The Reeltown Rebels are tired of hearing about last year. They don’t want to play the “what if” game anymore. They know they could’ve done better and they know they messed up.
As Eric Shaw grabbed the Auburn hat sitting in front of him Thursday, the crowd at Reeltown High School took a collective breath. But it lasted for only a brief second as Shaw quickly put the Auburn hat back down and stood up. He grabbed at his Reeltown T-shirt, taking it off to reveal the S…
Ranked No. 9 in the Alabama Sports Writers Association preseason poll in Class 2A, Reeltown is expecting to pick up right where it left off but even better this football season.
Although a lot of people think the preseason rankings should be taken with a grain of salt, there are certainly quite a few local teams to keep an eye out for, according to the Alabama Sports Writers Association preseason poll which was released Sunday night.
Co-hosts Caleb Turrentine and Lizi Arbogast continue with their local football previews by breaking down the Reeltown Rebels' upcoming season.
The Alabama Sports Writers Association preseason high school football rankings with first-place votes, last year’s record and total poll points:
Inside the Lines Podcast is starting its football preview series with a breakdown of the Alabama Sports Writers Association preseason poll which released Sunday night.
Many fans around Reeltown and Tallassee have already marked a date on their 2020 calendars. The two teams have decided to renew their age-old rivalry by opening the season next year against one another.
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The Alabama Sports Writers Association officially released its all-state teams for baseball and softball last week. There were 15 players from around Elmore County who made the cut with Holtville, Tallassee and Edgewood all having multiple players on the lists.
During every school year, there are a ton of great highlights from the sports teams. Because it’s hard to narrow each school’s best moments and storylines down to just five, there’s also a list of honorable mentions. For Reeltown, those include the following.
All the bells and whistles were out for Reeltown’s Blue-White intersquad scrimmage Friday night. The stands were packed full; the marching band was playing; and the cheerleaders were hollering. But more than anything, it was clear the Rebels are already hungry for another football season.
Despite battling back and being within spitting distance of a chance to play for a state playoff berth, Reeltown’s softball team fell just short in the Class 2A East Central Regional Tournament on Saturday afternoon.
Although Reeltown’s track and field team had only nine individuals and one relay team advance to the state meet, the Rebels will be hunting down several medals this week as many of those qualifiers advanced in multiple events at the Class 2A Section 3 meet.