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.

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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.

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Alongside her incredible offensive numbers, blazing speed and dependable defense in center field, Chloe Baynes' ability to deliver in the clutch is what made her The Herald's choice for Elmore County Softball Player of the Year.

When the NASCAR playoff action returns to the biggest and baddest race track on the planet – Talladega Superspeedway – on Oct. 2-3, there will be no restrictions on the number of fans allowed to take in the action at mammoth 2.66-mile venue while an array of spectator camping opportunities a…

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.

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.

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.

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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.