EA Cougars win home opener
By PAOLO GORME News Sports Writer Coming off a 39-18 rout against Abbeville last Friday, the Escambia Academy Cougars felt good about their home opener against Resurrection Catholic High School from Pascagoula, Mississippi. Last year against Resurrection Catholic, Escambia Academy fell to the Eagles in a heartbreaking overtime loss 21-20. This year, the Cougars won the contest in Canoe 42-21. Although by the end of the game it was a…
Northview starts season with a win
By LEXXI BAGGETT News Sports Writer Kicking off a win for their regular season opener, the Northview Chiefs secured their first win with a 14 to 7 victory over Monroe County’s J.U. Blacksher Bulldogs, and having a home-field advantage and a full fan-packed stadium may hopefully set the tone for this year’s season. “J.U. Blacksher and Northview are both very physically even teams,” Head Coach Derek Marshman said after the…
Blacksher falls to Northview
By KATIE WIGGINS News Sports Writer J.U. Blacksher High School Bulldogs failed to come out on top Friday night, losing 7-14 to the Northview High School Chiefs. Blacksher had many opportunities to score but could not execute. The Bulldogs killed themselves with 10 penalties, one preventing a 23-yard touchdown pass from Tanner Weaver to Dillan Baldwin. Blacksher’s offense came up short of a touchdown on the 1-yard line. Bad snaps…
ECHS coach finds positives in jamboree loss – Devils open season at home Friday against Wilcox Central
Usually, when a football team drops a 34-18 decision, that team’s coach has a hard time finding the positives that were buried in the final score. That’s not the case with Escambia County High’s mentor Rico Jackson. Jackson, who will make his regular season ECHS debut on Friday, said he and his staff saw lots of positive things on which to build. “I feel good about what we’re doing, where…
ECHS giveaway over
The Escambia County High School third annual Days of Summer Giveaway finished up Monday, August 28. Winners are as follows: August 7 – CharGriller “Akorn” – Karen Flowers August 8 – TCL Roku Smart TV – Ruth Vickery August 9 – KitchenAid Stand Mixer – Chris Smith August 10 – Bostitch 18v 2 Tool Set – Chris Harrison August 11 – HP Stream Notebook – Ryan K. Lisenby August 12…