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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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Chase Hall breaks into the New Site secondary for a 29-yard gain.  Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Urchins roll past Royals

MARIETTA – East Union hit New Site with four touchdowns in the second quarter and rolled to an easy 48-10 win in their final non-division contest of the season on Friday. “The key to our success is they have bought into what we have been trying to teach them and they work hard every week […]

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Chase Coffey had three RBIs for the Lady Eagles on Thursday. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Lady Eagles fly past Lady Rebels

BY DENNIS CLAYTON HICKORY FLAT – West Union bunched all their runs into two innings to down Hickory Flat 9-1 in their Division 2-1A game on Thursday. Chase Coffey had a big day at the plate, driving in three runs with a double and single plus adding a run scored of her own. After Hickory […]

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Chase Hall picks up a 29-yard gain during the fourth quarter. Photo by Dennis Clayton.  

Urchins roll past Royals

MARIETTA – East Union hit New Site with four touchdowns in the second quarter and rolled to an easy 48-10 win in their final non-division contest of the season on Friday. East Union held a slim 7-0 lead after a quarter following Chase Hall’s two-yard touchdown and Jared Cunningham’s kick with 9:18 left. The Urchins […]

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The East Union Urchins Player of the Week for the September 18 game against Alcorn Central is senior tight end Cody Taylor. Taylor had a key 27-yard reception that led to an Urchin score. Taylor also averages three tackles per game on defense. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Urchins Player of the Week

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Craig Hutchens races through the Alcorn Central secondary as Chase Hall and Cody Taylor throw key blocks. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Urchins hit the road for final non-division game

BY DENNIS CLAYTON East Union will go on the road to face New Site in their last game against non-division opponents on Friday. The Urchins take a 3-2 record into the contest while the Royals are 0-4. “They (New Site) are big and run a lot of different formations,” East Union Head Coach Kevin Walton […]

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    Rebecca Sheffield drives her two-run homer over the fence in right during the first inning in Tuesday's division win over Baldwyn. Photo by Dennis Clayton.                                

Double Trouble

BALDWYN – Baldwyn got a heavy dose of Rebecca Sheffield and Tianna Castillo on Tuesday as the duo were a force at the plate and in the field as the East Union Lady Urchins defeated the Lady Bearcats 12-2 in five innings of Division 1-2A softball. The pair went back-to-back with home runs to jump […]

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Jordon Salmon and his East Union teammates hope to build on last week's successful first place finish at Saltillo as they host the SouthernTee's Challenge. File photo.

SouthernTee’s Challenge to feature competitive field

BY DENNIS CLAYTON Saturday’s SouthernTee’s Challenge will host a field of 24 teams and should again prove to be extremely competitive in all four varsity races. East Union is fresh off a big day at the Saltillo Invitational in the 1A-3A boys as they took first with 43 points easily out-distancing second place Potts Camp’s […]

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Chase Coffey had three RBIs for the Lady Eagles on Thursday. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Lady Eagles take division win over Lady Rebels

BY DENNIS CLAYTON HICKORY FLAT – West Union bunched all their runs into two innings to down Hickory Flat 9-1 in their Division 2-1A game on Thursday. Chase Coffey had a big day at the plate, driving in three runs with a double and single plus adding a run scored of her own. After Hickory […]

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