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Eagles bounce back to defeat Panthers in division

ENTERPRISE – West Union rebounded from a tough game one loss to Pine Grove on Tuesday and dominated the visitors from Tippah County to the tune of 9-1 on Friday night. Andrew Childers went the distance on the mound for the Eagles, allowing one run while scattering five hits with a walk and eight strikeouts. […]

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East Union squeezes past Ingomar in division softball

ELLISTOWN – Ingomar fought East Union through nearly seven innings of play before the Lady Urchins scored on a wild pitch with two outs in the bottom of the seventh to escape with the win in Division 1-2A softball on Thursday. “Our mental mindset entering the game was not nearly where it needs to be […]

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Urchins shutout the Wildcats in division baseball

ELLISTOWN – East Union needed only five innings to take out the Walnut Wildcats by a margin of 11-0 on Tuesday. Joel Wilkinson tossed a two-hitter in four innings of work and Ty McDonald came on to work the fifth to preserve the shutout. Zane Wilkinson got the Urchins rolling from the leadoff spot as […]

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Third inning costly in East Union division loss to Mantachie

ELLISTOWN – The third inning was the undoing for the East Union Lady Urchins in their Division 1-2A contest with rival Mantachie. The Lady Urchins surrendered five runs on two hits and four errors and lost 7-5 to the Lady Mustangs. “We had our chances and simply didn’t make the defensively plays we needed to,” […]

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Myrtle girls win small schools division at Journal Relays

Myrtle girls won six events on Saturday at the Daily Journal Relays at Tupelo High School to take home the team title among small schools (1A-2A-3A) with 188 points. Myrtle had five individual winners including double-event winner, Jenna Sampson, in the girls 100 and 300 hurdles in times of 20.34 and 1:04.67. Other individual event […]

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County Champions

Lady Urchins win fourth straight county fast pitch title INGOMAR – East Union marched through the Union County fast pitch tournament without a blemish, going 3-0 to take their fourth consecutive title and sending their seniors out on a high note. “When I took over fast pitch these seniors were ninth-graders and I think at […]

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Bulldogs use big inning to sink Commodores

NEW ALBANY – The New Albany Bulldogs only scored in one inning, but their four-run third was the difference in the 4-3 Division 2-4A win on Tuesday in the opening game of their series. “That was the biggest win that we’ve had in a long time,” New Albany head coach John Walker said. “We had […]

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New Albany hosts track and field challenge, Bulldogs medal in various events

New Albany hosted their track and field challenge on Tuesday with five schools participating from New Albany, Amory, Lewisburg, Shannon and Water Valley. No team results were turned in, but New Albany had several athletes to place in various events. Stacia Massey had a big day in the throwing events, taking first in the shot […]

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Urchins defeat Falcons in eight innings to take series

East Union reached into their bag of late-game heroics to defeat Ingomar for the second time in three days as the Urchins broke a 3-3 tie with a run in the top of the eighth to take the 4-3 win and sweep the series in Division 1-2A. Unlike Tuesday’s series opener in which the Urchins […]

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Urchins on target for Union County archery title

East Union won the 2017 Union County Archery Tournament on Friday at Myrtle High School. The Urchins also had the top male shooter, Jeremy Rakestraw with a score of 282 plus the top female shooter and top overall shooter for the tournament, Hillary McBrayer with her score of 283. Final tournament standings and scores were: […]

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