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.

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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.

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…

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.

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…

It has almost been a full year since Stanhope Elmore marched into Opelika with hopes of a Class 6A Region 3 title only to walk out disappointed at the hands of a 59-21 defeat. The loss dropped the Mustangs to third place in the region, dooming them to a first-round playoff loss.

The final volleyball matches of the regular season are being played this week and while some teams are still on the court, many teams have already turned their focus to postseason. Several schools have already punched their tickets to the super regionals by earning a bye to their area champi…

The Wetumpka cross country team took a trip south of the state line to participate in the annual Disney Cross County Classic in Kissimmee, Florida. The Indians had 18 athletes compete in five 5K races at the event which hosts more than 2,000 high school and college athletes every year to run…

The Montgomery Quarterback Club has announced its Players of the Week for Oct. 4. Stanhope Elmore’s Tray Duncan is the Public School Player of the Week and Montgomery Catholic’s Christian Ivey is the Private School Player of the Week. Both players were honored at the club’s meet Tuesday, whe…

Selma’s offense picked up a first down on its first series against Stanhope Elmore but the Mustangs quickly saw their defense take control. At the end of a long run by the Saints, Stanhope Elmore’s Jaqori Williams hit the back of the ball carrier, jarring the ball loose.

The last time Stanhope Elmore won five consecutive games was 2004. That year also marks the last time the Mustangs won a region title and they are looking to continue that trend but standing in the way are the only two Class 6A Region 3 opponents who can knock them from a top-two spot in the…

After having Tallassee’s number all season, Stanhope Elmore looked to finish off a regular season sweep of the Tigers during Monday’s non-area volleyball matchup. The Mustangs appeared to be on their way to another victory when they erased a four-point Tallassee lead in the first set but the…

The high school volleyball teams around Elmore County made up nearly half the field at the annual ECHS Block Party on Saturday but the local teams could get past the semifinals as they ran into stiff competition and beat up on each other along the way. Elmore County got the closest and added…

Stanhope Elmore had more miscues in the fourth quarter than it wanted, leaving the door open for Wetumpka to send Friday night’s rivalry game into overtime. However, the Mustangs sealed their second straight victory over Wetumpka when the defensive line teamed up for a fourth-down sack on We…

The Eclectic Youth Football and Cheerleading League hosted its annual homecoming day on Saturday to recognize all of the players and cheerleaders for each age group. The Panthers celebrate between the sophomores and juniors games but they could not get much going on the field as Dadeville wo…