Champ Ellis scored 27 points in the final game of his career as the Union Rockets lost a 95-42 decision to Tri Tuesday in the opening game of the Class A Randolph Southern Sectional. 

Randolph Southern may have lost its last two regular season games, but the Rebels are clearly an improved team that should be a feared opponent on its home floor in the Class A Sectional. 

As good as Champ Ellis – as great a career he has had as the now all-time leading scorer at Union High School – he’s going to need some help if Union is to make any noise in the state tournament. 

Union City enters the Class A Randolph Southern Sectional playing its best basketball ball of the season. And by virtue of getting a first-round bye, the Indians will need to win just one game…

High school basketball teams, like the Golden Falcons of Winchester Community, have battled through Covid and are ready to compete for a state championship. The tournament begins on Tuesday at…


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