Basketball

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…
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…
Atmore Christian hoping for win in regionals
Rams fall to East Hill Christian By JOSH FRYE News Staff Writer The Rams of Atmore Christian School fell to East Hill Christian of Pensacola during senior night last Friday, February 1, 77-59. The Rams started out strong during the first quarter but were outshot by East Hill 21-16. Kyle Hostetler scored 10 points for the Rams during the first period. Hostetler was followed up with Jadon Torres scoring 4…
Williams shoots for greatness
By JOSH FRYE News Staff Writer There are many stand-out student athletes that come through the area’s high schools but every once in a while, a player comes along who just takes the area high school sports scene by storm. One of these remarkable young men has made his mark within the history books of Escambia County High School. Senior Lue Williams has been a 6’4″, 184-pound basketball powerhouse for…