With Coosa County Schools moving back the start of school until Aug. 31, Central Coosa has been forced to cancel its first two football games of the season against Bullock County and Loachapoka.
The Dixie Sailing Club celebrated its annual Summer Work Party on Saturday. The day started with an overcast but the temperature gradually worked its way toward the mid-90s with a nice breeze that left some of the crew members wanting to “abandon ship” for some fun on the water.
The Dadeville Kiwanis Club will once again host its annual golf tournament fundraiser Sept. 30 at StillWaters to raise money for its scholarships fund.
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.
The Southeastern Conference has established Sept. 26 as the new kickoff for its 2020 football season to allow its universities to focus on the healthy return of their campus communities and the gradual re-introduction of athletics. The 14 members of the SEC continue to monitor developments r…
Dadeville newcomer Vicky McDonald is eager to dive into a school year of firsts. Although she’s been a girls coach in the past and a 20-year educator, McDonald will tackle some unknown territory at Dadeville High School.
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Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Girls Ranch received more than $12,000 from the inaugural Lake Martin Realty Charity Invitational in June, which will help fund the unfinished property on site to be converted into a college dorm.
Growing up as the oldest sibling is never easy. Usually you are the first to make mistakes in life, so your younger siblings don’t have to go through them and they learn from you, whether it’s punishments or life lessons.
When Elizabeth Lyon Burns received a call from Alabama High School Athletic Association director Steve Saverese her late father, Samuel ‘Hamp’ Lyon, was being inducted this year into Alabama High School Athletic Association Sports Hall of Fame, she didn’t believe him.
Horseshoe Bend is eager to get the second season under coach Jeremy Phillips started and put last year behind it. The first season under Phillips wasn’t an easy one, but turning a program around that hasn’t sniffed the playoffs since 2016 is no easy task.
I don’t like to work out. I mean, I got into it a little bit in college but it was mostly an obsession with being too skinny rather than the fun of exercise.
Benjamin Russell graduate Erin Smith always dreamed of becoming a University of Georgia majorette since she first laid eyes on the team as a child. Now that dream is coming true as Smith was selected as one of 10 students to join the prestigious squad.
Swimming lessons in Alexander City are in their third and last session for the summer and Alex City Parks and Recreation pool manager Meg Blake said numbers were higher than she was expecting for the season, all things considered.
I am very rarely an over-pessimistic kind of person, but I have unfortunately started to see that side of me come through a little more over the past few weeks as sports leagues across the country developed plans to return to the field or court despite all signs suggesting otherwise.
The 38th Alabama State Games were pushed back due to the coronavirus but they are still on schedule to happen in Dothan at the end of the month. Local soccer coach Ken Sanders is getting a group of girls ready to compete for the second straight year. With several new faces on the team this y…
It seems like as time goes by, things are becoming less clear concerning the upcoming college football season. I don’t have any answers, but all I know to do is operate on the assumption that football will be played.
Twelve lucky winners walked away with at least $1,000 for catching a tagged fish on Lake Martin in the Crank for Bank tournament sponsored by OGS Tournaments.
It’s very rare around here for a college basketball article to be written in early July. Of course, it is also rare our entire country is overwhelmed with a new virus which essentially puts a stop to all sports, so, here we are.
Duane Webster is known to most as a tough coach, a little rough around the edges but loved, well respected and inspirational to students and players who interacted with him throughout his long-term career as Reeltown High School’s football coach.
Especially with the coronavirus pandemic and people being stuck indoors and away from their families and friends for so long, mental health has been something that’s more and more talked about over the course of the last several months.
Each year, the Benjamin Russell baseball team typically has representation at the Alabama Baseball Coaches Association annual all-star showcase in Troy, and that trend has continued this year.
Four years ago, the current rising seniors for Benjamin Russell’s football team were just spreading their wings as the big dogs on Alexander City Middle School’s squad. They were raised under coach Shundell Russaw, who is now spreading his wings.
With the NFL season just around the corner, new players and new hope are widespread throughout NFL teams and their fans. Players and fans alike have been expressing their eagerness on social media. Excitement is in the air.
Central Alabama Community College was recently awarded a Facility Recovery Grant from the United States Tennis Association (USTA) in the amount of $3,500 to assist with the reopening of the Cal Alison Tennis Complex on the Alexander City campus.