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Stomp the Yard is Oct. 6
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer This year’s Stomp the Yard celebration — a free, five-hour youth explosion to be held at Houston Avery Park — will still be loads of fun, but it won’t be quite the same as the previous 11. There will still be the free food, games and entertainment that are staples of the annual outdoor fun day, but this year there will be a much…
Raiders compete in cross country
Special to Atmore News The Perdido Raider Cross Country Team competed in the second meet of the season at Graham Creek Nature Preserve in Foley on Tuesday, September 18. Students from middle schools across Baldwin County met to run the two-mile course across the five-hundred acre nature preserve. Cross country events involve running across the natural terrain whether it be grass, dirt, or as in this case, large amounts of…
Blacksher falls to Southern Choctaw
By JOSEPH ODOM News Sports Writer To start off the game J.U. Blacksher Bulldogs received the ball but fumbled it on the first play of the drive. The South Choctaw Indians took advantage and managed to score 7 points within the first 30 seconds of the game. Blacksher got the ball again but failed to score and turned the ball over to the Indians again on downs which allowed Southern…
EA outlasts Jay
By PAOLO GORME News Sports Writer Physicality and clutch were the names of the game for the Escambia Academy Cougars when they battled against the Jay Royals this past Friday, Sept. 21. After a long game of trading scores and penalties, EA came out on top 30-20. Early in the game, Jay caught a pick thrown by Jabe Dawe that stopped EA’s momentum from scoring from 35 yards out. Jay…
Blue Devils 3-1 heading into homecoming contest
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer For the past few years, most of the excitement of an Escambia County High School homecoming football game has been during the halftime activities. This year, there could be just as much excitement on the field. ECHS struggled a little in the first half, then used a combination of defense and special teams to augment a lethargic offense and score 30 second-half points and…