Josh Frye

Devils knock off No. 2 Williamson, win area title
By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer The Escambia County High School boys basketball team captured the AHSAA 4A Area 1 Championship on Saturday, February 9, by defeating number-two ranked Williamson High School, 74-70. This is the first area title for the Blue Devils since the 2014-2015 season. Coach Rodney Jackson and the Blue Devils set a goal at the beginning of the season. Now part of that goal has been…
Atmore Christian plays way into PCC Final Four
By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer Atmore Christian School’s Rams made a solid appearance on Friday, February 8, against Central Christian in Robertsdale during the Panhandle Christian Conference Regional Tournament, outplaying the Saints to capture a 54-37 victory. ACS appeared strong during the first period of the game and was able to jump in front of the Saints and take a 22-14 lead. A pair of 3-point shots from Reese…
EA’s season ends with ‘unfair’ loss
By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer The Escambia Academy Cougars fell 65-50 to South Choctaw on February 7, a game that was not a very pleasant one for the EA boys. South Choctaw flew out ahead of the Cougars during the first period, but Tiquale Taylor scored 10 points, including two 3-point shots, in the second period as the EAs boys fought back. The Cougars stayed neck and neck with…
Atmore Soccer registration under way
By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer Atmore Soccer registration has officially begun. Since the closure of the Atmore YMCA, the fate of Atmore Soccer has been in the air. The choice has officially been made, however, and soccer will continue in the community for those children who are willing to strap on the cleats. Registration opened on Wednesday, February 6 and will continue through Friday, March 8. In the past,…
EA boys win
By JOSH FRYE News Staff Writer The Escambia Academy Cougars finished their regular season Monday, February 4, on a high note as they defeated Fort Dale at home on senior night, 51-48. The game was a nail biter from start to end and thrilled Cougar fans. EA took an early 12 to 8 lead over Fort Dale during the first period, setting the tone early in the contest. Tiquale Taylor…