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Six EA players chosen for 2021 AISA All-Star team
By JOSH FRYENews Sportswriter Six Escambia Academy senior football players will have one last opportunity to strap on the pads before the end of their high school football careers. EA senior players Landon Sims, Brady Howell, Bubba Nettles, J.J. Stevens, Hunter Smith and Chris Long were recently selected to take part in the 2021 AISA All-Star Game, the last hoorah for the best of the best for AISA senior football…
NHS season ends
By MCKENNA SIMMONSNews Sportswriter This past Friday, November 19, the Northview Chiefs traveled to Baker to face the Gators for the second round of playoffs. Unfortunately for Northview, they fell short of the victory. The Chiefs wrapped up their season Friday with a hard fought game. Even though they did not have the outcome they had hoped for, it was still an amazing season. Their final record this season was…
ECHS basketball team off to a good start
By JOSH FRYENews Sportswriter The Escambia County High boys’ varsity basketball team has improved to a 4-1 season record after dropping 68-65 last Thursday, November 18, against Cottage Hill and winning, 55-46, last Friday, November 19, against B.C. Rain.During last Thursday’s loss against Cottage Hill, Sheldon Williams led scoring for the Blue Devils with 20 points. Conner McPherson scored 18, Stephen Williams had 15 points, Terrance McNeal and Hakeem Johnson…
Cougars fall short of state title
EA’s Jacob Lee (6) makes a touch down catch. By JOSH FRYENews Sportswriter The Escambia Academy Cougars fell short of gaining another AISA Class 2A state title last Friday, November 19, during their sixth consecutive AISA championship game appearance at the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery.Again, EA faced rival Autauga Academy Generals. Autauga held off the Cougars for a 52-35 state title victory.The Generals entered into the game against EA with…
Supporting youth sports
Jason Pilger Chevrolet of Atmore and Chevy Youth Sports presented the Escambia County High School football team with a $1,500 check that will go towards new team safety and first aid equipment for the upcoming 2022 season. Shown at the presentation Wednesday, November 10, are, from left, Corry Baggett with Jason Pilger; ECHS Athletic Director Scott Mason; Micah Mobley with Jason Pilger; and Atmore Mayor Jim Staff.