Being a student-athlete is never easy. There’s the task of balancing practice with workouts and games with academics plus trying to have a social life as a teenager somewhere in between.
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.
When guys like Saxon Coker and Nyshaad Hannon — or even Pokey Norris and Bobby Charsha -— lost a bout at the AHSAA Class 6A Wrestling Championships, it would’ve been easy for them to pack in it in.
It took 12 minutes for Dadeville to make its first basket inside the paint against Providence Christian in the Class 3A Southeast Regional semifinal Saturday. That did not stop the Tigers’ offense from getting things done as their first 18 points came from beyond the arc.
Benjamin Russell started the 2020 baseball season on a positive note, getting timely hits and solid pitching to defeat Wetumpka, 5-3, Saturday.
It’s no secret Central Coosa’s softball team has had a rough go of it the last few years. The Cougars have been through a handful of coaches and haven’t won a game since 2018.
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Most softball coaches will say having a solid pitcher is probably the most important thing to making up a good softball team. So it certainly never hurts to have a multitude of reliable pitchers.
Of course Benjamin Russell wants to collect a slew of individual gold medals at the AHSAA Class 6A Wrestling Championships, which begin today in Huntsville. But even if the Wildcats can’t get everyone to the top of the podium, that doesn’t mean the guys who didn’t place first aren’t just as …
It’s rare to find a high school player who really studies his or her sport these days. With so much else consuming young people’s attention, finding time to watch a sport can be tough.
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 tim…
Going into the AHSAA Class 1A-3A Indoor Track and Field Championships, Dadeville’s Jamauri Chislom knew it was going to be virtually impossible to bring home a gold medal in the shot put.
The idea of repeating as state champions ended for the Central Coosa Cougars Tuesday night. The Ariton Purple Cats fought back in the final quarter to steal a 53-50 road win in a Class 2A Southeast Sub-Regional.
Despite being two weight classes short of a full lineup, Benjamin Russell took to Garrett Coliseum with plenty of confidence and let it show on the mats. The Wildcats had five wrestlers make it to individual finals and the team racked up 199.5 points to finish second in the Class 6A South Su…
Central Alabama Community College’s softball team reeled off another victory at the Visit Dothan Invitational this weekend. Although the Trojans were defeated by Salt Lake Community College, 8-2, they picked up victories over Chattanooga State, 5-4; College of Southern Idaho, 8-3; and Thomas…
With such a young girls basketball team, Dadeville knew it was going to see some growing pains this year. But the Tigers made some great strides and even upset Beulah to win the Class 3A Area 8 championship.
The Dadeville boys basketball team had its hands full for the first half of play against Randolph County but came out in the second half ready to win as they secured the Class 3A Area 7 championship title Thursday night.
Despite losing to Beulah twice during the regular season, Dadeville’s girls basketball team had nothing to fear Wednesday night during the Class 3A Area 7 championship.
For the last few years, Benjamin Russell’s girls soccer team has been a squad full of a lot of youngsters. Although the Wildcats have found quite a bit of success, they haven’t quite been able to overcome the hump of winning a section title.
Central Coosa used a big run in the third quarter coupled with a huge scoring night from Noel Jones and Dequalon Thomas to pull away from the Thorsby Rebels to earn a 69-57 win to take the Class 2A Area 8 title Thursday night.
The Kansas City Chiefs stunned the sports world when they came back from a 20-10 deficit in the fourth quarter over the San Francisco 49ers. For the first time in half a century, the Chiefs are world champs and for the city and for Andy Reid, a huge weight has been lifted — no pun intended.
Any time a team graduates a player who could virtually always be relied upon for a quick goal, it’s going to have to rethink how it’s doing things. Benjamin Russell will be looking to replace Luke Harvey this season, but the Wildcats aren’t going to be doing it with just one player.
I am not sure how many times it has to be written about for people to start changing what they say but until I see those changes happen, I am going to keep writing about it. It used to just be a lazy way to insult someone and you could brush it off as a one-time thing but at this point, it’s…