ECHS

Artists shine at ECHS
Students at Escambia County High School recently participated in a school art contest. Winners were selected from various categories, and their artwork will be sent to the Escambia County Youth Art Show for display and judging. The following were judged the top three: first place – Adrienne Tedder; second place – Da’Lorne Taylor; third place – ShaDiamond Harris. Participants in the art contest are Tatyana Davis, Shania Finklea, Taylor Gray,…
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…
Eagles put end to ECHS playoff hopes
There were playoff implications for both teams when the ball was teed up for the kickoff to last Friday’s (October 27) Escambia County High School and W.S. Neal football game. It didn’t take long to figure out which team’s postseason hopes would be realized. Despite losing 2 fumbles, the visiting Eagles scored on their second possession, added 2 more first-half touchdowns, then tacked on a third-period score to build a…
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…