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Blue Mountain falls to Myrtle in division finale

(G) Myrtle 69, Blue Mountain 68 The Lady Hawks slipped past Blue Mountain on Friday by holding of the surging Lady Cougars to capture the third seed in division 2-1A. Ivory Montgomery led all scorers with 20 points, followed by Geneshia Montgomery with 19. Amber Cook and Jessica Floyd also finished in double digits for […]

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Myrtle and West Union divide division wins

MYRTLE – West Union held off a determined Myrtle team to post a 48-44 win and maintain sole possession of first in Division 2-1A.  “The first quarter we got a lead and held onto it the rest of the way,” West Union girls coach Matt Thompson said. “I thought we played well the first quarter, […]

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Hawks split division games with Hickory Flat

A one-point difference handed Hickory Flat’s Lady Rebels team a win on Tuesday as they topped Myrtle in a 41-40 final. Karly Wilburn led in scoring for the Rebels with 12 points, followed by Toot Beard with 11 while Jessica Floyd and Ivory Montomery both ended the night in double digits with 16 and 10 […]

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Darshawn Hill defends against Ryder Willard. File photo.

Myrtle takes sweep at West Union

Myrtle and West Union met on Friday in the Union County Tournament and the teams hit the hardwood again on Tuesday in a Division 2-1A action at West Union. Myrtle again took the boys contest, but the Lady Hawks avenged their 12-point loss and upended the Lady Eagles. (G) Myrtle 62, West Union 59 Myrtle […]

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Hawks sweep Falkner in division action

Myrtle added another pair of division wins to their season total on Tuesday as both squads topped Falkner in dominating wins. The girls’ game saw a 75-59 final with Ivory Montgomery returning to the floor after being held out during Friday’s game against Hickory Flat with an injury. Montgomery led both teams in scoring with […]

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DeJuan Hubbard drives in for the layup as Eli Thompson defends. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

East Union, Ingomar advance in county junior high tournament

BY DENNIS CLAYTON INGOMAR – Ingomar girls and East Union boys won their opening round games on Monday in the Union County Junior High Basketball tournament as the Lady Falcons defeated Myrtle 26-22 and the Urchins held off Myrtle 39-33. Sanaa Finley sparked the Ingomar comeback in the third quarter, scoring 10 points to help […]

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Ashland’s inside game defeats Hawks

MYRTLE – Myrtle’s offense was clicking along in the early stages of their Division 2-1A matchup with Ashland, but when the Blue Devils checked out of their man-to-man defense to zone, the inside game took a hit. The Blue Devils took the lead for good and went on to a 61-51 win. “When they went […]

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Union County Tournament pairings

2016 Union County Basketball Tournament at Myrtle High School January 15 & 16 Times with teams and seedings Friday, January 15 4:00 (Girls) West Union (2) vs Myrtle (3) 5:30 (Boys) Myrtle (2) vs West Union (3) 7:00 (Girls) Ingomar (1) vs East Union (4) 8:30 (Boys) Ingomar (1) vs East Union (4) Saturday, January […]

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West Union’s Ryder Willard drives down from the top of the key against Mantachie during the 9th Annual Peggy Bain Memorial Tournament at Alcorn Central High School.

Lady Hawks, Falcons win at Peggy Bain Tournament

GLEN – The conclusion of the Peggy Bain Memorial Tournament netted a set of trophies for three Union County teams. Myrtle’s Lady Hawks, as well as both Ingomar clubs, took home victories in their respective pools during the tournament. The Hawks won Pool D which included Mantachie, Tishomingo County and Walnut. The Falcons took the […]

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Hawks shut down the Blue Devils in win

MYRTLE – The Myrtle Hawks relied on a tenacious defense and strong bench play to post a 70-56 win over the Booneville Blue Devils on Tuesday. “I thought defensively we played pretty good, there were some spurts that we struggled, but overall I was pleased with the defensive effort,” Myrtle coach Rob Browning said. “Early […]

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