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MYRTLE – The second match up for West Union and Myrtle in Division 2-1A went to the Hawks. What was a closely played contest through three quarters ended with a 70-62 final score as Myrtle used a fourth quarter run to pull away from the Eagles and grab the win. “When you are playing teams about […]

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Lady Falcons defeat West Union for third consecutive county title

MYRTLE – They did it again. For the third year in a row the Lady Falcons of Ingomar claimed the Union County Girls Championship title, defeating West Union 65-32 on Saturday. Lindsay Hall finished as the leading scorer for the Falcons with 13 points with teammates Gara Beth Self, Lauren Thompson and Maggie Smithey all […]

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Massengill lifts Lady Eagles into championship game; EU wins behind free throws

WEST UNION – Standing on the free-throw line, West Union forward Kylie Massengill prayed. “I just kept thinking ‘please help me Jesus,’” Massengill said. The Lady Eagles’ lone senior’s prayer was for a good reason, the two successful shots lifted Massengill’s team to a 32-30 win over East Union in Friday’s Union County Tournament semi-finals, […]

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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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