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Benjamin Russell’s cross country team hit the trails this weekend at the Spain Park Cross Country Classic, and Reginald Sweetwyne made a name for himself.

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Both Benjamin Russell and Wetumpka knew they would be in for a battle during Thursday night’s volleyball match. After sneaking victories in the first two sets, the Wildcats prepared to put the match away and got some help from all over the court in big moments to finish.

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Benjamin Russell knew it was going to be up against a tough fight against Auburn in a volleyball tri-match Tuesday night, and it proved to be exactly right as the Tigers took a 2-0 sweep to begin the meet. But the Wildcats quickly bounced back, defeating Briarwood Christian in a sweep of the…

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It's a special episode of ITL this week as Caleb and Lizi are joined by The Daily Home's LaVonte Young to discuss the big games in Class 4A Region 4 this week (20:30).

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It’s hard to say the first game of the region schedule is possibly the most important, but the way things are stacking up in Class 6A Region 3, it’s very likely Benjamin Russell’s first region football game against Stanhope Elmore could be especially important.

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Caleb and Lizi are back with a quick recap on the biggest moments of Week 1 (5:20) before moving on to this week's Game of the Week between Stanhope Elmore and Benjamin Russell (16:10).

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Physicality was what Benjamin Russell’s football team expected Friday night and that’s exactly what it got from Clay Central. But instead of being prepared for that physical fight, the Wildcats looked underwhelming and it resulted in a 34-18 loss.

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It’s taken 31 years and a Hall of Fame career, but Clay Central coach and former Benjamin Russell coach Danny Horn accomplished a huge milestone Friday night. Horn’s record now sits at 300-86 on his career.

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Danny Horn stalked the sidelines of the Charles E. Bailey Sportplex Stadium for nearly a decade. And tonight, he’ll be stalking them once again but he won’t be doing it as part of the Benjamin Russell coaching staff.

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There’s a lot of hype surrounding tonight’s game. A milestone victory is at stake for Clay Central coach Danny Horn, who will return to BRHS for the first time after his nine-year stint as head coach, and the stadium will be named in honor of two figureheads in the Wildcat football community. 

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After more than an hour of volleyball was played, there was still nothing to separate Benjamin Russell and Wetumpka in the first matchup of Thursday’s tri-match in Wetumpka. The teams split the first two sets and were staring at a 14-14 score in the tiebreaker.

Before the season even started, there were three major season-ending injuries for local teams. Benjamin Russell linebacker Lane Rigby broke his leg and Dadeville’s Josh Taylor and Horseshoe Bend’s Kendall Penwell tore their ACLs.

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When you’re playing a team that’s not nearly as good as you are and you get off to a dominating start, it can be easy to get complacent. And although Benjamin Russell let Dadeville make some noise in the second set of Tuesday’s volleyball match, it quickly got back and completed the sweep.

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Benjamin Russell’s volleyball team kicked off the season Saturday at the Briarwood Tournament and although the Wildcats lost their final two matches, they also picked up two wins for a .500 start to the season.

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Actual football games have finally arrived this week so Caleb Turrentine and Lizi Arbogast are here to preview some of the top games in the area (3:15) while making their predictions for Week 0.

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Think back to the 2018 Clay Central game. Benjamin Russell looked defeated. The Volunteers were leading 17-0 just 34 seconds into the second half, and the Wildcats hadn’t been able to do much of anything against them.

For the last three weeks, Caleb Turrentine and I have been counting down to the football season by breaking down each area football team on our Inside the Lines Podcast preview series.

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Any time a team is chock full of returning starters, it seems like the expectations are higher. Those guys have more experience and more knowledge of the game therefore they should have higher goals. And that’s exactly the case for Benjamin Russell’s football team this year.

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With the season just a week away, both Horseshoe Bend and Benjamin Russell’s volleyball teams got to put their skills to the test Thursday night. BRHS hosted an umpires’ clinic and although it was supported by a big home crowd, Benjamin Russell came out on the losing side as Horseshoe Bend s…

Just like high school football teams started official practice this week, volleyball teams across the state also took to the courts for their first week of practice. And for two local teams, one thing that’s been beneficial is mixing JV and varsity squads together.