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Urchins outrun Bears in jamboree win

East Union feel behind early, but the Urchins closed out their game with Alcorn Central on a high note, posting the 12-7 win as they fought their way back and scored two touchdowns in the closing minutes at the South Pontotoc Jamboree. “I liked the fight and we are running some new stuff, it’s more […]

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Urchins come from behind to post win

East Union gave up an opening drive touchdown to Alcorn Central in Friday’s South Pontotoc Jamboree, but the Urchins mounted a comeback in the second quarter to take the 12-7 win. Joel Wilkinson had 11 carries for 102 yards and scored both touchdowns to lead the Urchins. Wilkinson scored his first touchdown with 5:10 left […]

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Urchins getting ready for the season with jamboree

East Union has spent the past several days hitting each other in practice and the Urchins are looking forward to tonight’s South Pontotoc Jamboree action against Alcorn Central with the opportunity to hit an opponent. “I’ve been really pleased, the effort has been really good and we have come together the past couple of weeks,” […]

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Warren continuing college career at William Carey

Warren signs with William Carey Tyler Warren of Union County recently signed a cross country/track scholarship with William Carey College in Hattiesburg, MS. “It’s a good program and school, they have a good program that I am trying to get into and that made a big difference,” Warren said. “I wasn’t really thinking about William […]

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Bleacher blessing

Bethlehem camp stresses faith and fundamentals The 11th annual Bethlehem Methodist youth baseball and softball camp brought over 80 campers together for the three day event from July 28 -30. All campers were able to attend free of charge and were able to be given instruction by several area high school and college coaches. “We’ve […]

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Local swimmers compete in long course state meet

Daniel Wiseman and Shaelee Manning of the Tallahatchie Tidal Waves competed in the Mississippi Swimming Long Course State Championship in Tupelo last weekend from July 21-24. Wiseman competed in the finals for the 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke. He also competed in the 50 and 100 meter freestyle and was able to compete against Blaise […]

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Red Sox nab American Legion senior state title

TUPELO – In 2015 when the Pontotoc Red Sox made it to the title game in the Senior Legion Tournament, they were on the losing end. On Sunday, the Red Sox took home the trophy, posting a 13-3 game final over the Tupelo 49ers just hours after the 49ers handed the team an 8-3 loss. […]

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Garrett to compete in national tennis tournament

NEW ALBANY – It started with a flyer. A Nickelodeon Kids Tennis Clinic advertisment was placed into the hands of Sarah Garrett  in 2012 and Garrett took a chance, she signed up her then four-year-old son Everett to attend. Everett stepped onto a tennis court for the first time at that event at the BNA […]

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Coming Together

Joint effort hopes to boost youth soccer program New Albany Park and Recreation Youth Soccer will team with New Albany High School Soccer in a combined effort to revitalize the youth soccer program. Andy Johnson, New Albany Youth Soccer Commissioner has been working with New Albany High School soccer coaches Bert Anderson and Caryl Vogel […]

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Union County Girls Basketball Camp held this week

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