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Taylor to continue softball career at Delta State

BOONEVILLE – Brittany Taylor, a 2014 graduate of West Union High School, signed with Delta State University softball on Wednesday, continuing her softball career after playing the past two seasons at Northeast Mississippi Community College. “I’m super excited, it’s always been like a dream to get to play college ball and I got to play […]

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Lady Eagles cruise past Wheeler in series opener

WHEELER – West Union only needed five innings and about an hour to shutout Wheeler 13-0 in their game one opener in 1A softball on Tuesday. Annie Orman was solid on the mound, facing the five inning minimum of 15 batters, allowing two hits while striking out seven with no walks,only facing three batters each […]

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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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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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Annie Orman was the winning pitcher and was a home run shy of hitting for the cycle on Tuesday. File photo.

Lady Eagles trip Pine Grove in 2-1A softball

Annie Orman starred on the mound and at the plate in West Union’s 10-2 win over Pine Grove on Tuesday. Orman was the winning pitcher, allowing only two runs on six hits and was a home run shy of hitting for the cycle with her three hits to lead the Lady Eagles.Hailey Steen also had […]

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Annie Orman tossed a four hitter and struck out three on Monday. Photo by Dennis Clayton.

Orman and Hatton lead Lady Eagles to win

Annie Orman limited Independence to two runs on the mound and Ashley Hatton drove in three runs as the duo led West Union to a 5-2 win over 3A Independence on Monday. “It was a good win and we needed that win,” West Union coach Hugh Yates said. “We had lost several and they’re (Independence) […]

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Lady Eagles foiled by Bogue Chitto in state quarterfinals

JACKSON – Bogue Chitto did what they wanted when they wanted.  The Lady Bobcats controlled possession time, won the battle on turnovers and rebounds, and used their speed to dominate West Union in a 43-23 final during the Class 1A state tournament quarterfinals.  “We obviously didn’t have it today,” West Union coach Matt Thompson said, […]

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Marley Long scored 25 points to lead West Union in the win over Hamilton. Photo courtesy of Melissa Meador - Monroe Journal.

Lady Eagles top Hamilton for state tournament berth

Melissa Meador Monroe County Journal MYRTLE – West Union coach Matt Thompson has seen Marley Long step up in a big way. Long scored 25 points Friday night to lead the Lady Eagles to a 54-38 win over Hamilton to seal a spot in this Friday’s Class 1A girls quarterfinal. “She’s stepped up into a […]

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Long, Massengill lead Lady Eagles to win over Jumpertown

MYRTLE – Without their leading scorer on the floor, West Union’s Lady Eagles used defensive pressure to grab their win on Monday. The Eagles earned a 46-35 win over Jumpertown in the opening round of the Class 1A playoffs, with Marley Long and Kylie Massengill providing the offensive spark that West Union needed. “I just get […]

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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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