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Tallassee saw its first two batters reach base against Elmore County's Landon Maynard but after hitting into a double play, the Tigers saw their chances dwindle at the plate. Maynard settled in and struck out eight batters over 5 1/3 innings to lead the Panthers to a 5-2 win over their rival…

Just two years removed from making the third round of the state baseball tournament, Tallassee was bitten by the injury bug and doomed to a third-place finish in the area last season. The Tigers are preparing to take the field for the first time since and they are looking for redemption.

Brewbaker Tech's Evan Carter put his Rams in prime position to pull off an upset in the Class 5A Area 4 championship game Thursday night in Tallassee. Carter scored 10 consecutive points spanning the final two quarters to hand the Tigers their biggest deficit of the night.

Zack Haynes let his emotions come out in full force after earning a pin to take first place at the Class 1A-5A South Super Section in Montgomery on Saturday. It took him just 52 seconds to pin Montevallo’s Jemari Harris — his fourth first-period pin of the tournament — earning Haynes a gold …

Tallassee’s girls team finished 13th at this weekend’s AHSAA Class 4A-5A Indoor Track and Field Championships in Birmingham. The Tigers got 14 team points as Chloe Baynes grabbed medals in two events while Lexi Love set a new school record.

Less than 12 hours after playing a vital role in Tallassee’s Class 5A Area 4 basketball tournament last Tuesday night, Tavarious Griffin had the spotlight on him once again as he took center stage in the high school auditorium. Griffin was the lone Tallassee player to put pen to page on Nati…

Someone recently told me it would not be very long until football was no longer favorite high school sport in Elmore County. While it will a little bit longer, I do believe the gap is closing and it is coming from a sport people did not see coming.

Brewbaker Tech's Evan Carter put his Rams in prime position to pull off an upset in the Class 5A Area 4 championship game Thursday night in Tallassee. Carter scored 10 consecutive points spanning the final two quarters to hand the Tigers their biggest deficit of the night.

A day has not gone by since May 11 where the Tallassee softball team did not have a 7-0 loss to Rehobeth on its mind. Despite having the winningest season in program history, that defeat brought the Tigers’ year to an end and that’s the game they are keeping around to stay focused entering t…

Every wrestler started with the same goal of reaching the AHSAA Championships in Huntsville next weekend. The final step before reaching that platform begins this Friday as the AHSAA Super Section tournaments are held in Montgomery and Birmingham.

From the opening tip to final buzzer, it was clear the focus for Tallassee’s regular-season finale was getting the seniors in the spotlight. Six players were honored before the game on Senior Night and those six combined for half the Tigers’ points in a 70-49 victory over Prattville Christia…

As the final seconds ticked down in Thursday night’s girls basketball game, Tallassee seniors Lindan Oliver and Sinclair Cole knew their time on their home court was coming to an end. Their final season together did not go as planned but that did not stop them from fighting until the last buzzer.

The Tallassee wrestling team traveled to familiar territory Saturday as the Tigers were back in Beauregard just over a week after they fell in the duals tournament in the same gym. Tallassee did not let those bad vibes have an effect on its performance as four wrestlers finished in the top f…

It started to feel less like Montgomery and more like Tallassee as the final seconds ticked off the clock at Brewbaker Tech. The Tigers rolled into the same gym where they suffered a 53-point loss last season and turned the tables with a 53-47 victory in Class 5A Area 4 boys basketball action.

Monday marked the first official day of practice for baseball and softball teams. Players have been together for three weeks already during the AHSAA throwing period but there was a new sense of excitement when the players took the field for a full practice less than three weeks before the f…

The Tallassee boys basketball team entered the same gym where the two biggest losses of last season happened. However, Friday night's result was different as two big dunks in the final minute from Tyrek Turner and Tae Collins secured a 53-47 victory at Brewbaker Tech.

The Tallassee boys basketball team entered the same gym where the two biggest losses of last season happened. However, Friday night's result was different as two big dunks in the final minute from Tyrek Turner and Tae Collins secured a 53-47 victory at Brewbaker Tech.

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.

The Tallassee boys basketball team found an unlikely source to bring a big momentum swing to Thursday night's game against Brewbaker Tech. Barry Purter scored two buckets in the final minute of the first half to break a tie and start an 18-0 run, putting the No. 7 team in Class 5A back in control.

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.

Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of stories analyzing the 2020 football seasons for the six Elmore County teams.

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…