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MLK league results

By   /  June 17, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on MLK league results

The Martin Luther King baseball league announced the results of games played the week of June 4 through 11. On June 4, the United Bank Braves defeated West Escambia Utilities Blue Flames 14-1. The Braves’ winning pitcher was Sheldon Williams, who struck out 8, scored 3 runs with 2 hits. Xavier Finney, Keon Malone, Jacori […]

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8U Cal Ripken District Tournament – June 19-21

By   /  June 17, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on 8U Cal Ripken District Tournament – June 19-21

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Cal Ripken District 7 tournament brackets (12 and under tournament)

By   /  June 10, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Cal Ripken District 7 tournament brackets (12 and under tournament)

Murray Johnson, Tournament Director, 251-294-1128

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Strikes crowns champs

By   /  June 3, 2015  /  Community, Sports  /  Comments Off on Strikes crowns champs

The Strikes Bowling Alley at Wind Creek Entertainment named its champions for the Monday and Tuesday night leagues at a gathering of the league bowlers Tuesday night, May 26. Each league pitted the champions of the first half of the year against the champions of the second half in a three-game series for the championship. […]

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ECHS spring game

By   /  May 27, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on ECHS spring game

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The Escambia County High School Blue Devils lost to the Flomaton Hurricanes Thursday, May 21. ECHS Coach Royce Young said his team is more physical than last year’s team. He was disappointed in their mistakes in the spring game, with three turnovers and some missed assignments. The score was 16 to 22. Shown, D’Angelo Tucker, […]

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EA Cougars play in jamboree

By   /  May 27, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on EA Cougars play in jamboree

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The Escambia Academy Cougars played in a four-team jamboree Friday, May 15, in Elmore, Ala. EA and Autauga played together against Bessemer and Edgewood alternating offense and defense. Shown, Cougar running back Kris Brown, #6, does whatever it takes to gain yardage. News photo by Ditto Gorme

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NHS vs. Jay

By   /  May 27, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on NHS vs. Jay

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The Northview High School Chiefs defeated Jay 52 to 31 in a spring game Friday, May 22. Quarterback and wide receiver Luke Ward, #1, is shown getting in some playing time.

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A winning combination

By   /  May 13, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on A winning combination

Lou Vickery of Atmore and friends won the Alabama State Combo Tournament for 65 and Over in the 7.5 Division last month. The tournament was held in Gulf Shores April 16 – 19. Team members are, from left, front, Terry Goodrich, Don Jordan, Bill Laughlin, Perry Thomas, Bob Davidson; back, Rick Hilley, Sam Hooper, Denny Kearley, […]

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Hats off to ECHS

By   /  May 13, 2015  /  Community, Sports  /  Comments Off on Hats off to ECHS

Escambia County High School (ECHS) has a chance to win a “state title” in baseball without a single hit, if the community gets behind their push to be the fashion standard for headwear in the sport. Al.com is holding a competition for the best baseball cap in the state, and ECHS has surpassed more than […]

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Lambert, Newsome sign

By   /  May 6, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Lambert, Newsome sign

Northview High School seniors Cameron “Cam” Newsome, seated left, and Nick Lambert, seated right, signed football scholarship Thursday, April 30. Cam, shown with his mother Vivian, will play wide receiver for Waldorf College in Forest City, Iowa. Nick, shown with his grandmother Judy and dad Timothy, will play defense for Faulkner University in Montgomery. At […]

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