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For 1st time in 20 years, Union City advances to title game

Indians to host Bears for Sectional Championship

Written by Clinton Randall of Bluebag media---UNION CITY, Ind. – With another commanding postseason victory, the Union City Indians varsity football program will take the field next Friday against the Monroe Central Bears in hopes of winning the first sectional title in school history.

The Indians advanced to the championship game after beating Clinton Prairie 32-12 in the IHSAA Sectional 44 semifinal. Union City has outscored their opponents 73-28 in their two playoff wins. That momentum needs to carry in the title game with the Bears, who shutout the Indians 21-0 in week two of the regular season.
Heading into the title game, Union City holds a 5-6 overall record, while Monroe Central is now at 9-2.
The Indians’ first Sectional Championship game since 1998 is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 at Union City High School. For ticket information visit the UC Athletic Dept. website at

GAME STATS Clinton Prairie vs. 2018 UC Indians
10/26/18, 7:00 PM

Clinton Prairie 0 0 0 12--12
UC Indians 0 12 7 13--32

1st Quarter
2nd Quarter
UC: Akili Roberts 3 yd Rush (TD) 0-6
UC: Josh Crawford 22 yd Rush (TD) 0-12
3rd Quarter
UC: Chris Perez 48 yd Pass from Mason Good (CNV) 0-18
UC: Alex Vazquez (PAT) 0-19
4th Quarter
UC: Akili Roberts 47 yd Rush (TD) 0-25
UC: Josh Crawford 80 yd Rush (TD) 0-31
UC: Alex Vazquez (PAT) 0-32
CP: Clinton Prairie 8 9 yd Rush (TD) 6-32
CP: Clinton Prairie 5 63 yd Rush (TD) 12-32


Are you a parent who wants to support your child’s high school team in the best possible way? Then here are four easy things you can do:

Attend your child’s games as often as possible.
Cheer for ALL the kids on the team, not just your own.
Be a resource for your child’s team, not a problem.
Focus on the life lessons your children are learning, not on won-lost records or how much playing time they’re getting.

Thank you for supporting your team and our school by being
a good team parent.

A Message from the IHSAA Face of Sportsmanship and your Union City JR-SR High School.

Student-Athlete Tip of the Week (10-22-18)

"Promoting education based athletics in Indiana"

Outside influences can sometimes be a distraction to the development and progress of a student-athlete. An example would be when an athlete pays more attention to a parent, a personal trainer, or a personal instructor over the coach that is actually coaching his or her team.

In today's world, those outside influences, even though the intent is to help you, could do more harm than good. Stop and think for a second; who is the person you need to impress the most in order to make teams and earn playing time? I hope you would answer that it's your coach.

While outside coaches and trainers can be valuable in skill development and physical development, the person you must impress the most is the coach. If the philosophies ever differ between the outside influences and your coach, be sure to play it smart and go along with what your coach wants and expects. That way you give yourself the greatest opportunity of playing!

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