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Season Ender

Myrtle falls to Pine Grove in extra innings DUMAS – Myrtle pulled out all the stops on Monday as they attempted to make up a formidable run differential of eight against division leader Pine Grove in hopes of making the playoffs before falling 14-13 in nine innings. “We made some errors early, we went up […]

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First inning flurry leads to West Union win

MYRTLE – West Union sprinted out to an early 7-0 lead after half an inning and hung on to defeat Myrtle 9-4 in Division 2-1A softball on Monday. The Lady Eagles sent 12 batters to the plate while pounding out four hits and taking advantage of Myrtle errors and a couple of walks to go […]

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Bottom half of order delivers for Lady Eagles

ENTERPRISE – West Union rode the bats of the bottom half of their order in the 9-4 Division 2-1A win over county rival Myrtle on Thursday. Seven of the nine runs were driven in by the bottom half of the Lady Eagle lineup. “The bottom half of the order hit the ball when we needed […]

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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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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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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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Geniesha Montgomery led Myrtle girls to the win in Division 2-1A track meet. File photo from Journal Relays.

Myrtle sweeps Division 2-1A track

Myrtle boys and girls made it a clean sweep at the division track meet at Potts Camp on Monday as the girls amassed 94.5 points to cruise to the win and the boys won by 19 points over Ashland. Geniesha Montgomery and Ivory Montgomery led the Lady Hawks domination with three firsts. Geniesha won the […]

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Hailey Steen scores on Mattie Pilcher's two-RBI single. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Back in Business

West Union rebounds to take 2-1A softball title with perfect record ENTERPRISE – West Union has returned to take the top spot in Division 2-1A fast pitch softball as the Lady Eagles swept always tough county rival Myrtle on Thursday with a convincing 10-2 win. The Lady Eagles also capped a perfect run through division […]

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Cayce Smith of East Union tied a personal record of 8-06.00 in the pole vault at the Journal Relays on Saturday. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

East Union girls win in 1A-3A at Journal Relays

TUPELO – East Union and Myrtle went head-to-head in the 1A-3A small school division at the Daily Journal Relays and the teams finished 1-2 overall with the Lady Urchins taking the win. East Union had a total of 169 points and Myrtle finished with 137.50. Katie Rowan won three events for the second consecutive year […]

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East Union, Myrtle take first in Tri-County Meet

East Union, Myrtle take first in Tri-County Meet East Union boys and Myrtle girls took wins in the first-ever Tri-County track meet at Byhalia on Saturday. East Union took first place in seven events with Jordon Salmon leading the Urchins with his first place finishes in the 800 and 1600 meter runs. Salmon had winning […]

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