With a wealth of key contributors returning, particularly on offense, Reeltown could be in line for a stellar season if it gets its depth squared away.
Accolades continue to pile in for the Elmore County area’s premier softball players, as 10 softball stars from the area collected All-State honors from the ASWA.
Alongside her incredible offensive numbers, blazing speed and dependable defense in center field, Chloe Baynes' ability to deliver in the clutch is what made her The Tribune’s choice for Elmore County Softball Player of the Year.
Keeping a program together is no easy feat but Dadeville senior Zoe Veres did that and much more in her final season as the Tigers just missed out on a berth into Regionals.
The end of the softball season brings about the summer and a sense of rest for the many athletes who put their all into their craft during a pandemic torn season.
Behind a complete-game, 11-strikeout performance from Aubrey Allen, Elmore County advanced to the second round of the state tournament with a 2-1 victory over Hayden Tuesday.
Giving up two runs late in the going against Ardmore ultimately doomed Tallassee after a tight contest to open the State Classic Tournament at Choccoloco Park in Oxford Tuesday.
Despite elevated competition, game one for Elmore County at the state tournament was business as usual for Aubrey Allen.
Having fought back from early-round defeats in back-to-back double-elimination tournaments, the Elmore County softball team enters the state championships with a number of close victories under its belt this season.
Chloe Baynes, Belle Haynes and Lexi Love headline an effective Tallassee batting order going into the state tournament Tuesday.
Reeltown’s season is alive for another day after the Reeltown Rebels’ campaign in the AHSAA Regional Tournament continued through Friday night and into Saturday.
Elmore County rattled off four consecutive victories in losers bracket play after falling in round one at the Tuscaloosa regional tournament, battling all the way back to advance to the state championship tournament next week with the region’s second and final qualifying spot.
Call it fate, call it miraculous, call it what you will, but somehow Chloe Baynes stood at the plate with two outs and the bases loaded for Tallassee in the bottom of the seventh inning with the Tigers trailing 4-3.
Elmore County responded to a difficult loss against Brewbaker Tech with a 19-4 demolishing of Sipsey Valley in an elimination game during regional tournament play Wednesday.
Both Tallassee and Demopolis’ fans hurled cheers toward the field, the latter using a megaphone to amplify the noise, as Alexis Walls squared up to deliver a 2-2 pitch.
The AHSAA Tuscaloosa regional softball tournament got underway Wednesday, and three Elmore County area teams, two in Class 5A and one in Class 6A took the field to battle for a state tournament spot.
This time last year, the world was shut down effectively due to the COVID pandemic, but a year has passed since the pandemic began and many teams are getting back to spring football.
After trailing 6-4 entering the bottom of the sixth inning in the first round of its area tournament game Thursday, Tallassee used a four-run sixth to catapult itself to an 8-6 victory over Beauregard.
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.
Almost every head coach in sports talks about building a winning culture, but few have such a detailed plan as the one Kyle Hammonds presented at Tallassee High School’s auditorium this weekend.