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Grace Kilcrease signs with JDCC

By   /  January 28, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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Atmore Christian School senior Grace Kilcrease signed with Jefferson Davis Community College on January 20, at the school. Shown seated with Grace are her parents Angie and Woody Kilcrease; standing, JDCC Coach Misti Nims, ACS Coach Robert Yoder, JDCC Lady Astros travel team Coach Donnie Nicholson, and ACS Principal Tim Battles.

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Perdido girls finish second in district

By   /  January 28, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

Perdido Middle School’s girls’ basketball team, under coach Melissa Potter, finished their season in second place in the district. The whole school turned out to give them a big send-off on their way to the final game. Team members are, from left, kneeling, Makalia Shiver, Tayler Drinkard, Callie Roley, Swayze Phelan, Hannah Booker; standing, Holly […]

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Kaylee Cox signs with JDCC

By   /  January 28, 2015  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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Escambia County High School senior Kaylee Cox signed a softball scholarship with Jeff Davis Community College Friday, January 23.  

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Kirk named top DL in state

By   /  January 21, 2015  /  Featured, Sports  /  Comments Off

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It’s the icing on the cake. To top off a stellar football career at Escambia Academy, Garrett Kirk received the Alabama Sports Writers Association AISA Lineman of the Year award January 14 in Montgomery. This is the first time an EA athlete has ever been nominated. Garrett was one of three finalists for the defensive […]

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Sign up for NWE league

By   /  January 14, 2015  /  Community, Sports  /  Comments Off

Registration dates for the NWE league are as follows: Saturday, January 31, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, February 6 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, February 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration will be held in the NWE field house. Cost 7 years old and older (baseball and softball) 1st […]

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Montgomery signs with Memphis

By   /  December 31, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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DeMarco (Marco) Montgomery has signed to play football at the University of Memphis. Montgomery, an Atmore native and former Spanish Fort High School football standout, is currently a sophomore defensive lineman at East Mississippi Community College (EMCC). University of Memphis football coach Justin Fuente announced Montgomery’s midyear signing. He is expected to enroll for the […]

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All-Star Week

By   /  December 10, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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By GARRETT KIRK News Sports Writer Escambia Academy had an amazing football season this year. The season ended with only one loss, and the Cougars brought home the only State Championship in school history. To top it all off, Escambia sent nine players to the AISA All-Star Game. These players include Quarterback Brett Gorum, Running-back […]

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Montgomery shines at EMCC

By   /  December 3, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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Atmore native and former Spanish Fort High School football standout Demarco “Marco” Montgomery, currently a sophomore defensive lineman at East Mississippi Community College (EMCC), is having a stellar football career at the college. According to EMCC Sports Information Director David Rosinski, Montgomery is going after his second straight NJCAA Football Championship, Dec. 7 at the […]

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EA goes to All-Star game

By   /  December 3, 2014  /  Featured, Sports  /  Comments Off

Escambia Academy Cougars football team, State Champs in their division, has nine players heading to Montgomery today to play in the AISA All-Star Football Game Friday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m., at the Cramton Bowl. Two cheerleaders are accompanying the team. EA Head Coach Hugh Fountain will be one of the coaches in the All-Star […]

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ECMS Eagles take tourney

By   /  December 3, 2014  /  Sports  /  Comments Off

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The Escambia County Middle Preparatory School Eagles won first place in the Bumpus Boys Tip-Off Tournament November 7 and 8 in Birmingham. Both the seventh- and eighth-grade teams brought home first-place trophies. Team members are shown with school administrators. ECMS seventh-grade basketball team, from left, front, Tyrus Moorer, Allen Patterson, Dawson Cox, Ladarious Wilson; middle, […]

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