sixth to seal the win. “Some of the outs that we […]

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Miscues help Lady Hawks to win over Pine Grove

MYRTLE – The Myrtle Lady Hawks went to the bottom of the seventh in their Division 2-1A softball game against Pine Grove trailing 4-1 and needing help to pull out a win. The Lady Hawks got the help they needed from the visiting Lady Panthers and slipped past Pine Grove 5-4. “What you just saw […]

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Hawks stay undefeated in division with win over Rebels

HICKORY FLAT – Myrtle got timely hitting with runners in scoring position and a strong outing from Lane Bishop on the mound as they defeated Hickory Flat 12-5. Anthony Lipsey had a big night at the plate, going three for three with four RBIs, including a double. Lipsey also walked twice and scored twice. Jaden […]

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MYRTLE – The second match up for West Union and Myrtle in Division 2-1A went to the Hawks. What was a closely played contest through three quarters ended with a 70-62 final score as Myrtle used a fourth quarter run to pull away from the Eagles and grab the win. “When you are playing teams about […]

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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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Season Ender

Myrtle falls to Pine Grove in extra innings DUMAS – Myrtle pulled out all the stops on Monday as they attempted to make up a formidable run differential of eight against division leader Pine Grove in hopes of making the playoffs before falling 14-13 in nine innings. “We made some errors early, we went up […]

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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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