Chilton County had no answer for Stanhope Elmore’s Kelbi Johnson.
Stanhope Elmore junior Colton Walls has always wanted to play baseball at Troy, so when the opportunity presented itself, it was an easy decision for the star pitcher and infielder.
Wetumpka’s volleyball team was excited and hyped up for their area matchup with Stanhope Elmore, and the scoreboard reflected that intensity on Thursday night.
Stanhope Elmore junior Zach Stevens wants to win more than anything, so there wasn’t much deliberation when he committed to South Alabama on Friday.
Antonio Trone led the way, but the complementary football Stanhope Elmore played around its star running back guided the team to a 42-20 win over Benjamin Russell Friday.
Hindered by struggling special teams and a scoreless first half, the 6A Stanhope Mustangs fell to 7A rival Prattville 29-0 in Prattville, Alabama on Friday night.
After fighting a rain delay that lasted over an hour in the first quarter, Stanhope Elmore’s defense forced turnover after turnover as the Mustangs dominated their way to a season-opening victory on Friday night.
Stanhope Elmore and Selma had their 2020 season opener canceled last year after Selma forfeited due to COVID-19, but the two teams are primed to open the 2021 high school football season on Friday night.
The Stanhope Elmore baseball program’s season ended Friday with not so much a bang as a bone-clattering collision of two well-rounded teams.
A sophomore from Wetumpka did something 27 other teams hadn’t been able to do against Stanhope Elmore’s baseball program until Thursday.
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.
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.
Every week of the high school sports season, The Wetumpka Herald will conduct a poll to honor the Elmore County area’s top athlete with the Fan’s Choice Player of the Week.
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.
Elmore County softball took on Stanhope Elmore at Stanhope Elmore High School Tuesday, picking up a 7-2 win behind a six-inning, one-run pitching performance from Aubrey Allen and two RBIs from both Kelley Green and Anna Catherine Segrest.
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.