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All-Star Week

By   /  December 10, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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By GARRETT KIRK News Sports Writer Escambia Academy had an amazing football season this year. The season ended with only one loss, and the Cougars brought home the only State Championship in school history. To top it all off, Escambia sent nine players to the AISA All-Star Game. These players include Quarterback Brett Gorum, Running-back […]

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Montgomery shines at EMCC

By   /  December 3, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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Atmore native and former Spanish Fort High School football standout Demarco “Marco” Montgomery, currently a sophomore defensive lineman at East Mississippi Community College (EMCC), is having a stellar football career at the college. According to EMCC Sports Information Director David Rosinski, Montgomery is going after his second straight NJCAA Football Championship, Dec. 7 at the […]

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EA goes to All-Star game

By   /  December 3, 2014  /  Featured, Sports  /  Comments Off

Escambia Academy Cougars football team, State Champs in their division, has nine players heading to Montgomery today to play in the AISA All-Star Football Game Friday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m., at the Cramton Bowl. Two cheerleaders are accompanying the team. EA Head Coach Hugh Fountain will be one of the coaches in the All-Star […]

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ECMS Eagles take tourney

By   /  December 3, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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The Escambia County Middle Preparatory School Eagles won first place in the Bumpus Boys Tip-Off Tournament November 7 and 8 in Birmingham. Both the seventh- and eighth-grade teams brought home first-place trophies. Team members are shown with school administrators. ECMS seventh-grade basketball team, from left, front, Tyrus Moorer, Allen Patterson, Dawson Cox, Ladarious Wilson; middle, […]

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Cougars make history

By   /  November 26, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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By GARRETT KIRK News Sports Writer The Escambia Academy Cougars played Bessemer Academy in the AAA State Championship this past Friday, November 21, at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Troy, Alabama. This marked the Cougars’ first trip to the state championship in school history. The incredible support that was shown to the team before, during, and […]

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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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