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There was a wide variety of reactions from Wetumpka football players when they learned there would be a virtual workout session with the rest of the team. The coaching staff sent workouts to do from home for two weeks after the schools shut down but this was going to be a little different.

Coaches around the state gathered around their phones and laptops Thursday afternoon with the hopes of some good news regarding the spring sports season. Unfortunately, those hopes did not last long as State Superintendent of Education Dr. Eric Mackey confirmed the end of the year for all at…

As high school athletes wait to find out if they will return to the field this spring, it is easy to forget about some of the behind-the-scenes problems schools and athletic programs will face in the coming months. Whether the AHSAA’s suspension last another two weeks or another two months, …

There may be a pause on sporting events across the country but the Wetumpka football team still has something to look forward to as it continues to receive good news on the construction of a new stadium. Frasier-Ousley Construction and Engineering Inc. is the general contractor for the stadi…

Holtville senior Hunter Martin has worked tirelessly from one sport to the next during his high school career. His final season started off nicely as he helped lead the Bulldogs into the top 10 of Class 4A and they had goals to go even higher by the time the postseason arrived.

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Because the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending all events of 50 or more be cancelled for the next eight weeks, the AHSAA announced Friday morning it has cancelled the Bryant-Jordan Scholarship Awards Banquet, which was scheduled for April 13 at the Birmingham She…

With the score tied after five innings of play, Stanhope Elmore turned to its leader in the biggest moment of Thursday’s Class 6A Area 5 rivalry game at No. 6 Wetumpka. The Mustangs loaded the bases with one out and in stepped Neci King, who had been waiting for her opportunity to blow the g…

By the time the AHSAA made its decision to stop sporting events in the state, most schools had already accepted the news would be coming soon. However, that did not make it any easier for coaches and players to face the reality of the situation when the announcement was made Friday. 

Once the new coronavirus hit the sports world, the dominos quickly started falling as games and events across the country were canceled and postponed due to the pandemic. The professional level took drastic efforts first with the NCAA and other colleges following suit so it was just a matter…

After the AHSAA announced its suspension of the spring sports season effective Wednesday due to the coronavirus outbreak, teams were faced with the reality of their time together suddenly being limited. Several schools began canceling events immediately while others attempted to reschedule s…

Wetumpka scored in just four of 14 innings across two games last week but it was more than enough to grab two victories before the postponement of spring sports due to the coronavirus. Wetumpka (10-4) put up some crooked numbers in the line score on its way to defeating Marbury and Valley.

Baseball teams are starting to put their final touches on a starting pitching rotation as area play approaches. Wetumpka has had several pitchers take the mound this season and while Indians coach Michael Dismukes has not committed to a set rotation, it’s clear Dawson Fuller will have a role in it.

The annual Wetumpka Softball Tournament brought plenty of talent, including five teams from last year’s state tournament and two defending state champions, to the city fields over the weekend. All five AHSAA schools from Elmore County were represented with Tallassee finishing on top but the …

Noah Jones had not seen a ball off his bat reach the outfield grass all day but he stepped up when Wetumpka needed him the most. Jones knocked a single to left field, allowing Zach Morgan to score the winning run in the seventh inning of Friday’s 2-1 victory over Marbury.

As a part of the 2020-22 reclassification, the AHSAA released its new alignments for winter sports including new areas for basketball and sections for bowling in addition to its major wrestling change.

Wetumpka was supposed to hold its softball home opener Feb. 18 but the weather got in the way. Rain forced Wetumpka to reschedule its first three home games but the Indians finally got to take the field under their home lights Monday as they hosted Holtville.

Wetumpka’s baseball team hit the road Saturday for a doubleheader at Millry and it made quick work of the competition. Wetumpka opened with a 15-4 win against Thomasville before taking it up another notch to defeat host Millry, 16-3.

Lily Gray reached on a fielder’s choice to third base, allowing Jules Thames to score the go-ahead run in Wetumpka’s 6-5 win over Central Phenix City on Saturday. The play capped a three-run inning for Wetumpka and Mya Holt recorded the final three outs as Wetumpka claimed the title at the A…

Wetumpka did not let a long week of bad weather take any of its momentum away as the boys soccer team pushed to its second consecutive victory. After grabbing its first win six days prior, Wetumpka jumped out to a two-goal lead and held off a late rally by Russell County to win its home open…

Wetumpka’s roster already has a significant lack of experience on most nights but the girls soccer team saw its available experience take a further hit for Friday’s home opener against Russell County. Wetumpka was down two starters as Hailey Holbert and Morgan Sims were out with an injury an…

Stanhope Elmore extended its basketball season with first-round victories in the Class 6A Area 5 tournaments but neither team could claim the title as Selma swept the area championship games against the Mustangs last week.

Wetumpka saw its basketball seasons come to an end last week when the Indians were knocked out in the first round of the Class 6A Area 5 tournament last Tuesday. The early exits were disappointing for Wetumpka but both teams saw a group of young talent provide a spark on the court and build …

Every wrestler started with the same goal of reaching the AHSAA Championships in Huntsville next weekend. The final step before reaching that platform begins this Friday as the AHSAA Super Section tournaments are held in Montgomery and Birmingham.