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Rebecca Sheffield of East Union was named the Division 1-2A Player of the Year in slowpitch softball.

Sheffield, Lady Urchins top 1-2A All-Division team

Player of the Year Division 1-2A *Rebecca Sheffield *CO-MVP McKinley Montgomery First Team All-Division East Union 1- Sallie Pannell 2- Kaitie Boatner 3- Tianna Castillo 4- Raelee Bell Mantachie 1- Holly Maxcy 2- Anna Wagster 3- Emilee Clouse Baldwyn 1- Jeni Kate Scott 2- Hannah Durham 3- Emily Jenkins Okolona Honorable Mention 1- Chanda Owens […]

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Morgan Gooch went 4 for 7 with two homers and 4 RBIs on Saturday. Photos by Dennis Clayton.

Eupora clips Lady Falcons in series

BY DENNIS CLAYTON INGOMAR – Ingomar fell to 2A power Eupora on Saturday in two games in their round two matchup by scores of 15-12 and 8-3. Eupora’s nine-run sixth spelled defeat for the Lady Falcons after they had gone up by a score of 8-3. “They had one big inning in game one and […]

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Grant White and Chase Hall bring down the Bearcat runner. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Urchins can’t stop physical Bearcats

ELLISTOWN – Baldwyn started slow, but kicked the offense in gear in the second quarter and defeated East Union by a 55-6 margin. The Urchins were never able to get their offense going against the athletic Bearcats who remained perfect in Division 1-2A at 3-0 and 7-2 overall. “I wish that we could have moved […]

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Grant White and Chase Hall combine on the tackle along the East Union sideline. Photo by Dennis Clayton. 

Athletic Bearcats claw Urchins

ELLISTOWN – Baldwyn started slow, but kicked the offense in gear in the second quarter and defeated East Union handily by a 55-6 margin. The Urchins were never able to get their offense going against the athletic Bearcats who remained perfect in Division 1-2A at 3-0 and 7-2 overall. Felix Hayes had a huge night […]

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Joel Wilkinson hits the edge and pick up a nice gain for the Urchins. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Urchins host explosive Bearcats on Friday

BY DENNIS CLAYTON East Union returns home on Friday to host Division1-2A powerhouse Baldwyn and the Bearcats will present some issues on both sides of the ball. Offensively, the Urchins will need to slow down Bearcat running back Marquavious Patterson who is averaging 104 yards rushing per game. Patterson comes into the contest with 832 […]

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Kallie Roberts hit two opposite-field solo home runs in game one for the Lady Urchins. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Lady Urchins swept by East Webster

BY DENNIS CLAYTON ELLISTOWN – East Union’s playoff hopes were dashed in the opening round by the hard-hitting Lady Wolverines of East Webster as they won the series 2-0 by 14-7 and 22-4 finals. “You can’t simulate playoff time and you can’t simulate the other kids that have been there and done it,” East Union […]

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The East Union Player of the Week for the Oct. 10 game against Mantachie is senior running back/linebacker Chase Hall. Hall had two receptions for 75 yards and eight tackles.

Urchins Player of the Week

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The East Union Player of the Week for the Oct. 10 game against Mantachie is senior running back/linebacker Chase Hall. Hall had two receptions for 75 yards and eight tackles. Photo by Dennis Clayton

Urchins Player of the Week

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East Union boys (above) won the Union County Cross Country Meet by 19 points over second-place Ingomar. Pictured front left: Chance Betts, Zac Cisowski, Zach Rowan, Jordon Salmon, Hunter Nobles, John Wicker and Joey Pace. Back left: Clayton Fulgham, Izaiah Rich, Steven Ragsdale and Will Duley. East Union girls edged Myrtle by two points to also take home the title. Pictured front left: Keara Davis, Teresa Cobb, Katie Rowan, Karmon Skelley and Mary Kate Nobles. Back left: Delani Akins, Bethany Farrar, Maggie Meinz, Cayce Smith, Sarah Duley and Hannah Duley. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

East Union sweeps county meet

BY DENNIS CLAYTON ELLISTOWN – East Union boys and girls took the team titles in the Union County Cross Country meet held at East Union on Thursday. East Union boys totaled 20 points in their win to second place Ingomar’s 39 while the Lady Urchins squeaked past Myrtle 37-39 to claim their trophy. Savannah Shirley […]

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Cade Bell hurdles the Mantachie defender as Jeremy Jensen finishes off his block. Photo by Dennis Clayton. 

Big plays sink Urchins

BY DENNIS CLAYTON MANTACHIE – Mantachie hurt East Union with four plays over 50 yards on Saturday to take a 44-19 Division 1-2A win of a game that was rescheduled due to Friday’s stormy weather. The big plays for the Mustangs included a 75-yard kickoff return, 65-yard run, 62-yard pass and 51-yard run, with all […]

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