Busy week of sports
By By Chandler Myers
This is a busy sports week with several different activities taking place throughout Atmore and the rest of the county.
The Northview Lady Chiefs are hosting their district tournament, which began Monday and featured the Lady Chiefs in action Tuesday playing for a chance to be in the district championship Thursday.
The Escambia Academy Cougars also have a busy week with the varsity track team making the trip to Selma on Wednesday adn Thursday hoping to land another state championship trophy for their trophy case.
That will be followed up by the baseball team traveling to Elmore on Friday to take on Edgewood Academy in the regional tournament.
The Cougars have won seven of their last nine games and are hoping to reach the AISA state playoffs.
Outside of athletics, the Alabama Wing House is holding its poker final Thursday night at 6 p.m.
The table will feature several players trying to bluff each other and get a hand of luck to win a prize.
On the schedule for the weekend is Atmore Christian School’s annual K.C. Monroe Memorial Golf Tournament that will be played in Brewton.
The tournament is a four-man scramble with the fee being $40 per person or $160 per team. Tee off is 8 a.m.
Finally, congratulations to the EA junior varsity Cougars and Lady Cougars track teams for bringing junior varsity state championships to Canoe.
This is the fourth consecutive title for the boys.
Way to go Cougars.
Chandler Myers is sports editor of the Atmore Advance. He can be reached at 368-2123 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org