Sports

Pepsi football toss
During the high school football season, the local Pepsi Cola Bottling Company awards $500 college scholarships to seniors in the Pepsi Cola Football Toss. The first toss of the season in this area was held at Escambia Academy Friday night with Fred Flavors, left, and Gabby McGhee, right, participating. Competition was tight, and a tie-breaker round was necessary. Gabby came out on top and took home the scholarship. News photo…
EA wins season opener
The Escambia Academy Cougars faced two opponents in the season opener Friday night, August 18 – the flu and Abbeville Christian Academy. Several players were out sick last week and were able to practice only on Thursday. The Cougars apparently triumphed over both opponents, beating Abbeville 39 to 18. Shown, EA’s Derrick Mueller (50) leads the way as Patrick McGhee (8) heads around right end against Abbeville Christian. News photo…