Blue Devils win one, drop two over past week
ECHS’s season mark now 3-6 BY JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Escambia County High’s basketball team dropped two and won one during last week’s full schedule of games. The Blue Devils dropped last week’s first game against Satsuma last Tuesday, December 1, 45-31. “We had a pretty decent showing against the Gators; we just could not get the job done,” ECHS head coach John Shears said. “We took what we learned…
Atmore Christian suffers first loss of the season
BY JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Atmore Christian School’s Rams dropped their first conference game of the season last Tuesday, December 1, falling 54-50 to LEAD Academy. With the defeat, the Rams season record falls to 4-1. “We did not anticipate losing that game,” ACS head coach Tim Battles said. “This loss puts us behind the eight ball in the conference.” LEAD kept the Rams in check despite strong scoring efforts…
The good, the bad and the ugly in the new jobs report
Bradley Bryne U.S. Congressman Last Friday the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its monthly jobs report covering November. It contained some good news, some bad news and some downright ugly news. First, let’s look at the good news. The economy added 245,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate dropped to 6.7 percent from a high of 14.7 percent in April. We have gained back 12.3 million jobs since the…