Josh Frye

Northview comes up short in slugfest with rival Flomaton
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Northview High’s Chiefs came out on the short end of a 34-26 score in a wild and woolly, back and forth, state-line rival contest against Flomaton High’s Hurricanes last Friday, August 30, on Flomaton’s home turf. The defending Alabama Class 3A state champion Hurricanes wasted no time reaching the end zone during the first quarter and put up an early 7-0 lead. The Chiefs responded…
Chiefs shut down Stingrays 37-0 in season opener
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Northview High is celebrating its first win of the season after the Chiefs whitewashed Lighthouse Christian Academy 37-0 in their season opener last Friday, August 23, in Bratt, Fla. “We ran the ball really well,” NHS Head Coach Derek Marshman said. “The win was an entire team effort. Everyone saw action, and every single player contributed to the win in some way.” The Chiefs started…
Cougars drop 21-20 heartbreaker in Mississippi
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Escambia Academy suffered a heart-wrenching, 21-20 road loss to Presbyterian Christian School of Hattiesburg, Miss. on Friday, August 23, in EA’s first matchup of the 2019 season. The game against the Bobcats marked the first time in school history that the Cougars have traveled to Mississippi to play a football game. EA has hosted the Bobcats in the past. Cougars kicker Orlando Medea footed the…
No lightning, thunder in ECHS preseason contest
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Escambia County High’s Scott Mason received his first test last Friday, August 23, against T.R. Miller High in Brewton during a jamboree matchup in which the varsity team fell just short, 7-0. The Blue Devil varsity squad played three full quarters, and the junior varsity played the final quarter. During the varsity matchup, Mason — in his first year at the helm of the ECHS…
Bulldogs exorcise Demons with 65-22 rout
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter J.U. Blacksher’s football team, which came into its 2019 season opener with revenge on its mind, got what it wanted. The Bulldogs exorcised the demons that kept them out of the playoffs last year, mangling McIntosh High by a 65-22 margin last Friday, August 23. In last year’s season opener JUB came up short, dropping a 28-13 decision to the Demons. That loss plagued the…