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Local swimmers compete in long course state meet

Daniel Wiseman and Shaelee Manning of the Tallahatchie Tidal Waves competed in the Mississippi Swimming Long Course State Championship in Tupelo last weekend from July 21-24. Wiseman competed in the finals for the 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke. He also competed in the 50 and 100 meter freestyle and was able to compete against Blaise […]

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Union County Girls Basketball Camp held this week

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Why should athletes play multiple sports?

This is the time of year that many high school athletes and their families take a hard look at the pros and cons of whether it is best to play multiple sports or if one should specialize by concentrating on one sport. For your information, I am a solid advocate for playing multiple sports and […]

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Why should athletes play multiple sports?

This is the time of year that many high school athletes and their families take a hard look at the pros and cons of whether it is best to play multiple sports or if one should specialize by concentrating on one sport. For your information, I am a solid advocate for playing multiple sports and […]

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Hardwood Heritage

McDonald family personifies Union County athletic excellence The McDonald name has been linked with basketball in Union County for over 50 years and this season, cousins Mallory Russell and Ty McDonald kept the tradition thriving as they garnered Player of the Year titles in Division 2-1A basketball. Mallory capped her basketball season with a state […]

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Bogue signs with Blue Mountain College softball

Bailey Bogue signed with Blue Mountain College softball on Wednesday, continuing her playing career with the four year program there. “It’s very exciting, softball has been a very big part of my life and my family,” Bogue said. “My mom coached me for close to 10 years so the sports means a lot to us […]

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East Union wraps up spring football

ELLISTOWN – East Union put the finishing touches on their spring football on Monday as they hosted New Site and South Pontotoc in abbreviated games of 15 minute halves. The Urchins lost the opener 7-6 to New Site and the nightcap 21-0 to South Pontotoc. “We went in wanting to see effort and things that […]

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Urchins to face Loyd Star for 2A state title

East Union will head to Trustmark Park in Pearl this week to go for the MHSAA Class 2A state championship with Loyd Star in the best of three series. The teams were originally scheduled to play game one on Wednesday, but due to severe weather concerns for the area, play was moved up to Tuesday […]

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East Union Spring Football Game Schedule

Monday, May 16 at East Union Football Field 5:00 – East Union vs South Pontotoc (Jr. High) 5:45 – East Union vs New Site (Varsity) 6:30 – South Pontotoc vs New Site (Varsity) 7:15 – East Union vs South Pontotoc (Varsity) 8:00 – East Union vs South Pontotoc (JV)

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Urchins come out swinging and knock Falcons out of playoffs

INGOMAR – East Union needed a seventh inning rally to win the opening game of their North Half baseball series with Ingomar, but not so in game two on Friday. The Urchins exploded for seven runs in the first and won by a final of 13-2 in five innings to sweep the series 2-0. The […]

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