FWC Offering Hunter Safety Class In Molino

February 27, 2017

A hunter safety class will be offered Wednesday, March 1 at the Molino Branch Library at 6 p.m.

All hunters born after 1975 are required to take a hunter safety class to get their hunting license. This class requires completion of the FWC’s free online hunter safety course before attending class. Go  to myfwc.com/HunterSafety to register and  take the online course.
Contact Paul Averill,  Florida Fish and Wildlife  Hunter Safety Instructor at 850-982-8070 for more  information.

Northview Chiefs Football Players Clean Up Century Health And Rehab

February 26, 2017

Members of the Northview High School Chiefs football team volunteered Saturday morning at the Century Health and Rehabilitation Center. The cleaned out both around and in the fishing pond,  and cleaned up and cleared out around the center’s courtyard.

“We are now ready for spring and fishing,” Century Health and Rehab Activities Director Mae Hildreth said. “Big thank you to all the guys. They worked hard….They made work fun.”

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Tate Tops West Florida (With Photo Gallery)

February 25, 2017

Tate 8, West Florida 4

The Tate Lady Aggies defeated West Florida 9-4 Friday night.

The Lady Aggies jumped out to an early lead when Belle Wolfenden drove in two when she singled in the first inning. The Aggies scored an additional run each of the next four innings and sealed the win with three-run sixth inning.

West Florida scored on a home run by Jeya Prasad, a stolen base by Ealon Pyle, and a single by Jade Halfacre.

Hannah Brown earned the win for Tate. She went seven innings, allowing four runs, five hits, striking out seven, and walking one. Jeya Prasad took the loss for Wet Florida, pitching four innings. She allowed five runs, 10 hits, five strikeouts and walked one.

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NorthEscambia.com photos by Gary Carnley, click to enlarge.

Baseball: Tate Over WFHS; Escambia Academy Beats Northview

February 25, 2017


Tate 2, West Florida 1

The strong pitching performance of juniors Ryan Greene and Gabe Castro earned the Tate High School Aggies a 2-1 win over West Florida Friday night.

Ryan Greene earned the win Tate. He tossed four innings, giving up one run, two hits, striking out six, and walking one. Gabe Castro recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Tate. Zabelle took the loss for West Florida. He pitched four innings, giving up two runs, three hits, and recording four strikeouts.

Tate hitters: Mason Land 1-3.. Logan McGuffey 1-2, Hunter NeSmith 1-3, Hunter McLean RBI.
West Florida hitters: Amir McDaniel 1-3 2B, RBI, Nick Zabelle 1-3.

The Tate Aggies will be at Gulf Breeze next Friday, while West Florida will be at Pine Forest on Thursday.

Escambia Academy 2, Northview 1

Escambia Academy defeated the Northview Chiefs Friday evening 2-1 in Canoe, AL, just outside Atmore.

The Northview Chiefs scored their solo run in the first inning when John Chivington grounded out to send Quinton Sampson across the plate.  Escambia Academy evened it up with a run in the bottom of the first and scored the go ahead run in the third on a Chiefs error.

Seth Killam lead Northview at the plate, going 2-3. Chandler Lowery went 1-1 for the Chiefs.

John Neese took the loss for the Chiefs. In six innings, he allowed five hits and two runs while striking out nine.

Northview Wins Home Opener Over Central (With Gallery)

February 24, 2017

The Northview Chiefs beat Central 5-1 Thursday night in the Chief’s home opener in Bratt.

The Chiefs took an early 1-0 lead in the second, and were up 2-0 in the fourth. Both teams scored on in the fifth, and the Chiefs sealed the win with a two-run sixth inning.

Zach Payne went 1-1 for the Northview Chiefs with three RBI’s.  Bailey Wilson 1-2, Jared Alif 1-3, Josh Neese 1-1, RBI.

WP: Josh Smith 4.2 IP, threee hits, one run, one error, two strikeouts, three walks.

The Chiefs will head a few miles north into Alabama Friday to face Escambia Academy. The JV plays at 4:00, followed by the varsity at 6:00.

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Softball: Tate Tops Escambia; Chipley Over Northview

February 24, 2017

Chipley 4, Northview 1

The Northview Lady Chiefs fell 4-1 on the road to the Chipley Tigers.
Tori Herrington took the loss against the Tigers allowing four  runs on four hits, a walk and a hit by pitch while recording eight strikeouts.

Chipley scored first in the bottom of the second on a fielders choice bunt, in the third on a  two out single and two more in the fifth on a passed ball and a single. Jamia Newton scored the lone run for Northview in the top of the fourth on a fielders choice hit by Herrington followed by an errant throw.

Batting for the Lady Chiefs:
Jamia Newton: 1-3, single, run
Kendall Enfinger: 1-3, double
Valen Shelly: 1-3, single
Lydia Smith: 1-3, single
Peighton Dortch, Alana Brown, Payton Jackson and Teriana Redmond: 0-3
Tori Herrington: 0-2, walk

Northview travels to Baker to take on the Lady Gators Tuesday Feb. 28. JV 4:00 and Varsity 6:00.

Tate 7, Escambia 4

The Tate Lady Aggies beat Escambia 7-4 Thursday at Tate.

Hanna Brown pitched a complete game allowing  just four hits with eight strikeouts and four walks. At the plate, Brown went 2-3 with a double. Belle Wolfenden was 2-3 with a triple. Hayden Lindsay 1-4; Ashley Lunquist 1-2; Syndni Solliday 1-2, RBI; Deazia Nickerson 2-3.

Tate will be at West Florida at 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Softball: Northview Chiefs Shut Out Catholic’s Crusaders

February 23, 2017

The Northview Lady Chiefs shut out Catholic Wednesday night 9-0 in Bratt.

Tori Herrington took the win against the Crusaders allowing just three base runners on one hit, a walk and one error while recording 11 strikeouts.

Hitting for the Lady Chiefs:
Jamia Newton – 1-2, single, run
Kendall Enfinger – 2-4, single, double, 2 runs
Tori Herrington – 1-2, double, 2 walks, 2 runs, 2 RBI’s
Peighton Dortch – 1-4, single, run
Lydia Smith – 2-4, 2 singles, run, RBI
Valen Shelly – 0-4, run, 2 RBI’s
Alana Brown – 2-3, double, run, RBI
Teriana Redmond – 0-3
Payton Jackson – 0-3
Mallory Merchant – 0-1
Rebecca Diamond – walk

Northview travels to Chipley Thursday to take on the Tigers with JV playing at 4:00 and varsity at 6:00.

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Pictured: Northview beat Catholic 9-0 Wednesday night in Bratt. NorthEscambia.com photos, click to enlarge.

Tate, Northview Softball And Baseball Games Rescheduled

February 21, 2017

All Northview and Tate high school softball and baseball games for today have been rescheduled

  • NHS softball rescheduled for Wednesday
  • NHS baseball rescheduled  to Thursday
  • Tate softball rescheduled to Wednesday, March 8
  • All Tate baseball games rescheduled for Wednesday, same sites and times.

Tate Wrestling Team Places Third At Districts, Heads To Regionals

February 21, 2017

The Tate High School wrestling team placed third in the 2A District 1 competition held in Milton. Eight Aggie wrestlers placed and will advance to the regional competition in Tallahassee February 24-25.

Jacob Cochran — 106 pounds, 1st place
Noah Kryfka — 113 pounds, 4th place
Alex Porter — 120 pounds, 1st place
Matthew Blalock — 126 pounds, 2nd place
Kendall Townley — 138 pounds, 1st place
Juan Alvarez — 152 pounds, 2nd place
Jacob Neales — 195 pounds, 4th place
Jacob Nowling — 220 pounds, 3rd place

Pictured: (front L-R) Coach Reggie Allen, Kendall Townley, Jacob Cochran, Alex Porter, Asst. Coach Gavin McAnally, (back, L-R) Jacob Neales, Jacob Nowling, Noah Kryfka, Matthew Blalock and Juan Alvarez. Photo for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.

JV Aggies Top Pace; Monroe Academy Spoils Northview Opener

February 21, 2017

Tate 4 Pace 2 (JV)

The JV Tate Aggies topped Pace 4-2 in their season opener Monday. The JV Aggies will host Milton at 7:30 Tuesday night.

Monroe Academy 11 Northview 0

The Northview Chiefs lost 11-0 on the road at Monroe Academy in Monroeville, AL, Monday.

Monroe Academy took an early 1-0 lead in the first inning. After scoring two runs in the the second, Monroe Academy added five runs in the third inning and three more in fourth.

John Chivington, Chandler Lowery and Bailey Wilson each one hit for the Northview Chiefs during their season opener.  The Chiefs will host Central Tuesday afternoon – JV at 4:00 followed by varsity at 6:30.

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