When the Holtville volleyball team takes the court for the first time this season, there won’t be many familiar faces on the team.
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.
The Alabama Student Anglers Bass Fishing Association, or ASABFA, hosted its annual State Tournament Classic on Lake Jordan Friday. An abundance of Elmore County area schools were represented by fishing teams.
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…
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.
As area play nears its conclusion in the Elmore County area, several teams remain recognized in baseball and softball by the Alabama Sports Writers Association’s weekly poll.
As the Holtville Bulldogs basketball program rose, so too did senior Richie Hicks, who signed to continue playing at the next level achieving a dream he set when he was younger.
Only a few weeks remain in the Alabama high school softball regular season, and some of Elmore County’s top teams are showing tournament form.
The baseball programs of Elmore County swept each of the five area series they played to completion last week, posting a combined record of 12-1 in area contests.
Three Elmore County area softball teams landed in the top 10 for their respective classes in Alabama according to the Alabama Sports Writers Association this week.
Elmore County beat Holtville in game two between the two sides Thursday to even their records at 1-1 in area play. Holtville picked up a win in the tiebreaker.
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.
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 Wetumpka Sports Complex served as host to the annual River Region Invitational Friday, a track meet with 11 schools in attendance including local programs such as Wetumpka, Stanhope Elmore, Tallassee, Elmore County and Holtville.
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.