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After strong performances at regionals, Tallassee had high expectations as it hit the road for the first round of the AHSAA Class 1A/5A Duals Championships. However, it fell short in a match that came down to the wire.

Last Monday marked the first official day for baseball and softball teams to participate in throwing drills with the full roster. There are still some limitations on practice time and what can be done before the first day of practice Jan. 27 but the new period has brought plenty of excitemen…

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…

After leading by as many as six points in the first half, the Tallassee boys basketball team saw its lead evaporate with just over a minute to go in the second quarter of Thursday’s game against Brew Tech. The Tigers were looking for a spark before the break and they got it from an unlikely source.

It would have been easy for the Tallassee girls basketball team to feel intimidated entering Thursday’s matchup with Brew Tech. The Rams went into the Tigers’ gym last season and walked away with a 82-point victory so mentally regrouping from that may have been the biggest obstacle.

Tallassee began Class 5A Area 4 basketball action with three consecutive home games in an eight-day span this week. The Tigers opened by hosting Valley last Tuesday when they split results with the Rams.

Tallassee wasted no time to get back to action on the basketball court after the holiday break. The Tigers began play in Class 5A Area 4 on Tuesday night when they hosted Valley as both teams have expectations of making some noise in the postseason.

Five wrestlers placed in the top four of their weight classes as Tallassee finished third at the Julian McPhillips tournament at Saint James this weekend. The Tigers racked up 108 points and finished behind only Wetumpka and Saint James in the 19-team field.

When it comes to school-based events, Tallassee has a large following. Whether it be a football game or a Night of Bands, Tallassee fans always show up to support their alma mater. Now that fanbase has an official name, Tiger Nation. Tallassee Recreation Center program coordinator Courtney T…

Tallassee boys basketball coach Keiven Mixson has wanted to see his team against tougher competition and he did just that over the weekend as the Tigers competed in the annual Dwight Madison Tournament in Montgomery. The Tigers fell just short against host Carver but they bounced back with a…

Entering the season, the Tallassee boys basketball team felt like it had one of the better starting lineups throughout Class 5A. Some coaches don’t want to mess with that kind of confidence but Tallassee coach Keiven Mixson had no choice as sophomore guard Jalyn Daniels has shown plenty of i…

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.

The Tallassee wrestling team traveled to Fort Walton Beach, Florida, to compete in the Beast of the Beach tournament with teams from across the southeast. Tallassee got eight duals matches, winning three in a field of tough competition.

The Tallassee wrestling team traveled to Fort Walton Beach, Florida, to compete in the Beast of the Beach tournament with teams from across the southeast. Tallassee got eight duals matches, winning three in a field of tough competition.

This week’s Alabama Sports Writers Association high school basketball rankings. The next rankings will be released Jan. 8. Teams are submitted for consideration by their area’s sports writers.

D.J. Jamerson picked up a loose rebound and quickly sprinted down court, hitting a floater at the first half buzzer to cap a 14-point run for Stanhope Elmore. The run cut Tallassee’s lead to just three points and the Mustangs had all of the momentum going into the break but the Tigers respon…

After falling behind for the first time with 5:14 to go, the Stanhope Elmore girls basketball team turned it up a notch on the defensive end and held Tallassee to two points the rest of the way to secure a 37-31 victory Monday night. The Mustangs allowed just two field goals in the final thr…

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…

The Tallassee wrestling team faced its toughest challenges so far this weekend as it traveled to Auburn for the Swede Umbach Invitational. Tallassee had only nine wrestlers compete but the team still finished 11th of 23 teams with the help of big performances from Zack Haynes and Mason Bell.

Despite being just an eighth-grader, Macey Stewart represented Tallassee extremely well at the AHSAA Class 1A-5A Swimming and Diving Championships in Auburn on Friday.

The early season scouting report on Tallassee’s boys basketball team will show the Tigers are dedicated to the defensive end. 

After a pair of dominating wins, Tallassee’s wrestling team couldn’t quite keep up its perfect streak at Thursday’s quad meet at Beauregard. The Tigers picked up wins over Brewbaker Tech, 54-24, and Russell County, 57-24, before narrowly falling to the host Hornets, 48-36.

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…

As the Tallassee Lions Club 2019 Thanksgiving Basketball Tournament started winding down last week, it was clear the Tigers were going to walk away as champions but the only question remaining was who would take home the extra hardware as the tournament’s Most Valuable Player. Tallassee pull…

With multiple Division I programs vying for her signature, Sinclair Cole was ready to take her time with the decision of where she would be playing softball at the next level. Offers from Howard, Grambling State and Florida A&M on the table, Alabama A&M coach Cassandra Brown told Col…

Trailing by one with just over a minute to go in last Tuesday’s boys basketball game, Tallassee needed to find a way to score against a stout Auburn defense. The ball found its way into the hands of Sandarius Hughley, who drove the rim and released a floater but it was off the rim and Auburn…

Losing a host of talented seniors created an experience vacuum for the Tallassee wrestling team coming into this season. Tiger coach John Mask knew the talent was there but was uncertain what the on-mat product would look like. Thursday night he sat ringside and watched his squad pick up bac…

After scoring a total of just nine points in the first two games, Tallassee’s Lindan Oliver started letting the ball fly and she brought a spark of offense to the Tigers against Auburn last Tuesday. Oliver knocked down seven 3-pointers to finish with a game-high 25 points in a 74-33 defeat t…

Caleb Turrentine / The Tribune Tallassee senior Jordan Walters signed her Letter of Intent to play softball at Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa. She is joined by, front row left to right, sister Bethany Walters, mother Dana Walters, father Doug Walters; back row Tallassee coach …

For the first time in the history of the Tallassee cross country program, a runner finished a 5K race in under 16 minutes. Woodrow Dean saved his best performance for the final meet of the season as he beat his old personal record by nearly 30 seconds by crossing the finish line at the AHSAA…