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Cougars pluck Eagles, roll to 56-19 region win

By   /  September 21, 2016  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Cougars pluck Eagles, roll to 56-19 region win

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By JOEY QUIMBY News Sports Writer The Eagles of Jackson Academy made the drive to Canoe last Friday (Sept. 16) to take on the Cougars in Escambia Academy’s first region home game of the young season. In what started as a barn-burner but quickly fizzled out, they went home with their feathers ruffled, on the […]

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Bulldogs drop 52-27 decision to visiting Bulldogs

By   /  September 21, 2016  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Bulldogs drop 52-27 decision to visiting Bulldogs

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By COLTON NETTLES News Sports Writer J.U Blacksher, fresh off a win against Choctaw County the previous week, lost its momentum and its second home game of the season last Friday (Sept. 16), a 52-27 setback at the hands of Washington County in a battle of Bulldogs. Blacksher opened the game with the first of […]

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Chiefs cage Tigers, roll to 41-6 win

By   /  September 21, 2016  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Chiefs cage Tigers, roll to 41-6 win

By LEXXI BAGGETT News Sports Writer I told you last week that we needed full-blown pep rallies at Northview High to make sure our boys were pepped, and I was right. Last Friday’s home game (Sept.16) was prefaced with a spirit-filled pep rally that apparently set the team into action, as the Chiefs defeated Chipley […]

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Blue Devils fall to powerful Andalusia, 54-0

By   /  September 21, 2016  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Blue Devils fall to powerful Andalusia, 54-0

Escambia County High got a first-hand look at why Andalusia is one of the state’s top-ranked Class 4A football teams. The Bulldogs, who were ranked fifth in last week’s poll, completely shut down ECHS’s offense and shredded its defense on the way to a 54-0 win last Friday (Sept. 16). The small and inexperienced Blue […]

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Pepsi toss at EA

By   /  September 21, 2016  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Pepsi toss at EA

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During the high school football season, the local Pepsi Cola Bottling Company awards $500 college scholarships to seniors in the Pepsi Cola Football Toss. Friday night, September16, two seniors at the Escambia Academy game vied for the scholarship. Shown are seniors Bailey Lancaster, left, and Dustin Daw, winner of the toss. News photo by Ditto […]

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Cougars rout Pickens, earn first region win

By   /  September 14, 2016  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Cougars rout Pickens, earn first region win

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By JOEY QUIMBY News Sports Writer Escambia Academy’s Cougars traveled to Carrollton last Friday (Sept. 9) to take on the Pickens Academy Pirates, who came into the matchup 2-0, while the Cougars were 2-1. When it was over, EA had posted a 52-6 win that represented their first region win. The Cougars wasted no time […]

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Devils drop heartbreaker in double overtime

By   /  September 14, 2016  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Devils drop heartbreaker in double overtime

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Escambia County’s Blue Devils and Monroe County’s Tigers slugged it out through regulation and into a second overtime last Friday (Sept. 9) before the visiting Tigers were able to claim a technical knockout and a 24-18 decision. The inexperienced ECHS squad continued to show improvement, putting together an impressive 11-play drive as the clock wound […]

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JUB takes down Choctaw County, 32-12

By   /  September 14, 2016  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on JUB takes down Choctaw County, 32-12

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BY COLTON NETTLES News Sports Writer J.U. Blacksher, coming off a tough loss to Southern Choctaw, got back on the winning track last Friday (Sept. 9) with a 32-12 victory over Choctaw County’s Tigers. The Bulldogs came out throwing on the game’s first possession. Andrew Redditt hit Dytwan Richardson twice for key first downs, and […]

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Chiefs fall to powerful Gulf Breeze

By   /  September 14, 2016  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Chiefs fall to powerful Gulf Breeze

By LEXXI BAGGETT News Sports Writer I think I have figured out something. When Northview does not have a pep rally, we lose, and we lose hard. The moral of the story is we need to keep our boys pepped from start to finish, and this needs to begin at school. The Chiefs knew going […]

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Chiefs recover from loss to edge Cougars

By   /  September 7, 2016  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Chiefs recover from loss to edge Cougars

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By LEXXI BAGGETT News Sports Writer I knew after Friday’s pep rally that the Northview-Escambia Academy football game would be a memorable one for our area. The two teams had never played each other, but coming across that train track for the showdown was something to behold. The Chiefs ended up as 21-14 victors, but […]

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