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.
Tallassee proved in its season-opening win over Reeltown that Jalyn Daniels is as dangerous as advertised, but now the Tigers’ offense has another threat in the backfield.
Tallassee runner Woodrow Dean knew he wanted to be a professional runner when he was in the seventh grade, and the rising senior isn’t letting injuries stop him from pursuing his goal.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tallassee High dispatched Reeltown on senior night in four innings as three home runs left the yard off the bats of Lexi Love, Brooke Royster and Ella Thrash for the 17-2 victory.
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.
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.
Tallassee softball has been as good as any team in the area as of late, but is still looking to better itself as the second half of the season approaches.
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.
The Alabama high school basketball season is long gone but the recruitment path for many still moves along as local athletes continue to look for their next steps beyond the hallowed halls of high school.