Escambia Academy

5 EA players in All-Star game
By PAOLO GORME News Sports Writer This past Friday, December 1, the AISA held its annual All-Star football game in the Crampton Bowl in Montgomery. Five talented players from Escambia Academy were selected to play in the game. Those players were Fred Flavors, who wore 27; Jamie Welker, who wore 70; Jojo Nance, who wore 52; Jojo Carpenter, who wore 81; and Louie Turner, who wore 19. They were all…
Fountain new EA headmaster
Just 10 days after Hugh Fountain guided Escambia Academy’s football team to the AISA Class AA state title, the veteran coach became the Canoe independent school’s third headmaster in the past 12 months. Fountain, who already served as EA’s assistant headmaster, received unanimous approval from the school’s board of directors to succeed Wade Heigle, who resigned late last week after taking over as headmaster in November 2016. There was no…
Fountain named headmaster at EA; Heigle resigns
Officials of Escambia Academy have issued the following statement regarding the school’s administration:   “The Board of Directors of Escambia Academy has announced that Assistant Headmaster Hugh Fountain has been elevated to the position of Headmaster.   “Former Headmaster Wade Heigle resigned his post as headmaster, effective immediately.” For more details on the story, read Wednesday’s Atmore News. 
First loss of the season for EA
By PAOLO GORME News Sports Writer This past Friday the Cougars traveled to Prattville to face the Autauga Academy Generals. The two teams were both undefeated coming into the game. They were the number one and two ranked teams in class AA. The last time the two teams went head to head was in the AA state championship game last season in which the Generals came out on top winning…
Cougar Pride color run set
Escambia Academy is holding a Color Run Saturday, October 14. This color walk / run features a designated 5K course. During the race, participants are doused with color at various color stations ending with one final color celebration at the finish line. There is no time limit – you can run, jog or walk at your own pace. Registration is $25 prior to the event, $30 the day of the…