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Opelika’s girls basketball team came with lunch pails in hand Friday night when it came to Benjamin Russell. With a 50-32 victory over the Wildcats, the Bulldogs were riding high thanks to senior Julia Worth who led all scorers with 14. 

As Wetumpka and Stanhope were both preparing for their regional wrestling duals, which will be hosted in Wetumpka tonight, they both got a good tune-up with a tri-meet at Benjamin Russell.

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For the fourth year in a row, Benjamin Russell’s Saxon Coker reigned supreme at the Scott Rohrer Invitational in Hoover. Competing at 154 pounds this weekend, Coker picked up six straight victories to earn the gold medal and move his season record to 40-2.

Some high school basketball teams like to get in a few extra games during the winter break. Whether by hosting a couple home games like Horseshoe Bend did just before Christmas or playing in a tournament like Reeltown, Benjamin Russell girls and Central Coosa did, getting in some extra playi…

For the second consecutive season, Benjamin Russell traveled to Wetumpka and took the first-place trophy at the Indians Invitational. The Wildcats took a big lead after one day and finished with five individual champions plus five more top-four finishes to earn 255.5 points, defeating the cl…

Benjamin Russell returned to Wetumpka on Friday morning as the defending champions of the Indians Invitational and the Wildcats picked up where they left off last year. Benjamin Russell had five wrestlers finish the first day with perfect records as the team took a 21-point lead over the nea…

Playing a holiday tournament gives basketball teams a good opportunity to get a look a myriad of competition and that’s exactly what it provided for Central Coosa’s boys basketball team in the Childersburg Christmas Tournament last week. In addition, the Cougars also showed some fight as the…

With a new reclassification schedule for the AHSAA, the local volleyball teams also got a bit of shakeup in their area alignments and it seems like there could be some new rivalries brewing.

Perfect was the name of the game for Benjamin Russell’s Saxon Coker at this weekend’s Swede Umbach Invitational in Auburn. Despite having to take the mat six times in a two-day time frame, Coker wrestled his way to perfection and earned first place at 152 pounds. 

Benjamin Russell wrestling has a long history of bringing the fight to whoever has the misfortune of toeing the line opposite a Wildcat. In a 51-24 win over Pike Road on Tuesday night, Benjamin Russell showed just how dominant it can be as four of the five contested matches ended in the firs…

Despite some serious intrasquad competition, Damien Lawry is making himself hard to replace at heavyweight for Benjamin Russell’s wrestling team. Pokey Norris may have been one of the best 285-pounders in the state last year but as he’s hard at work getting his weight down after football sea…

Benjamin Russell’s Layton Bradford, seated center, officially singed his National Letter of Intent on Monday morning to run track and cross country at Point University, an NAIA program in West Point, Georgia.

Despite some last-minute schedule changes that forced Benjamin Russell not to face McAdory on Tuesday night, the Wildcats did get in their first dual meet of the season and earned a big victory over Auburn. Benjamin Russell picked up 10 wins via fall and lost only one bout on the mat en rout…

Despite his partner being out sick, Benjamin Russell’s Jackson Kelly didn’t let that stop him last week on Lake Eufaula. He absolutely dominated the field, bagging six fish weighing in at 14.14 pounds to take the top spot in the Wildcats’ final fall tournament.

It seemed like Benjamin Russell’s girls basketball team might be in for another long, turnover-filled night. But despite having eight miscues in the first quarter alone and holding onto just a two-point lead after one frame, the Wildcats earned a dominating 49-24 victory over Sylacauga in no…