Edgewood softball coach Mark Segrest expected the AISA-AA state tournament to be a challenge for his Wildcats, especially the pitching that was awaiting the reigning state champions. After falling to Autauga in the regional championship, the path looked even more difficult for Edgewood and S…

After finishing first in its area, the Edgewood softball team received a bye in the regional tournament and clinched a spot in this week’s state tournament in Montgomery. However, the Wildcats still needed to play two games at the regional tournament to determine seeding.

After running through AISA No. 8 Hooper for a sweep on the road in the first round of the playoffs, the Edgewood baseball team will travel to face Monroe on Thursday in the quarterfinals. The Wildcats appear to be playing their best baseball at the right time and they hope to ride that momen…

After a strong regular season, the Edgewood softball team has primed itself for another run at the state championship. The Wildcats won the title last season in AISA-AAA but have moved down a classification and will have a new group of teams to go through this season but coach Mark Segrest b…

Edgewood needed to find some special performances to pull off its first-round upset of Hooper last week. The Wildcats looked to Cade Bazzell on the mound and at the plate and he delivered to send the Wildcats into the quarterfinals. He is the Elmore County Player of the Week.

Track teams from 23 different high schools around the state met at Jordan Memorial Stadium for the Water Under the Bridge III meet in Selma. Six different Wetumpka athletes walked away with first-place finishes along with four top-three finishes in team events.

The Stanhope Elmore softball team took a huge step in preparing for the postseason with its win over Wetumpka on Tuesday. However, the Mustangs struggled to build off that victory throughout the week including an early exit in their own tournament over the weekend.

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After last week’s series win over No. 8 Elmore County, the Holtville baseball team pushed into the Alabama Sports Writers Association’s top 10 in Class 4A this week. The Bulldogs are 17-7 and just clinched a playoff spot with a win over Handley on Tuesday. They can clinch the area title and …

Edgewood saw its baseball playoff hopes come to an end last week when it settled for a split on the road against area opponent Coosa Valley. The Wildcats (10-17) could not erase an early two-run deficit in the first game but responded with a 4-1 win as a consolation prize in the second game …

The Wetumpka softball team finished off a regular season sweep of Selma last week with an 18-3 win at home. The Indians extended their winning streak to four games and were 3-0 entering Tuesday night’s meeting with Stanhope Elmore.

Morgan Academy entered Friday’s baseball game at Edgewood with the No. 1 ranking in AISA and an undefeated record. The Senators quickly showed how that ranking was earned, jumping out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning before running away with a 13-4 victory against the Wildcats.

While Holtville and Tallassee are preparing for Thursday’s big showdown on the softball field, the Alabama Sports Writers Association released its new rankings for baseball and softball. The Bulldogs (26-8) fell from No. 1 to No. 2 in Class 4A while the Tigers (26-4) stayed put at No. 3 in 5A.

The Edgewood baseball team ended a three-game losing streak Saturday with a pair of road victories against Northside Methodist. The Wildcats had four players hit home runs across the two games and improved to 7-11 on the season.

Despite being in the No. 9 hole, Kaylyn Richardson went to work for Wetumpka’s softball team Thursday in an 11-1 win over Sylacauga. She racked up three hits, including a double and a triple, and had four RBIs to lead her team to victory.

A quartet of locals were recognized this weekend as they were named to the Alabama Sports Writers Association all-state teams. The county had a pair of second-team selections and two third-team selections.

When football season ended, Edgewood coach Darryl Free had a quick turnaround to get the boys basketball team ready for the season ahead. However, after winning a total of 11 games during the previous two seasons, the Wildcats entered 2019 with a new sense of confidence and they rode that to…

The Edgewood softball team stormed into the championship game of its own tournament on Saturday night but fell short, losing to Bessemer Academy, 7-3. The Wildcats finished the weekend with three wins and are now 7-2 on the season.

JC Bush was becoming too familiar with the feeling of being on the losing end of the scoreboard. Edgewood won a total of just 11 games during his sophomore and junior seasons but Bush, now a senior, believed there was something bigger coming before his high school career ended.

Not many playoffs teams get to finish their seasons with a win but Edgewood did just that Friday night with a nice bonus. The Wildcats defeated Autauga for the third time this season, knocking off the Generals 38-21 at the Multiplex at Cramton Bowl in Montgomery to claim the school’s third s…

The Edgewood-Autauga rivalry is going to have one more chapter on the basketball court this season. The Wildcats defeated Lowndes for the third time this season on Thursday night, using a 22-2 run to pull away for the 45-29 victory in the AISA-AA semifinals.

Edgewood basketball had a busy day at the Multiplex at Cramton Bowl in Montgomery on Tuesday. The boys opened the morning with a 54-48 win against South Choctaw to improve to 20-5 on the season and advance to Thursday’s AISA-AA semifinals round.

The Edgewood boys basketball team was crowned as area champions last week after its dramatic win over Autauga. The Wildcats were rewarded with a bye into the quarterfinals of the AISA state tournament and the team has 10 days between games to prepare for its next opponent.

The Edgewood baseball team began its preparation for the new season last week when it returned to the practice field. The Wildcats are looking to build off last year’s success under first-year head coach Joey Potts.

Edgewood turned the ball over 29 times Friday night as it fell to Lowndes Academy 36-26 in the area opener. The Wildcats fell to 6-11 on the season and extended their season-long losing streak to five games.

Edgewood outscored Lowndes Academy by 16 points in the second quarter and rode its defense to a 55-39 victory in its are opener Friday night. JC Bush led the offense with 13 points and four assists as the Wildcats improved to 13-4 on the season.

All six Elmore County programs were represented on the Alabama Sports Writers Association all-state football team released last week, with coach Tim Perry and four Wetumpka players leading the charge.

Edgewood forced 24 turnovers and allowed just four points in the fourth quarter on its way to its sixth consecutive victory. Austin Patrick led the team with four steals as the Wildcats pulled away from Evangel in the second half to win 68-39 on Thursday night.

Edgewood’s girls basketball team made it to the Elite Eight last season in its first year under coach Jay Adams, who hopes that experience will pay off quickly on a roster filled with seniors.

Edgewood entered the 2018 season with more than one doubt around the football program. The Wildcats had lost 20 consecutive games and saw three head coaches in a span of two months before the season began.

Edgewood’s expectations were as high as they could be entering the 2018 season and the Wildcats lived up to all of them until running into Macon-East in the AISA-AA championship match. Edgewood did not have an answer for Macon’s strong attack as the Knights pulled away from the state’s top-r…

Edgewood Academy is back in the state semifinals after a two-year absence but the Wildcats have a new look to the team this time. Edgewood will enter Friday night’s matchup as the underdogs against Escambia, which was ranked No. 5 at the end of the regular season.

Tyler Abernathy was the only senior to take the field for Edgewood during its 35-14 win at Success Unlimited on Thursday night. The Wildcats needed to come from behind for the victory and Abernathy was the key for Edgewood to get back on the winning track.

Edgewood showed why it is the top-ranked team in the state with Monday’s straight set victory over Tuscaloosa Academy in the Elite 8. The Wildcats had 14 aces and had six different players record a kill in the victory. Edgewood coach Sellers Dubberley was pleased with the victory but said th…

Edgewood Academy will be playing in its first postseason game since 2015 when it hosts Clarke Prep on Friday night. The Wildcats are one of the biggest surprises in AISA this season but coach Darryl Free said the team is looking further than just a one-and-done playoff appearance.

This is the final week of the regular season for AHSAA football teams but almost all the 208 playoff spots have been decided. The postseason begins Nov. 2 and three schools across Elmore County are preparing to make a run at a state championship.

The volleyball regular season comes to an end this week as teams prepare for the start of postseason play. Area tournaments will be hosted on campuses around the state as teams compete for a chance to play in the super regionals. The top two teams in each area will advance to the next round,…

After starting 4-0 in region play, Edgewood has put itself in position to play for an AA Region 1 title this week. Unfortunately for the Wildcats, the state’s top-ranked team stands in the way Thursday night. No. 1 Autauga is currently on a six-game winning streak and will be looking to win …