Edgewood dropped two tightly-contested games against Autauga Academy in the AISA Class AA state championship series Tuesday, finishing as state runners-up.
Murmurings started rising like dinner rolls in an oven amongst the crowd gathered to spectate Edgewood softball’s regional tournament game Thursday.
Every week of the high school sports season, the Wetumpka Herald will host a poll to honor the Elmore County area’s top athlete with the Fan’s Choice Player of the Week.
Behind a strong hitting performance and the relief efforts of pitcher Walker Hall, Edgewood's baseball team picked up a 13-6 win against Escambia Academy in an elimination playoff game Friday.
Kim, Haylee and Lindsey Brown will make one final run in the playoffs for Edgewood softball before Haylee departs for college.
Edgewood Academy catcher Brooks Dobson parlayed a great work ethic and team-first mentality into an opportunity to play baseball at the next level.
Baseball and softball teams in the Elmore County area continue to hold competitive rankings amongst their respective classes during the second half of the season.
Only two Elmore County area softball teams were in action last week as Tallassee, Edgewood Academy, Stanhope Elmore and Holtville all took the week off for spring break.
Faith Wheat took a broken back that ended her freshman season and used it as a spark for the rest of her career with Edgewood Academy.
After concluding a 14-game undefeated streak that included a championship run in the PCA Tournament, Tallassee softball remains ranked as the No. 2 team in Alabama Class 5A by the Alabama Sports Writers Association.
Elmore County and Edgewood were the only two area softball teams that played multiple games last week, with the Mustangs improving upon their area-best record and the Wildcats going 2-2 across four contests.
Action in baseball was limited last week due to severe weather in the Elmore County area but each of the six area teams still managed to play at least one contest.
The first softball and baseball state rankings from the AWSA have been revealed with Tallassee softball leading the way.
With multiple tournaments being played around the state of Alabama this weekend, there was plenty of softball action for the teams of the Elmore County area as some programs played as many as nine games.
Stanhope Elmore suffered its first setback of the season this past week against Holtville as other Elmore County teams begin to rise.
Baseball programs have been loosening up through the early part of the season and Elmore County High went from 1-4 to 4-4 on the season with three straight program wins to break back even on the young season.
The Bryant-Jordan Foundation has released the list of senior student-athletes selected as recipients of the 2021 Bryant-Jordan Regional Scholar-Athlete and Student Achievement Awards and five athletes from Elmore and Tallapoosa County received honors.
Elmore County and Wetumpka continue to surge early in the season but Edgewood has also picked up the pace a bit going 2-3 in their games played last week.
The softball season is underway and Elmore County is the heir apparent, leading the way with a 6-1 record; but the Wetumpka Indians have made early progress with five early season wins themselves.
The the Alabama High School Athletic Association announced the Board of Control approved the AHSAA’s “Return to Play Best Practices” recommended guidelines for spring sports Wednesday.
It has been a weird year for celebrating high school seniors across all sports. We have seen missed ceremonies, virtual celebrations and Senior Nights that happen on the first game of the year.
It wasn't the prettiest of starts to Thursday's area matchup between Edgewood and Autauga. The two teams combined for just 30 points in the first half and neither coach appeared to be feeling good about his team's performance heading into the locker room.
It did not take long for Edgewood’s girls basketball team to get things started in Thursday’s rivalry game against Autauga. The Wildcats led by as many as 18 points in the first half before holding off a furious rally by the Generals as Edgewood grabbed a 52-46 home victory.