Sports

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…
Cougars beat Bessemer
By PAOLO GORME News Sports Writer The Escambia Academy Cougars ended their regular season on the road at Bessemer Academy. The Rebels are a familiar foe dating back to 2014 when the Cougars lost in the regular season but prevailed in the state championship game that same season. Friday night’s game was a wild one. The contest was won by EA 34-27. Each team’s offensive success came from the run…
Eagles put end to ECHS playoff hopes
There were playoff implications for both teams when the ball was teed up for the kickoff to last Friday’s (October 27) Escambia County High School and W.S. Neal football game. It didn’t take long to figure out which team’s postseason hopes would be realized. Despite losing 2 fumbles, the visiting Eagles scored on their second possession, added 2 more first-half touchdowns, then tacked on a third-period score to build a…
Blacksher loses to Leroy
By KATIE WIGGINS News Sports Writer The J.U. Blacksher Bulldogs went on the road to play the Leroy Bears for their last away game of the regular season. The Bulldogs lost the area game 48-8. The offensive captains were senior Cooper Dean, and freshman KD Rabb. The defensive captain was senior Taylor Graham. J.U. Blacksher struggled in the first half, failing to score, while Leroy scored 48 points before halftime.…
Lady Chiefs weightlifting schedule
Coach Natalie Nall released this week the 2017-18 schedule for Northview High’s girls’ weightlifting team: Nov. 8, home, vs. Tate Nov. 15, home, vs. Jay Dec. 4, home, vs. Pensacola High Dec. 6, at Tate vs. Tate & West Fla. Dec. 13, at Jay vs. Jay Jan. 12, at Baker, District Meet Jan. TBD, Regional Meet Feb. 2, at Arnold High (Panama City Beach), State Meet