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EA advances in tourney

By   /  February 3, 2016  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on EA advances in tourney

The Escambia Academy basketball teams both advanced in a tournament played in Greenville, Ala., Saturday, January 30. EA Lady Cougars played Fort Dale Academy. The final score was EA 36, Fort Dale 42. EA moves on as the No. 2 seed going into the 2016 AISA Class 3A Elite 8 Tournament. The Lady Cougars will […]

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EA Cougars win region

By   /  January 27, 2016  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on EA Cougars win region

The Escambia Academy (EA) boys basketball team, shown above, completed the regular season as Region 2, Area 2 champions and will now enter the Regional Tournament as the number one seed. They will play this Friday at Fort Dale in Greenville at 4:30 for a spot in the elite eight. The EA girls team will […]

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EA varsity hoops perfect in district

By   /  December 30, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on EA varsity hoops perfect in district

The Escambia Academy (EA) boys and girls varsity basketball teams end 2015 perfect in district and are ready to continue their winning ways in 2016. The EA boys went into the holidays with a 2-0 record in district and a 5-3 record overall. They will begin the 2016 part of their season at home against […]

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Williams on championship team

By   /  December 30, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Williams on championship team

Devante’ Williams of Atmore is wearing a championship ring. A 2014 graduate of Escambia County High School, Williams signed a football scholarship with Miles College in Fairfield, Ala. In November, the Miles College Golden Bears won the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) football championship. Williams is the son of Melvin and Jackie Williams.

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EA participates in AISA game

By   /  December 9, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on EA participates in AISA game

Four Escambia Academy Cougars played in the AISA All-Star Game Friday, December 4, at the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery. Also attending from EA was Mikayla Spruill, AISA All-Star cheerleader. Shown are, from left, Josh Fields, George Little, Mikayla Spruill, Bradley Campbell, and H.T. Fountain. Little was the Most Outstanding Defensive Lineman for the West All-Stars. […]

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EA Lady Cougars win tourney

By   /  December 2, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on EA Lady Cougars win tourney

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The Escambia Academy Lady Cougars won the South Montgomery County Academy (SMCA) Thanksgiving Tournament November 23 and 24 in Grady, Ala. EA beat Hooper Academy 47 – 20, and South Montgomery County Academy 48 – 42 to win the tourney. Team members are, from left, Pia Gorme, Kaile Gumapac, Cassidy Murphy, Carson Barnett, Mikayla Spruill, Victoria […]

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EA All Stars

By   /  November 25, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on EA All Stars

These Escambia Academy Cougars will play in the AISA All Star game Friday, December 4, at the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery. They are, from left, George Little, TE/DL; Josh Fields, OL/LB; Bradley Campbell, TE/LB; H.T. Fountain, OL/DL. News photo by Ditto Gorme

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Chiefs end playoff dreams

By   /  November 18, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Chiefs end playoff dreams

By CORRY BAGGETT News Sports Writer The Vernon Yellow Jackets (9-2) swatted the Northview Chiefs for the second year in a row – both times during the playoff games. If it’s going to be the last game, however, give it all you have, and that’s exactly what my alma mater did this past Friday night. […]

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Cougars lose playoff shootout to Warriors

By   /  November 11, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Cougars lose playoff shootout to Warriors

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By JOEY QUIMBY News Sports Writer Escambia Academy’s season came to a disappointing close on Friday evening, November 6, in Auburn. It was a back and forth affair that started on a 61-yard run just 37 seconds into the game, and the Lee-Scott Warriors had a quick 7-0 lead. The Cougars answered right back on […]

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Bulldogs’ season ends

By   /  November 11, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Bulldogs’ season ends

By WESLEY KIRCHHARR News Staff Writer After a long season of hard work and dedication, the J.U. Blacksher Bulldogs were able to capture an area championship and the opportunity to host the first round of the state playoffs. They put their 7-3 record on the line against the Verbena Red Devils, also 7-3, Friday night, […]

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