Escambia Academy Cougars

Dawe excels at football camp
Jabe Dawe, junior quarterback for Escambia Academy, received an elite honor Saturday, March 24, at the Scout STEP IT UP Football Camp in Dothan. Dawe was named the Top Quarterback at the elite camp. He has now been invited to Gunslinger Challenge in Knoxville which takes place in May and Air Attack QB Challenge In Miami in July. The junior passed for close to 1,700 yards last year accounting for…
EA wins state!
By PAOLO GORME News Staff Writer For the second time in school history, the Escambia Academy football team brought home a state championship trophy to Canoe, winning the game 30-20. Last Friday’s game, November 17, in Troy University’s Veterans Memorial Stadium, was only the fourth time EA has played a state championship game and they have all been under Head Coach Hugh Fountain. The Cougars put on a spectacular show…
EA’s state-title pep rally tonight, send-off tomorrow
A championship pep rally will be held tonight at 6 p.m. for Escambia Academy’s football team as it readies for its state AISA championship contest against Autauga Academy. Game tickets will be available for purchase at the pep rally, and those who attend are encouraged to brings signs and shakers. The team will leave school at 10:15 Friday morning, and the public is encouraged to “line the streets of Atmore”…
EA advances in playoffs
By PAOLO GORME News Sports Writer The Cougars were visited by Cornerstone Christian this past Friday night to kick off the playoffs for the AISA. EA also celebrated last Friday’s game as senior night. The Cougars came out victorious to say the very least. The final score was 55-0. It was a very lopsided game with EA’s total yardage being 324 yards with only 23 plays on offense; they had…
Cougars beat Bessemer
By PAOLO GORME News Sports Writer The Escambia Academy Cougars ended their regular season on the road at Bessemer Academy. The Rebels are a familiar foe dating back to 2014 when the Cougars lost in the regular season but prevailed in the state championship game that same season. Friday night’s game was a wild one. The contest was won by EA 34-27. Each team’s offensive success came from the run…