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Area football signees ready for next level
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Note: An article that appeared in last week’s Atmore News initially included capsuled information on each of the nine area football scholarship signees but had to be cut for space. Nine area senior football players, including five from Escambia County High School, signed college athletic scholarships on February 5 during National College Signing Day. For ECHS the signing marked a milestone for the most players…
5 Blue Devils sign
Nine from area teams ink football scholarships By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Nine area senior football players, including five from Escambia County High School, signed college athletic scholarships last Wednesday, February 5, during National College Signing Day. The signing set a new school record for the most players signed in one day for ECHS, while Northview High witnessed three players sign and J.U. Blacksher had one player commit. Jacob Hammac,…
Northview banking on experience to fuel continued success
By JOSH FRYE News Sports Writer After earning its first playoff appearance in several years last season, Northview High School has gone back to the football field to prepare for the next step in its rebuilding project. Last season, the Chiefs proved that they were a contender for a championship as they fought their way into the playoffs. Unfortunately, Northview’s second postseason game was played on the heels of tragedy…
Graduates: Seek the light of success
With the end of the school year quickly closing in, many seniors will be transitioning into the next step of life’s journey. The real world is a scary thought for most of them, and a chapter is coming to an end. Many do not know what to expect. As college scholarships are signed and the next chapter of life opens, the opportunities that are placed in the palm of a…
Golden season
Tony Mcaroy, a junior at Miles College, sits at midcourt with the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship trophy after the Golden Bears won the SIAC tournament. Mcaroy, a 2014 graduate of Escambia County High School who transferred to Miles from Coastal Alabama Community College’s Brewton campus, saw limited action at guard this season. His most productive games came when he scored five points and had a steal against both Kentucky…