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Heading into the season opener tonight, Horseshoe Bend and Dadeville both have a lot of similarities. They are both hoping for more success than they found a year ago; they both have a lot of unanswered questions remaining; and they both had a key injury during their intrasquad scrimmages la…

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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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With the 2019 high school football season rapidly approaching, sports editor Lizi Arbogast and sports writer Caleb Turrentine join in for a series of 13 episodes to preview local teams. Each weekday leading up to the first game, a new episode will be released featuring interviews from coache…


Although Dadeville’s football team lost a few really key pieces from last year’s squad, the Tigers are determined to make a return to the playoffs. They have several players who don’t seem to expect any less than the best, and those guys are working hard to lead the younger crew.

Last week I wrote about how student-athletes are putting in work year-round for just a few short months of actual play. I wrote about how important that offseason work was for building team chemistry, getting bigger, stronger and faster and bonding as one unit.

Any time a team is breaking in a new varsity quarterback, it’s going to mean some growing pains. That’s exactly what’s on the slate for Dadeville’s football team as it plans to start a sophomore quarterback this season.

This is where the fun really begins. In just over a week, local teams will hit the fields for their first fall practices, and in just under a month, it’s officially game time.


The accolades just keep on coming for Dadeville graduate Anfernee Jennings. After being named to the All-SEC First Team just last week, Jennings earned a spot on the Dick Butkus Award Watch List on Monday as one of the top linebackers in the nation.


Alabama football’s Anfernee Jennings was one of three Alabama football players who have been named to the 2019 Dick Butkus Award Watch List announced Monday by the Butkus Foundation. Terrell Lewis and Dylan Moses were also named to the list.

Football is season is right around the corner, and that means we’re gearing up for a full slate of both digital and print content. Our latest project, Inside the Lines Podcast, has been taking off as sportswriter Caleb Turrentine and I have been diving into topics from softball pitch count a…


Kobi Crabb got to don the Benjamin Russell helmet one final team during Thursday night’s North-South All-Star game in Montgomery. Crabb knew he would be representing the Wildcats and came up with a couple of key plays to help lead the South to a 22-19 victory during his final high school game.

Although some say the AHSAA North-South All-Star football game isn’t the best format and it certainly isn’t the premier all-star game in the state, it still a sight to be seen as some of the top talent get their last shot at a high school football game. Some of the best players from around A…

Ever since Jesse Foster took over the boys basketball program at Dadeville two years ago, the Tigers have been on the rise. They’ve hosted back-to-back area tournaments, winning it this past season, and one of their own, PJ Eason, is one of the most highly touted players in his class.


Exactly six weeks before its first game, the Dadeville football team traveled to Tallassee for its second set of organized team activities (OTAs) of the summer. Despite making the trip without some key players, the Tigers showed plenty of effort and coach Richard White was pleased with what …

The Dadeville Dixie Youth Majors All-Star team put its motto “Fearless” to use in the state tournament to secure the championship and advance the team of 12 to the Dixie Youth World Series in North Carolina later this month.


Last month, the Alabama High School Athletic Association announced the 99 schools that qualified as a Sportsmanship School for the 2018-19 school year. Central Coosa and Dadeville were both recognized after going the entire year without receiving a sportsmanship fine or having a player or co…


PJ Eason had a chance to get his face in front of some top college coaches on Saturday as part of the first-ever AHSAA Elite 100 boys basketball showcase. The top 100 players in the state were invited to participate in the camp in Hoover with more than 40 college coaches from across the coun…

During every school year, there are a ton of great stories from the sports teams. Because it’s hard to narrow each school’s best moments and storylines down to just five, there’s also a list of honorable mentions. For Dadeville, those include the following.


Brett Pitts and Jake Outlaw were the most obvious standouts on Tallapoosa County’s baseball teams this season, and they both got their rightful recognition this weekend when the Alabama Sports Writers Association released its all-state baseball teams.

The future is clearly bright for the local softball teams as three of the four girls selected to the Alabama Sports Writers Association all-state softball list were underclassmen this year.