Sports

EA wins big for homecoming
By PAOLO GORME News Sports Writer Coming off of a bye week, the Escambia Academy Cougars were well rested coming into their homecoming week. Aside from the game being their homecoming game, it was a pivotal region game for them to win to have home playoff advantage in the playoffs. The Clarke Prep Gators from Grove Hill were the ones to challenge the Cougars and their 7-game win streak. The…
Familiar problem costs Devils in Satsuma loss
The most famous line uttered by comic strip possum Pogo is, “We have met the enemy and he is us.” Throw in a touch of Greek mythology, and you have a synopsis of Escambia County High School’s first six football games. The Blue Devils played well against Satsuma last Friday (October 6), but again proved to be their own worst enemy. The Gators were able to exploit ECHS’s most vulnerable…
First loss for Blacksher
By KATIE WIGGINS News Sports Writer The J.U. Blacksher Bulldogs took their first loss of the regular season in an area game against the St. Luke’s Wildcats. The final score was 21-56, Wildcats. The offensive captains for the night were seniors Dillan Baldwin and Cooper Dean. The defensive captain for the night was eighth-grader Jadaniel Nettles. Blacksher struggled to get anything going on offense or defense for most of the…
NHS Chiefs fall to Jay Royals
By LEXXI BAGGETT News Sports Writer With each week’s defeat, it is getting harder and harder to come up with reasons why the Northview Chiefs are ending up short of winning. What do you say when only a few years ago, the Chiefs reigned as the Florida State 1A Champions? What has and is happening to a program that prided itself on skills and domination, so much so that other…