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Seminoles slip past Hawks in seventh to tie series

MYRTLE – Smithville got a couple of key hits and welcomed a bit of help from Myrtle to break a 1-1 tie to take game two in their 1A playoff series and force a game three at Smithville. Blake Comer singled to start the seventh and a passed ball allowed pinch runner Layne Williams to […]

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East Union and Myrtle win regional track titles

Union County had a huge showing at regional track meets on Saturday as East Union won the boys and girls 1-2A meet at Tupelo while Myrtle swept both titles in region 1-1A in Oxford. East Union girls were again led by Katie Rowan, winner of the 100 meter hurdles in 16.66 and 300 meter hurdles […]

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Conlee, Thompson lead Division 2-1A basketball all-division honors

Conlee named Player of the Year in Division 2-1A Gracen Conlee of West Union was named girls Player of the Year for the 2015-2016 basketball season in Division 2-1A. Matt Thompson of West Union was named Coach of the Year for girls basket. Conlee, a senior, has been a starter for the Lady Eagles for […]

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Myrtle sweeps Division 2-1A track

Myrtle boys and girls made it a clean sweep at the division track meet at Potts Camp on Monday as the girls amassed 94.5 points to cruise to the win and the boys won by 19 points over Ashland. Geniesha Montgomery and Ivory Montgomery led the Lady Hawks domination with three firsts. Geniesha won the […]

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Hawks edge Eagles, take second place in division

MYRTLE – It came down to opportunities, Myrtle capitalized on their big opportunity and West Union didn’t as the Hawks took the Division 2-1A win 3-0 and secured second place while dropping the Eagles to third. Myrtle scored all their runs in the fifth inning with the final run coming on Anthony Lipsey’s steal of […]

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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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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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East Union, Myrtle take first in Tri-County Meet

East Union, Myrtle take first in Tri-County Meet East Union boys and Myrtle girls took wins in the first-ever Tri-County track meet at Byhalia on Saturday. East Union took first place in seven events with Jordon Salmon leading the Urchins with his first place finishes in the 800 and 1600 meter runs. Salmon had winning […]

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Hawks hold off Nettleton rally for 6-4 win

ENTERPRISE – Thursday brought a win for Myrtle, as the Hawks defense eliminated a comeback attempt from the Nettleton Tigers for a 6-4 win at the West Union Spring Break Tournament. Jacob Kent earned the win on the mound for Myrtle, throwing for five innings. Kent struck out five and allowed three hits before Lane […]

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Brandon Perkins winds and delivers for Myrtle. Perkins picked up the win with seven complete innings of work.

Hawks take walkoff win over Pine Grove

MYRTLE – Myrtle trailed the Pine Grove Panthers all night long, but the Hawks kept the game close and pulled out the division win, scoring two runs with two out in the bottom of the seventh. “There was a lot of good in that game,” Myrtle coach Robert Gordon said. “Even had it been a […]

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