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EA shoots down Eagles, captures 7th win
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Quarterback Landon Sims spearheaded the offense as the Cougars of Escambia Academy closed out the regular season and senior night with a 48-28 victory over Fort Dale last Friday, November 1. Sims completed 8 of 10 passes for four touchdowns for EA, which wound up 7-3 on the regular season. Tiquale Taylor opened the scoring, rushing in from 6 yards out, and Orlando Medina followed…
ECHS 24, Francis Marion 16
Blue Devils close season on positive note By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter After falling just short of making the playoffs, the Escambia County Blue Devils closed out the season on a high note, defeating the Rams of Francis Marion High 24-6 last Friday, November 1. The win ended the season for the Blue Devils with an overall record of 5-5. Jacob Hammac scored a touchdown, passed for another TD and…
No playoffs
Blue Devils drop must-win contest to Williamson… again BY JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Just like last season, the playoff hopes of Escambia County High’s Blue Devils were washed away by Williamson High. The Lions outlasted ECHS 16-7 last Friday, October 25, on soggy turf to snatch Class 4A, Region 1’s final postseason seed. Last year, the Lions wiped away playoff hopes for ECHS with a 7-2 defeat on a rainy,…
Jackson accounts for 4 TDs
Northview rolls past Chipley for fifth straight win By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Northview High used its potent ground attack to make a strong statement by rolling past the Chipley High Tigers 52-14 last Friday, October 25. NHS’s Jayden Jackson scored four times during the contest and quarterback Ben Wilson complimented with two touchdowns. Individual stats were not made available by Tuesday’s press deadline. The Chiefs made quick work of…
EA wraps up region title with dominating win over Lowndes
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter For the second consecutive year, the Escambia Academy Cougars have clinched the AISA Class AA, Region 2 championship. This year it came in the form of a dominating, 41-0 victory over Lowndes Academy last Thursday, October 24. The victory secured the top seed for the Cougars in the AISA playoff bracket. EA senior Ty Williams led the offense with more than 173 total yards and…