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Everyone knows of the challenges COVID-19 is bringing to the world of sports this season and with those challenges still at the forefront of everyone’s mind, it has been easy to push aside the changes that come with this year’s wrestling season. Of course, that has not been easy to do for Cl…

The Tallassee girls basketball program has seen a steady decline in the number of victories over the past three seasons, culminating in a disappointing three-win season last year. While excitement continues to swirl around the success from the boys team, the girls program was seemingly being…

There was no hiding the disappointment that came with the end of Tallassee’s basketball season last year. The Tigers made it to the regional tournament and was one of the final 16 teams standing in Class 5A and while that was a success in its own right, it was not enough to satisfy the playe…

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It could be easy to get swept up in the negativity surrounding the Elmore County football program this season. The Panthers won just two games for the third time in the last four years and saw their losing streak in region games climb to 13 games, continuing the school’s longest playoff drou…

For the first time since 1995, Tallassee has now gone three years without making a postseason appearance but this season certainly had a different feel to it than the last two. The Tigers somehow shook off the program’s slowest start in nearly two decades and were seemingly in great position…

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It was far from a perfect game. But for an Elmore County football team that hadn’t tasted victory since mid August, for a corps of seniors who got to finish their football years on a high note, the Panthers’ last-second, come-from-behind win was pretty sweet.

In the record books, Tallassee’s 2020 campaign ended with a 1-0 victory over Carroll High and finished the year a disappointing 3-7. To some, that’s all they will ever know about this year’s Tigers. Those who were there for the good, the bad and the ugly will know Tallassee ended the 2020 se…

After missing two crucial weeks of region play due to COVID-19, Tallassee was already looking at a shortened season. Now with last week’s loss to Clay Central, the Tigers’ year was cut even more with the postseason out of the picture.

Although there was plenty of excitement surrounding Tallassee’s return to competition this week, the Tigers knew it was not going to be an easy task as they had just two days of practice to prepare for Class 5A No. 4 and Region 4 champion Clay Central. The Volunteers shut down any signs of a…

For the ninth consecutive season, the postseason is out of reach for Elmore County but that is not stopping the Panthers from trying to cap off their season on a positive note. The final game of region play is this week as Elmore County travels to play Talladega in search of its first region…

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After two weeks away from competition, Elmore County returned to Burt-Haynie Field for a region matchup with Beauregard last Friday night. The Panthers knew it would be challenging to return to game speed after so much time away from the football field but after a short week of practice, the…

It was just another regular Saturday in Montgomery as Tallassee’s Woodrow Dean found himself well out ahead of the rest of the pack. The Tigers took to Gateway Park for the annual Trinity CoEd Championship and put together several strong individual performances to help the team finish second…

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 The Alabama High School Athletic Association Central Board of Control approved  approved Fall Sports Championship changes at its annual fall meeting Thursday. The action was taken at its annual summer meeting in Montgomery.

At the midway point of regular season play in Class 5A Area 6, the Elmore County volleyball team was forced to shut down due to COVID-19. In order to complete its schedule and get to compete in postseason play, the Panthers had to have three straight days with area matches just a week before…

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 The Alabama High School Athletic Association Central Board of Control approved  approved Fall Sports Championship changes at its annual fall meeting Thursday. The action was taken at its annual summer meeting in Montgomery.

At the midway point of regular season play in Class 5A Area 6, the Elmore County volleyball team was forced to shut down due to COVID-19. In order to complete its schedule and get to compete in postseason play, the Panthers had to have three straight days with area matches just a week before…

After having to shut down all football activities two weeks ago due to COVID-19, Elmore County is finally set to get back to competition as it continues its search to end the team’s six-game losing streak. The Panthers will dive right back into region play this week as they are set to host B…

Tallassee was back together to compete as a team over the weekend as the Tigers traveled to Smiths Station for the annual Panther XC Invitational. It was a wet and rainy morning for the athletes but that did not stop the Tigers from having a big day.

The first half of the regular season has not gone exactly how Tallassee would have hoped but the season is far from over for the Tigers. With just two region games falling in the first five games, Tallassee is set to start a crucial stretch of four straight weeks with region battles that wil…

The Wildcats of White Plains High blasted off like a rocket Friday night, and the Elmore County Panthers never managed to get off the pad, losing 21-0 in a major homecoming disappointment.

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It has not been the easiest few days in Eclectic for fans of Elmore County. The Panthers are coming off their fifth straight defeat to rival Tallassee and fourth consecutive loss this season. Elmore County (1-4) is hoping to respond with a big victory when it hosts White Plains this Friday n…

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Despite starting the season with losses in its first three games, Tallassee continued to stay positive because of the improvements it saw after playing some tough competition. The Tigers got to see those improvements come together last week when they grabbed their first win of the season and…

Elmore County entered this year’s ECHS Block Party tournament on the back of Thursday’s defeat to Wetumpka in a five-set thriller. The Panthers knew they wanted a rematch and they did what they needed to do to make that happen, winning their first four matches to set up a meeting with Wetump…

Reeltown’s run game has been driving force for the Rebels under coach Matt Johnson and it catapulted the Rebels to a 34-13 victory over region foe Goshen.

While the last two meetings between Elmore County and Tallassee still had bragging rights on the line, there was not much else putting pressure on the teams. They met in the regular season finales with neither team preparing for a playoff game but now, with the two teams moving into Class 5A…

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When the high school track season was shut down in March, Tallassee’s Woodrow Dean lost another chance to compete for a likely spot on the medal stand at the state meet. Instead of sitting back and thinking of the lost opportunity, Dean immediately started to put work in to prepare for his n…