Escambia Academy Cougars

Rain doesn’t dampen EA’s enthusiasm; Cougars 2-1 for week
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Despite last week’s wet field conditions and schedule changes, EA’s Cameron Cloud, Randall Bonds and Bryant Quimby helped pave the way for a 7-2 defeat over Northview High on March 6. Cloud, the starting pitcher, struck out five and gave up three hits and one run during three innings on the mound. Bonds relieved Cloud midway into the game and gained the same numbers as…
Bell, Cloud combine for perfect game; EA sweeps twin bill from Lighthouse
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Chase Bell and Cameron Cloud combined to pitch a perfect game in the opener as Escambia Academy swept a February 29 double-header against Lighthouse Christian Academy at Tom Byrne Park. The Cougars won each game by a 12-0 score, and each game lasted just three innings. Bell started on the mound and pitched two innings during the first game, striking out five. Cloud took over…
Cougars win one, drop two during season-opener tourney
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Escambia Academy beat Lee-Scott 6-2 during the first game of the Edgewood Academy Baseball Tournament season-opener last Friday, February 21, but failed to generate another victory, falling in the final two games of the tournament to Bessemer Academy, 4-0, and Macon East, 5-0. Jason Davis got the nod as the starting pitcher against Lee-Scott. He struck out five batters, walked three and hit one. Both…
EA wins 7th AISA 2A powerlifting title in 9 years
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Tyler Newton broke a state record, and Chase Bell broke two, to lead the way as Escambia Academy captured its seventh Class 2A state title in the last nine years during the 2020 AISA State Powerlifting Championship Meet at Pickens Academy on February 18. In addition to capturing the state championship, EA also finished first overall. “We went into meet with 24 overall state records,”…
Cougars surrender to Generals in AISA semifinals
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Basketball season ended abruptly for Escambia Academy’s Cougars in the form of a tough, 46-30, loss to rival Autauga Academy last Thursday, February 13, in semifinals action of the AISA Class 2A state tournament, played in Montgomery. The only word EA head coach James Smith could find in describing the loss was “disappointing.” According to Smith, the final score represented one of the lowest points…