Battle of
the Tallapoosa

The "Battle of the Tallapoosa" Rivalry Has Recently Been Renewed Between The Two Programs And Will Be Played For The First Time On The Football Field Since 2003 Come August 20, 2020. 2 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PROGRAMS... 16 HEAD-TO-HEAD MEETINGS 8 - 8 SERIES OVERALL RECORD

THE COMMENCEMENT

"The Commencement" of the rivalry game between the two football programs was held in the fall of 1984 inside of J.E."Hot" O'Brein Stadium in Tallassee, Alabama. The game produced an all-time record crowd for the game that still stands today. The two schools would go on to meet 15 more times on the gridiron in the future. 2 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PROGRAMS... 16 HEAD-TO-HEAD MEETINGS 8 - 8 SERIES OVERALL RECORD

FIRST HALF HIGHLIGHTS

The "First Half Highlights" captures the Reeltown vs Tallassee football game from the 1984-1991 seasons. The Rebels and Tigers split the first half of the series with each program having a 3-game winning streak during this era of the "Battle of the Tallapoosa" rivalry.
First Half Scoreboards:

  • 1984 - THS - 36 - VS - RHS - 21
  • 1985 - RHS - 35 - VS - THS - 0
  • 1986 - RHS - 21 - VS - THS - 13
  • 1987 - RHS - 20 - VS - THS - 6
  • 1988 - THS - 9 - VS - RHS - 6
  • 1989 - THS - 24 - VS - RHS - 7
  • 1990 - THS - 14 - VS - RHS - 7
  • 1991 - RHS - 28 - VS - THS - 0

SECOND HALF HIGHLIGHTS

The "Second Half Highlights" captures the Reeltown vs Tallassee football game from the 1996-2003 seasons. The Rebels and Tigers split the second half of the series with each program having a 4-game winning streak during this era of the "Battle of the Tallapoosa" rivalry.
Second Half Scoreboards:

  • 1996 - THS - 35 - VS - RHS - 12
  • 1997 - THS - 10 - VS - RHS - 6
  • 1998 - THS - 27 - VS - RHS - 8
  • 1999 - THS - 37 - VS - RHS - 20
  • 2000 - RHS - 22 - VS - THS - 8
  • 2001 - RHS - 41 - VS - THS - 6
  • 2002 - RHS - 6 - VS - THS - 0
  • 2003 - RHS - 16 - VS - THS - 13

"Bridging The Gap"

Football Film Fanatics announces the details for the highly anticipated feature film entitled "BRIDGING THE GAP" : Reeltown vs Tallassee Rivalry Film. The documentary highlights one of the most intense rivalries in the state known as "The Battle of the Tallapoosa" between two passionate fanbases, with campuses located less than 10 miles apart. The film will show an in-depth look into the community of Tallassee with story lines ranging from local work forces , school zones, rivalry week game preps, youth sports and so much more.

"Rivalry Renewed"

The "Battle of the Tallapoosa" rivalry game between Reeltown and Tallassee is back on the schedule for the first time in 17 years.The Tigers and Rebels will play at J.E. "Hot" O'Brien Stadium on August 20, 2020. The two programs have split the previous 16 meetings with both having an 8 - 8 record in the series. Matt Johnson and Mike Battles will lead their teams on the field for what is sure to be an instant classic. The winner of this game will be crowned "Kings of the Tallapoosa" and take the newly introduced trophy back to their school campus.
#BridgeTheGap

"City Premiere Recap"

FOOTBALL FILM FANATICS RECAPS THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED FEATURE FILM ENTITLED "BRIDGING THE GAP : REELTOWN VS TALLASSEE RIVALRY FILM. THE DOCUMENTARY HIGHLIGHTS ONE OF THE MOST INTENSE RIVALRIES IN THE STATE KNOWN AS "THE BATTLE OF THE TALLAPOOSA" BETWEEN TWO PASSIONATE FAN BASES, WITH CAMPUSES LOCATED LESS THAN 10 MILES APART. "BRIDGING THE GAP" IS AN IN-DEPTH LOOK INTO THE COMMUNITY OF TALLASSEE WITH STORYLINES RANGING FROM LOCAL WORK FORCES, SCHOOL ZONES, RIVALRY WEEK GAME PREPS, YOUTH FOOTBALL LEAGUES AND SO MUCH MORE. FILM FILM FANATICS PRODUCED THE FILM AND PRESENTED THE DOCUMENTARY FOR A CITY WIDE PREMIERE AT TALLASSEE MT. VERNON THEATRE.

DIRECTOR - MYRON WILLIAMS
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER - BRANDON AKINBIYI
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER - MARK BOATNER, JACOBY COLE, STEVEN TURNER

"Reeltown Pregame Speech "

Football Film Fanatics goes Inside The Program with Reeltown Rebels Alumni for a pregame speech prior to the “Battle of the Tallapoosa”. Reeltown vs Tallassee #BattleOfTheTallapoosa #KingsOfTheTallapoosa

"Tallassee Pregame Speech"

Football Film Fanatics goes Inside The Program with Tallassee Tigers Alumni for a pregame speech prior to the “Battle of the Tallapoosa”. Tallassee vs Reeltown #BattleOfTheTallapoosa #KingsOfTheTallapoosa

"Pregame Hype Film "

Football Film Fanatics talks with Alumni, Coaches, and Players prior to the “Battle of the Tallapoosa”. Reeltown vs Tallassee #BattleOfTheTallapoosa #KingsOfTheTallapoosa

"Replay Film"

Football Film Fanatics - Presents Replay Films - Inside the lines with Reeltown Rebels vs Tallassee Tigers - Alabama High School Football BATTLE OF THE TALLAPOOSA KINGS OF THE TALLAPOOSA BridgeTheGapMovie. Com

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