All-State accolades continue rolling in for Elmore County area athletes.
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.
Torran Smith isn’t just a coach with the Reeltown softball program, he’s also the clock keeper, a football coach, a man and an alumnus of the very school he came back to coach at.
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.
A season comes down to a couple of games in softball and for the Tallassee Tigers, their season came to a close Tuesday afternoon in Choccolocco during the State Softball tournament.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The first softball and baseball state rankings from the AWSA have been revealed with Tallassee softball leading the way.
Tuesday brought skies smothered by gray clouds and a series of rainouts for the softball and baseball teams of the Elmore County area, showing once again that spring sports schedules can be unpredictable.
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.
Elmore County was in the lead in the first inning but the Tallassee Tigers’ near comeback in the fourth almost spelled disaster as the Panthers exited with the 12-8 victory Thursday night.