Escambia County High School Blue Devils

Defensive effort wasted against Class 5A Eagles
The musical accompaniment to this year’s Escambia County High School football season has been stuck in a continuous loop for about six weeks, as turnovers have killed strong efforts against state-ranked teams. The musical loop continued its mournful drone last Friday (October 20). A stellar effort on the part of the ECHS defense was offset by a lethargic offense and three key misplays on the part of the ECHS special…
Devils fall 45-22 to powerful Thomasville
It was the same song, just a different verse for Escambia County High’s football team last Friday (October 13). The Blue Devils gave a fine effort throughout the game, but a combination of turnovers and a ranked opponent again proved too much of an obstacle to overcome in a 45-22 loss to Thomasville’s Tigers. The setback was ECHS’s fourth straight, all against ranked opponents. “We played hard,” said ECHS coach…
Familiar problem costs Devils in Satsuma loss
The most famous line uttered by comic strip possum Pogo is, “We have met the enemy and he is us.” Throw in a touch of Greek mythology, and you have a synopsis of Escambia County High School’s first six football games. The Blue Devils played well against Satsuma last Friday (October 6), but again proved to be their own worst enemy. The Gators were able to exploit ECHS’s most vulnerable…
ECHS Homecoming Court (with photo gallery)
The Escambia County High School homecoming queen was crowned at halftime Friday night, September 29. Shown are members of the 2017 ECHS Homecoming Court, from left, Freshman Attendants Mia Simmons, Madison Simmons; Sophomore Attendants Jada Johnson, Chamichael Pettway; Homecoming Queen Keyaira Wilson; Junior Attendants Christiara Jones, Olivia Simmons; Senior Attendants Billie McKinley, Curteia McCants. Click below to view our 2017 ECHS Homecoming Court photo gallery News photos by Ditto Gorme…