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ECHS’s Marshall signs with Birmingham Southern
By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer ECHS senior track standout Sean Marshall will take his talents to the next level after signing an athletic scholarship with Birmingham Southern College. “Marshall has been a stand-up student and hard worker,” ECHS head coach and athletic director Scott Mason said. “He has worked extremely hard to earn this opportunity and has been nothing short of a positive role-model for his peers.” Marshall, a…
Quick-strike offense leads Blue Devils past Chiefs in preseason contest
By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer First-year Escambia County High School head football coach Scott Mason promised prior to his team’s May 17 preseason game that the Blue Devils would deliver a quick, fast-paced offensive game using Mason’s “thunder and lightning” approach. The Blue Devils did not fail to deliver. ECHS racked up a whopping 341 yards of offense during three periods of varsity action and came away with a…
ECHS to host Northview Friday
News Staff Report Escambia County High School and Northview High School are set to take the field for pre-season football action on Friday night at 7 p.m. at Herbert Barnes Stadium. Many fans are eager to see what the famed ‘Thunder and Lighting’ offense of new coach Scott Mason will bring to the Blue Devils playbook. Mason led Florala High School to a 5-6 overall record last season. The Blue…
New leadership, attitude as Blue Devils begin Spring drills
By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer Escambia County High School is taking to the Spring practice field with new leadership and a new attitude. The Blue Devils will say goodbye to 22 seniors who are set to graduate in May. “We are losing a ton of players,” new head coach Scott Mason said. “We have 22 guys that will be graduating. On the upside, we have 15 new seniors who…
ECHS kicks off Pepsi fundraiser
By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer The Escambia County High School football team kicked off its Spring Pepsi Fundraiser last week to help raise money for the football program. “We are very excited,” Blue Devils head coach Scott Mason said. “The fundraiser will help raise money for equipment, field supplies, weight lifting supplements and football uniforms.” Mason pointed out that such events are crucial to the betterment of the school’s…