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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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Brantley places in state championship

By   /  May 6, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Brantley places in state championship

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Scott Brantley, a senior at Escambia Academy, finished in 4th place in this year’s AISA State Golf Championship held at Troy Country Club, in Troy, April 27-28. Scott shot 77 on his first round and followed up with an impressive 72, just +1 on the second day. This 4th place finish also earned him a […]

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Are you ready for some football?

By   /  May 6, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Are you ready for some football?

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High school football teams are gearing up for the season. Escambia Academy plays an intersquad game every Friday. Head Coach Hugh Fountain said he has 44 players this season and is excited about the young players. EA will play in a Jamboree with three other teams on May 15 in Millbrook. The teams are Edgewood, Bessemer, and […]

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NHS senior signs with BRCC

By   /  April 29, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on NHS senior signs with BRCC

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Northview High School senior E’Layzha Bates signed with Baton Rouge Community College at a ceremony Thursday, April 23, at Northview. According to Coach Derek Marshman, E’Layzha averaged 10 points per game, 9 rebounds per game and accounted for over 75 percent of the offensive output. She was selected to the Pensacola Sports Association All-Star game. […]

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Senior Night ECHS – Lady Devils softball

By   /  April 29, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Senior Night ECHS – Lady Devils softball

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Escambia County High School Lady Devils senior softball players were honored during Senior Night Thursday, April 23, as they were escorted onto the field. Lady Devils softball head coach is Stephanie Adams; assistant coach is Sarah Lindsey. News photos by Tom Tschida

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EA wins state track meet

By   /  April 17, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on EA wins state track meet

The Escambia Academy boys’ and girls’ JV track teams participated in the AISA Junior High State Track Meet Saturday, April 11. The boys’ team won first in the state; the girls took second place. Shown are team members with their trophies, from left, front, Kaile Gumapac, Hunter Revel, D.D. Brooks, Jabe Dawe, Kharles Brown, Pia […]

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Brooks signs with Huntingdon

By   /  March 25, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Brooks signs with Huntingdon

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Gordon Brooks Jr., star running back for the State Champion Escambia Academy Cougars football team, signed to play football with Huntingdon College in Montgomery Friday, March 20. Shown at the signing ceremony are, from left, front, Gordon Brooks; niece Deshay Richardson; mother LaTonya Brooks; back, uncle David Brooks; cousin Meme Brooks; aunt Yvonne Brooks; father […]

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ECHS to host baseball tournament

By   /  February 18, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on ECHS to host baseball tournament

Escambia County High School (ECHS) will host a county-wide baseball tournament February 24 through 27 at Tom Byrne Park. Teams from ECHS, Flomaton High School (FHS), T.R. Miller High School (TRM) and W.S. Neal High School (WSN) will compete for county bragging rights in a round robin style tournament. The schedule is as follows: Tuesday, […]

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