Sports

Cougars cage the Eagles
By PAOLO GORME News Sports Writer On October 26, the Escambia Academy Cougars played their last regular season game in Greenville, Ala. They faced the Fort Dale Academy Eagles and took home a 48-13 victory to Canoe. Pat McGhee once again had a dominant night racking up 214 yards on the ground with 4 touchdowns. Jabe Dawe added a touchdown pass to Chase Bell and a touchdown run. Cameron Cloud…
ECHS playoff hopes vanish
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Escambia County High’s Blue Devils went into their Thursday, October 25, game against Williamson believing they had already locked up a postseason berth whether they won, lost or tied the Lions. Well, the playoffs were not a sure thing, and the team came out on the short end of a 7-2 slugfest on a wet and muddy Ladd-Peebles Stadium turf. That combination, reinforced by…
NHS Chiefs dominate Snook Christian
By LEXXI BAGGETT News Sports Writer The Pink-Out for Cancer Night in Bratt Friday night turned garnet for the scorching Chiefs’ win. With a 56-0 victory against Snook Christian Academy, Northview had a major wipeout. “We started off scoring right away and just didn’t stop,” Head Coach Derek Marshman said. “It was a good night for our boys, especially the seniors who were recognized before the game started.” The varsity…
Blacksher closes season with win over R.C. Hatch
By JOSEPH ODOM News Sports Writer Friday night, Oct. 26, the J.U. Blacksher Bulldogs closed their season with a great win over R.C. Hatch. To start the game, Blacksher kicked off the ball to R.C Hatch. After only 11 plays Hatch turned the ball over on downs leaving Blacksher working from their own 3-yard line. Blacksher turned the ball over on downs after only 4 plays but recovered the ball…
ECHS falls to UMS-Wright
Prepares for Thursday showdown with Williamson By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Escambia County High’s Blue Devils hung tough with perennial region power UMS-Wright for the first half of their Friday, October 19, game. The second half was a different story. ECHS faced a deficit of only 14-0 coming out of the halftime locker, but sophomore Edwin White — who had earlier hauled in a 55-yard touchdown pass for UMS…