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Hugh Yates will take over as Head Coach for the West Union Lady Eagles softball program.

Yates named West Union softball coach

  Hugh Yates has been tapped to fill the role of softball coach at West Union High School. Yates will take over both the slowpitch and fastpitch programs from Lisa Bogue, who announced her retirement earlier in June. “I’m very excited, and I’d like to thank the adminstration here and Mr. (Ken) Basil for giving […]

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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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Tianna Castillo of East Union drives to the goal against South Pontotoc on Tuesday in summer league basketball action at Ingomar.

Basketball league begins at Ingomar

INGOMAR – Fans that are in need of a high school sports “fix” only need to drive to Ingomar during the next few weeks to catch prep action in boys and girls basketball plus fast pitch softball. Girls basketball hit the hardwood on Tuesday with a full slate of games, 15 in total. Union County […]

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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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McDonald, Wilson compete in combine

TUPELO – Two New Albany Bulldogs received the opportunity to compete as some of the top football talent in the state. Rising seniors Jake McDonald and Devin Wilson took part in the Southern Select Combine at Tupelo High School on Saturday, increasing their visibility for recruiters in the hope of furthering their careers after high […]

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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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Cotton States League play begins this weekend

Getting better. With five seasons in the books, the Nolan Brothers Cotton States League will embark on its sixth season with that motto in mind. “It’s what the players do, they come spend a couple of months playing a game they love and getting better at it,” Director of Baseball Operations Frank Dodds said. What […]

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