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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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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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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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Abiram Frazier chases down the loose ball to start the Myrtle fast break with Jonathan Scales. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Hawks fall to Ashland in Division 2-1A hoops

BY DENNIS CLAYTON MYRTLE – Myrtle dropped a pair of games to division rival Ashland on Tuesday night with the Blue Devils taking the boys contest 61-51 and the Ashland girls took the opener by a narrow 63-62 score. Ashland took control of the game during the second quarter after switching to a zone defense […]

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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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Union County School Board approves football program at Myrtle

MYRTLE – The athletic landscape at Myrtle Attendance Center will look a little different for the 2016-2017 school year. The Hawks will add football to their list of sports for the upcoming school year after the Union County School Board approved a proposal brought to them by community members and parents of Myrtle students on […]

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East Union boys (above) won the Union County Cross Country Meet by 19 points over second-place Ingomar. Pictured front left: Chance Betts, Zac Cisowski, Zach Rowan, Jordon Salmon, Hunter Nobles, John Wicker and Joey Pace. Back left: Clayton Fulgham, Izaiah Rich, Steven Ragsdale and Will Duley. East Union girls edged Myrtle by two points to also take home the title. Pictured front left: Keara Davis, Teresa Cobb, Katie Rowan, Karmon Skelley and Mary Kate Nobles. Back left: Delani Akins, Bethany Farrar, Maggie Meinz, Cayce Smith, Sarah Duley and Hannah Duley. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

East Union sweeps county meet

BY DENNIS CLAYTON ELLISTOWN – East Union boys and girls took the team titles in the Union County Cross Country meet held at East Union on Thursday. East Union boys totaled 20 points in their win to second place Ingomar’s 39 while the Lady Urchins squeaked past Myrtle 37-39 to claim their trophy. Savannah Shirley […]

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