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Wrestling loss
means free entry

The results of the first week of matches from the NWA Warriors of Wrestling Federation means that everyone will be admitted free to this week’s card.
When Matt Murphy defeated ‘The Golden Boy’ Greg Anthony in Saturday’s main event, Anthony became obligated to pay for every fan’s ticket this week.
In other matches over the weekend, ‘3G’ Eric Wayne defeated ‘The Bluesman’ Ike Tucker, Bull Bronson beat Jack Gamble, Stacey O’Brien won over Rebecca Raze in a ladies match and NWA Southern Heavyweight champion Drew Haskins defended his belt with a win over NWA Mid-America X-Division champ Dyron Flynn.
NWA legend ‘Beautiful’ Bobby Eaton was on hand to sign autographs and take photos during intermission and after the show.
This week’s matches include a No. 1 contender battle for the NWA Southern title between Anthony and ‘The Trendsetter’ Jon Michael. The Fabulous Rocker will square off against ‘The Marvel’ Stan Lee and Naughty By Nature ‘Rude’ will make his debut.
Others scheduled to appear on the card include Bronson, Wayne, Tommy Redneck, Moseph Borne and Mr. WOWF.
The matches will take place at 308 First Street in Union City with bell time 7:30. Doors will open one hour earlier.

Hornbeak baseball
sets sign-up date

Signups for the upcoming season in the Hornbeak Baseball League will be held Saturday from noon-6 p.m. at the Hornbeak City Hall.
Registration fee is $20 per child and $15 for each additional child from the same family. The cost is due at the signup.
Each youth must bring his birth certificate to the registration.
For further information, call (731) 592-3455 or email hornbeakbaseball

UC park to host
NAIA baseball

The City of Union City Turf Management Department will host TranSouth Athletic Conference baseball at Elam Stadium/L.H. Ladd Field in early March.
Mid-Continent, located in Mayfield, will face Cumberland Friday, March 2nd, at 6 p.m. and Saturday, March 3rd, at noon.
Both schools are members of the NAIA and the TranSouth conference.
Admission to the two games is free.

OVC women’s hoops
gets ESPN coverage

The Ohio Valley Confer-ence announced Monday that the Conference’s 2012 Women’s Basketball Championship semifinals and final will be aired on ESPN3, ESPN Full Court and select stations in OVC markets.
Please check back to the OVC Basketball Championship website for a complete list of stations.
ESPN3 is ESPN’s live multi-screen sports network, a 24/7 destination that delivers thousands of global sports events annually and accessible online via It is available to about 70 million homes at no cost to fans who receive a high-speed Internet connection or video subscription from an affiliated provider.
It can be accessed on smartphones and tablets via the WatchESPN app and on ESPN on Xbox LIVE through an affiliated provider.
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