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Tallassee saw its first two batters reach base against Elmore County's Landon Maynard but after hitting into a double play, the Tigers saw their chances dwindle at the plate. Maynard settled in and struck out eight batters over 5 1/3 innings to lead the Panthers to a 5-2 win over their rival…

Just two years removed from making the third round of the state baseball tournament, Tallassee was bitten by the injury bug and doomed to a third-place finish in the area last season. The Tigers are preparing to take the field for the first time since and they are looking for redemption.

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After graduating only two starters from last year’s squad, Reeltown’s baseball team is ready to once again be competitive in Class 2A Area 7. But the Rebels don’t want to just be competitive this year; they want to win it.

It’s been three years in the making for Reeltown and it seems like the third year is the charm for the Rebel wrestling program. Both Carson Baker and Labrian Ponds earned spots at the AHSAA Class 1A-5A Wrestling Championships, putting the Rebels into the state championships for the first time ever.

Brewbaker Tech's Evan Carter put his Rams in prime position to pull off an upset in the Class 5A Area 4 championship game Thursday night in Tallassee. Carter scored 10 consecutive points spanning the final two quarters to hand the Tigers their biggest deficit of the night.

Zack Haynes let his emotions come out in full force after earning a pin to take first place at the Class 1A-5A South Super Section in Montgomery on Saturday. It took him just 52 seconds to pin Montevallo’s Jemari Harris — his fourth first-period pin of the tournament — earning Haynes a gold …

Tallassee’s girls team finished 13th at this weekend’s AHSAA Class 4A-5A Indoor Track and Field Championships in Birmingham. The Tigers got 14 team points as Chloe Baynes grabbed medals in two events while Lexi Love set a new school record.

Less than 12 hours after playing a vital role in Tallassee’s Class 5A Area 4 basketball tournament last Tuesday night, Tavarious Griffin had the spotlight on him once again as he took center stage in the high school auditorium. Griffin was the lone Tallassee player to put pen to page on Nati…

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Wetumpka wasn’t the only team to find glory at the South Super Section wrestling tournament in Montgomery last weekend. Stanhope Elmore, Holtville and Elmore County all saw wrestlers earn top spots to clinch a spot at the AHSAA Wrestling Championships in Huntsville.

Someone recently told me it would not be very long until football was no longer favorite high school sport in Elmore County. While it will a little bit longer, I do believe the gap is closing and it is coming from a sport people did not see coming.

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Tallassee basketball coach Kevin Mixson was put through a roller coaster of emotions in the final 20 seconds of Tuesday’s sub-regional game. After seeing his Tigers lead Charles Henderson by as many as nine points in the fourth quarter, Mixson watched as the Trojans rebounded a missed free t…

Brewbaker Tech's Evan Carter put his Rams in prime position to pull off an upset in the Class 5A Area 4 championship game Thursday night in Tallassee. Carter scored 10 consecutive points spanning the final two quarters to hand the Tigers their biggest deficit of the night.

Both Elmore County basketball teams took a three-game losing streak on the road to square off with Montgomery Catholic in the penultimate game of the season. The Panthers split the results on the court Thursday night with the girls team prevailing to build some momentum before the playoffs.

A day has not gone by since May 11 where the Tallassee softball team did not have a 7-0 loss to Rehobeth on its mind. Despite having the winningest season in program history, that defeat brought the Tigers’ year to an end and that’s the game they are keeping around to stay focused entering t…

I am not sure how many times it has to be written about for people to start changing what they say but until I see those changes happen, I am going to keep writing about it. It used to just be a lazy way to insult someone and you could brush it off as a one-time thing but at this point, it’s…

Every wrestler started with the same goal of reaching the AHSAA Championships in Huntsville next weekend. The final step before reaching that platform begins this Friday as the AHSAA Super Section tournaments are held in Montgomery and Birmingham.

From the opening tip to final buzzer, it was clear the focus for Tallassee’s regular-season finale was getting the seniors in the spotlight. Six players were honored before the game on Senior Night and those six combined for half the Tigers’ points in a 70-49 victory over Prattville Christia…

From the opening tip to final buzzer, it was clear the focus for Tallassee’s regular-season finale was getting the seniors in the spotlight. Six players were honored before the game on Senior Night and those six combined for half the Tigers’ points in a 70-49 victory over Prattville Christia…

As the final seconds ticked down in Thursday night’s girls basketball game, Tallassee seniors Lindan Oliver and Sinclair Cole knew their time on their home court was coming to an end. Their final season together did not go as planned but that did not stop them from fighting until the last buzzer.

After having to battle back from a large deficit against Beauregard last week, the Reeltown girls basketball team learned its lesson about slow starts. Although the Rebels escaped with a narrow victory against the Hornets, they saw just how much tougher a victory becomes after coming out of …

Teams from across Elmore County took to the court on Tuesday night to start their postseason runs with dreams of reaching Birmingham. 

Over the course of four quarters of Friday night’s boys basketball, the Dadeville Tigers sank 11 3-pointers en route to a 71-37 victory over the visiting Elmore County Panthers.

While the focus was on the Dadeville seniors, Elmore County’s Madison Britt stole the show in a non-area girls basketball game. The 6-foot junior posted a double-double scoring 13 points and grabbing 17 rebounds in the Panthers 41-23 victory on the road.

There are no easy baskets when you have to play five games in a seven-day span but Stanhope Elmore’s Brooke Burkett never gave up. The Mustangs struggled against some of the toughest competition they have seen all season but Burkett showed little signs of fatigue, giving Stanhope a glimmer o…

The Tallassee wrestling team traveled to familiar territory Saturday as the Tigers were back in Beauregard just over a week after they fell in the duals tournament in the same gym. Tallassee did not let those bad vibes have an effect on its performance as four wrestlers finished in the top f…

Elmore County got in some extra work Saturday and proved it can still make some noise as the Panthers went undefeated at the Wildcat Wrap Up. The Panthers swept all four of their matches, scoring at least 60 points in three of the victories.

It started to feel less like Montgomery and more like Tallassee as the final seconds ticked off the clock at Brewbaker Tech. The Tigers rolled into the same gym where they suffered a 53-point loss last season and turned the tables with a 53-47 victory in Class 5A Area 4 boys basketball action.

Monday marked the first official day of practice for baseball and softball teams. Players have been together for three weeks already during the AHSAA throwing period but there was a new sense of excitement when the players took the field for a full practice less than three weeks before the f…

The Tallassee boys basketball team entered the same gym where the two biggest losses of last season happened. However, Friday night's result was different as two big dunks in the final minute from Tyrek Turner and Tae Collins secured a 53-47 victory at Brewbaker Tech.