Alondrea Bayne’s poem to be published
Special to Atmore News The students at Escambia County Middle School were given the opportunity to participate in the 2019-2020 National Scholar Society’s Poetry Contest. Alondrea Bayne’s poem, “Feeling”, has been selected to be published in the National Scholar Society’s prestigious annual student anthology, Award-Winning Young Writers of America 2019-2020. Alondrea is in the fifth grade at ECMS. Her English Language Arts teacher is Karie Richburg. Aondrea’s poem follows. Feeling…
Blacksher’s Bulldogs 12-1 at Christmas break
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter K.D. Rabb continued to lead the Bulldogs of J.U. Blacksher, scoring 25 points and playing a solid all-around game in a 45-42 win over J.F. Shields on December 20. Rabb was 9-for-21 in field goals, nailed a three-point shot and connected on six of seven free throw attempts against the Panthers. He also had five rebounds, four steals and two assists. J.T. Tucker supplemented Rabb’s…
Blue Devils close pre-Christmas competition at 8-7
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Escambia County’s Blue Devils fell, 59-54, to Mary G. Montgomery last Thursday, December 19, in an exciting contest that gave ECHS an 8-7 record going into the Christmas break. Sheldon Williams scored 14 points to lead the Devils, and Allen Patterson followed with 11 points. Jacobey James and Trevon Lambert registered nine points each; Hakeem Johnson sank two three-pointers for six points, Jamarius Lewis scored…
Rams come up short against Central Christian
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter The Rams of Atmore Christian came up short, 64-54, against the Saints of Central Christian School in Robertsdale last Tuesday, December 17, despite double-figures efforts from Caeden Battles, Jadon Torres, and Gage Gades. Battles led the Rams with 14 points, while Torres added 11, and Gades got 10. Battles hit three two-point shots, a three-pointer and five free throws. He also pulled down 11 rebounds…
EA captures runner-up trophy in Christmas Jam Tournament
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Escambia Academy’s Cougars captured a second-place finish in the 2019 Christmas Jam Basketball Tournament, played at Oak Park Christian School in Mobile December 19 and 20. In just 24 hours, the Cougars faced four schools. At the end, the tournament championship came down to the contest between Lighthouse Christian and the Cougars, who fell 82-62. Bryant Quimby led EA with 21 points in the title…