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Heartbreaker – Cougars fall to Generals in AA title game

By   /  November 23, 2016  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Heartbreaker – Cougars fall to Generals in AA title game

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By JOEY QUIMBY News Sports Writer There wasn’t quite as much scoring in Friday’s AISA Class AA championship game as there was the first time Escambia Academy and Autauga Academy met this season. But the outcome was the same. The state’s top-ranked Generals and the fourth-ranked Cougars slugged it out again, this time on the […]

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Cannon culminates 43 years of coaching

By   /  November 23, 2016  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Cannon culminates 43 years of coaching

By BONNIE LATINO Special to Atmore News Everyone in Atmore knew the Escambia Academy Cougars played in Alabama’s 2A state football championship game at Troy University last Saturday. However, there was another local connection in the playoffs. Atmore resident Mickey Cannon serves as an assistant football coach at Monroe Academy in Monroeville. (Head coach is […]

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Cougars earn rematch with Autauga; AISA state title at stake

By   /  November 16, 2016  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Cougars earn rematch with Autauga; AISA state title at stake

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      By JOEY QUIMBY News Sports Writer Escambia Academy’s Cougars proved right off the bat last Friday (Nov. 11) that they were hungry for a rematch with the state’s top-ranked Autauga Academy Generals. EA scored less than three minutes into the contest, built a 42-0 halftime lead, then held off a determined Clarke […]

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Season comes to screeching halt for Chiefs

By   /  November 16, 2016  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Season comes to screeching halt for Chiefs

By LEXXI BAGGETT News Sports Writer It’s over for Northview’s Chiefs. Graceville’s Tigers took home a 43-14 win in the playoff opener last Friday, Nov. 11, sending the Chiefs home with their hopes dashed of moving forward into another playoff bracket. Graceville jumped out to a quick lead, scoring a touchdown and a safety to […]

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Snider top in the world

By   /  November 9, 2016  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Snider top in the world

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Reprinted by permission of Drag Illustrated (www.dragillustrated.com).  Points leader Brandon Snider went into the World Finals knowing that he would only need to win one round in order to lock up his first PDRA world championship. The Atmore, Alabama-based driver qualified number one for the sixth time this season, setting up a favorable ladder position […]

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Cougars roll past Evangel, into AISA state semifinals

By   /  November 9, 2016  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Cougars roll past Evangel, into AISA state semifinals

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By JOEY QUIMBY News Sports Writer Escambia Academy’s Cougars roared to a 35-0 halftime lead and cruised into the Alabama Independence School Association Class AA state semifinals with a 49-6 cakewalk over Evangel Christian. EA, which took a 6-4 mark and Region 2’s second seed into the contest, opened postseason play at home against the […]

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JUB season ender

By   /  November 9, 2016  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on JUB season ender

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J.U. Blacksher’s Tyler Dean (4) looks for yardage as Tanner Weaver moves in to try and help Dean break free from a defender during last week’s 54-21, season-ending playoff loss to G.W. Long. News photo by Carol Welch

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JUB exorcises Demons in playoff tune-up

By   /  November 2, 2016  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on JUB exorcises Demons in playoff tune-up

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By COLTON NETTLES News Sports Writer J.U. Blacksher’s Bulldogs traveled to McIntosh on Thursday (Oct 27) for their final regular season game. The Bulldogs, already guaranteed a playoff spot, tuned up for the postseason with a 58-6 exorcising of the home-standing Demons. Blacksher’s offensive unit piled on the points; its defense yielded just six points, […]

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Chiefs end up as region bridesmaids again

By   /  November 2, 2016  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Chiefs end up as region bridesmaids again

By LEXXI BAGGETT News Sports Writer Oct. 28 was a horrible game for the Northview Chiefs, who seem destined to fulfill the saying, “always a bridesmaid, never a bride.” The Baker Gators feasted on the Northview defense and the Baker defense chomped the Chiefs’ offensive unit off the field with a 38-0 blowout at the […]

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Cougars fall, will open playoffs against Evangel

By   /  November 2, 2016  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Cougars fall, will open playoffs against Evangel

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By JOEY QUIMBY News Sports Writer Escambia Academy’s Cougars, ranked sixth among AISA Class AA teams, wrapped up their regular season Oct. 28 with a hard-fought loss to the Bessemer Academy Rebels, who came into the game with a 9-1 record and a number-two ranking. The Cougars fell by a touchdown to top-ranked Autauga Academy […]

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