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Friday Night Lights: Bulldogs scalped by the Indians

It definitely wasn’t the bounce back game that New Albany had been looking for. Itawamba quarterback Vijay Miller and the Indians offense couldn’t be stopped on Friday, shutting the Bulldogs in a 35-0 final. “Itawamba is a great football team, and they made some mistakes last week that cost them the game. Unfortunately they got […]

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Lady Urchins drop two in Baldwyn softball tourney

BALDWYN – After two games on Saturday East Union returned homed winless, falling to both Booneville and Corinth in turn during the Baldwyn Classic Tournament.  The Lady Urchins totaled three hits agains the Booneville Blue Devils in the first game, including a single by Claudia Hill in the third inning and a hit from Sallie […]

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Urchins open season with Houlka Wildcats

Thursday night brings the first game of the 2014 season for the East Union Urchins. This year, the Urchins begin on the road, facing the Houlka Wildcats who will meet East Union at Okolona High School.  Similar to the Urchins situation in previous years, Houlka does not have its own football field.  “I’m happy with […]

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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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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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Denira Shawver drives to the basket for East Union to score two points during Tuesday’s 57-56 loss to Potts Camp.

Lady Urchins fight back

  It was a close call for East Union’s Lady  Urchins who saw a win slip away on a last minute surge by the Potts Camp Cardinals for a 57-56 final.  The Urchins secured a win over the Cardinals in the final game of the night, with a 56-43 tally. “You always wonder what could […]

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Sponsors of the 23rd Annual Hotbed Classic hold up the T-shirts that will be for sale during Saturday’s tournament. Sponsors for this years Classic include: BNA Bank, BancorpSouth, Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County, Creekmoore Clinic, Crossroads Rehabilitation Services, Internet Medicine & Pediatric Clinic of New Albany, Martin Chiropractic, Mills and Mills Architects, New Albany Saw Shop, Northeast Mississippi Community College, Republic Finance, Riverside Traffic Systems, Rutledge Davis and Harris P.L.L.C, Screenco Inc., Tallahatchie Gourment, Union County DARE.

Kiwanis Hotbed Classic on deck for Saturday

  The 2014 edition will mark the last for organizer Mike Nobles who has been the head of the Kiwanis Club of New Albany’s annual fundraiser. “It’s been a good time, I’ve enjoyed it but its really just time for a break,” Nobles said on Wednesday as the club displayed its T-shirts to the tournament’s […]

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