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Second in state

By   /  July 23, 2014  /  Community, Sports  /  Comments Off

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The Atmore Cal Ripken League All-Star team 10U placed second in the State Tournament in Gadsden July 12-15. Coaches and team members are shown, from left, front, Canyon Odom, Justin Brunson, Joseph Ferguson, Parker Robinson, Caleb Davis, Joshua Mason; middle, Reece Buck, Lane Baggett, JJ Stevens, JW Jackson, Brady Howell, Chaston Helton; back, coaches Eddie [...]

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ECHS, WSN host baseball camp

By   /  July 23, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

Escambia County High School and W.S. Neal High School hosted an open baseball camp last week. The camp for kids in grades seven through 12 was held at WSN Monday and Tuesday, July 14 and 15 and at ECHS Wednesday and Thursday, July 16 and 17. The instructors were from the University of West Florida. [...]

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Buy a sign – support the Blue Devils

By   /  July 16, 2014  /  Community, Sports  /  Comments Off

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Escambia County High School head coach Royce Young is raising funds for the football program. Businesses are invited to purchase a sign for the football field fence. The sign shown here gives an idea of what’s available, however, this sign is not the exact size Coach Young is selling. The ECHS signs are 3’ x [...]

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Atmore All-Stars win district

By   /  July 9, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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The Atmore Cal Ripken League All-Star team competed in the district championship held at Tom Byrne Park June 27 through 29, completing a sweep of teams from Flomaton and Tri-County to win the District Championship. The team, composed of 10-year-old all-stars chosen from the two Atmore teams and one Poarch team, dominated play, winning against [...]

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ECHS athletes receive scholarships

By   /  May 21, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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These three athletes from Escambia County High School have signed to play sports at the next level. DeVante Williams, left, has received a scholarship to play football at Miles College in Birmingham. Tristen Boothe, center, has received a scholarship to play softball at Jefferson Davis Community College in Brewton. Desmond Williams, right, has received a [...]

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EA beats Autauga

By   /  May 21, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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The Escambia Academy Cougars dominated Autauga Academy at home Thursday night, May 15, in their spring jamboree. The final score was 41-14. EA led 21-0 at the end of the first quarter. The Cougars looked good on both sides of the ball. The team rushed for about 400 yards while throwing only a few times [...]

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Blue Devils rout McKenzie, fall to Flomaton in jamboree

By   /  May 21, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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By JOEY QUIMBY News Sports Writer Escambia County High School (ECHS) Blue Devils opened their Spring Jamboree with a quick start. In their first match-up against McKenzie, the Blue Devils scored on the second play from scrimmage. Quarterback Marques Brooks hit Devante Dailey for a touchdown with 11:06 in the first quarter. After trading possessions, [...]

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Chiefs set sights on district title

By   /  April 23, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

By CORRY BAGGETT News Sports Writer With a 15 and 5 record, Northview High School’s Varsity Baseball Chiefs are leaving their mark this season. Under the training of Head Coach Martin Lister, the boys have their eyes set on the prize of a titled team. Which title? “We’ll start with the district,” sophomore outfielder Roman [...]

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EA golfers going to state

By   /  April 16, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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Two individuals on the Escambia Academy golf team and a five-man team will participate in the state tournament. Scott Brantley and Garrett Kirk have both qualified for state to participate as individuals. Individually, Scott Brantley has won low medalist at two events so far this year including the last home meet. In that meet, he [...]

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ECHS player signs commitment letter

By   /  March 13, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

        Escambia County High School football player Devante Williams signed his letter of intent, accepting a scholarship to play football for Miles College in Birmingham. Devante was recruited by both Miles and Alabama State, but chose Miles because, “The atmosphere felt like family,” he said. Pictured above from left, are Devante’s mother [...]

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