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Gracen Conlee was named Player of the Year in Division 2-1A girls basketball. File photo.

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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Geniesha Montgomery led Myrtle girls to the win in Division 2-1A track meet. File photo from Journal Relays.

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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Hailey Steen scores on Mattie Pilcher's two-RBI single. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Back in Business

West Union rebounds to take 2-1A softball title with perfect record ENTERPRISE – West Union has returned to take the top spot in Division 2-1A fast pitch softball as the Lady Eagles swept always tough county rival Myrtle on Thursday with a convincing 10-2 win. The Lady Eagles also capped a perfect run through division […]

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Cayce Smith of East Union tied a personal record of 8-06.00 in the pole vault at the Journal Relays on Saturday. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

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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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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Ally Smith moves the bat for a single for Myrtle during Monday’s game against Ingomar.

Strong bats lift Lady Hawks over Ingomar

INGOMAR – Myrtle’s 16 hits did a lot of damage on Monday as the Lady Hawks took a 15-5 win over Ingomar in non-division play. For Myrtle head coach Marty Cook, that offensive output and strong defensive play is the result of a grueling opening schedule that has the Hawks carrying a 2-6 record. “We […]

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Ivory Montgomery goes up for a layup during Friday's Class 1A playoff game with Vardaman. Photo by Donica Phifer.

Fourth quarter comeback ends Lady Hawks’ season

VARDAMAN – A hard fought three quarters turned into an offensive run in the fourth for Vardaman, as the Lady Rams (23-8) knocked off Myrtle (21-14) in Class 1A playoff competition. In a game where the lead was never larger than seven points, Shylysses Rimmer busted two back-to-back three-pointers. One of them signaled the final […]

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Hawks win opening round playoff games against TCPS, Wheeler

Both Myrtle squads snagged a win in the first round of the Class 1A playoffs this week. On Monday, the Lady Hawks defeated Tupelo Christian in a 64-46 final, while the Hawks topped Wheeler 67-53 on Tuesday. (G) Myrtle 64, TCPS 46 Jessica Floyd’s 22 points topped the night for both teams and the Lady […]

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Marley Long wins the scramble for the loose ball  and finds help from Savannah Shirley and Kylie Massengill. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

West Union edges Myrtle in OT thriller

West Union edges Myrtle in overtime thriller HICKORY FLAT – West Union and Myrtle battled it out for a full 32 minutes and then headed to overtime by way of a Kylie Massengill buzzer-beater three to decide the Division 2-1A girls championship on Friday as the Lady Eagles squeaked out the 37-36 win. “We did […]

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Geniesha Montgomery drives in for the basket against Falkner. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Myrtle rolls to big win over Falkner

HICKORY FLAT – Myrtle wasted little time in opening up a big lead in the opener at the Division 2-1A tournament and coasted in with the 74-48 win. One of the key elements to the win was the second quarter as the Lady Hawks went on a 17-0 run over the first four minutes of […]

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