ECHS Blue Devils

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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…
Young, inexperienced Blue Devils searching for first win
By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer The Escambia County High School varsity baseball team continues to search for its first win of the season after losing a late lead and falling 13-6 to Elberta on March 7. The young Blue Devils have struggled during the start of the season to overcome inclement weather and a lack of experience. “I was extremely happy with the way that we started the game,”…
ECHS golf tourney raises $2K-plus for football program
By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer The Escambia County High School football team’s 1st annual golf tournament, held March 2 at Atmore Country Club, raised more than $2,000 to help equip the Blue Devils squad. Funds generated by the tournament will go to help purchase much-needed equipment, uniforms and supplements. “It was a great event for us,” ECHS athletic director-head football coach Scott Mason said. “We had overwhelming support from…
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…