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Northview banking on experience to fuel continued success
By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer After earning its first playoff appearance in several years last season, Northview High School has gone back to the football field to prepare for the next step in its rebuilding project. Last season, the Chiefs proved that they were a contender for a championship as they fought their way into the playoffs. Unfortunately, Northview’s second postseason game was played on the heels of tragedy…
Graduates: Seek the light of success
With the end of the school year quickly closing in, many seniors will be transitioning into the next step of life’s journey. The real world is a scary thought for most of them, and a chapter is coming to an end. Many do not know what to expect. As college scholarships are signed and the next chapter of life opens, the opportunities that are placed in the palm of a…
Golden season
Tony Mcaroy, a junior at Miles College, sits at midcourt with the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship trophy after the Golden Bears won the SIAC tournament. Mcaroy, a 2014 graduate of Escambia County High School who transferred to Miles from Coastal Alabama Community College’s Brewton campus, saw limited action at guard this season. His most productive games came when he scored five points and had a steal against both Kentucky…
Davis hurls EA past ACS; Cougars then fall to Jay
By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer Escambia Academy’s Caleb Davis pitched a solid game against Atmore Christian School on March 16, leading the Cougars to an 11-1 win during the Escambia Academy Baseball Tournament, played at EA. “Davis pitched a great game for us,” head coach J.P. Sawyer said. “As a team, we started slow at the plate but managed to put things together and score runs.” Despite being able…
Sportsmanship speaks volumes
In sports, every team battles it out for the top spot at the end of a game. The audience is kept on the edge of its seat, looking for the next big play or development. The fact of the matter is, there is always a victor and a loser. A team produces an image on how it handles itself in these situations, and this image is projected to the audience.…