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Seminoles slip past Hawks in seventh to tie series

MYRTLE – Smithville got a couple of key hits and welcomed a bit of help from Myrtle to break a 1-1 tie to take game two in their 1A playoff series and force a game three at Smithville. Blake Comer singled to start the seventh and a passed ball allowed pinch runner Layne Williams to […]

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Wilkinson, Urchins shut down Cardinals

Joel Wilkinson threw four innings of no-hit ball and Josh Basil came on in relief to preserve the no-hitter on Thursday as East Union took game one 14-0 in their 2A baseball playoff series. Wilkinson allowed two walks in the contest, but was dominant on the mound, striking out seven Cardinals including striking out the […]

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Lady Eagles cruise past Wheeler in series opener

WHEELER – West Union only needed five innings and about an hour to shutout Wheeler 13-0 in their game one opener in 1A softball on Tuesday. Annie Orman was solid on the mound, facing the five inning minimum of 15 batters, allowing two hits while striking out seven with no walks,only facing three batters each […]

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Cayce Smith won the 2A girls pole vault at regionals. File photo from Journal Relays.

East Union and Myrtle win regional track titles

Union County had a huge showing at regional track meets on Saturday as East Union won the boys and girls 1-2A meet at Tupelo while Myrtle swept both titles in region 1-1A in Oxford. East Union girls were again led by Katie Rowan, winner of the 100 meter hurdles in 16.66 and 300 meter hurdles […]

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Callie Frazier stifled the Strayhorn batters, allowing only two hits while striking out three in the game one win. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Lady Urchins shutout Strayhorn in series opener

East Union got out of the chute quickly as they scored runs in all but the second inning to defeat Strayhorn 10-0 in six innings to take a 1-0 lead in their 2A softball playoff series. Callie Frazier held the Lady Mustangs to only two hits, striking out three in her six innings of work. […]

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Sam McMillin delvers a pitch to the plate in the first inning for New Albany. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Bulldogs knocked out of 4A playoffs by Panthers

New Albany saw their season come to a close on Saturday as the Amory Panthers and pitcher Aubrey Gillentine took the 10-0 win. Gillentine was untouchable through four innings, but Peyton Jolly broke up the no-hitter with his one-out double in the fifth. The teams battled through three scoreless innings although Amory missed a golden […]

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Ryder Willard was dominating on the mound against Falkner, allowing only one hit and striking out 14. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Willard shoots down Falkner in 1A playoffs

West Union sweeps series and advance to second round ENTERPRISE – Ryder Willard put on a pitching clinic on Saturday as he threw a one hitter and struck out 14 batters in a dominating performance on the mound. Willard also helped his cause with a single and two RBIs. “I told them before the game […]

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Hall leads Falcons over Bruce in game one

Kelton Hall had a big night at the plate on Friday as he led his Ingomar Falcons to a game one 7-4 win over Bruce. Hall went three for four with two home runs, four RBIs and three runs scored. “The game was just nip and tuck all the way through,” Ingomar coach Andy Wilbanks […]

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Gracen Conlee was named Player of the Year in Division 2-1A girls basketball. File photo.

Conlee, Thompson lead Division 2-1A basketball all-division honors

Conlee named Player of the Year in Division 2-1A Gracen Conlee of West Union was named girls Player of the Year for the 2015-2016 basketball season in Division 2-1A. Matt Thompson of West Union was named Coach of the Year for girls basket. Conlee, a senior, has been a starter for the Lady Eagles for […]

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Gara Beth Self bears down on home plate while the Walnut catcher waits for the relay as Kelly Mayo and Lauren Thompson watch the play. Photo by Dennis Clayton. 

Lady Falcons end season on high note

INGOMAR – Ingomar overcame earlier obstacles and disappointments to close the books on their 2016 season with a win over playoff-bound Walnut on Wednesday. The Lady Falcons blew open the game with a six-run second and went on to take the 10-5 win in Division 1-2A softball. “The bad thing is, I really believe that […]

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