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Blacksher loses to McIntosh
By JOSEPH ODOM News Staff Writer The J.U. Blacksher Bulldogs suffered a loss at their season opener against McIntosh away this past Friday, August 24, at 7 p.m. Blacksher had a bad start to the game struggling to put points on the board allowing McIntosh to get an early lead of 12-0. In the second quarter Blacksher managed to hold the Demons at bay not allowing any points to be…
Northview wins over LCA
By LEXXI BAGGETT News Sports Writer In their first official seasonal win, the Northview Chiefs earned a morale booster with a 46 to 20 victory over private school Lighthouse Christian Academy of Pensacola. In spite of many players sidelined for injuries, the Chiefs pulled off a win, and their victory set the tone for Monday morning’s school spirit. “It was great,” said sophomore Keyshawn Breedlove who also plays cornerback. “We…
Blue Devils look sharp in preseason tune-up
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Although the final score was reason enough to bring a smile to Escambia County High Coach Rico Jackson’s face, it was the way his team went about posting that score that brought the biggest smile. “They played hard; they competed,” said the ECHS coach after his varsity team downed T.R. Miller 16-7 in the first half of Friday’s preseason contest. “T.R. Miller scored first,…
The value of  town hall meetings
No one can deny that the political climate in our country today is pretty divisive. Protests and outbursts are becoming more and more common. This shouldn’t be a huge surprise when you consider that a certain group now considers themselves “the resistance.” Given the volatile condition of our politics today, many Members of Congress are no longer hosting town hall-style meetings to meet with their constituents. These events have become…
EA wins big over Snook
By PAOLO GORME News Sports Writer This past Friday, August 24, Snook Academy of Foley visited the Cougars of Canoe. The night ended with the Escambia Academy Cougars cruising to an easy 63-0 win. EA did not have many offensive possessions but racked up 289 total yards of offense. One of the staggering stats from the game is that the ferocious Cougar defense held the Eagles to -47 yards of…