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Week of 1/06/20

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Randolph County Tournament Tickets Available

Varsity County Basketball Tourney tickets are for sale at this time. You can purchase your tickets at any home event from the ticket table or at the high school office during the week 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. All Session tickets are $10.00 which gets you into the tourney all four nights. These All Session tickets are only available pre-sale. Ticket price at the gate each night will be $6.00. Our boys will play Wednesday night Jan 8th at 6:00 PM against Monroe Central and our Girls will play Friday night Jan 10th at 6:00 PM against the Wednesday night winner either Union or Winchester. The County Tournament is being played at Randolph Southern this year. Bracket for both the girls and boys can be found here.
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Athletic Department Soapy's Joe's Laundry Detergent Fundraiser

See any Winter Sports Athlete to help them with a great fundraiser. Who doesn't need Laundry Detergent? 5 Gallon Buckets with a pump $45.00. All teams are in a contest to outsell the other teams. These are great products comparable to Tide and Gain. Buying in 5-gallon buckets you save over $30.00 compared to Tide or Gain even at Walmart.
Laundry Detergent, Fabric Softener, Dishwasher Detergent, Scent Boosters
Fundraiser for all winter athletic teams. Coaches and team members have order forms
Orders due back by Monday, January 27th. Teams will receive $10.00 for each item sold

Each Winter season team will be competing against each other, the team that sells the most items will receive an additional $200.00 profit for their team.

Individual Prizes for the athletes
5 items sold= UC cinch bag
10 items or more sold= UC T-shirt
15 items or more sold= UC Hoodie

If you don't know a winter athlete contact the AD office 765-964-4840 X122 and we will make arrangements to get someone to get with you to help you get a purchase done.

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Union City Hall of Fame Nominations

Union City Jr-Sr High School
Hall of Fame Nominations
Press Release 12/19/2019

Union City Jr-Sr High School Athletic Director, Mike Thornburg, has announced that nominations for this years Athletic Hall of Fame are now being accepted. To be eligible, candidates must have graduated from Union City five years prior to nomination. To be nominated, they must be a Union City Alumni or staff member who served the Athletic Department.
A maximum of two (2) individuals may be inducted each year. This committee shall consist of the Principal, Athletic Director, two members appointed by the Principal, President of the Athletic Booster Club and Vice-President of the Athletic Booster Club.
Nominations may be submitted by any patron of the community. Nominations must be submitted by using the nomination form which can be obtained at the high school office or online at under the document tab on the home page of the UC athletic department website. A form can also be received by an email request to Athletic Director, Mike Thornburg at Nominations must be received in the Athletic Office by January 15, 2020.

The Hall of Fame night is scheduled for February 1, 2020 at the Boys JV/Varsity Basketball game. The Indians will be playing the Blue River Valley Vikings. The Hall of Fame induction will take place at halftime of the varsity game. The junior varsity game is scheduled to tip off at 6:00 PM.


Congratulations to Skylie Lutz for being named the Randolph County Athlete of the week for the week of 12/2/19. Skylie, a sophomore girls basketball player at Union City had 23 points to help lift the Indians past the #5 2A ranked, Lady Bears on 12/4/19. She also had 14 points and 6 assists against Mississinawa Valley. Skylie is currently averaging 18.2 points per game, 6.4 rebounds per game and 3 assists per game.

This award is awarded each week in Randolph and Wayne Counties and is sponsored by Wetzel Auto, AK AWARDS in Richmond and Radio Stations WKBV (1490AM/100.9FM, Richmond), G1013FM (Richmond) and Star 98.3 WZZY (Winchester)

Congratulations to Skylie and good luck to you and your teammates this week at the County Tournament.

Blayne Daniels Named Athlete Of The Week

Blayne Daniels has been named the Star 98 Athlete of the week for the week of November 25th

Union City wrestler Blayne Daniels went 5-0 Saturday at Daleville Super Six Wrestling meet. All wins were by pin or tech fall. He has the potential to be one of the top wrestlers in the area! He is a sophomore here at Union City and also a fantastic football player and will be s huge asset to our track team this spring! Great Tr-Athlete for our Indians.

This award is awarded each week in Randolph and Wayne Counties and is sponsored by Wetzel Auto, AK AWARDS in Richmond and Radio Stations WKBV (1490AM/100.9FM, Richmond), G1013FM (Richmond) and Star 98.3 WZZY (Winchester)

Good luck to Blayne and his fellow wrestlers as they continue their fine season.