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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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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…

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…

Tallassee is not a program familiar with the feeling of entering the fourth week of the season without a win under its belt but this year’s team is sitting squarely in that exact scenario. 

There were plenty of momentum swings during Tallassee’s best-of-three match at Stanhope Elmore last Tuesday night but the Tigers made sure they made the most of it when the momentum was on their side. Tallassee used a key scoring run in both sets to finish off a sweep of the Mustangs, winnin…

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Tallassee coach Mike Battles is in an unfamiliar position after losing the first two games of the season. It’s the first time the Tigers have started the season with an 0-2 record since before the Battles era began in 2012 and the first time Battles has seen that mark since 1999 when he was …

Teams from across the state converged on Smiths Station for the first cross country race of the season. Tallassee had seven athletes compete in the Panthers Stages 5K run, including Woodrow Dean who picked up where he left off last season.

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Tallassee coach Mike Battles is in an unfamiliar position after losing the first two games of the season. It’s the first time the Tigers have started the season with an 0-2 record since before the Battles era began in 2012 and the first time Battles has seen that mark since 1999 when he was …

Teams from across the state converged on Smiths Station for the first cross country race of the season. Tallassee had seven athletes compete in the Panthers Stages 5K run, including Woodrow Dean who picked up where he left off last season.

It took only a handful of plays for Wetumpka to get off to its ideal start against Tallassee on Friday night. After Wetumpka’s Tre Seabon pulled in an interception on the Tigers’ opening possession, it was the offense which got the scoring started with a 22-yard touchdown pass from Robert Ro…

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The final Tallassee pass attempt was just overthrown into the corner of the end zone as the ball hit the grass, the Reeltown sideline erupted. The incomplete pass was the final step to Reeltown’s comeback as the Rebels completed their 27-21 overtime victory at Tallassee on Thursday in the ri…

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Fans enjoyed the renewal of the Reeltown-Tallassee rivalry at J.E. 'Hot' O'Brien Stadium in Tallassee on Thursday. Fans saw a nail-biter where the Rebels won in overtime 27-21 while some wore masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Stay tuned tonight to tallasseetribune.com where a full gam…

After months of hype surrounding the return of the Tallassee-Reeltown football rivalry, the two teams are finally ready to hit the field Thursday night for the actual competition. Preparation has not been the same as it was in past years but time for the season opener has arrived and the coa…

It has been a challenging offseason for all fall sports season but as the return to play gets closer, excitement from coaches and players has taken over the wheel as teams attempt to look past all the doubts and prepare for a new season. The Tallassee volleyball program is no different as th…

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The Alabama Sports Writers Association released its preseason poll this week, less than three weeks before the first games of the season. Five reigning state champions were ranked first in their respective classifications while several local schools saw their names on more than a few ballots.

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For the first time in 20 years, Tallassee and Reeltown are set to renew their rivalry on the football field. The two teams are slated to meet Aug. 20 at J.E. ‘Hot’ O’Brien Stadium and even though the game is still on as scheduled, there will be some major changes due to the threat of COVID-19.

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Alabama High School Athletics Association Executive Director Steve Savarese was once again behind the podium Thursday afternoon to give an update on the governing body's latest decision to keep high school sports season on schedule with less than a month to go before the first contests.

After just two weeks of football workouts, Tallassee’s summer was starting to look like normal again as the team prepared to break for the Fourth of July holiday. However, instead of returning the next week like the Tigers usually would, the coaching staff had to shut down practices for anot…

It can be difficult enough to find your way on to a college baseball team but for the Class of 2020, it became even tougher when its final season was cut short back in March. Several community colleges have even more limited scholarship spots available now with changes to players’ eligibilit…

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After taking a week off to celebrate Independence Day, the Tallassee football team was supposed to be back on the field to continue its summer workout period this week but coach Mike Battles had to deliver the news of having to postpone the return early Monday morning. The Tigers made the de…

The 21st annual Alabama Baseball Coaches Association all-star showcase was given the green light to move forward as planned this year. The event will once again be held at Troy where hundreds of players from around the state will participate in drills and games in front of college coaches an…

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…