Basketball

Golden season
Tony Mcaroy, a junior at Miles College, sits at midcourt with the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship trophy after the Golden Bears won the SIAC tournament. Mcaroy, a 2014 graduate of Escambia County High School who transferred to Miles from Coastal Alabama Community College’s Brewton campus, saw limited action at guard this season. His most productive games came when he scored five points and had a steal against both Kentucky…
Could make immediate impact
Blue Devils’ Williams signs with CACC-South By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer Escambia County High School senior and two-sport standout Luerensley “Lue” Williams is bound for Coastal Alabama Community College after signing a basketball scholarship with the Sun Chiefs on March 14. The 6-foot-3-inch forward averaged 19 points and 9 rebounds per game during his senior season and earned a spot in ECHS’s 1,000-point club by exceeding the 1,200-point career…
ACS falls to East Hill in PCC Final Four
By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer Atmore Christian School was defeated by East Hill Christian Academy on February 16, ending the team’s run in the Panhandle Christian Conference Final Four. ACS had a good start against the Eagles, with Caden Battles nailing a 3-pointer and Kyle Hostetler scoring 4 points in the first period, but the Rams were outscored 14-8. During the second period, Battles hit another 3-point shot, Reese…
ECHS falls to Clarke in 4A sub-regional
State hopes dashed as Devils end season with 54-47 setback By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer Escambia County High’s Blue Devils fell victim to Clarke County last Tuesday, February 12, ending their season with a wild Class 4A Sub-Regional playoff contest. ECHS and Clarke’s Bulldogs both started the game off strong, with each team playing top-notch defense and offense. But Escambia, which showed grit and determination all season, were not…
Atmore Christian plays way into PCC Final Four
By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer Atmore Christian School’s Rams made a solid appearance on Friday, February 8, against Central Christian in Robertsdale during the Panhandle Christian Conference Regional Tournament, outplaying the Saints to capture a 54-37 victory. ACS appeared strong during the first period of the game and was able to jump in front of the Saints and take a 22-14 lead. A pair of 3-point shots from Reese…