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SAIL Center names Valentine king and queen
Alice Klopfenstein Wilson and James Wilson, who were married in October, were crowned SAIL Center King and Queen during Tuesday’s Valentine’s Day Banquet at the local senior activity center. The new SAIL Center royalty, who won the titles by one point each, were crowned by last year’s king and queen, Jean and Charles Wilson. More than 50 local seniors enjoyed fellowship, the country crooning of Jay Bird and Dustin, dancing…
EA varsity vs. EA alumni
The Escambia Academy varsity baseball team took on the Escambia Alumni team Saturday, February 11. The final score was 14-14. Members of the alumni team were John Brantley, Robert Hardy, Ben Hardy, Nate Smith, Chris Brown, Steven Shirley, Josh Fields, Ben Martin, Bradley Campbell, and Kevin Gumapac. The EA school team players were Drew Parker, Tyler Sutton, Ryan Johnson, Kainoa Gumapac, Thomas Knight, Heath Sheldt, Fred Flavors, Pate Robinson, Zach…
EA weightlifters break 3 state records
Escambia Academy’s 35-member weightlifting team captured seven individual state championships, including three lifters who broke state records, while seven others were either runners-up or took third place in the AISA Region 3 Weightlifting Championships, held at Pickens Academy this week. Trae Lee (heavyweight), Kris Brown (middleweight) and Chase Bell (lightweight) each were named outstanding lifter overall in his classification. Lee and Brown each hoisted 600 pounds to set new state…
Jam packed PTO meeting at ACM
  The auditorium was full Monday night as parents, grandparents and others gathered for the annual Black History program at A.C. Moore Elementary. But prior to that program, the Drugs Erase Dreams Team presented a powerful message about drugs and the packaging that makes them attractive to kids. Participating were Drug Court Director Denise Carlee, presenters Michael and Katie Roley, Judge Dave Jordan, and Karean Reynolds, Project Turnaround Coordinator. Part…