Sports

Chiefs fall to Holmes County
By LEXXI BAGGETT News Sports Writer The Northview Chiefs cannot seem to find their sync this year. After traveling to Bonifay this past Friday night, the Chiefs came home defeated in a 42 to 13 blow against Holmes County. The whole first half of the game was nothing but a show-out for Holmes County. Their star seemed to be senior player Michael Paul who intercepted one time and even ran…
Blue Devils knock off Tigers for second win
As Rico Jackson and his staff attempt to rebuild a tattered Escambia County High School football program, they know that the team will take some lumps and that benchmarks will be hard to establish. The Blue Devils were able to erase one benchmark in futility with their 26-8 win over Monroe County last Friday (September 15). The victory gave the team a 2-1 mark, reportedly the first time since 2010…
Cougars cage the Eagles
By PAOLO GORME News Sports Writer The Escambia Academy Cougars faced the Jackson Academy Eagles for their second region game of the season. Both teams were undefeated coming into the game, but the Cougars remain perfect on the season winning their sixth straight game. Shutting the Eagles out, the Cougars had 380 yards of total offense, with 177 passing and 203 rushing yards respectively on 53 plays of offense. To…
Pepsi football toss at Blacksher
During high school football season, the local Pepsi Cola Bottling Company awards $500 college scholarships to seniors in the Pepsi Cola Football Toss. At the J.U. Blacksher game Friday night, September 15, Kendall Murphy, left, and Tanner Weaver, right, competed at halftime. Tanner won and will receive a $500 college scholarship. News photo by Lanie House
Blacksher wins big in area game
By KATIE WIGGINS News Sports Writer The J.U. Blacksher Bulldogs pulled off another area win Friday night when they hosted the Choctaw County Tigers, winning 37-6. The Bulldogs are now 3-0 on the season and 2-0 in area games. The offensive captains were seniors Tanner Weaver and Dustin Graham and junior Lane Sims. The defensive captain for the night was senior Taylor Graham. In the first quarter, the Bulldogs scored…