Back home again – Golden Eagles gather
Special to Atmore News The Escambia County Training School Alumni 16th Annual Gathering was held Friday, September 21, at Power Pentecostal Holiness Church. This was a very special gathering of the ECTS Golden Eagles with the theme Back Home Again, because the classes met in a church that was once part of their school. The reunion was hosted by the ECTS Class of 1967. Barbara Poole Harris, Class of ’67,…
Stomp the Yard is Oct. 6
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer This year’s Stomp the Yard celebration — a free, five-hour youth explosion to be held at Houston Avery Park — will still be loads of fun, but it won’t be quite the same as the previous 11. There will still be the free food, games and entertainment that are staples of the annual outdoor fun day, but this year there will be a much…
Raiders compete in cross country
Special to Atmore News The Perdido Raider Cross Country Team competed in the second meet of the season at Graham Creek Nature Preserve in Foley on Tuesday, September 18. Students from middle schools across Baldwin County met to run the two-mile course across the five-hundred acre nature preserve. Cross country events involve running across the natural terrain whether it be grass, dirt, or as in this case, large amounts of…
Blacksher falls to Southern Choctaw
By JOSEPH ODOM News Sports Writer To start off the game J.U. Blacksher Bulldogs received the ball but fumbled it on the first play of the drive. The South Choctaw Indians took advantage and managed to score 7 points within the first 30 seconds of the game. Blacksher got the ball again but failed to score and turned the ball over to the Indians again on downs which allowed Southern…
EA outlasts Jay
By PAOLO GORME News Sports Writer Physicality and clutch were the names of the game for the Escambia Academy Cougars when they battled against the Jay Royals this past Friday, Sept. 21. After a long game of trading scores and penalties, EA came out on top 30-20. Early in the game, Jay caught a pick thrown by Jabe Dawe that stopped EA’s momentum from scoring from 35 yards out. Jay…