ECHS

ECHS ends disappointing season with disappointing loss
Escambia County High’s football team did almost everything it should have in its season-ending contest last Friday, November 3, in Mobile. It’s the same “almost” that pretty much provided the mantra for the ECHS season. The Blue Devils took an early lead against Faith Academy, watched it evaporate, then missed 2 golden opportunities to recapture the advantage when promising drives ended within the shadow of the FA goal posts. The…
ECHS’s slim playoff chances hinge on tonight’s games
Escambia County High’s football team still has an outside chance of becoming the school’s first participant in postseason football play since 2010. A win over W.S. Neal tonight (October 27), combined with an anticipated Satsuma loss to Thomasville, would leave ECHS, Neal and Satsuma tied for Class 4A, Region 1’s fourth playoff spot. Such a tie would trigger a complex tiebreaker system to determine the fourth slot, since Neal beat…
Defensive effort wasted against Class 5A Eagles
The musical accompaniment to this year’s Escambia County High School football season has been stuck in a continuous loop for about six weeks, as turnovers have killed strong efforts against state-ranked teams. The musical loop continued its mournful drone last Friday (October 20). A stellar effort on the part of the ECHS defense was offset by a lethargic offense and three key misplays on the part of the ECHS special…
ECHS Homecoming Court (with photo gallery)
The Escambia County High School homecoming queen was crowned at halftime Friday night, September 29. Shown are members of the 2017 ECHS Homecoming Court, from left, Freshman Attendants Mia Simmons, Madison Simmons; Sophomore Attendants Jada Johnson, Chamichael Pettway; Homecoming Queen Keyaira Wilson; Junior Attendants Christiara Jones, Olivia Simmons; Senior Attendants Billie McKinley, Curteia McCants. Click below to view our 2017 ECHS Homecoming Court photo gallery News photos by Ditto Gorme…