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Urchins tame the Lions in shutout win

ELLISTOWN – East Union opened up their offense by mixing in some passing with the heavy-duty ground game and downed the Hamilton Lions 48-0 on Thursday. The Urchin offensive line opened up huge holes for Joel Wilkinson to run through as the sophomore running back ran for 184 yards and a touchdown on just eight […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Urchins getting ready for the season with jamboree

East Union has spent the past several days hitting each other in practice and the Urchins are looking forward to tonight’s South Pontotoc Jamboree action against Alcorn Central with the opportunity to hit an opponent. “I’ve been really pleased, the effort has been really good and we have come together the past couple of weeks,” […]

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