When the Holtville volleyball team takes the court for the first time this season, there won’t be many familiar faces on the team.
Wetumpka rising junior Ty Brooks still has two years of high school baseball left in front of him, but the slick-fielding shortstop went ahead and made his college decision this week.
Wetumpka pitcher Dawson Fuller already knew how good the Southern Union State Community College baseball program was, but after taking a visit, he was sold on where he wanted to play at the next level.
After an incredibly successful spring season at multiple age levels, the Wetumpka Youth Baseball and Softball League rolls into fall with high hopes.
After losing a quartet of key seniors, Wetumpka volleyball is spending its summer improving team chemistry and developing its new contributors.
Now in his second year as head coach of Edgewood Academy football, Chad Michael is taking advantage of a summer with far fewer restrictions than last year's.
With summer motoring forward toward the fall sports season, local volleyball coaches are beginning to evaluate which players could fill which roles for their squads in 2021.
Hayden Holton, a 2020 graduate of Elmore County High School, was selected by the National Federation of High School Associations as the national recipient of the National High School Spirit of Sport Award.
A dive into the mentality, athletic ability and intellect that have made Mikey Forney not just one of the Elmore County area's most dominant linebackers, but overall players.
A breakdown of how summer workouts and 7-on-7 competition is progressing with Wetumpka football head coach Tim Perry.
With spring football closed and the summer months opening, Elmore County area football coaches are taking lessons learned from early-year practices and scrimmages and applying them as they mold their teams for the upcoming fall.
The Schroeder family has a genealogy that’s touched many lives in Wetumpka and Alabama in general, whether through football, Gene Schroeder’s 33 years serving poor families in the Community Action Program or Slim Schroeder’s time as a Baptist minister in Dothan.
PHOENIX (June 1, 2021) – The Valley of the Sun and Phoenix Raceway will once again host NASCAR Championship Weekend, November 4-6, 2022. Phoenix Raceway first hosted the sport’s pinnacle events in 2020 and is scheduled to crown four champions in three days for the second consecutive season t…
With an area-best batting average, reliable pitching and his overall value to Elmore County's program, the Panthers' Sean Darnell is Elmore County Player of the Year.
Given that five of the six baseball teams in the Elmore County area made it to the state playoffs in 2021 with three winning area championships and two advancing through multiple playoff series, there was a litany of options for Coach of the Year in the county.
MONTGOMERY – Current Associate Executive Director Alvin Briggs has been selected to become the fifth Executive Director of the Alabama High School Athletic Association. The unanimously approved the hiring of Briggs at a special Central Board meeting Monday morning and the announcement was ma…
Elmore County football head coach Jordan Cantrell broke down what he learned from his team's spring game against Montevallo Thursday.
There has always been a nagging question that continually finds its way into my mind and in some respects the minds of those who’ve taken the time out to be on the fields in the sun, rain, snow and sleet.
Despite making one final run after falling behind by seven, Elmore County's softball season came to a close in the state tournament with a 9-5 defeat at the hands of Alexandria.
Behind a complete-game, 11-strikeout performance from Aubrey Allen, Elmore County advanced to the second round of the state tournament with a 2-1 victory over Hayden Tuesday.
Despite elevated competition, game one for Elmore County at the state tournament was business as usual for Aubrey Allen.
Having fought back from early-round defeats in back-to-back double-elimination tournaments, the Elmore County softball team enters the state championships with a number of close victories under its belt this season.
As night was beginning to blanket the city of Wetumpka, the Wetumpka Indians took to the gridiron for the first time in 2021 in a spring showdown with cross-county foe Lee.
Elmore County rattled off four consecutive victories in losers bracket play after falling in round one at the Tuscaloosa regional tournament, battling all the way back to advance to the state championship tournament next week with the region’s second and final qualifying spot.
Call it fate, call it miraculous, call it what you will, but somehow Chloe Baynes stood at the plate with two outs and the bases loaded for Tallassee in the bottom of the seventh inning with the Tigers trailing 4-3.