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Myrtle blanks Tupelo on senior night

MYRTLE – Myrtle used a big first inning outburst to take the early lead and coast to a 10-0 win over Tupelo in five innings. The Lady Hawks batted around and scored six runs in the first to take a commanding 6-0 lead. “I thought we hit the ball extremely well tonight,” Myrtle coach Marty […]

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Lady Hawks stay in contention with win over West Union

MYRTLE – The Lady Hawks of Myrtle needed a win to stay in the playoff picture in their division and they rode a 16-hit attack to avenge an earlier loss as they defeated West Union 8-2 on Thursday. “I was pleased with the intensity and urgency that our girls played with,” Myrtle coach Marty Cook […]

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Union County runners compete at Saltillo Invitational

  SALTILLO – Union County runners squared off against some of the top runners in the state at Saltillo and came away with very competitive team and individual results on Saturday. Over 41 teams competed in the meet on one of the toughest courses in the state. Myrtle girls had a strong showing in the […]

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Area teams play in West Union classic preseason tournament

ENTERPRISE – West Union hosted their preseason tournament with fellow Union County teams Ingomar and Myrtle participating in the six-game event along with Falkner, Oxford and Hickory Flat. Each team played two games with a one hour time limit or seven innings.  Ingomar 16, Oxford 5 Ingomar turned a one-run deficit after one inning into […]

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Hawks fall 3-1 to Corinth on Willams’ homerun hit

MYRTLE – Though the Lady Hawks found an early lead, the Corinth Warriors went home with the win in the Hawks 2014 slow-pitch opener.  Kristen Young took the loss on the mound for the Hawks, while Corinth’s Allie Rhea Jacobs earned the win, giving up five hits and two walks to Myrtle.  Young finished the […]

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Myrtle Athletic Banquet 2014

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Photo by Donica Phifer

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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Hawks use second half run to down Eagles

Myrtle boys found themselves on the short end of a 22-20 score at the half against West Union, but the Hawks’ shots started to fall in the third and fourth quarter. Myrtle outscored the Eagles 39-23 in the second half to take the 59-45 win. Dee Johnson and Lavon Kiddy paced the Hawks with 17 […]

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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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