The Horseshoe Bend boys and girls basketball teams took the court for the first time this season welcoming the Elmore County Panthers. Both games ended in close losses with the boys in particular coming down to the final 11/2 seconds.
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.
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.
With basketball season officially starting this week, Caleb and Lizi put together a special episode to discuss some of the expectations for the hardwood.
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.
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.
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.
Two point conversions and keeping the defense together at the end was key for the Horseshoe Bend Generals on Friday. The Generals finished their season on a high note by defeating the Prattville Christian Academy Panthers, 22-20 in double overtime.
All season long, Horseshoe Bend football coach Jeremy Phillips has talked about what he wants to build for the Generals. His team has slowly gotten better and better, but those results haven’t necessarily shown on the scoreboard.
Despite Reeltown being on a bye week prior to the playoffs beginning next week, the Rebels can’t do a whole lot of extra preparation. As the winners of Class 2A Region 4, Reeltown will face off against the No. 4 seed out of Region 3.
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Although Horseshoe Bend trailed for most of the game Friday night, it didn’t quite ever feel like it was out of the Class 2A Region 4 contest against Vincent.
After going more than a month without losing a match, Horseshoe Bend found itself on the wrong end of the scoreboard Wednesday night in Eclectic. The Generals had their 23-game winning streak snapped by Elmore County as the Panthers jumped out to a quick start and never looked back, winning …
For two seasons now, Benjamin Russell’s football team has struggled to find its footing with its run game. The Wildcats have tried different formations, different running backs and different quarterbacks, but nothing has quite worked.
Winning has become a staple around the Horseshoe Bend volleyball program. The Generals picked up three more victories this week to run their win streak to 13 straight. They haven’t lost since a best-of-three defeat at the hands of Class 6A Benjamin Russell on Sept. 5.
Horseshoe Bend coach Jeremy Phillips knew when his squad fell behind by 26 points in the opening frame of Friday’s game it was going to be a long night. But on the other side of the field Loachapoka L.C. Coles has been around long enough to know Horseshoe Bend’s offense could wreak havoc and…
Coming off its first win of the season, Horseshoe Bend’s football team isn’t looking to drop the ball now. The Generals are heading to Loachapoka and wanting to keep their momentum up heading into a bye week before they try to make a playoff push in the struggling Class 2A Region 4.
Things had been going so well for the area football teams in terms of injuries, but that came to a crashing halt Friday night when three starting quarterbacks either went down or were held out completely due to injuries.
It’s been a long time since the county volleyball teams got together to face off on the court, but Saturday, Horseshoe Bend, Dadeville and Reeltown resurrected the Tallapoosa County Tournament.
Things keep getting better and better for Benjamin Russell’s Bre Smith on the volleyball court. After having a dominating performance Wednesday night against Opelika, Smith did even better the following night when BRHS hosted Russell County.
Despite both Horseshoe Bend and Central Coosa both still being winless, neither one of them is out of the playoff hunt. But when the teams meet tonight, it could determine a lot in who stays in that battle for the postseason in Class 2A Region 4.
Last year, all but one of Dadeville’s seven losses came by two touchdowns or less. Four of those were by 10 points or fewer.