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NHS season ends
By LIBBY PUGH News Sportswriter The 2020-2021 football season has come to an end for the Northview Chiefs. In the second round of the playoffs, the Chiefs played the Vernon Yellowjackets. After an early lead, the Yellowjackets were in the lead at the end of the night with a score of 34 to 19. After the game, Head Coach Summerford commented, “It is always disappointing when you lose the last…
Cougars fall short of state championship
Cougars take the field. By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Despite a five-touchdown, 222-yard rushing performance from Bubba Nettles, Escambia Academy’s hopes of capturing another AISA Class AA state football title were dashed last Friday, November 20 by Chambers Academy. The Rebels took advantage of three EA touchdowns that were called back to claim a 36-34 victory at Montgomery’s Cramton Bowl. This season’s state championship appearance was the fifth straight for…
NHS wins over Chipley, headed to region semi-final
By LIBBY PUGH News Sports Writer Playoff round one was successful and resulted in a Northview High School Chiefs victory. The Chiefs took on the Chipley Tigers in Bratt on Friday night. The game started off slow, but the momentum progressed throughout the game. The ultimate outcome was a victory for the Chiefs with a score of 32 to 12. The first quarter presented a rocky start with a battle…
Cougars cruise past Knights, into state title game
EA’s Randall Bonds stiff-arm a Macon East defender during last Friday night’s game. BY JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter For the fifth straight season, Escambia Academy is state championship-bound after defeating Macon-East Montgomery Academy 54-13 in their AISA Class 2A state semifinals showdown last Friday, November 13. Landon Sims, Daughtry McGhee, Caleb Davis and Bubba Nettles helped guide the Cougars past the Knights. After Macon-East drew first blood, Sims gained the…
NHS wins over Jay
By LIBBY PUGH News Sportswriter Victory … oh how delightful it is! The Northview Chiefs took on the Jay Royals this past Friday night on the Chiefs turf. The Chiefs started strong and defeated the Royals. With a final score of 41 to 7, it was safe to say the Chiefs were committed to beating the Royals. Although the Royals received the ball to start the game, their drive ended…