Track

ECHS’s Marshall signs with Birmingham Southern
By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer ECHS senior track standout Sean Marshall will take his talents to the next level after signing an athletic scholarship with Birmingham Southern College. “Marshall has been a stand-up student and hard worker,” ECHS head coach and athletic director Scott Mason said. “He has worked extremely hard to earn this opportunity and has been nothing short of a positive role-model for his peers.” Marshall, a…
ECHS girls, boys compete at Class 4A state track meet
News Staff Report ECHS’s boys and girls track teams competed May 2 at the AHSAA 4A State Track Meet in Gulf Shores. Several individual ECHS team members turned in respectable finishes, but none finished in the top-5 in the season-ending event. ECHS’s individual times and finishes were as follows: Girls 200 Meter Dash (Prelims) Elizabeth Thames, twenty-first, (28.86) 4×100 Meter Relay (Prelims) ECHS, tenth, (53.50) Long Jump (Finals) ShaKeerah Tossas,…
JUB boys, girls compete at AHSAA state meet
News Staff Reports J.U. Blacksher’s girls and boys track teams competed in the AHSAA 2A State Track Meet, held May 3 in Cullman. JUB had respectable individual finishes, but no single team member placed within the top-5 in any event, which marked the end of the 2019 track season. Blacksher’s individual results are as follows: Girls (Finals) 800 Meter Run Kayley Burgess, fourteenth, (2:45.79) 1600 Meter Run Kayley Burgess, eleventh,…
ECHS girls second; boys third in 4A track sectionals
By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer Escambia County High School’s girls and boys track teams turned in impressive showings during the AHSAA 4A Section 1 Sectional Track Meet held April 26 and 27 at T.R. Miller High School. The Lady Blue Devils placed second on the T.R. Miller track, and the boys placed third to out-perform eight other schools. The ECHS girls scored 94 points to finish runner-up to Alabama…
JUB girls first in 2A track, boys second
By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer J.U. Blacksher’s girls track team scored 108 points to claim a first-place finish, and the JUB boys scored 101 points to place second during the AHSAA 2A-Section 1 meet held April 26 and 27 at T.R. Miller High School. The Lady Bulldogs took the winners podium over Geneva County, which placed second with a score of 100. The Bulldogs finished behind Luverne High School,…