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Both the girls and the boys basketball teams for Dadeville bring back a lot from last year, but while the girls will still be underclassmen-heavy, the boys will be loaded with a group of returning seniors and juniors with a ton of experience.

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It was a nip-and-tuck affair Thursday night and Benjamin Russell showed it’s made some clear improvements on the boys basketball team. But it wasn’t quite enough to overcome Childersburg in a 53-49 loss to start the season.

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Former Benjamin Russell and current Central Alabama Community College golfer Dylan Moncus, seated center, officially signed his National Letter of Intent to play at Samford University next year.

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It probably has not taken long for anyone who reads my writing to know I prefer basketball to football. And yes, I know football season is still kicking with some major games but with the season starting on the hardwood this week, I thought it would be a good time to encourage all high schoo…

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What seems most notable about J.U. Blacksher is the sheer number of points it puts up. The Bulldogs are averaging more than 36 points per game and have scored at least 38 in seven of their 11 games thus far.

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Neither Horseshoe Bend’s girls or boys basketball teams had exactly the season they were hoping for a year ago, but with virtually all their starters returning, the bars should be set even higher this season.

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Benjamin Russell returned to the friendly confines of Lake Martin on Saturday in the third tournament of the Three River Throwdown, and the Wildcats used their home lake to their advantage. BRHS took four of the top-10 positions to dominate the competition and win the team title at this week…

Sadly, we are at the halfway point of the NFL season and there are several teams in both conferences fighting for that coveted first overall seed and a bye week the first round of the playoffs along with home-field advantage throughout the postseason

With football season coming to a close any week — and certainly within the next five weeks — Inside the Lines Podcast will slowly start shifting its focus to the winter sports season. Basketball season begins this week and wrestling follows shortly behind.

It's time for the second round of the football playoffs so Caleb and Lizi preview each local game including Wetumpka's rematch with Spanish Fort (14:56) and Reeltown's long trip to J.U. Blacksher (23:12).

In case you haven’t heard, there was a high school coach in New York who was suspended for his team defeating an opponent, 61-13.

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For the most part, football season has ended around Tallapoosa and Coosa counties. But don’t expect Friday nights for the area athletes to free up any time soon as basketball season officially kick starts next week.

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When a team finishes with a .500 record, it’s hard to say it had a bad season. But Benjamin Russell certainly didn’t have the season it wanted or expected, and the Wildcats aren’t often sitting at home during the first round of the postseason.

When Jeremy Phillips got hired as the football coach at Horseshoe Bend, he didn’t expect to win overnight. He knew it was going to be a process to build up the program, especially with such a young team.

The Cleveland Browns’ season has not gone according to plan. The team is a 2-6 disaster and the end doesn’t seem to be in sight. Prior to the 2019 NFL season the Cleveland Browns did a complete 180 as a franchise, trading and signing supreme talent to their roster with names like Odell Beckh…

By the time the first practice rolls around, Central Coosa’s football team is already behind the eight ball. The Cougars usually have very little — if any at all — spring practice and they’re extremely limited during the summer due to the sheer number of participants.

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For the past two seasons, Benjamin Russell coach Michael Ransaw has been working with the Wildcats to put the wrestling program back on the map. If placing high in two state tournaments in a row wasn’t enough, the proof is in the pudding this season as Benjamin Russell was recognized by coac…

I spend most of my life in the sports world whether covering football, playing basketball or watching soccer. And as much as I love sports, there are some instances in all that time that can make me cringe.

Many people would agree their years in high school were some of the best years of their lives — particularly those individuals who were members of a sports team or participated in other activities such as the marching band or debate team.

Tuesday has to be the least respected and appreciated day of the week. Mondays signal new beginnings, Wednesdays let you know you are halfway home, Thursdays have the best TV programming, Fridays usher in the weekend, Saturdays are all for football and Sundays are made for chilling.

Despite local cross country teams having some small roster numbers, they are still managing to do big things this season. Benjamin Russell, Dadeville and Horseshoe Bend will all have representatives at Saturday’s AHSAA Cross Country Championships in Oakville.

With archery season underway and the opening day of the gun deer season on the horizon, the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division is traveling the state to give hunters and the general public updates on chronic wasting disease (CWD) that affects members of the deer family.