Tate Aggie JV Wrestlers Place In District Tournament

February 10, 2017

Tate High School’s Junior Varsity Wrestling team participated in District 1-2A Junior Varsity District Tournament on Monday.

Receiving medals were:

Lee Pedicord — 106 lbs, 3rd place
Bryston Hudson — 113 lbs, 2nd place
Trevin Penn — 120 lbs, 2nd place
Elijah Harigel — 132 lbs, 3rd place
Isaiah Jowers — 170 lbs, 1st place
Dylan Behrends — 182 lbs, 4th place
Azaya Purifoy – 182 lbs, 1st place

Purifoy was  also named the Outstanding Wrestler in the heavyweight class.

Pictured are: (front, L-R) Jonathan Stier, Isaiah Jowers, Lee Pedicord, Elijah Harigel, Trevin Penn, Bryston Hudson, (back) Wade Jack, Michael Ludwig, Azaya Purifoy and Dylan Behrends. Photo for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.

High School Basketball Playoffs, Final Scores

February 8, 2017

Here are playoff scores from around the area Tuesday night:

District 1-8A

(3) Navarre 48, (2) Gulf Breeze 45
(1) Niceville 68, (4) Tate 52

Niceville at Navarre, Friday, 7 p.m.

District 1-7A

(3) Pace 53, (6) Milton 36
(4) Pine Forest 65, Escambia 54

Pace at Pine Forest, Friday 7:30 p.m.

District 3-1A

(2) Baker 49, (3) South Walton 46
(1) Chipley, (4) Freeport *

*Freeport forfeited due to a medical emergency
Baker vs Chipley, Friday 7 p.m. at Freeport


Northview, Jay Lose In District 3-1A Basketball Tourney

February 7, 2017

The Northview Chiefs and theJay Royals both lost Monday in the District 3-1A basketball tournament.

No. 3 seed South Walton defeated No. 6 seed Northview 52-44, while No. 4 seed Freeport beat No. 5 seed Jay 65-49.

Freeport will host No. 1 Chipley at 5:30 Tuesday, while South Walton will ply No. 2 seed Baker at 7:00.

NorthEscambia.com file photo, click to enlarge.

NWE And Cantonment Baseball, Softball Registration Continuing

February 3, 2017

Northwest Escambia Bradberry Park spring baseball and softball registration continues Friday, February 3, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Saturday, February 4, from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. A copy of your child’s birth certificate is required. Registration cost for 7 years and older is $100 for first child; $85 for second and $75 for third child. Registration cost for T-ball, ages 4 – 6 is is $95 for first child; $80 for second and $70 for third child. Registration fees include $30 fee for jersey and hat and $25 concession stand fee. Pre-registration online is available at nweballpark@gmail.com; however, attendance at a registration event is required for uniform fitting. Contact Brad Sullivan (850) 324-5692 or Sara Knighten (850) 572-5000 for more information.

Registration is also continuing the Cantonment Ballpark, with in-person registration the next two Saturdays.  To register, click here for the Cantonment Baseball website.

Tate High School Varsity Basketball Honors Seniors

February 3, 2017

The seniors on the Tate High School varsity basketball team were recently honored. They are (L-R)  Christian Cass, Kaleb Cole, Temarques Dunnigan, and Robert Rush. Photo for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.


Northview, Tate Players Ink On National Signing Day

February 2, 2017

Wednesday was National Signing Day, with local players signing at Tate and Northview high schools.

The Tate Aggies had seven players sign Wednesday, six for football and one soccer player:

Jake Henry, Appalachian State
Evan Legassey, Troy
Raymond Freeman, Mississippi State
Jared Bethea, Harding
Rod Smith, Webber
Bishop Clark, Webber
Brittney Rankins, Southern Miss (soccer)
Freeman was interested in the Air Force Academy but decommitted when Mississippi State offered the long snapper a scholarship. Free has a 30 score on the ACT and a current GPA of 4.8.

Northview High School’s Luke Ward signed with Mercer University in Macon, GA, during a ceremony Wednesday at Northview. Ward picked Mercer over South Dakota and Youngstown. Ward also received a 2010 Chevrolet Camaro out of the deal. His father Carl turned over the keys, saying that he had made a deal to give his son the car if he inked a scholarship with a Division 1 school.  During Ward’s freshman year, Mercer is scheduled to play both Alabama and Auburn.

Pictured top: Northview’s Luke Ward signs with Mercer. Pictured below: The Tate High School Signing Class. NorthEscambia.com and submitted photos, click to enlarge.


Northview Wins First Weight Meet Of Season

February 2, 2017

The Northview Boy’s Weightlifting defeated Rocky Bayou Wednesday by a total score of 50-20 in the first meet of the season.

Individual winners for the Chiefs were:

119-lb. class – Greg Pressley with a total of 270 pounds (145-bench; 125-jerk)
129-lb. class – Dalton Hadley with a total of 270 pounds (160-bench; 110-jerk)
139-lb. class – MJ Jones with a total of 350 pounds (185-bench; 165-jerk)
154-lb. class – Ohijie Elliott with a total of 450 pounds (245-bench; 205-jerk)
169-lb. class – Chase Olsen with a total of 480 pounds (255-bench; 225-jerk)
183-lb. class – Tim Bush with a total of 375 pounds (195-bench; 180-jerk)
219-lb. class – Jacob Hawkins with a total of 325 pounds (170-bench; 155-jerk)
Heavyweight class – Justin Helton with a total of 420 pounds (225-bench; 195-jerk)

Also placing for the Chiefs were Caze Bradley (2nd place; 119-lb. class); Ossie Crusaw (3rd place; 139-lb. class); Colten Dockens (2nd place; 154-lb. class); Tyler Kite (2nd place; 219-lb. class).

The Northview weightlifting team returns to action on Wednesday, February 15 at West Florida.

For a photo gallery, click here.

Photos for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.

Tate Cheerleaders Place At State In Coed Division

January 29, 2017

Saturday, the Tate High School Varsity Cheerleaders competed at the state championships for the first time as a coed team. They placed fourth in the state among 2A small coed teams during competition in Gainesville. Photos for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.

Northview Football Volunteers At Ronald McDonald House

January 29, 2017

Members of the Northview Chiefs football team spent their Saturday morning volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House in Pensacola.

The players completed various tasks and chores for the Ronald McDonald House, including moving furniture and appliances, cleaning, stocking and sorting “pop tops” from cans.

Photos for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.

Teams Needed For Cade Allen Benefit Softball Tournament

January 26, 2017

A two-day Cade’s Benefit Softball Tournament will be held February 3-4 at the Don Sutton Ballpark in Molino.

There will be 12 teams maximum, with at least 10 people on each team. Teams must have three females on the field with at least four females on the team.

$15 per person with funds due to Friday, January 27 to Amy Holland in Northview High School’s front office. For more information, Call  Amanda Pritchett at (850) 418-2502.

Northview student Cade Allen had surgery in Orlando during Christmas break and suffered severe complications that have kept him unconscious and in ICU.

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