Worship named ‘Player of the Week’

Running back Kelvin Worship was named the team's 'Player of the Week' for the September 10 game at Baldwyn. Worship rushed for 139 yards on 16 carries with three touchdowns in the 'Dawgs 36-0 win over the Bearcats. Pictured with Worship are NAHS head coach Ron Price and Alan Greer of Bancorp South. The 'Player […]

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‘Dawgs motivated for Independence

Call it what you want, but the Bulldogs are motivated, using two visible items on the sideline as an incentive to work hard in practice and carry that into each game. A block of wood and a voodoo stick are carried out to the field; symbols that have sparked the Bulldogs’ 4-0 start. “The wood […]

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Kuhn leads Lady Urchins over South Pontotoc

In a game that had several lead and momentum changes, Chelsea Kuhn had the last say. The senior stepped up with a two RBI triple in the sixth inning, leading the Lady Urchins to a 10-9 win over South Pontotoc on Monday. Down 8-6 at the beginning of the frame, Alie Haynie and Katie Hunt […]

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Catching up with the pros

There’s no doubt that I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to watch some amazing athletes here in Union County. The longer I’ve worked in this area, the more I’ve learned about some of the greats from the county, as well as watching the up and coming make names for themselves. It’s for this reason that […]

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Northeast baseball schedules alumni event

Northeast Mississippi Community College head baseball Kent Farris has announced that the program’s alumni event will be held on Saturday, October 9.   Northeast’s second baseball alumni event will be held on Saturday, October 9 at 9:30 a.m. at Harold T. White Field inside Booneville City Park.   Registration will start at 9:30 a.m. with […]

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Northeast schedules first ever softball alumni weekend

ortheast Mississippi Community College head softball coach Jody Long has scheduled the program’s first-ever fast-pitch alumni weekend.   Alumni of the Northeast fast-pitch softball program will descend upon the Booneville campus during homecoming weekend with the weekend culminating in a game featuring current and former stars of the Lady Tiger softball team.     Northeast’s […]

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Northeast set to renew rivalry with Trojans in home opener

Northeast Mississippi Community College has only played three teams more than it has played Mississippi Delta Community College.   Northeast and Mississippi Delta are set to renew their rivalry when the Tigers open up the 2010 home campaign against the Trojans on Thursday, Sept. 16 at Tiger Stadium in Booneville.   Northeast (1-1) has played […]

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Northeast softball brings olympic format to fall drills

Northeast Mississippi Community College head softball coach Jody Long has found a way to make fall scrimmage a little more interesting and raise funds for the program in the process.   Long has introduced the Lady Tiger softball team to the “Softball Olympics” as a way of getting the Lady Tigers to bump up the […]

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UC falls to Potts Camp

Union County did not give up in their second contest against Potts Camp. Despite the 18-6 setback against the Cardinals, the loss highlighted several areas the team can work on.   “We’ve got to fix some problems on the offensive line,” UC head coach Scott Duley said. “Potts Camp is a great team and they […]

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County budget sees increase

The Union County Board of Supervisors Monday adopted the 2010-2011 budget, the ad valorem tax levy, and the ad valorem tax increase.  The board has a total projected revenue of $12,046,981. Of that amount $6,544,410, will be financed through a total ad valorem tax levy. In the last fiscal year, the board operated with a […]

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