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.
It was recently brought to my attention someone overheard a fan say “Girls don’t count” when a local wrestler pinned a female during a match last week.
Under first-year head coach Jeremy Phillips, Horseshoe Bend’s football team struggled with some growing pains. But hopefully that’s all behind them as the Generals will be facing an extremely tough schedule in Class 2A Region 4.
A fast and efficient start by the Horseshoe Bend girls basketball team left Wadley playing catchup all night Tuesday. The Generals (12-7) managed to end the night with a 48-30 victory over the Bulldogs (0-10).
The Horseshoe Bend boys basketball team couldn’t muster up four consistently strong quarters against a strong team in a Tuesday night defeat. The Wadley Bulldogs came to town to take on the Generals and left with a 55-44 victory.
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Despite holding a two-point lead at halftime, Benjamin Russell’s boys basketball team couldn’t keep up its momentum Tuesday night and it ended in a 64-52 loss against Sylacauga.
For the third season in a row, Julie Turner took up her spot at the top of the bench of Horseshoe Bend’s volleyball team. She’s had virtually the same team throughout those three seasons but this time, she carried them to new heights.
The accolades just kept coming for Horseshoe Bend’s youngsters last week as they took on their final weekend of youth football and cheerleading competition.
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.
It's time to wrap up the regular season as Caleb and Lizi quickly discuss the big coaching news out of Dadeville last week (5:48) before diving into the Game of the Week between Tallassee and Elmore County (9:00).
Everything was working out so well for Horseshoe Bend’s volleyball team in the early goings of the Class 2A North Super Regional in Huntsville on Friday. The Generals started out really strong and took an early one-set lead in the first-round matchup against Decatur Heritage, but slowly but …
Senior Night at Horseshoe Bend brought a lot for the Generals’ penultimate game of the season. It was another loss for the Generals, but they went down fighting through it against the LaFayette Bulldogs in a 32-13 loss Friday at home in Class 2A Region 4 action.
The fall sports calendar is starting to come to an end but not before Caleb and Lizi dive into the latest news from the football field to the volleyball court.
After making quick and easy work of LaFayette, Horseshoe Bend battled it out with Woodland for the Class 2A Area 9 volleyball championship. The Generals had to shake off a rocky start in which they had to eke out a victory before they rolled to a straight-set win and their third straight are…
Although Central Coosa won the right to host the Class 2A Area 8 volleyball tournament Tuesday, there is no time to take anyone lightly. The Cougars will start off with Thorsby, which it swept in the regular season but went to four sets in both matches, then it’ll have the winner of Reeltown…