Sports

Lady Cougars advance
Escambia Academy’s Alia Snow brings the ball down the court during AISA 2A Region 2 basketball tournament action. The Lady Cougars finished fourth in the region tournament and will play Wednesday (February 1) in the AISA Basketball Elite 8 at the Montgomery Multiplex. The EA girls will take on number-one seed Macon East at 9 a.m. News photo by Ditto Gorme
EA headed to Montgomery
Escambia Academy’s Gary Campbell (12) shoots over a defender as teammate Fred Flavors (10) moves into position for a possible rebound during AISA 2A Region 2 basketball tournament action. The Cougars finished third in the region tournament and will play Wednesday (February 1) in the AISA Basketball Elite 8 at the Montgomery Multiplex. The EA boys will take on number-two seed Autauga Academy at 7:30 p.m. News photo by Ditto…
Instructions from an Olympian
Retired Olympian Gabor Mate demonstrates to track and field athletes from Escambia Academy, Escambia County High School and J.U. Blacksher High how to properly hurl a discus during the Lions Club of Atmore-sponsored Olympic Throws Clinic conducted at EA last Thursday (January 26). Mate competed for Hungary in the discus toss during three Olympics competitions, 2000 in Sydney, Australia; 2004 in Athens, Greece; and 2008 in Beijing, China. News photo…