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Cougars wreck Restoration – Playing for state title

By   /  November 19, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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By GARRETT KIRK News Sports Writer The Escambia Academy Cougars played their second game in the AISA 3-A playoffs Friday night, November 14, when they faced off against Restoration Academy. This game was the semi-final game, meaning that the winner would go on to play in Troy for the State Championship. The game started with […]

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Byrd kills deer

By   /  November 19, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

Harley Byrd killed this deer Saturday while hunting with his dad, Doug Byrd.

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Northview ends season against Vernon

By   /  November 19, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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By CORRY BAGGETT News Sports Writer Sadly, Vernon did to Northview Friday night what Northview did to Vernon last year, and that was end the football season for the Chiefs. With a 36-19 loss, the Chiefs boarded the bus and headed back to Northview. Vernon will now advance to the Region 1 -1A game with […]

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Cougars advance in play-offs

By   /  November 12, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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By GARRETT KIRK News Sports Writer The Escambia Academy Cougars advanced to the second round of the AISA playoffs this past Friday night, November 7, with a big win over Glenwood Academy. The game saw the return of the Cougars to their winning ways, and the Cougars took the victory in a grand fashion. Escambia […]

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In spite of loss to Blountstown, Chiefs eye play-offs

By   /  November 12, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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By CORRY BAGGETT News Sports Writer  The Northview High School Chiefs ended their season with a final loss to Blountstown Friday night on their home turf. The final score was very close, with NHS losing only by one point, 28 to 27. As I took notes from the sidelines, what I saw was a team […]

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Bulldogs lose in play-offs

By   /  November 12, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

By ASHLEE PHILLIPS News Sports Writer Last Friday night, November 7, J.U. Blacksher played the most important game of the season as they faced off against Ellwood Christian in the first round of play-offs. Even though Blacksher demonstrated their abilities that have gotten them this far, they were unable to claim the victory and ended […]

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ECHS faces Blount

By   /  November 12, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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The Escambia County High School Blue Devils and Lady Blue Devils faced Blount High School at home Monday, November 10. Lady Blue Devils won 35-30. Scorers on the night were T. Barron -1; A. Simpkins – 9; J. Adams – 1; J. Webster – 3; N. Johnson – 14; Robinson – 7. Blue Devils lost […]

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Cougars get first loss of the season

By   /  November 5, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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By GARRETT KIRK News Sports Writer The EA Cougars went into last Friday night hoping to be undefeated for the regular season. They played Bessemer Academy, which was also undefeated. Despite their best efforts, they could not stop Bessemer’s passing attack, and the Cougars finished the regular season with a loss. The Cougars did not […]

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Chiefs fall to Baker for district title

By   /  November 5, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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By CORRY BAGGETT News Sports Writer The district title all came to a head Friday night on Baker’s turf. The Northview Chiefs walked away with a 35 to 27 loss, giving the Baker Gators an impressive 20-game winning streak; however, the Chiefs held their own and are still in position to upset the Gators later […]

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Blacksher loses tough one to Excel

By   /  November 5, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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By ASHLEE PHILLIPS News Sports Writer Friday night, October 31, after much anticipation, J.U. Blacksher faced off against longtime rivals Excel Panthers in Uriah. The bitter chill in the air may have had something to do with the icy stance in which each team regarded the other. This was truly the game of the season, […]

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