Josh Frye

Bulldogs left reeling, fall 30-20 in second round
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter J.U. Blacksher was knocked out of the AHSAA Class 2A state playoffs last Friday, November 15, suffering a 30-20 setback at the hands of powerful Reeltown High. JUB secured the second-round matchup with a 38-30 win over Abbeville the previous week. JUB received the kickoff to start the contest but was forced to punt away after a quick set of downs. The Rebels quickly drew…
Chiefs stung, 43-18, by Yellow Jackets
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Northview High’s championship hopes were cut short last Friday, November 15, by Vernon High, which knocked the Chiefs out of the FHSAA Class 1A, District 1 playoffs with a 43-18 win. Trent Peebles scored twice for FHS during the contest, and Mank Findley added a touchdown. The last time NHS and Vernon had met in the playoffs was in 2015, when the Yellow Jackets defeated…
EA knocks off ’Cats, to face Generals again in state final
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter The Cougars of Escambia Academy are set to make their fourth consecutive appearance in the AISA Class AA State Championship game against the same opponent, Autauga Academy. The Cougars earned another shot at the Generals by defeating Edgewood Academy 49-7 last Friday, November 15. Quarterback Landon Sims and Shannon Wheat led the Cougars offense against the Wildcats, scoring two touchdowns each. Sims scored his first…
Chiefs beat Jay in repeat meet
Durant scores 4 TDs as Northview advances in Fla. playoffs By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Jaheem Durant scored four touchdowns to lead Northview to a second consecutive win over Jay High, 41-21, during round one of the FHSAA 1A District 1 playoffs last Friday, November 8. The Chiefs and Royals, who lost to Northview on November 1, matched up for a second consecutive week in a rough, emotion-filled game. The…
First time in 11 years
JUB holds off Abbeville, advances in Class 2A playoffs By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter For the first time in 11 years, J.U. Blacksher is bound for the second round of the AHSAA Class 2A playoffs. The Bulldogs advanced after a hard-fought, 38-30 win over Abbeville last Friday, November 8, in Abbeville. JUB quarterback K.D. Rabb spearheaded the offense, rushing for 147 yards and a touchdown and completing 9 of 14…