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Senior Tianna Castillo is surrrounded by her Lady Urchin teammates during her Senior Night recognition. East Union will face East Webster in the first round of 2A slowpitch playoffs at home on Tuesday. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Lady Urchins sweep and finish perfect in division

BY DENNIS CLAYTON ELLISTOWN – East Union wrapped up Division 1-2A play on Tuesday with 42-1 and 20-0 wins over Okolona and finished with a perfect 6-0 record. East Union retired the Lady Chieftains in order in the first and proceeded to send 34 batters to the plate in their half of the inning, scoring […]

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Chase Hall picks up the first down behind his offensive line. Photo by Dennis Clayton. 

Fast start gives Urchins win in division opener

BY DENNIS CLAYTON ELLISTOWN – East Union had three possessions in the first quarter of Thursday’s Division 1-2A against H.W. Byers and the Urchins made the best of them, scoring three touchdowns to key a fast start and huge 42-6 win. “This is the point that we were wanting to get to, being 1-0 in […]

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Sallie Pannell hit three home runs against Mooreville including a grand slam and was the winning pitcher. File photo.

All in a week’s work

East Union clinches division title and drops softball powerhouse from undefeated ranks BY DENNIS CLAYTON ELLISTOWN – East Union book-ended a couple of home runs in their Division 1-2A game against Baldwyn to take a 13-3 win in five innings on Thursday. On Saturday the Lady Urchins ended Mooreville’s hopes for an undefeated season by […]

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Sallie Pannell hit three home runs including a grand slam against Mooreville. File photo.

Lady Urchins drop Mooreville from unbeaten ranks

BY DENNIS CLAYTON East Union got a bit of redemption on Saturday as the Lady Unchins defeated Mooreville 21-10, handing the Lady Troopers their only defeat of the season. Mooreville had beaten the Lady Urchins 19-9 earlier in the week at East Union. Sallie Pannell put the Lady Urchins in the lead with her grand […]

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Tianna Castillo watches as her walkoff three-run homer ends the division game with Baldwyn in five innings. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Lady Urchins secure division title with win over Baldwyn

BY DENNIS CLAYTON ELLISTOWN – East Union book-ended a couple of home runs in their Division 1-2A game against Baldwyn to take a 13-3 win in five innings on Thursday. Raelee Bell led off the East Union first with a solo shot and Tianna Castillo ended it all with her walkoff three-run homer in the […]

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Reid Raines picks up extra yards following his reception of Cade Bell's pass during the first quarter. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Fast start gives Urchins win in division opener

BY DENNIS CLAYTON ELLISTOWN – East Union had three possessions in the first quarter of Thursday’s Division 1-2A against H.W. Byers and the Urchins made the best of them, scoring three touchdowns to key a fast start and huge 42-6 win. The Urchins wasted little time on the opening possession of the game, driving 70 […]

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Lauren Thompson drives her three-run homer over the left field fence during the second inning. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Gooch and Thompson power Lady Falcons to win

BY DENNIS CLAYTON DUMAS – Morgan Gooch and Lauren Thompson drove in seven runs for Ingomar on Tuesday as the Lady Falcons downed Pine Grove 11-6 in non-division play. Gooch drove in four runs with a double and single while Thompson hit a three-run homer and singled. Gooch’s double and Thompson’s homer came with two […]

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The East Union Player of the Week for the September 25 game against New Site is senior running back/linebacker Chase Hall. Hall rushed for 53 yards and two touchdowns in the Urchins 48-10 win. Hall averages 7.2 tackles per game on defense with five tackles for loss. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Urchins Player of the Week

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Craig Hutchens led all Urchin rushers against New Site with 115 yards and two touchdowns. Photo by Dennis Clayton.                                    

Urchins host Lions in division opener

BY DENNIS CLAYTON East Union opens division play on Thursday at home against H.W. Byers. East Union enters the game at 4-2 while Byers has a record of 1-5. Byers defeated Houlka in their lone win 12-8 and lost to Benton County, Fairley (Memphis), Coldwater, Strayhorn and West Tallahatchie. “They have a running back that […]

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Jordon Salmon helped lead the Urchins to the 1A-3A boys team win as he won the individual race in 17:10.00. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Urchins and Lady Hawks claim wins in SouthernTee’s Challenge

BY DENNIS CLAYTON NEW ALBANY – East Union boys and Myrtle girls ran to victory in the 1A-3A varsity races at Saturday’s SouthernTee’s Challenge at BNA Bank Park Complex. Race numbers totaled 583 runners competing in the four varsity races and two junior high races. Jordon Salmon helped East Union to the win in the […]

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