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Goodbye, Jackson: High school activities association announces football move

‘We’re going to Jackson’ is a thing of the past for football teams who will play in the state championship finals.  The Mississippi High School Activities Association announced the change in location for the 1A through 6A championship games from the capital city of Jackson to Mississippi State University in Starkville, Miss. MSU will host […]

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Xplorers top Bobcats

A fourth inning surge gave the Desoto Xplorers the edge on Saturday, as they defeated the Bay Springs Bobcats 10-5 in Cotton States High School League play.  Colton Peel (Ripley) led for the Xplorers with two RBIs off a double in the fourth inning, after leading off the game with a single.  Hayes McMullen (Houston), […]

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Falcons, Urchins both win in doubleheader

INGOMAR – A Monday evening double-header between two county schools ended in a win for both the Ingomar Lady Falcons and the East Union Lady Urchins.  East Union took the opening game 9-4, with Ingomar’s defense plagued by errors that saw all but two runs scored by the Lady Urchins during the game arrive unearned.  […]

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Falcons, Hawks and Bulldogs win in summer league

  In Tuesday’s slate of make-up games, Union County earned three big wins as host team Ingomar, the Myrtle Hawks and New Albany Bulldogs all secured a win in summer league play. Ingomar 11, Potts Camp 2 The Falcons opened their first game of the day in a big way, scoring five runs at the […]

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Bowman hired as New Albany tennis coach

NEW ALBANY – With big shoes to fill, new New Albany head coach Suzy Bowman is ready. “A great foundation has already been laid for me with the work put in by Coach Creekmore and before her Coach Judy Brown. And there are a great group of kids with lots of talent, and also there […]

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West Union Softball Coach Lisa Bogue

Bogue hangs up coaching hat with Lady Eagles

WEST UNION – After ten years on the field with the Lady Eagles softball team, Head Coach Lisa Bogue is hanging up her cleats. “It’s one of  the toughest decision I’ve ever made,” Bogue said after the Union County School Board accepted her resignation during their June 3 meeting, “But it felt like the right […]

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New Albany Athletic Banquet 2014

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Myrtle Athletic Banquet 2014

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Trio take field as MAC All-Stars

JACKSON – Three Union county baseball players closed their high school careers on Saturday as participants in the MAC All-Star game at Smith-Willis Stadium in Jackson, Miss. Despite the North team leading for the majority of the game, the South squad just edged them out in the final inning for a walk-off base hit, winning […]

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Urchins sweep in opening round of summer baseball play

BLUE SPRINGS – Summer league baseball jumped out to a strong start for the East Union Urchins, who swept Ingomar, Myrtle and Booneville in a Thursday afternoon tournament of three five-inning contests. Ingomar also picked up a win, defeating Booneville 4-0 in the second game of the day. East Union 4, Booneville 3 Rising senior […]

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