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Cougars pound Pike

By   /  October 22, 2014  /  Sports  /  No Comments

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By GARRETT KIRK News Sports Writer The Escambia Academy Cougars played their seventh game of the season, which was also their homecoming, last Friday night against the Pike Liberal Arts Patriots. The Cougars brought home another win for their school, leaving them undefeated on the season and in first place in their region. The game [...]

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Northview Chiefs chain up Freeport Bulldogs

By   /  October 22, 2014  /  Sports  /  No Comments

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By CORRY BAGGETT News Sports Writer Friday night’s victory over the Freeport Bulldogs seemed like a taming of the wild, indeed. With a 43-9 win, the Northview High School Chiefs garnished more attention, especially tailback Keondrae Lett, who has quietly been proving himself offensively. Both Northview and Freeport went into Friday night’s game with the [...]

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ECHS falls to St. Paul’s

By   /  October 22, 2014  /  Sports  /  No Comments

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By CHRISTIN SIMPKINS News Sports Writer It was the last home game for the Escambia County High School senior class of 2015. The night began with anticipation and proud parents representing and supporting their seniors. Captains for the game were Rashawn Flavors and Jaylen Brown. The Devils quickly showed their pride and established good field [...]

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Perdido MS cross country team competes at district finals

By   /  October 22, 2014  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Perdido Middle School’s cross country teams, coached by Craig Canaan, recently ended their season at the Baldwin County District Finals. Students placing in the District Finals were Sahara Stephens ninth place All County; Arial Scarborough 11th place; Camron Ganey eighth place All County; and Hunter Stewart 17th place. Shown are the cross country team members, [...]

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True greatness with class

By   /  October 22, 2014  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Sunday night I watched along with the rest of America as an icon of sports broke one of the most revered records in football – the career touchdown record. For the reader who does not follow football, this record is the equivalent of the career homerun record in baseball. It is considered the pinnacle of [...]

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Blacksher wins big at homecoming

By   /  October 15, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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By ASHLEE PHILLIPS News Sports Writer After losing their winning streak the previous week, J.U. Blacksher High School was determined to redeem themselves of their loss, and this redemption came in the form of Blacksher’s homecoming game against the McIntosh Demons Friday night, October 10. Blacksher had begun their homecoming week that Monday and continued [...]

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Cougars defeat Morgan

By   /  October 15, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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By GARRETT KIRK News Sports Writer The Escambia Academy Cougars traveled to Selma this past Friday, October 10, to play against the Morgan Academy Senators. The Cougars were a clear favorite to win with their record of 5-0 and Morgan’s record of 0-6, and the game turned out just as expected. By the end of [...]

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ECHS falls to Williamson

By   /  October 15, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

By CHRISTIN SIMPKINS News Sports Writer The opening drive for the Escambia County High School Blue Devils against Williamson Friday night, October 10, was very productive and had dedicated fans excited about the game. On the initial kickoff, Devante Dailey received the football and gained huge yardage to set up the first down for the [...]

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Cougars maul Monroe

By   /  October 8, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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(click on photo to enlarge) By GARRETT KIRK News Sports Writer The Escambia Academy Cougars accomplished something Friday night that had not been done in a quite a long time and very few times in school history. They defeated the Monroe Academy Volunteers! It had been over 15 years since the Cougars last won over [...]

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NHS dethrones the Royals – Ends big week of homecoming activities

By   /  October 8, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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By CORRY BAGGETT News Sports Writer There is nothing like a well-anticipated district-level football game when the weather starts turning a little bit cool. Add to that that your opponent is from across the river, and the stakes are even higher. Friday night’s game against our buddies in Jay turned out as a victory for [...]

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