Successful spring is in the air at BRHS
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.
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It was an up and down tournament for the Alexander City 10U All-Star softball team, which had to settle for third best after losses to eventual champion New Site and Phenix City in the semifinals.
Just a year ago, New Site’s 10U all-star softball team had to settle for third in the state championships after winning it all as an 8U team the year prior. But now, the girls are back on top after they won four games in a row, including a 6-4 defeat of Phenix City, to win the state title.
Two years ago, New Site’s 8U All-Star softball team won its state championship, and now the girls are 10-year-olds and fighting for another state title. This year’s New Site 10U team just picked up the area championship in Anniston last weekend, absolutely demolishing its competition on the way.
Some of the best high school sports teams have something very similar in common, and that’s a strong feeder program. If you look at the powerhouses around the state and even into other states, you’ll notice all of them have good youth programs and usually the high school coaches are involved…
Putting up more than 10 runs in all five of its games Saturday was the key to perfection for the Alexander City 8U All-Star softball squad. The girls went 5-0 including a narrow 12-9 win over Millbrook to earn their second straight area championship.
After three straight victories, Alex City’s 10U All-Star softball team suffered a 10-1 loss to Phenix City in its area championship game Saturday afternoon. Despite the loss, Alex City will still advance and have a chance to fight for a state title this weekend in Millbrook.
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.