Due to the small nature of Horseshoe Bend’s weight room, there’s almost no way to get any real work in without student-athletes coming within 6 feet of each other.
With athletics getting ready to once again begin for the first time in more than two months across the state, the AHSAA has released a set of “Best Practices” guidelines for return. Those include everything from sanitation guidelines, a set of pre-screening questions and suggestions for main…
Although Lindsey Smith, Jake Adams and I have remained close in the three-plus years since I left Pennsylvania, it’s still hard to get a sense of what’s going on for them on a day-to-day basis.
Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, countless people, businesses and organizations have been affected. Lives have changed, likely forever.
After a fine career with Benjamin Russell’s boys basketball team, Mike Goggans continued his success at the next level. After playing at then-Alexander City Junior College, Goggans transferred to Birmingham Southern where he played for two seasons.
One big benefit for football teams when trying to follow the AHSAA’s guidelines for returning to athletic activities Monday is, for the most part, they can do a lot outside.
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Caleb is once again joined by co-host Lizi to discuss the possible long-term effects on high school sports as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
As the official end of the spring season came Thursday afternoon when schools were closed for the remainder of the school year, there were also a lot of questions that still needed answered.
Benjamin Russell coach Richy Brooks has been in this business a long time. He’s been the head of the Wildcat baseball program for longer than his current players have been alive.
It’s not just sports games and events that’ve been put on hold by the AHSAA due to the coronavirus outbreak; it’s also practices that’ve been disallowed.
After Governor Kay Ivey announced shutdown of schools beginning March 19, the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) quickly responded by announcing a suspension of all athletic events at the end of the day Tuesday, March 17.
Fifteen hits were more than enough for Benjamin Russell to take down Russell County on Tuesday night and kick off softball action in Class 6A Area 6 in the right way. The Wildcats scored at least two runs in all but one inning and it resulted in a 13-1 victory in just five innings.
It was a great start for Dadeville’s fishing team Saturday as the Tigers kicked off the Alabama Student Anglers Bass Fishing Association tournament trail with a third-place finish on Lake Martin.
Caleb and Lizi are back on the microphones with the start of Season 2! They talk about some of their best moments of the baseball season plus debate who was the best team on the court. The co-hosts also talk about a solution for the AHSAA's postseason format before diving into a spirited dis…
After a nearly flawless tournament run, Benjamin Russell’s softball team fell just short of the Central Alabama Classic championship when the Wildcats were defeated by Beauregard, 5-3 in three innings, in the tournament semifinals on Saturday evening.
After a shaky start to Saturday’s softball tournament and an 11-4 loss to LAMP, Reeltown quickly bounced back and was unstoppable the rest of the day.
Neither team could muster much — if any — offense, so Horseshoe Bend and Dadeville had to settle for a scoreless tie to start the Central Alabama Classic on Friday night.
Many softball teams have been kept off the field so far this season due to the constant rain, but all that’s about to change. Benjamin Russell is playing host to 11 varsity teams and even more JV teams in the 2020 Central Alabama Classic, which is scheduled to begin today.
Although Horseshoe Bend’s softball team boasts only one senior on the roster, it’s not like the Generals are exactly young. They are chock full of juniors and return a ton of girls with experience.
Chock full of youngsters, Horseshoe Bend’s baseball team is going to need its returners to step up early and lead the way as those underclassmen get acclimated to playing on the varsity level.
Although Benjamin Russell’s boys basketball team officially finished the Class 6A Area 6 schedule winless after a loss to Opelika on Tuesday night, the Wildcats aren’t necessarily discouraged about their postseason hopes.