They might be only seniors or even freshman in high school, but Saturday the Horseshoe Bend varsity volleyball team turned the tables and became coaches for the day.
Although Dadeville would’ve certainly liked to go all the way, the Dixie Youth Majors All-Star team made its hometown proud by finishing second at the recent Dixie Youth World Series in North Carolina.
If something is just a “leadership camp,” it can be hard to keep young kids interested. But pair that with the game of basketball and suddenly their attention is grabbed.
There’s so many more lessons to be learned from sports than just how to run, tackle and shoot a basketball. Life lessons are really the most important part especially at a young age.
So many people have talked about specialization in the past couple years. A lot of research has been done about the positive and negatives effects of specialization, and while there is evidence saying injuries are more likely for kids who decide to specialize, there’s also the other side of …
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After sweeping its pool play games, Alexander City’s 6U all-star softball team entered its area tournament play as the No. 1 seed. The all-stars lived up to their expectations, making it all the way to the championship game.
After a grueling pool play schedule, Alexander City’s 8U softball all-star team placed third at its pre-area tournament last weekend. The all-stars will now head to Holtville for their area tournament to see if they can advance once more and make it to the state tournament.
Alexander City’s 10U All-Star softball team competed in its first tournament last weekend and performed at the highest standards. The all-stars went 5-0 on the day, defeating a high-caliber New Site team in the tournament championship to win it all.
Brad Ford has spent a lot of his adult life giving back to youngsters trying to get into football. A 1992 graduate of Dadeville who then went on to play for the University of Alabama and the Detroit Lions, Ford has wanted to bring his football camps home to the Tigers for a few years now aft…
Area children hit the road earlier this month for a special trip to Notasulga to visit and fish with former Auburn football coach Pat Dye at Crooked Oaks.
Summer has finally hit and it’s not always easy for parents to find ways to keep their young children occupied during the summer months. That’s one of many reasons Legacy Builders has teamed up with Fellowship of Christian Athletes to host an all-day free sports camp.
Michael Taylor, a catch-all coach in Dadeville, goes above and beyond his call of duty to provide equal opportunities for all children, no matter their age or ability, to participate in sports and engage in healthy behaviors.
Central Alabama Community College had a slew of student-athletes named to the Alabama Community College Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll for their performance in the classroom during the fall semester.
With a victory over the Jaguars earlier this week in the Super Bowl, the Alexander City 10U Cowboys capped off a perfect season. The Cowboys finished the season 8-0, including a 13-0 victory over the Jaguars in the championship game.
Benjamin Russell’s Lance Cunigan and Ashley Walker are looking to finish out their high school cross country careers on a high note, as they both qualified for the state championships. Cunigan took seventh overall at the Class 6A Section 3 meet last week, clocking in at 17:05.77.
While Horseshoe Bend’s high school team didn’t have the best season to date, the future is bright for the Generals. Horseshoe Bend’s 5-6-7-year-old team is heading to the playoffs today after building up a 5-2 record to this point.
Dressed as video game character Yoshi, Radney Elementary School Assistant Principal Dr. Brittany Duncan sounded a drum in front of Radney early Saturday morning, marking the beginning of the fifth annual Radney Wildcat Dash 5K and 1-mile fun run.
Going into a state tournament as the No. 1 seed doesn’t guarantee anything. In fact, it can make the journey to a title that much harder with a target on your back.
Thirty all-star softball teams will converge on Alexander City this weekend, as the Charles E. Bailey Sportplex plays host to the National Softball Association Alabama state tournament on Saturday.