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Roaton leads Urchins to 5-3 win over Ingomar

INGOMAR – In the battle for the lead in Division 1-2A, the Urchins came out on top. East Union defeated Ingomar in a 5-3 decision on Tuesday, aided by timely hitting from the batting rotation and the arm of Witt Roaton, who pitched a complete game for the Urchins and recorded nine strikeouts on the […]

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Eagles down Blue Mountain in five innings

West Union started slow, but finished strong as they scored nine runs in the fourth and fifth innings to defeat Blue Mountain 13-3 on in Division 2-1A baseball. The Eagles collected 11 hits and were led by Cole Phillips, Ryder Willard and Reed Schiele in the multiple hits department. Caleb Jennings had the lone extra-base […]

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Lady Eagles trip Pine Grove in 2-1A softball

Annie Orman starred on the mound and at the plate in West Union’s 10-2 win over Pine Grove on Tuesday. Orman was the winning pitcher, allowing only two runs on six hits and was a home run shy of hitting for the cycle with her three hits to lead the Lady Eagles.Hailey Steen also had […]

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Lady Bulldogs romp over Ripley in softball

RIPLEY – New Albany exploded for seven runs in the top of the third inning and went on to take a 10-0 win in five innings on Tuesday. The Lady Bulldogs pounded out seven hits and took advantage of two errors to jump out to a 7-0 lead. “In coaching you always use that term […]

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East Union girls win in 1A-3A at Journal Relays

TUPELO – East Union and Myrtle went head-to-head in the 1A-3A small school division at the Daily Journal Relays and the teams finished 1-2 overall with the Lady Urchins taking the win. East Union had a total of 169 points and Myrtle finished with 137.50. Katie Rowan won three events for the second consecutive year […]

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Urchins complete sweep of Wildcats in 1-2A baseball

ELLISTOWN – East Union took game two of their 1-2A series with Walnut on Friday with a 9-1 win at home. This completed a sweep of the series since the Urchins took a 7-3 win at Walnut earlier in the week. Joel Wilkinson threw a complete game for the Urchins and struck out seven Wildcats […]

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Lady Urchins fall to Mantachie in battle for first

ELLISTOWN – East Union and Mantachie battled for first in Division 1-2A softball on Friday night and the Lady Mustangs came away with a 7-2 win to drop the Lady Urchins into second place. The teams slugged it out through four scoreless innings before Mantachie took a 2-0 lead in the fifth. East Union came […]

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Lady Bulldogs post division win over Pontotoc

NEW ALBANY – The Lady Bulldogs exacted a measure of revenge on Thursday as they defeated Pontotoc 7-3 in Division 2-4A softball. Pontotoc had defeated the Lady Bulldogs in their first meeting in Pontotoc by a big margin. Kaitlyn Cavender broke open a one-run game with her three RBI double that was a laser shot […]

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Area archery teams hit the mark at state tournament

Union County archery teams fared well in the state championships this week as East Union placed second while Ingomar and Myrtle finished fourth in their respective classes. East Union and Ingomar fell to Mantachie who took their third consecutive title. East Union finished with 3,219 points and Ingomar totaled 3,095 compared to Mantachie’s winning score […]

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Lady Bulldogs thump Pontotoc in 2-4A rematch

NEW ALBANY – The Lady Bulldogs exacted a measure of revenge on Thursday as they defeated Pontotoc 7-3 in Division 2-4A softball. Pontotoc had defeated the Lady Bulldogs in their first meeting in Pontotoc by a big margin. Kaitlyn Cavender broke open a one-run game with her three RBI double that was a laser shot […]

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