The Wetumpka wrestling team lost just five bouts in four duals matches as it eased to the Class 6A Region 2 title last Thursday. Wetumpka racked up at least 70 points in all four matches to secure a spot in this week’s round of 16 of the state duals tournament.
The Wetumpka basketball teams hit the road Thursday to face off with Marbury. The Bulldogs came away with a sweep, running away with the girls game before using a big comeback to secure the victory in the boys game.
Last Monday marked the first official day for baseball and softball teams to participate in throwing drills with the full roster. There are still some limitations on practice time and what can be done before the first day of practice Jan. 27 but the new period has brought plenty of excitemen…
Stanhope Elmore knew things were not going to be easy when it hosted Park Crossing on Monday night. The Mustangs already had a 29-point loss to the Thunderbirds under their belt but they wanted to see a much different result in the second boys basketball meeting.
Exactly one month before Monday’s matchup with Park Crossing, the Stanhope Elmore girls basketball team suffered its biggest defeat of the season at the hands of the Thunderbirds. The Mustangs wanted to give a better showing in the second meeting and they showed up ready to play.
After falling behind by 13 points in the fourth quarter, Stanhope Elmore wasted very little time fighting back in the Class 6A Area 5 boys basketball opener on Saturday. The Mustangs cut the deficit to only one point with just over two minutes to go but it was an all-too familiar play that h…
After the Wetumpka girls basketball team lost to Stanhope Elmore in the county tournament last month, the team took two weeks off from games and turned its focus to itself to prepare for Class 6A Area 5 play. Despite the time off, Wetumpka had no signs of being sluggish as it jumped out to a…
Most teams around the state heard about Stanhope Elmore’s defensive front. The Mustangs had three players record at least 10 tackles for a loss and senior captain T.J. Jackson led the way from the middle of the line.
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With her final high school softball season inching closer and closer, Stanhope Elmore’s Neci King wanted to make it official she will continue her playing career at Grambling State, a Division I program in Louisiana. King held her signing ceremony Thursday afternoon surrounded by her family,…
The Stanhope Elmore football team had high expectations set for itself entering the third season under coach Brian Bradford. After winning the opening game, it appeared some of those expectations were going to be lowered after a 42-0 loss to Prattville but the Mustangs put together a big res…
No matter what happened last season, both Stanhope Elmore basketball teams knew they would have to find a way to replace large senior classes before the 2019-20 seasons. After seeing those seniors be the key to success, it became clear the challenge was not going to be easy.
Stanhope Elmore is bursting with wrestlers as it has 24 on the roster, but seven of them just came off the football field. That means filling out a starting lineup could become an issue early in the season.
Stanhope Elmore coach Brian Bradford stood with tears in his eyes watching his Mustangs console one another following Friday’s cold November loss to the upset-minded Park Crossing Thunderbirds, 35-32.
It's time for the second round of the football playoffs so Caleb and Lizi preview each local game including Wetumpka's rematch with Spanish Fort (14:56) and Reeltown's long trip to J.U. Blacksher (23:12).
It is easy to see why Stanhope Elmore gained an extra boost of confidence after the first round of the AHSAA Class 6A playoffs. After multiple upsets, the Mustangs are looking at a path to the semifinals without having to play another team with more than five regular season wins.
Wetumpka program took 14 athletes to compete in Saturday’s AHSAA Cross County State Championship at Oakville Indian Mounds Park in Moulton. Cameron Mann helped the boys to finish 16th while Haley Bethea led the way on the girls side.
With basketball season officially starting this week, Caleb and Lizi put together a special episode to discuss some of the expectations for the hardwood.
Paul Bryant’s discontent began on the opening drive in a 35-13 AHSAA Class 6A first-round playoff loss to the home-standing Stanhope Elmore Mustangs.
In three seasons under coach Brian Bradford, Stanhope Elmore has seen its program get back to its winning ways as the Mustangs will play in the postseason for the third straight year. They have seen their regular-season record improve each season but now the Mustangs will try to get over the…
Just two points separated the final two teams in the standings at the Class 4A Section 1 girls race in Montgomery and Holtville needed every bit of its team to grab the final state qualifier spot. The Bulldogs had all six of their runners finish in the top 40 to earn fourth, just ahead of Mo…
Stanhope Elmore football coach Brian Bradford was all smiles when the clock ran out at the end of regulation as the Mustangs posted a 28-0 home win over Greenville on Friday night.
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).
Stanhope Elmore coach Brian Bradford is hoping his team’s final football game of the regular season serves as more than a time to honor the seniors. The Mustangs are hosting Greenville Friday night as both teams prepare for their first-round playoff matchups next week.
There was very little separating Stanhope Elmore and Carver-Montgomery for most of Friday’s super regional match in Montgomery. However, a handful of scoring runs from the Rams turned the momentum and Carver turned that into a three-set volleyball sweep to eliminate the Mustangs.
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.
Despite being swept by Wetumpka in the regular season, there was plenty of fight from Stanhope Elmore all the way until the final whistle of Tuesday’s Class 6A Area 5 volleyball tournament. The Mustangs lost the first two sets but did not go away easily, forcing the third set into a 23-23 tie.
After missing out on a chance at a region title, it might be hard not to linger on what could have been during a bye week. However, Stanhope Elmore’s football team is ready to focus on itself as the Mustangs want to get their minds and bodies ready as they hope for a deep run in the postseason.
After Stanhope Elmore struck first in the Class 6A Region 3 title game, Opelika reeled of 38 unanswered points as the Bulldogs ran away from the Mustangs for the second straight season. The Bulldogs scored their final 21 points in the first six minutes of the second half and limited any hope…