Talladega and Sylacauga have been on a collision course since the Tigers claimed a three-point victory at Sylacauga on Jan. 15 when Talladega senior Keontae Funderburg scored four points in the final two minutes to retake the lead. 

Long regarded as one of baseball’s true titans, Hank Aaron has died at age 86 according to the Atlanta Braves. A cause of death was not immediately known, although the Braves released a statement saying Aaron “passed away peacefully in his sleep.”

How did we get here?

The thought had to be racing through the minds of every Winterboro fan in attendance on Thursday night as Talladega outscored the Bulldogs 12-1 in the final 3:30 to cut the Bulldog’s lead down to just four points with 12.2 seconds left on the clock.

SYLACAUGA—TC Central defeated B.B. Comer 49-42 in the semifinals of the Talladega County Tournament on Thursday night. This is the second season in a row that the Lady Fighting Tigers have advanced to the championship game of the Talladega County Tournament.

 No.3 seed Talladega dominated Lincoln 105-64 in the quarterfinals of the Talladega County Basketball Tournament on Wednesday night. 

No. 1 seed Sylacauga team put on a shooting clinic in the quarterfinals of the Talladega County Basketball Tournament on Tuesday night. The Aggies connected on 14 3-pointers en route to a 90-41 win over No. 8 seed TC Central.

The Winterboro High School’s boys basketball team was ready to get the bad taste out of its mouth after losing last week to rival TC Central by 28 points.

All the air, and the drama, seemed to get sucked out of the gym at once when Childersburg sophomore Jada Swain buried a 3-point shot with almost four minutes remaining in Tuesday night’s game.

Talladega defeated Alexandria 82-68 on Monday night. The Tigers trailed 18-15 at the end of one, but they used a big second quarter to take a 42-34 lead into intermission. Talladega increased the lead 70-51 going into the final period.