East Union sweeps cross country meet

East Union hosted some of the area’s top cross country teams on Saturday, with the Urchins and Lady Urchins taking top honors in their home meet. Katie Rowan paced the Lady Urchins’ in their win, finishing first with a time of 18:34.89. Rowan is one of the top five runners returning for head coach Nathan […]

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Defense named ‘Players of the Week’

The ‘Dawgs defense was named the Players of the Week for the Sept. 3 game against Corinth. The unit stepped up with 90 tackles and two interceptions in NAHS’s 14-7 win over the Warriors. Pictured are: (front l-r) Shane Smith, Reggie Webb, Austin Howard, Kareem Brown, Boston Newsome, Dalvin Carr, Luke Foley (back l-r) Shawn […]

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Tigers take tough loss to Bears in Summit

Northeast Mississippi Community College traveled to Summit on Thursday night where they faced the Southwest Community College Bears in a battle of two 1-0 teams, however the road was unkind to the Tigers this week as the, the Bears were able to pull out a 20-16 victory. In the first half, it was all defense, […]

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Toppers off to fast start in cross country

Blue Mountain College got its 2010 cross country season off to a fast start this past weekend in the Berry College Invitational. The Lady Toppers finished fifth out 14 teams and the Toppers eighth of 13 teams.             Tuesdae Rowland, a junior from Ripley, paced the Lady Toppers with a 5k time of 20:47.21 – […]

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Lady Falcons win slow pitch UCT

In a day of extra-inning games and upsets, Ingomar finished on top as the 2010 Union County Tournament champs.   The Lady Falcons battled adversity, starting the day at 0-2. In their opening match-up against Myrtle, Ingomar tied the game only to fall in the final inning, 3-2. The Lady Hawks loaded the bases and […]

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Worship leads Bulldogs over Baldwyn

Kelvin Worship and the Bulldogs’ offense used a productive second half to improve to 4-0 after their 36-0 shutout at Baldwyn last Friday.   The senior’s three touchdowns capped the team’s second shutout of the season, but the game was closer than the score suggested in the first half. “We just weren’t executing again. We […]

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Bill Crumpton

William Robert “Bill” Crumpton, 48, of Mooreville, died Aug. 28, 2010 at his residence in Mooreville. Survivors include his two daughters,  Taylor Crumpton of Tupelo and Samantha Crumpton of Mesa, Ariz.;  their mother, Tammy Crumpton of Mesa, Ariz.; his grandchild; his mother, Judie Dye of the Keownville Community; his father,  Jimmy C. Crumpton of Mooreville;   […]

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Leo Rorie

Leo Dan Rorie, 78, of Ingomar, and formerly of Aurora, Ill., passed away Sunday, Sept. 5, 2010. He was born May 24, 1932 in Ingomar to the late Leon and Ethel Bailey Rorie. Leo served his country in the Korean Conflict with the U.S. Army as a paratrooper. He was married to Mollie Catherine Hubbard […]

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Henry E. Barker

Henry E. Barker, 62, of South Beloit, Ill., died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010 in the Beloit Memorial Hospital. He was born January 20, 1948 in New Albany, MS, the ninth of ten children born to Henry and Willie Leatherwood Barker.  Upon moving to Beloit in the early 1960’s, Henry graduated from Beloit Memorial High School […]

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Jacob Henry Williams, Jr.

Jacob Henry Williams, Jr., 66, of New Albany, passed away Aug. 12, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County. He was born Aug. 18, 1943, in Alcorn County to Jacob Henry, Sr. & Laura Winkles Williams. He was a member of Harmony Baptist Church. He was disabled. Services  were at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, […]

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