Lady Rams down West Florida Baptist
By JOSH FRYENews Sportswriter Temple Albritton struck out 4 to help lead the Atmore Christian School Lady Rams past West Florida Baptist Academy, 19-6, last Tuesday, April 13. An early lead helped propel the Rams to victory during the single game matchup at West Florida Baptist.Albritton, Anna Weaver, Elizabeth Terry and Megan Wilson all combined to help gain the early first- and second-inning lead. Albritton first scored for ACS by…
No playoffs for ECHS
By JOSH FRYENews Sportswriter Post-season baseball hopes for Escambia County High School ended last Thursday, April 15, with a two-game loss against Mobile Christian School, who shutout the Blue Devils during a double-header series 14-0 and 10-0. During both games of the double-action series, ECHS fell behind early and could not come back.During the 14-0 loss, Mobile Christian scored early and kept the runs coming. The Blue Devils had trouble…
CFSA funds COVID-19 relief efforts
Special to Atmore News The Community Foundation of South Alabama (CFSA) announced it has awarded $268,600 to 22 nonprofit organizations across its service area in Southwest Alabama. One of those receiving funds is Pride of Atmore. (Amount of funds awarded was not provided.)These funds will support programs that provide resources and basic needs to those in Baldwin, Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia, Mobile, Monroe and Washington counties effected by COVID-19.To address…
Cougars secure playoff spot
By JOSH FRYENews Sportswriter After splitting two games against Sparta Academy during double-header action last Tuesday, April 13, the Escambia Academy Cougars are playoff bound after securing a third-seed spot in the 2021 AISA, Class 2A State Playoffs.During the first game of last week’s double-header, the Cougars defeated the Warriors 13-0. Parker Robinson opened the first game for EA on mound, pitching a no hitter, walking 5 and striking out…
Cougars capture sixth track title; tie for most of all time
By JOSH FRYENews Sportswriter For the sixth straight time, Escambia Academy’s boys track and field team captured the AISA overall state championship title during the 2021 AISA State Championships held in Gulf Shores, Ala. at Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium Friday, April 16. According to EA coach Mike Sims, the top place is just not only the sixth consecutive win by the EA boys track team, but also ties for the…