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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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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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Ally Smith moves the bat for a single for Myrtle during Monday’s game against Ingomar.

Strong bats lift Lady Hawks over Ingomar

INGOMAR – Myrtle’s 16 hits did a lot of damage on Monday as the Lady Hawks took a 15-5 win over Ingomar in non-division play. For Myrtle head coach Marty Cook, that offensive output and strong defensive play is the result of a grueling opening schedule that has the Hawks carrying a 2-6 record. “We […]

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Mattie Pilcher slides into third following her leadoff triple in the second inning. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Lady Eagles clip Lady Hawks in division

BY DENNIS CLAYTON ENTERPRISE – West Union came into Tuesday’s game against Division 2-1A rival needing not only a win, but needing to win by three runs. They got the win and nearly had the run differential, but the Lady Hawks rallied for four runs with two outs in the seventh to close to within […]

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County teams to play at Robertson Tournament

Saturday will be the 17th Annual Robertson’s Sportwear slowpitch tournament at BNA Bank Park. All four county schools will be playing against some of the top teams in North Mississippi. Tournament action is set to begin at 9:00. Here is the schedule for the four Union County teams. The schedule could change, but this was […]

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Kelly Fooshee turns the 6-4-3 double play with her throw to Alex Wilhite. Photo by Dennis Clayton.                                    

Lady Hawks hold off Lady Falcon rally

BY DENNIS CLAYTON MYRTLE – Myrtle took the early lead, but had to hold off a late Ingomar rally to take the 8-6 win in non-division play on Tuesday. “I told the girls that it wasn’t a pretty win, our hitting today wasn’t what it has been,” Myrtle Coach Marty Cook said. “I told them […]

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