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The Tallassee and Elmore County basketball teams have already played against each other once this season and the rematches were unavoidable as the boys teams squared off in the Tallassee Lions Club 2019 Basketball Tournament championship while the girls teams met in the third-place game last…

Tallassee wrapped up last week’s Thanksgiving Duals tournament with a 43-42 victory over Elmore County as the Tigers finished with four team victories. After each team recorded seven pins in the match, Tallassee got the victory because of a tiebreaker. The deciding factor was which team scor…

Forcing turnovers was the name of the game for Dadeville’s girls basketball team in its season opener Monday night. Despite being matched up against Class 4A Elmore County, the Tigers used a high-potent, aggressive defense to force turnover after turnover. 

For the first time in a decade, the Elmore County wrestling team came away from the state championships with a medal last season and now the Panthers are wanting to see even more success this year. However, that is easier said than done as they will have to replace seven starters including t…

There may be different expectation levels for the Elmore County basketball teams entering the 2019 season but both the girls and boys team are dealing with some of the same problems before the teams have even played their first game. The Panthers lost plenty of talent and production from las…

For the second time in the last three years, Elmore County finished the football season with just two wins and the Panthers saw their first winless region slate since 1995. The team’s struggles did not come as a surprise after losing most of its production from the six-win season in 2018 but…

It's time to wrap up the regular season as Caleb and Lizi quickly discuss the big coaching news out of Dadeville last week (5:48) before diving into the Game of the Week between Tallassee and Elmore County (9:00).

It's time to wrap up the regular season as Caleb and Lizi quickly discuss the big coaching news out of Dadeville last week (5:48) before diving into the Game of the Week between Tallassee and Elmore County (9:00). The co-hosts also take a deep dive into Benjamin Russell's senior night game a…

For the last three years, Tallassee has made easy work of its longest-running rival but Elmore County is hoping to see that streak end this season. The Panthers are traveling to Tallassee on Friday night to flip the script after losing the last three meetings by an average of 26.3 points.

For the 49th consecutive season, Elmore County and Tallassee will meet on the gridiron as the two teams will take the field at J.E. “Hot” O’Brien Stadium on Friday night. With as much history and tradition both programs have, it is rare to find a game in the series with as little on the line…

Just before last week’s Class 4A Area 5 championship against Holtville, Elmore County’s Brianna Baker was getting in some last-minute stretches. There was a little bit of anguish in her face as she stretched her back but nothing was stopping her from getting on the court as the Panthers sear…

Elmore County suspected its path to the state tournament was not going to be easy and the Panthers confirmed that the hard way when they ran into LAMP at Thursday’s South Super Regional in Montgomery. For the second straight season, Elmore County fell in the first round, losing 25-19, 25-16, 25-11.

Even in a disappointing season, the Elmore County football team got to celebrate a victory on homecoming night last week. Now the Panthers have one final celebration at Burt-Haynie Field this season as they will honor their seniors while hosting Lincoln in the Class 4A Region 4 finale Friday night.

Even in a disappointing season, the Elmore County football team got to celebrate a victory on homecoming night last week. Now the Panthers have one final celebration at Burt-Haynie Field this season as they will honor their seniors while hosting Lincoln in the Class 4A Region 4 finale Friday night.

After seeing Holtville sweep Handley in straight sets, Elmore County got the matchup it wanted in the Class 4A Area 5 championship but it knew it would not be easy. The Panthers wanted revenge after being swept by the Bulldogs earlier in the season but the nerves were high to start the match…

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The final volleyball matches of the regular season are being played this week and while some teams are still on the court, many teams have already turned their focus to postseason. Several schools have already punched their tickets to the super regionals by earning a bye to their area champi…

After going more than a month without losing a match, Horseshoe Bend found itself on the wrong end of the scoreboard Wednesday night in Eclectic. The Generals had their 23-game winning streak snapped by Elmore County as the Panthers jumped out to a quick start and never looked back, winning …

With last week’s loss to Handley, Elmore County was officially eliminated from the postseason and now the Panthers are forced to try to find some positives in the last four weeks. While there may not be anything more than bragging rights to play for in the remaining games, ECHS coach Jordan …

The high school volleyball teams around Elmore County made up nearly half the field at the annual ECHS Block Party on Saturday but the local teams could get past the semifinals as they ran into stiff competition and beat up on each other along the way. Elmore County got the closest and added…

There were plenty of goals the Elmore County volleyball team wanted to accomplish during last week’s busy stretch but the Panthers fell short in all of them. After falling to Benjamin Russell in a five-set thriller Wednesday, Elmore County turned around and lost to area rival Holtville for t…

Getting in the win column was important for Elmore County’s football team but now the Panthers want to take the momentum from its first victory back into Class 4A Region 4 play as they host Handley on Friday night. The Panthers will likely need to win their final three region games to secure…

There is not a spot on the floor Elmore County’s Kelley Green cannot play and she proved that during last Tuesday’s area match against rival Holtville. With Alexis Esco out, the Panthers needed other players to step up as a setter. Green did that and then some to lead Elmore County to a 25-1…

The Eclectic Youth Football and Cheerleading League hosted its annual homecoming day on Saturday to recognize all of the players and cheerleaders for each age group. The Panthers celebrate between the sophomores and juniors games but they could not get much going on the field as Dadeville wo…

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With Elmore County winless on the season and Dadeville sitting at a disappointing 1-4, Friday night was destined to be a scene of agony and ecstasy at Tiger Stadium. It was in only the final minute of the Panthers and Tigers’ tilt the two roles were assigned. 

Elmore County jumped out to a 16-3 lead over Holtville in the first set of Tuesday's match and was seemingly on its way to an easy 2-0 start in area play. The Bulldogs responded though, cutting the deficit all the way to just four points but it was not enough as the Panthers pulled away in a…

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After just four plays, Elmore County held a 7-0 lead at Holtville on Friday night as the Panthers eyed their ninth consecutive victory over their region rivals. Elmore County even held a 14-13 lead at the break but the Bulldogs stormed out of the locker room in the second half, holding the P…

After 70 meetings on the football field between Holtville and Elmore County, no team has ever defeated the other in nine consecutive seasons. The Panthers have a chance to do just that when they travel to Boykin-Chapman Field on Friday night for the next chapter in the rivalry series but ECH…

After knocking off Wetumpka and Tallassee in three sets each, Elmore County received a bye to the semifinals of Saturday’s Stanhope Elmore Invitational. However, in a rematch with Wetumpka, the Panthers could not find the same success they had in the first meeting and fell in straight sets, …