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Robertson’s Lady Challenge celebrates 20th annual tournament

The Robertson’s Challenge will hit the 20-year mark on Saturday with an impressive schedule from North Mississippi and surrounding states. Booneville High School gym will host the one day event with 10 games slated for play. Union County teams participating include East Union, who will play Alcorn Central at 10:15 and West Union will follow […]

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Falcons fall in closing seconds to Bearcats

INGOMAR – Ingomar’s fourth quarter rally fell a couple of points short on Friday as the Baldwyn Bearcats escaped the Falcon’s nest with a narrow 68-67 win in Division 1-2A basketball despite a scoring clinic that was conducted by Kelton Hall who finished with 41 points. Baldwyn led by as many as 13 points midway […]

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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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Back in Business: New Albany rejoining Union County Tournament in 2018

NEW ALBANY – After a two-year break, all five Union County schools are back in business. The Union County and New Albany school districts have reached an agreement for the New Albany Bulldogs to return to the Union County Tournament in 2018. The agreement also lifts the ban instated by both districts in 2015 to […]

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Playoff bound

Bulldogs secure spot with win over Braves New Albany boys soccer playoff hopes came down to the final division match of the season, but the Bulldogs were able to take care of business and the Tishomingo County Braves by a 3-0 score. The Bulldogs were led by Joseph Rainey’s two goals and Payton Snyder added […]

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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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Division Dominance

Lady Bulldogs clinch fifth consecutive Division 1-4A title NEW ALBANY – The Lady Bulldogs of New Albany had to fight off a much-improved Corinth team to secure their seventh win in division and clinch the title with their 4-2 win on Friday. The win gave the Lady Bulldogs their fifth consecutive title and ran New […]

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Overtime magic

Bulldogs take out Tigers in division thriller RIPLEY – New Albany and Ripley boys battled through 80 minutes of soccer in a 1-1 draw and the Bulldogs scored in the opening minute of overtime to win 2-1 in Division 1-4A action on Monday. “It was an evenly fought game, they (Ripley) had their chances, we […]

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