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After graduating only two starters from last year’s squad, Reeltown’s baseball team is ready to once again be competitive in Class 2A Area 7. But the Rebels don’t want to just be competitive this year; they want to win it.

It’s been three years in the making for Reeltown and it seems like the third year is the charm for the Rebel wrestling program. Both Carson Baker and Labrian Ponds earned spots at the AHSAA Class 1A-5A Wrestling Championships, putting the Rebels into the state championships for the first tim…

Going into the AHSAA Class 1A-3A Indoor Track and Field Championships, Dadeville’s Jamauri Chislom knew it was going to be virtually impossible to bring home a gold medal in the shot put.

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Reeltown prides itself on having its athletes play their best when the game is on the line. Wednesday’s Class 2A Area 8 championship fling against Thorsby saw that mindset in motion as Reeltown outlasted their opponents en route to a 2A Area 8 championship.

After having to battle back from a large deficit against Beauregard last week, the Reeltown girls basketball team learned its lesson about slow starts. Although the Rebels escaped with a narrow victory against the Hornets, they saw just how much tougher a victory becomes after coming out of …

Although local baseball and softball teams have technically been together for more than three weeks during the AHSAA’s allotted throwing period, there was a new excitement in the air Monday, which was the first official day of practice.

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.

After a really strong second quarter, Reeltown’s girls basketball seemed to get out of its game plan. Holding a double-digit lead, the Rebels started to slow the pace of Monday night’s game against Tallassee and although that seems like a smart strategy in most cases, it just didn’t work for…

Although Reeltown and Tallapoosa County Schools are under scrutiny from the Freedom From Religion Foundation for a baptism that took place at Nix-Webster-O’Neal Stadium, superintendent Joe Windle is defending the event in question.

All season long, Eric Shaw was a standout on both sides of the ball for Reeltown’s football team. So it wasn’t a huge surprise when the South Carolina commit was named a finalist for the Alabama Sports Writers Association Class 2A Lineman of the Year.

Although Reeltown senior Eric Shaw has been committed to South Carolina for several months now, it became official last week as he signed his National Letter of Intent alongside classmate Cameron Faison, who will continue his football career at Dodge City (Kansas) Community College.

Reeltown had its most successful football season in recent memory, making it all the way to the Class 2A state championship, and the Rebels were recognized for their effort with five making the cut to all-state.

With a new reclassification schedule for the AHSAA, the local volleyball teams also got a bit of shakeup in their area alignments and it seems like there could be some new rivalries brewing.