Sports

Stickball!
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer To the observer, it may have looked like a free-for-all. But to those who know the rules of the game – of which there are few – it was a fierce competition with girls pitted against boys in a game of stickball. And this game is not for sissies. Monday afternoon, a group of about 30 youth from Indiana were on the Poarch Creek…
Then they were Lions
By Gordon Godwin Special to Atmore News Each season Atmore soccer begins anew as we don’t know who will sign up, [who] the players will be, how many players we will have, how many teams we will have or even what color our uniforms will be for that particular season. Even after the number of players and number of teams are decided, we don’t know the skill level of new…
Youth football league seeks refs
The Escambia River Youth Football League is looking for persons ages 18 and above in the Excel, Uriah, Flomaton, Poarch, Straughn, Brewton and East Brewton communities to officiate games this fall. Games are played each Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., for 6-8 weeks and officials are well compensated. Interested persons should send an email to monjoured@yahoo.com or text to 251-362-5837 for more information.
Perdido MS boys win district track meet
Special to Atmore News Perdido Middle School’s boys track team took first place honors at the district meet recently. Members of the team, coached by Jackson Adams, placed as follows: * 100 meter dash: 1st – Ty Drinkard; 2nd – Christopher Johnson * 1600 meter race: 2nd – Cole Koehrsen * 4×100 meter relay: 1st place team – Coleman Dove, Landen Harville, Christopher Johnson, Cole Koehrsen * 400 meter race: 1st…