The Elmore County football team is still looking for its first win of the season, and it will have to overcome quite the challenge to get it this week.
Despite having 18 players quarantined due to COVID-19 protocols, the Holtville Bulldogs started Class 5A, Region 4 play with a convincing win on Friday night.
Aubrey Allen has already made herself known in the high school softball ranks, but now the Elmore County pitcher will have her chance to do so at the college level.
Girls ages 4 to 13 from across Elmore County will have an opportunity to learn from some of the area’s best dance majorettes and cheerleaders at the end of this month.
Hayden Holton, a 2020 graduate of Elmore County High School, was selected by the National Federation of High School Associations as the national recipient of the National High School Spirit of Sport Award.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Elmore County volleyball head coach Kim Moncrief was selected to be one of the coaches for the South Alabama All-Stars in the AHSAA’s North-South All-Star volleyball game Thursday.
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 dispatched Horseshoe Bend in five innings Monday, securing an 11-1 victory behind a six-run fifth inning to lock down the programs’ 13th win of the season.
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.