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Blacksher wins big at homecoming

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By ASHLEE PHILLIPS News Sports Writer After losing their winning streak the previous week, J.U. Blacksher High School was determined to redeem themselves of their loss, and this redemption came in the form of Blacksher’s homecoming game against the McIntosh Demons Friday night, October 10. Blacksher had begun their homecoming week that Monday and continued [...]

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Cougars defeat Morgan

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By GARRETT KIRK News Sports Writer The Escambia Academy Cougars traveled to Selma this past Friday, October 10, to play against the Morgan Academy Senators. The Cougars were a clear favorite to win with their record of 5-0 and Morgan’s record of 0-6, and the game turned out just as expected. By the end of [...]

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ECHS falls to Williamson

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By CHRISTIN SIMPKINS News Sports Writer The opening drive for the Escambia County High School Blue Devils against Williamson Friday night, October 10, was very productive and had dedicated fans excited about the game. On the initial kickoff, Devante Dailey received the football and gained huge yardage to set up the first down for the [...]

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Cougars maul Monroe

By   /  October 8, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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(click on photo to enlarge) By GARRETT KIRK News Sports Writer The Escambia Academy Cougars accomplished something Friday night that had not been done in a quite a long time and very few times in school history. They defeated the Monroe Academy Volunteers! It had been over 15 years since the Cougars last won over [...]

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NHS dethrones the Royals – Ends big week of homecoming activities

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By CORRY BAGGETT News Sports Writer There is nothing like a well-anticipated district-level football game when the weather starts turning a little bit cool. Add to that that your opponent is from across the river, and the stakes are even higher. Friday night’s game against our buddies in Jay turned out as a victory for [...]

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ECHS falls to Faith Academy

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By CHRISTIN SIMPKINS News Sports Writer The homecoming game for the Escambia County Blue Devils against Faith Academy Rams drew a crowd of alumni and fans which filled the stands with excitement. The alumni did a good job of keeping the spirits high for the Blue Devils and cheering them on. The game began with [...]

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Cougars corral the Colts

By   /  October 1, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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By GARRETT KIRK News Sports Writer The Escambia Academy Cougars traveled to Montgomery to face off against Hooper Academy last Friday night, September 26, and the result was a huge road victory for the team. After a stall from both offenses on their first drive, the Cougars were warmed up and ready to go for [...]

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Northview falls to Choctaw

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By CORRY BAGGETT News Sports Writer It’s nothing new when smaller schools agree to play much larger schools. We played Gulf Breeze and West Florida Tech when I was a Northview High School Chief a few years ago. (I’m still a Chief, just a graduated one.) The schedule changes, as we all know, and different [...]

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Blacksher beats Pleasant Home, now 5-0

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By ASHLEE PHILLIPS News Sports Writer Last Friday night, September 26, the undefeated J.U. Blacksher Bulldogs faced off against the Pleasant Home Eagles. Determined to take home another win, the Bulldogs did just that when they dominated the field and took the victory with a score of 35-21. The game started off with Pleasant Home [...]

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Dr Pepper Toss

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During the high school football season, the local Pepsi Cola Bottling Company joins with Dr Pepper to award $500 in college scholarships to seniors in the Dr Pepper Football Toss. On Friday, September 26, the toss was held at Escambia County High School. Competing were Jerome Webster Jr., left, and Santanna Tingle. Jerome won the [...]

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