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EA’s state-title pep rally tonight, send-off tomorrow
A championship pep rally will be held tonight at 6 p.m. for Escambia Academy’s football team as it readies for its state AISA championship contest against Autauga Academy. Game tickets will be available for purchase at the pep rally, and those who attend are encouraged to brings signs and shakers. The team will leave school at 10:15 Friday morning, and the public is encouraged to “line the streets of Atmore”…
EA advances in playoffs
By PAOLO GORME News Sports Writer The Cougars were visited by Cornerstone Christian this past Friday night to kick off the playoffs for the AISA. EA also celebrated last Friday’s game as senior night. The Cougars came out victorious to say the very least. The final score was 55-0. It was a very lopsided game with EA’s total yardage being 324 yards with only 23 plays on offense; they had…
Blacksher heading to play-offs
By KATIE WIGGINS News Sports Writer The J.U. Blacksher Bulldogs played their final regular season game at home Friday night against the McIntosh Demons, winning 56-20. It was the Bulldogs’ homecoming and senior night. The seniors and the captains for the game were Logan Crosby, Dalton Wilson, Tanner Weaver, Taylor Graham, Dustin Graham, Dillan Baldwin, Jacob Bowman, Cooper Dean, and Bryson Bowen. Blacksher received the ball first, but quickly turned…
ECHS ends disappointing season with disappointing loss
Escambia County High’s football team did almost everything it should have in its season-ending contest last Friday, November 3, in Mobile. It’s the same “almost” that pretty much provided the mantra for the ECHS season. The Blue Devils took an early lead against Faith Academy, watched it evaporate, then missed 2 golden opportunities to recapture the advantage when promising drives ended within the shadow of the FA goal posts. The…
Chiefs wrap up season with a win
By LEXXI BAGGETT News Sports Writer It was the last game of the season, and playoffs are not an option for the Northview Chiefs this year, but there was a sweet victory in Bratt this past Friday night as the Chiefs dominated Foley’s Snook Christian school with a 53-38 win. “To be ending the season with a victory, especially for our seniors, on the night we recognize them, is such…