Alexander City’s spring soccer season is back for youth athletes once again and, on the heels of the lowest lows last season, some highs followed.
As an athlete, you should always be looking to get faster, stronger and smarter. Testing and pushing yourself to new limits builds character and discipline, not just physically but mentally as well.
Hiking season can be year-round in the Lake Martin area as trails abound, and what better way to end a tough year than to get fresh air by walking around and seeing the breathtaking sights that surround us?
The weather may be changing from summer to fall, but that isn’t stopping the Benjamin Russell fishing team from hitting the lake and competing to become top anglers in Alabama.
Ferst Readers of Tallapoosa County hosted its second annual fishing tournament Saturday and had a big turnout. People from all over Alabama showed up to compete in the Fish for Ferst fundraiser that benefits children ages 0 to 5, helping them learn to read and build confidence in their abili…
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Campers at Alabama’s Special Camp for Children and Adults (ASCCA) Easterseals consider the getaway home away from home and this year will have to embrace those memories virtually as summer camps have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
For many years, the Lake Martin Classic brought baseball teams from across the state right here to Alexander City and for several of those, the Benjamin Russell Wildcats made the hometown proud.
The future is looking extremely bright for Benjamin Russell’s boys basketball team — especially if the middle school’s success is any indication. Over the last two seasons, Alexander City Middle School has gone 26-1 on the boys basketball court, including a 13-0 start to this year.
For more than five years, Braden Jones has been hunting with Outdoor Friends Forever at Hardy Farms in Coosa County and for the past two years, Jones has been eying a particular buck.
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.
Defense was the name of the game for Alexander City Middle School’s football team Thursday night against Prattville. The Wildcats held Prattville to under two touchdowns and picked up a 25-11 victory and run their record to 5-1.
It turned out to be a shootout with Clay Central on Tuesday but Alexander City Middle School’s football team found a way to win, earning a 59-40 victory.
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.