Tate Aggies To Open 2015 Football Season In Biloxi

February 20, 2015

The Tate High School Aggies first football game of 2015 will be on the road at Biloxi High School.

In making the announcement, the Tate Quarterback club said the Showband of the South with join the team on the road trip. The date, times, student buses and a contract rate hotel are expected to be announced soon.

East Beats West In All-Star Soccer

February 20, 2015

The East beat the West in both boys and girls all-star soccer Thursday night at Brosnaham Park..

In girls’ action, the East topped the West 6-4, and the East Boys beat the West 6-1. Teams were made up of the best high school senior players from the West — Escambia County, and the East — Santa Rosa and Okaloosa County.

Pictured top are Tate High School members of the West Girls team: Emily McAfee, Molly Pearce,  Jennifer Clyde and Alexa Harmon.

Team members were as follows:


Catholic — Gretchen Cagle, Midfield/GK
Catholic — Taylor Kukes, Forward
Escambia — Alexandria Krempin-Dykes, Midfield
Escambia — Moira Leonard, Goalkeeper
Pensacola — Lauren Pederson, Defender
Pensacola — Alex Allen, Wing/Striker
Pine Forest — Anna Legassey, Forward/Midfield
Pine Forest — Mandy Jackson, Midfield
Tate — Hannah Hargett, F/M
Tate — Alexa Harmon, Defender
Tate — Jennifer Clyde, D/M
Tate — Emily McAfee, Defender
Tate — Molly Pearce, Defender
Washington — Mallory Lurate, Goalkeeper
Washington — Natalie Williams, Midfield
Washington — Madison King, Defender
Washington — Mariah Bush, Midfield
West Florida — Brianna Schubeck, Forward/Midfield
West Florida — Morgan Duckworth, Goalkeeper
West Florida — Morgan Herpel, Defender
West Florida — Jordan Sortino, Defense
West Florida — Sommer Johnson, Midfield


Catholic — Harrison Carroll, Center Half/Utility
Catholic — Chandler Dixon, Midfield
Catholic — Taylor Evans, R/L Back, R/L Mid
Escambia — Patrick Mackovic, Def. mid-central
Escambia — Zach Slavin, Outside defender
Escambia — Paul Worshop, Wing/Midfield
Pensacola — Warren Curtiss Thies, Goalkeeper
Pensacola — Abdullah Alsaqr, Forward
Pensacola — Logan Patterson, Wing/Midfield
Pine Forest — Hunter Reavis, Right Wing
Tate — Kyle Capehart, Back
Tate — Keller Blaichard, Midfield
Washington — Chris Searcy, Forward
Washington — Evan Sheltry, Mid/defender
Washington — Jake Brown, Forward
Washington — Ben Stevens, Right Back
Washington — Bennett Gaston, Midfield
Washington — Keimon Johnson, Center Back
West Florida — Austin Boswell, Center Back
West Florida — Kai Estrada, Midfield
West Florida — Daniel Bowers, Goalkeeper
West Florida — Luan Nguyen, Forward


Choctaw — Dani Weyer, Striker/center mid
Choctaw — Sydney Oliver, Center Back
Choctaw — Kayla Douglas, Forward, Outside Mid
Choctaw — Kelsey Douglas, Outside Mid
Fort Walton — Kierstin Creese, Center Defender
Fort Walton — Torie Greene, Center Forward
Fort Walton — Shelby Campbell, Midfield
Gulf Breeze — Veronica Williamson, Outside Mid/Forward
Gulf Breeze — Jessie Droogsma, Goal Keeper
Milton — Jenna Wade, Forward/Midfielder
Milton — Skylar Elsperman, Outside Midfield
Milton — Mariah Holt, Defender
Navarre — Rylie Slaybaugh, Center Mid
Navarre — Jessica Cook, Center Back
Niceville — Cassie Willis, Defender
Niceville — Jessica Chavis, Outside Mid/Forward
Niceville — Mandi Balcuinas, Forward
Niceville — Eli Craft, Honorary Captain
Pace — Hannah Abrams, Forward
Pace — Claire Taylor, Forward/Midfielder
Pace — Serena Colvin, Wide Back/Wide Mid
Pace — Kiersten Richardson, Center Back
Rocky Bayou — Shanon Barkman, Forward


Choctaw — Sean Hoffstatter, Forward
Choctaw — Shane Nicholson, Forward
Choctaw — Kahlee Wilson, Def. Mid
Choctaw — Luke Hambleton, Center Back
Choctaw — Brandon Castelin, Center Back
Crestview — Trent Simmons, Def/Mid
Crestview — Bryce Webb, Def/Mid
Fort Walton — Santiago Alvarado, Center Mid/CFWD
Fort Walton — Juan Pablo Rodriguez, FWD/LB
Gulf Breeze — Kyle Overlade, Defender/Ctr. Mid
Gulf Breeze — Matthew Cutler, Off. Mid/ Forward
Milton — Patrick Greene, Forward
Milton — Jonathan Pool, Defender
Navarre — Mason Goodnough, Goalkeeper
Navarre — Amuia Alford, GK/Forward
Navarre — Kameron Bethell, Midfield
Navarre — Robert Madril, Midfield/Forward
Navarre — Brandon Capenia, Midfield
Navarre — Malcolm Valdes, Midfield
Niceville — Michael Nalovic, Defender
Pace — Alex Brock, CB
Rocky Bayou — Cameron Esses, Midfield/Striker

Northview Chiefs Fall In Regional Semifinals

February 18, 2015

The Northview High School basketball team’s dreams of a championship trophy came to an end Tuesday night, just three games shy of a 1A state title.

On the road in Quincy, the Northview Chiefs lost to West Gadsden 74-44 in the regional semifinals. West Gadsden will advance to the regional finals against Chipley; the Chipley Tigers defeated Franklin County of Eastpoint 85-46 Tuesday.

Chiefs Top Rocky Bayou

February 17, 2015

The Northview Chiefs beat Rock Bayou Christian Monday on the road, 9-2. The Chiefs are back in action Friday as they host Baker at 6:30 in Bratt. NorthEscambia.com photos by Ramona Preston, click to enlarge.

Recap With Galleries: Northview Two Games Into Young Softball Season

February 17, 2015

The Northview High School junior varsity and varsity Lady Chiefs are off to a mixed start two games into the season.

In junior varsity play, the Lady Chiefs have lost to Pace 14-0 and defeated Chipley 18-2. In varsity action, the Northview Lady Chiefs have lost to Pace 7-4 and lost to Chipley 10-0.

The varsity Chiefs will host Catholic Tuesday at 5:00. The JV will travel to Pace on Thursday for a 4:30 game, followed by the varsity at 6:30. The varsity and JV will be at home against Chipley on Friday, with games at 4:00 and 6:00.

For a submitted photo gallery from Northview (mostly JV) at Pace and Chipley, click here.

For a previously published NorthEscambia.com gallery from Pace at Northview, click here.

Submitted photos by Gary Amerson for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.

Lady Aggies Improve To 5-0 With Win Over Tally Lincoln

February 16, 2015

The Tate High School Lady Aggies improved to 5-0 Saturday as they traveled to Niceville Saturday to take on Tallahasee Lincoln. The Aggies won 11-1 on a 10-run rule decision.

Tate was led by pitcher Tori Perkins, who pitched a complete game with eight strikeouts, Casey McCrackin (3-3, HR), Rachel Wright (2-3, walk off HR), Lauren Brennan (2-3) and Izzy Werdann (2-3).

The Tate Lady Aggies will travel to West Florida to take on their cross-town rival Jaguars at 6:30 Friday night.

Tate Beats Washington

February 16, 2015

The Tate Aggies shut out Washington 7-0 in their season opener Fri night. Tate scored four runs, led by third baseman Hunter Worley, who slammed a single and double to drive in three runs. Junior Sawyer Smith had a single and a triple for the other RBI.

Branden Fryman and Mark Miller each hit .500 to help Tate’s efforts. Junior pitcher Trace Penton took the win for Tate, with Jessie Gunter and Sawyer Smith making appearances on the mound.

Washington had three hits.

“Tate baseball has a rich tradition in Escambia County, and we look forward to the 2015 season in our newly renovated facility carrying on that proud legacy. We invite the community to come see what’s going on at the new field and to support our players, school, and community,” said Tate Head Coach Greg Blackmon.

Tate’s next games are February 18 at Escambia High and at home on February 19 against the West Florida Jaguars, both starting at 6:30 p.m. Junior Varsity games begin at 4:00 on both dates.

Pictured: Senior third baseman Hunter Worley led the Tate Aggies to a 4-0 victory over Washington in their season opener Friday night. Photo for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.

Sweethearts Take On Chief Challenge 5K (With Photo Gallery)

February 15, 2015

Over 70 runners — many of them couples starting off their Valentine’s Day — took part in the annual Chief Challenge 5K Run/Walk Saturday morning at Northview High School in Bratt.

The top overall male runner was Aaron Dees (pictured left) with a time of 19:25, and the top overall female was Cora Long with a time of 22:26.

The Fast Couple Award went to Carita and Tim Battles (top left couple) with a time of 26:55. The Cutest Couple Award was presented to Madalyn Coon and Logan Weber (top right couple).

For more photos, click here. The Chief Challenge was sponsored in part by NorthEscambia.com.

Complete results were as follows:

Male Elementary School

  1. Emett Battles 27:35
  2. Gage Eicher 29:42
  3. Jack Weber 30:45

Male High School

  1. Aaron Dees 19:25
  2. Josh Borelli 23:46
  3. Dustin Bethea 28:16
  4. Adrian Long 28:16
  5. Triston Long 30:4

Adult Male To Age 29

  1. Durrell Martin 30:01
  2. Colton Sims 33:13
  3. Dakota Walker 34:10
  4. Paul Gilley 36:59
  5. Randall Massey 39:47
  6. David Landis 40:20

Adult Male 30-39

  1. Ross Parham 21:29
  2. James Busch 24:42
  3. Jason Weber 30:46
  4. Kenneth White 39:44

Adult Male 40-55

  1. Dusty Adams 21:02
  2. Doug Darby 22:56
  3. Tim Battles 26:56
  4. Conrad Weber 30:15
  5. Steve Gibson 30:23
  6. James Hare 41:01

Adult Male 56+

  1. Karl Robinson 21:33
  2. Alan Ash 25:12
  3. Bert Rice 25:14
  4. Hugh Long 34:04
  5. Billy Holk 38:01
  6. William Thortis 53:00

Female Elementary School

  1. Katelyn Harrison 28:49
  2. Kayla Yoder 40:45

Female Middle School

  1. Hannah McGahan 36:22

Female High School

  • Moriah McGahan 29:46
  • Maddison Weber 30:00
  • Dana Hursh 40:20

Female Adult to Age 29

  1. Cora Long 22:26
  2. Daleshia Lemon 31:45
  3. Shelby Thomas 31:52
  4. Susie Watson 33:12
  5. Lauren Nall 36:50
  6. Brooke Shaughessy 39:46

Female Adult Age 30-39

  1. Lacey Lee 25:07
  2. Carita Battles 26:55
  3. Janice Yoder 27:30
  4. Kristy Gibson 30:23
  5. Courtney Hull 32:00
  6. Angie Gilley 36:59

Female Age 40-55

  1. Michelle Peebles 29:45
  2. Amy Knight 30:03
  3. Robyn Borelli 32:44
  4. Alison Robins 34:07
  5. Elaine Holk 38:02
  6. Melissa Ward 37:59

Female 56+

  1. Debra Parker 26:56
  2. Emily Pollard 51:36
  3. Carolyn Thortis 53:00

NorthEscambia.com photos, click to enlarge.

Northview Sophomores Win Powder Puff Football Games (With Gallery)

February 14, 2015

Northview High School sophomores won a powder puff football tournament on a cold Friday evening. After defeating the freshmen team, the sophomores easily handled the senior team.’

Proceeds from the event benefited the senior class.

For a photo gallery, click here.

NorthEscambia.com photos, click to enlarge.

Northview Opens Season With Wins Over Pensacola High

February 13, 2015

The Northview Chiefs opened their 2015 season with wins over the Pensacola High School Tigers.

The JV Chiefs beat PHS 10-1, while the varsity Chiefs defeated Pensacola 7-3 at PHS.

The Chiefs will travel to Baker on Monday before hosting Baker on Friday.

NorthEscambia.com photos by Ramona Preston, click to enlarge.

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