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EA competes in Tenn. 7 on 7

By   /  July 22, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on EA competes in Tenn. 7 on 7

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Head football coach Hugh Fountain took his state champion Escambia Academy (EA) Cougars football team to Tennessee this past weekend, July 17 and 18, to compete in a 7 on 7 football tournament at the University of Tennessee campus at Chattanooga. The team represented Atmore admirably, making it through the pool rounds on Friday and […]

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PCI hosts NAYO tournament

By   /  July 22, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on PCI hosts NAYO tournament

Hundreds of people were in the area last weekend as Poarch Creek Indian youth baseball hosted the Native American Youth Organization baseball tournament at Tom Byrne Park and on the fields at Poarch. The crowds were great and the competition intense as boys and girls, ages 7 through 18 filled the fields in several divisions. […]

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One for the team

By   /  July 15, 2015  /  Community, Sports  /  Comments Off on One for the team

Escambia County High School (ECHS) head football coach Royce Young is seeking Atmore businesses that are willing to sponsor a home game in the upcoming ECHS football season. “Football is the most expensive sport most schools offer,” Young said. “We are trying to avoid the pay-for-play many schools have gone to where students have to […]

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EA hires 2 new coaches

By   /  July 1, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on EA hires 2 new coaches

A reception was held Sunday afternoon, June 28, for the two new coaches at Escambia Academy. Softball coach Allie Park played at Webster University, Central Alabama Community College and Charles Henderson High School. She was named Super 12 Player of the Year in 2005. She has coached at Pike Liberal Arts School Troy; Hooper Academy […]

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MLK league results

By   /  June 17, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on MLK league results

The Martin Luther King baseball league announced the results of games played the week of June 4 through 11. On June 4, the United Bank Braves defeated West Escambia Utilities Blue Flames 14-1. The Braves’ winning pitcher was Sheldon Williams, who struck out 8, scored 3 runs with 2 hits. Xavier Finney, Keon Malone, Jacori […]

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8U Cal Ripken District Tournament – June 19-21

By   /  June 17, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on 8U Cal Ripken District Tournament – June 19-21

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Cal Ripken District 7 tournament brackets (12 and under tournament)

By   /  June 10, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Cal Ripken District 7 tournament brackets (12 and under tournament)

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Strikes crowns champs

By   /  June 3, 2015  /  Community, Sports  /  Comments Off on Strikes crowns champs

The Strikes Bowling Alley at Wind Creek Entertainment named its champions for the Monday and Tuesday night leagues at a gathering of the league bowlers Tuesday night, May 26. Each league pitted the champions of the first half of the year against the champions of the second half in a three-game series for the championship. […]

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ECHS spring game

By   /  May 27, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on ECHS spring game

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The Escambia County High School Blue Devils lost to the Flomaton Hurricanes Thursday, May 21. ECHS Coach Royce Young said his team is more physical than last year’s team. He was disappointed in their mistakes in the spring game, with three turnovers and some missed assignments. The score was 16 to 22. Shown, D’Angelo Tucker, […]

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EA Cougars play in jamboree

By   /  May 27, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on EA Cougars play in jamboree

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The Escambia Academy Cougars played in a four-team jamboree Friday, May 15, in Elmore, Ala. EA and Autauga played together against Bessemer and Edgewood alternating offense and defense. Shown, Cougar running back Kris Brown, #6, does whatever it takes to gain yardage. News photo by Ditto Gorme

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