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The first half of the basketball season had plenty of ups and downs for Stanhope Elmore but the Mustangs weren’t too worried about the results early on as many of the games were played without the roster at full strength. After missing some time due to an injury, Teddy Harris made his season…

Neither Wetumpka or Stanhope Elmore could take control through the first three quarters of the Elmore County Tournament championship on Saturday night. Both teams held a lead at some point in the first 24 minutes of the game but no one was backing down as momentum continued to swing back and forth.

As expected, it was a back-and-forth affair between rivals Wetumpka and Stanhope Elmore in the Elmore County Tournament championship game in Millbrook on Saturday. The matchup included seven lead changes with at least one in each quarter but Wetumpka made enough plays on the defensive end do…

With one half of the regular season basketball schedule in the books, Stanhope Elmore’s boys team is still searching for its first game with everyone on its roster available but the Mustangs got a pretty close look at what they will be working with during their game against Chilton County on…

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Cross country teams around the state began the postseason last week as sectional meets took place and several athletes from local schools put together performances to keep their seasons going just a little bit longer.

Turnovers have been the common denominator in all of Stanhope Elmore’s defeats this season and that theme continued into Friday night’s regular season finale against Smiths Station at Foshee-Henderson Stadium.

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Despite region play wrapping up last week, Stanhope Elmore is waiting to hear about its fate in the Class 6A Region 3 standings as the Mustangs are still unsure who they will be playing in the first round of the postseason which begins next week. However, without having a known opponent to l…

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The Stanhope Elmore defense saved its best performance of the season for the region finale and it came at the expense of county rival Wetumpka. The Mustangs limited the high-flying Wetumpka offense to just 198 yards and two scores while getting some big plays from the defensive line on their…

Stanhope Elmore was one of 14 schools competing in the annual Trinity CoEd Championships at Gateway Park in Montgomery on Saturday but the Mustangs were less concerned about beating those other teams as they were about beating their own times. Those improvements cam across the board as sever…

Next week’s home game against Wetumpka has been circled on the calendar for Stanhope Elmore fans since this season’s schedule was released. The rivalry is slated for the final region game of the year for both teams and there is expected to be a lot on the line when it comes to region implications.

Cross country runners from around the state braved the rain and the mud during Saturday’s Helena Invitational. Wetumpka, Holtville and Stanhope Elmore all had athletes compete in the 5K races.

It was a tale of two halves on a chilly Friday night at Ricky Cairns Memorial Stadium, as Calera (3-3, 1-2) jumped out to a 27-13 halftime lead, but crumbled in the second half as injuries and botched punts let Stanhope Elmore (3-4, 3-1) put up 22 unanswered points for the win.

Stanhope Elmore’s roller coaster of a season continued last week with a blowout loss at Eufaula but if there was ever a silver lining to come from a defeat, it is seeing how the Mustangs have responded to other defeats this season. After its previous two losses, Stanhope Elmore rebounded by …

Stanhope Elmore was one of 14 schools competing in the annual Trinity CoEd Championships at Gateway Park in Montgomery on Saturday but the Mustangs were less concerned about beating those other teams as they were about beating their own times. Those improvements cam across the board as sever…

Next week’s home game against Wetumpka has been circled on the calendar for Stanhope Elmore fans since this season’s schedule was released. The rivalry is slated for the final region game of the year for both teams and there is expected to be a lot on the line when it comes to region implications.

Cross country runners from around the state braved the rain and the mud during Saturday’s Helena Invitational. Wetumpka, Holtville and Stanhope Elmore all had athletes compete in the 5K races.

It was a tale of two halves on a chilly Friday night at Ricky Cairns Memorial Stadium, as Calera (3-3, 1-2) jumped out to a 27-13 halftime lead, but crumbled in the second half as injuries and botched punts let Stanhope Elmore (3-4, 3-1) put up 22 unanswered points for the win.

Stanhope Elmore’s roller coaster of a season continued last week with a blowout loss at Eufaula but if there was ever a silver lining to come from a defeat, it is seeing how the Mustangs have responded to other defeats this season. After its previous two losses, Stanhope Elmore rebounded by …

Stanhope Elmore could not have dreamt up a better start to Friday night’s road trip to Eufaula. On the Tigers’ opening possession, William Whitlow Jr. picked up a fumble and ran 52 yards for a Mustangs touchdown.

In the first five games of the season, Stanhope Elmore was matched up with rivals and region opponents each week as the anticipation and excitement level was high for every matchup. That stretch ends this week as the Mustangs will take on Eufaula, a team they have not faced since 2005, but t…

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The annual ECHS Block Party tournament in Eclectic looked a bit different this season with a limited field and the matches being split between two gyms. However, the competition was just as high as ever with local teams putting up their best efforts against familiar foes.

Stanhope Elmore was simply the better team Friday night in a 47-0 win over visiting Chilton County. Don’t be mistaken, Chilton County did have a few highlights: its band gave a stirring halftime performance and no one was injured getting off the bus or standing on the sidelines while hometow…

Stanhope Elmore’s chase for a region title saw its first setback last week when the Mustangs hit the road for the first time and struggled to slow down Pelham’s rushing attack in a defeat. It was the second loss of the season for the Mustangs and with another region game looming this week, t…

Wetumpka did not drop a set on its way to winning the championship of Saturday’s Stanhope Elmore Volleyball Tournament. No team got closer than five points in a set against Wetumpka as it won all four of its matches, easing to the title.

After battling to a victory in a difficult first set on the road, Wetumpka never looked back and eased to a three-set sweep over Stanhope Elmore last Tuesday in a Class 6A Area 5 clash. Wetumpka moved to 2-0 in area play behind a big night from its trio of hitters on its way to a 25-23, 25-1…

It’s rare for a team to have its home opener, senior night, and a de facto region championship game all on the same night, but the Panthers achieved the trifecta September 11 at Ned Bearden Stadium.

Teams are entering just the second week of region play but it’s never too early to start thinking about your placement in the region standings. Stanhope Elmore is one of three teams to start 1-0 in Class 6A Region 3 and the Mustangs will get a challenge against one of the other two this week…

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Friday’s matchup between Benjamin Russell and Stanhope Elmore looked a bit different than it has in years past. Running games have been the key to success in this rivalry but this year’s battle was dominated by Stanhope Elmore’s passing attack as first-year quarterback Trey Killingsworth had…

Stanhope Elmore coach Brian Bradford does not try to sidestep what happened in last year’s rivalry game with Prattville. Bradford admitted it was the team’s worst performance since he took over the program and it showed on the scoreboard as Stanhope Elmore suffered a 42-point loss to the Lio…