Williams shoots for greatness
By JOSH FRYE News Staff Writer There are many stand-out student athletes that come through the area’s high schools but every once in a while, a player comes along who just takes the area high school sports scene by storm. One of these remarkable young men has made his mark within the history books of Escambia County High School. Senior Lue Williams has been a 6’4″, 184-pound basketball powerhouse for…
Jackson receives ALFCA Assistant Coach of the Year honors
By JOSH FRYE News Staff Writer Escambia County High School assistant football coach and head basketball coach Rodney Jackson was recently honored by the Alabama Football Coaches Association as the Alabama Class 4A Assistant Football Coach of the Year. Jackson received the honor during the ALFCA banquet and awards ceremony that was held at Embassy Suites in Montgomery on January 26. The honor is no easy feat to achieve. Jackson…
Blue Devils, Lady Blue Devils set to play in area tournament
By JOSH FRYE News Staff Writer The Escambia County High School boys’ varsity basketball team fell to Vigor High School last Friday night, February 1, during their last regular season game of the year. Despite a very hard-fought battle and exciting basketball game, the Blue Devils fell to the tough Vigor team, 58-45. Senior Lue Williams scored a total of 18 points during the game for the Blue Devils. Williams…
Perdido celebrates 100 days
Special to Atmore News Perdido School students are 100 days smarter! Pre-K, kindergarten, and first grade students celebrated the 100th day of school through a variety of activities including dressing as 100-year-olds, popping 100 balloons, putting 100 pieces of confetti on cupcakes, making wishes for 100 of something, and hunting for 100 Hershey Kisses in the classroom. They even made a 100th-day snack that had 10 pieces of 10 different…
RP Star Students
The Rachel Patterson Elementary School Star Students for January are, from left, first row, Zoey Young, Keontae Wiggins, Trinity Ephraim, TyJustice Wiggins, Hezekiah George, Lakota Rager, Tymiyah McKenzie, Kyra James, Ahmod Neal; middle, NyHeem Finklea, Leland Holland, Stefano Ramieri, Tatyana McCants, MaKenzie George, Jeffrey Gentry, Skylee Brooks, Aria Pate, LaStareya Hudson; back, Christian Brown, Tristian Johnson, Adrianna Cooper, JaDeveon McCants, Thomarrian Shamberger, Aden Swindle, Krystina Chatman, Alayshia Payne, Isaiah Johnson.…