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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.  West Union scored first and never trailed in the battle between county rivals. Myrtle tied the score at 2-2 and a Lady Eagle three put the visitors up for good at […]

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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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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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Mattie Pilcher slides into third following her leadoff triple in the second inning. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Lady Eagles clip Lady Hawks in division

BY DENNIS CLAYTON ENTERPRISE – West Union came into Tuesday’s game against Division 2-1A rival needing not only a win, but needing to win by three runs. They got the win and nearly had the run differential, but the Lady Hawks rallied for four runs with two outs in the seventh to close to within […]

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County teams to play at Robertson Tournament

Saturday will be the 17th Annual Robertson’s Sportwear slowpitch tournament at BNA Bank Park. All four county schools will be playing against some of the top teams in North Mississippi. Tournament action is set to begin at 9:00. Here is the schedule for the four Union County teams. The schedule could change, but this was […]

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Kelly Fooshee turns the 6-4-3 double play with her throw to Alex Wilhite. Photo by Dennis Clayton.                                    

Lady Hawks hold off Lady Falcon rally

BY DENNIS CLAYTON MYRTLE – Myrtle took the early lead, but had to hold off a late Ingomar rally to take the 8-6 win in non-division play on Tuesday. “I told the girls that it wasn’t a pretty win, our hitting today wasn’t what it has been,” Myrtle Coach Marty Cook said. “I told them […]

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