The Alabama State Department of Education said competition will be back this school year.
When Reeltown first started a bass fishing team, Cade Wood immediately knew he wanted to be a member. That was more than six years ago, and now he’s the first member of the Rebels fishing squad to ink a scholarship to fish at the next level.
After the 2020 baseball and softball seasons were cut short, the Alabama Sports Writers Association decided not to vote on any all-state teams this year. In an effort to fill that void, AL.com presented its first ever “Terrific 20” list for both sports to recognize the top 20 players in each…
William Bell has his name in the Reeltown history books. He was an all-state running back for the Rebels in 1984 and helped lead the team to a region title and its first appearance in a state championship game.
Alabama High School Athletic Association member schools may reopen June 1, in accordance with Alabama State Department of Education superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey’s directive announced Thursday.
As everyone continues to await final decisions from the Alabama Department of Public Health and the Alabama State Department of Education on when schools can return to campus, the AHSAA has released an update set of guidelines for athletic programs to use this summer. Football coaches have b…
The entire AHSAA staff has been hard at work coming up with contingency plans for what high school sports will look like in Alabama moving forward in wake of the coronavirus pandemic. While there is still a bit of waiting game, officials are getting closer to making some set plans.
With the close of another turkey season, Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association announced Jake Hornsby, 14, of Reeltown, was the winner of the Big Gobbler Photo Contest for 2020.
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Caleb and Lizi are back on the microphones with the start of Season 2! They talk about some of their best moments of the baseball season plus debate who was the best team on the court. The co-hosts also talk about a solution for the AHSAA's postseason format before diving into a spirited dis…
As Reeltown’s softball team continues to try to develop a standout pitcher, it’s going to have to have another onslaught of offense. But that should be no problem for the Rebels who batted nearly .400 as a team last year and returns nearly all their heavy hitters.
Elmore County’s lineup was in midseason form as it rocked Reeltown for the Rebels’ season-opening tripleheader along with Alabama Christian.
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.
After Tallassee jumped out to a big lead in its AHSAA Class 1A-5A Region 2 Duals match against Reeltown, Jake Debardelaben grabbed one of the most important victories of the night. Debardelaben pinned Reeltown’s Gabriel Bryant at 170 pounds to clinch the match for the Tigers, securing a spot…
Despite taking a big step up in competition level by moving from Class 2A to Class 3A Region 4, Reeltown’s football team wasn’t looking to take it easy by any means.
Tallassee’s football season didn’t end exactly the way the Tigers wanted it to as they missed out on the postseason. But they still had several standout athletes and a pair of those were named to the Alabama Sports Writers Association All-State teams, which were released Sunday.
Although Reeltown senior Eric Shaw has been committed to South Carolina for several months now, it became official last week as he signed his National Letter of Intent alongside classmate Cameron Faison, who will continue his football career at Dodge City (Kansas) Community College.
Tallassee and Reeltown will renew its rivalry when they open the season on Thursday, Aug. 20 against each other to begin the 2020 season. It will be the first meeting between the two teams since 2003.
The Alabama High School Athletic Association announced its latest reclassification and several teams across the county were affected by the changes. Elmore County and Holtville will make the jump to Class 5A in the 2020-21 academic year, joining Region 4 on the football field to reunite with…
While a large part of the greater metropolitan Reeltown community had thoughts of battered hedges and shiny blue trophies potentially hoisted high above, a few were focused on matters of the mat in a Thursday night tilt in Eclectic.
The focus around Reeltown for the last several weeks has been the football team’s run to the state championship. Despite that, though, there are still more sports to be played and the basketball show must go on.
It was clear Reeltown’s football team was a bit shell-shocked to start the AHSAA Class 2A Football Championship on Friday afternoon. The Rebels made uncharacteristic mistakes and spotted Fyffe 20 points within the first few minutes of the game.