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Lady Eagle defense shuts down Hickory Flat

West Union relied on their defense to take a 48-25 division win over Hickory Flat on Thursday. The Lady Eagles held the Lady Rebels to single digits in every quarter as they rolled to the win and evened their Division 2-1A record at 2-2 on the season. “We have guarded them really well and did […]

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East Union 2015 Boys Cross County Awards from left: John Wicker, Chance Betts, Will Duley, Zach Rowan, Hunter Nobles, Jordon Salmon, Clayton Fulgham.

State Champions recognized at East Union Fall Sports Banquet

State Champions recognized at Urchin awards banquet BY DENNIS CLAYTON East Union’s 2015 state champion 2A boys and girls cross country teams were recently recognized at the fall sports banquet. The Urchin boys won their second title in four years and have had two second place finishes in state 2A the other two years. The […]

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Rebecca Sheffield of East Union was named the Division 1-2A Player of the Year in slowpitch softball.

Sheffield, Lady Urchins top 1-2A All-Division team

Player of the Year Division 1-2A *Rebecca Sheffield *CO-MVP McKinley Montgomery First Team All-Division East Union 1- Sallie Pannell 2- Kaitie Boatner 3- Tianna Castillo 4- Raelee Bell Mantachie 1- Holly Maxcy 2- Anna Wagster 3- Emilee Clouse Baldwyn 1- Jeni Kate Scott 2- Hannah Durham 3- Emily Jenkins Okolona Honorable Mention 1- Chanda Owens […]

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Joel Wilkinson hits the edge and pick up a nice gain for the Urchins. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Urchins host explosive Bearcats on Friday

BY DENNIS CLAYTON East Union returns home on Friday to host Division1-2A powerhouse Baldwyn and the Bearcats will present some issues on both sides of the ball. Offensively, the Urchins will need to slow down Bearcat running back Marquavious Patterson who is averaging 104 yards rushing per game. Patterson comes into the contest with 832 […]

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The East Union Player of the Week for the Oct. 10 game against Mantachie is senior running back/linebacker Chase Hall. Hall had two receptions for 75 yards and eight tackles.

Urchins Player of the Week

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The East Union Player of the Week for the Oct. 10 game against Mantachie is senior running back/linebacker Chase Hall. Hall had two receptions for 75 yards and eight tackles. Photo by Dennis Clayton

Urchins Player of the Week

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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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Cade Bell hurdles the Mantachie defender as Jeremy Jensen finishes off his block. Photo by Dennis Clayton. 

Big plays sink Urchins

BY DENNIS CLAYTON MANTACHIE – Mantachie hurt East Union with four plays over 50 yards on Saturday to take a 44-19 Division 1-2A win of a game that was rescheduled due to Friday’s stormy weather. The big plays for the Mustangs included a 75-yard kickoff return, 65-yard run, 62-yard pass and 51-yard run, with all […]

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Joel Wilkinson returned to the Urchin lineup on Saturday and scored a touchdown. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Big plays sink the Urchins

BY DENNIS CLAYTON MANTACHIE – Mantachie hurt East Union with four touchdown plays over 50 yards on Saturday to take a 44-19 Division 1-2A win of a game that was rescheduled due to Friday’s stormy weather. The Mustangs scored on a 75-yard kickoff return, 65-yard run, 62-yard pass and 51-yard run to take control of […]

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Senior Tianna Castillo is surrrounded by her Lady Urchin teammates during her Senior Night recognition. East Union will face East Webster in the first round of 2A slowpitch playoffs at home on Tuesday. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Lady Urchins sweep and finish perfect in division

BY DENNIS CLAYTON ELLISTOWN – East Union wrapped up Division 1-2A play on Tuesday with 42-1 and 20-0 wins over Okolona and finished with a perfect 6-0 record. East Union retired the Lady Chieftains in order in the first and proceeded to send 34 batters to the plate in their half of the inning, scoring […]

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