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Raelee Bell had two home runs and five RBIs to lead East Union at the plate. Photos by Dennis Clayton

Home Run Derby

Mooreville tops Lady Urchins in slowpitch slugfest ELLISTOWN – East Union and Mooreville locked up in a home run battle and the Lady Troopers out-homered the Lady Urchins by a nine to five margin and outscored them 18-16 to take the win on Tuesday. The home run ball was more impressive in the run total […]

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Ingomar Lady Falcons are the 2016 Union County Slowpitch Tournament Champions. Pictured front left: Raven Watson, Whitnye McMillen, Lydia Haynie, Kathryn Smith, Kaily Edwards, Carson Grisham, Gara Beth Self, Lauren Thompson. Middle left: Alexis Campbell, Katie Beth Hall, Kortney Parker, Kelly Mayo, Morgan Gooch, Allie Williams, Ashley Forester. Back left: Alex Wilhite, Maggie Smithey, Abby Deaton, Mallory Russell, Lindsay Hall. Not pictured Camleigh Ball, Addison Pickens. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

County Champs

Walk-off homer lifts Lady Falcons over East Union for 2016 title INGOMAR – Ingomar and East met for the Union County Slowpitch Championship in the day’s final game and the Lady Falcons won 9-8 in the bottom of the seventh on Lauren Thompson’s walkoff home run with no outs. Ingomar had earlier tied the game […]

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Zach Penny follows Chandler Bobo's block for  a 10-yard gain on Friday. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Urchins host Hamilton in Thursday’s home opener

East Union will have a short week as they will play host to Hamilton on Thursday in their second game of the season. East Union is coming off an impressive offensive performance as the Urchins ran for 492 yards in their game at Falkner. The Urchin line opened big holes for Joel Wilkinson to run […]

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Karlie Bolden homered and had two singles for Myrtle. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Long ball drops Lady Hawks

MYRTLE – South Pontotoc played long ball against Myrtle and their five home runs that drove in eight runs proved to be the difference as they defeated the Lady Hawks 18-11 on Monday. Myrtle took an early 5-1 lead after an inning, sparked by Karlie Bolden’s two-run homer, but South Pontotoc began to find the […]

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Joel Wilkinson breaks into the Falkner secondary for a 25-yard gain before Terrance Edgeston brings him down. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Urchins swim past Eagles in opener

Joel Wilkinson scored early and often as the sophomore running back rushed for 292 yards on 19 carries and five touchdowns in the Urchins 47-25 win over Falkner. East Union scored first on Wilkinson’s 38-yard run and never trailed in the game. Zach Penny recovered a Falkner fumble and returned it 31 yards to to […]

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Friday Night Lights: Defensive battle goes to Bulldogs

NEW ALBANY – One pass made all the difference. The Bulldogs 7-0 win over Bruce in the season opener came in the first quarter as quarterback Sam McMillin hit senior wide receiver Sam Cagle with a touchdown pass. “It was all we needed,” McMillin said, “It was enough.” Following that score, the two offenses entered into […]

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Kensie Roberts singles and drives in two runs during the East Union first against Okolona. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Winning Ways

First inning lifts Lady Urchins to win over Okolona One inning was all that East Union needed to put away the the Lady Chieftains of Okolona as they won going away by the score of 23-0. The first 15 batters for the Lady Urchins reached base and scored as they sped out to the 15-0 […]

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Cage West runs through for an eight-yard gain against Alcorn Central. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Urchins travel to Falkner for season opener

East Union will hit the road and travel to Tippah County to face the Falkner Eagles of 1A in a rematch of last year’s opener won by the Eagles 28-6. East Union will continue to rely on their shotgun/double wing offense in their run-oriented game featuring Joel Wilkinson as their primary runner and linebacker Chandler […]

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Joel Wilkinson follows the blocking of Chandler Bobo and Eli Hodges for a 10 yard gain against Alcorn Central. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Urchins outrun Bears in jamboree win

East Union feel behind early, but the Urchins closed out their game with Alcorn Central on a high note, posting the 12-7 win as they fought their way back and scored two touchdowns in the closing minutes at the South Pontotoc Jamboree. “I liked the fight and we are running some new stuff, it’s more […]

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Joel Wilkinson scampers for a 10 yard gain in the first quarter against Alcorn Central. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Urchins come from behind to post win

East Union gave up an opening drive touchdown to Alcorn Central in Friday’s South Pontotoc Jamboree, but the Urchins mounted a comeback in the second quarter to take the 12-7 win. Joel Wilkinson had 11 carries for 102 yards and scored both touchdowns to lead the Urchins. Wilkinson scored his first touchdown with 5:10 left […]

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