The Herald released its All-County list for softball Thursday, with 12 first team, 12 second team and 15 honorable mention selections.
With spring football closed and the summer months opening, Elmore County area football coaches are taking lessons learned from early-year practices and scrimmages and applying them as they mold their teams for the upcoming fall.
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.
With the Class 5A and 6A state championship track meets being run Thursday through Saturday, the track and field athletes of the Elmore County area saw their season come to an end.
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.
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.
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.
Zach Stevens took a frustrating end to his freshman season and used it to motivate him for a better sophomore campaign, emerging as one of Stanhope Elmore's top pitchers.
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.
Stanhope Elmore experienced few issues advancing their record to 16-1 Thursday.Park Crossing crossed onto the field of play and was dispatched in short order, run ruled by a score of 11-1 after six innings of baseball.“Guys didn’t have a whole lot of energy, but they seemed to find ways to s…
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.