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ECHS continues to struggle on the diamond
By JOSH FRYENews Sportswriter The Escambia County High School baseball team continues to look for success on the diamond after suffering a painful 13-1 loss last Thursday (March 10) to Pleasant Home.ECHS was unable to contain Pleasant Home’s high-powered offense as the opposing team gained 1 run in the first-inning and racked up 5 more in the second. During the third inning, ECHS gave up 3 more runs and 2…
Williams named ACCC Player of the Year
Lue Williams with Sun Chiefs head coach Robby Robinson By JOSH FRYENews Sportswriter Former Escambia County High School standout basketball player Lue Williams was recently named to the ACCC (Alabama Community College Conference) Men’s All-Region 22 team and gained the high honor of being named as the ACCC Player of the Year.This season, Williams averaged 18.4 points per game this season and gained 441 total points. In addition, Williams stole…
EA boys finish first in track meet
By JOSH FRYENews Sportswriter The 2022 Escambia Academy Cougars’ field and track season is well under way. EA kicked off with a bang as the boys track team posted a first-place finish during the Rebel-Cat Invitational held recently at the University of Montevallo Monday, February 28.The EA team gained a first-place finish during the meet, earning 218 points during the win. Lee-Scott Academy finished second with 107 points and Banks…
ECHS kicks off baseball season
By JOSH FRYENews Sportswriter Escambia County High School Blue Devils kicked off the 2022 baseball season against Excel High School Friday, February 18, with a 17-0 loss against the Panthers.The Blue Devils fell behind early during the season opener and failed to generate a comeback. Excel kicked off scoring with a double, 3 singles and a walk during the first inning.Hasten Dean got the start on the pitcher’s mound for…
Bittersweet end to ACS season
By JOSH FRYENews Sportswriter After a long, hard-fought road, the Atmore Christian School Rams closed out the 2022 basketball season with a fourth-place finish in the Panhandle Christian Conference Final Four after dropping last Friday, February 18, to L.E.A.D. Academy, 76-39, and West Florida Baptist last Saturday, February 19, 78-62.With the loss, the Rams not only see the end of their basketball season, but also the end of an era…