ECHS Blue Devils

Blue Devils to host county baseball tournament
By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer Escambia County High’s varsity baseball team is gearing up for the county tournament, which the school will host and which began Tuesday and continues through Friday. New ECHS head baseball coach Kasuan Bullard said the Blue Devils have been hard at work over the past several weeks in anticipation of their appearance in the tournament. “The kids have been working really hard and they…
ECHS Touchdown Club golf tourney is March 2
By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer The newly reorganized Escambia County High School Blue Devils Touchdown Club will be hosting an area golf tournament on Saturday, March 2, at 9 a.m. at Atmore Country Club. The tournament was organized as a means of raising funds for the ECHS football program. The funds raised from the event will help purchase much-needed football equipment, uniforms and weightlifting supplements. The Touchdown Club is…
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…
New ECHS baseball coach hopes to turn program around
By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer With a new year comes change, and that is what new ECHS baseball coach Kasuan Bullard is hoping to bring to the Blue Devil baseball team this season. “Last year the Blue Devil baseball team was only able to capture one win,” Bullard said. “I am hoping to help turn that around this season.” Bullard, a Mobile native, grew up walking the halls of…
Devils knock off No. 2 Williamson, win area title
By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer The Escambia County High School boys basketball team captured the AHSAA 4A Area 1 Championship on Saturday, February 9, by defeating number-two ranked Williamson High School, 74-70. This is the first area title for the Blue Devils since the 2014-2015 season. Coach Rodney Jackson and the Blue Devils set a goal at the beginning of the season. Now part of that goal has been…