Former Plainview Lady Bear Bailey Smart has gotten off to a hot start at the plate in her first season at the collegiate level with the Jacksonville State Lady Gamecocks.
COLLINSVILLE – Collinsville’s softball program is sending another standout athlete to play for Snead State as junior outfielder Courtney Baine decided to continue her education and softball playing career with the Lady Parsons Wednesday afternoon.
MONTGOMERY – After a 1-1 start Thursday in the Class 3A State Tournament, the Plainview Lady Bears knew they had a long Friday ahead of them if they hoped to climb out of the losers’ bracket and claim a state title.
HUNTSVILLE – The Plainview Lady Bears are headed to Montgomery after completing a perfect 3-0 run to win the 3A North Regional Tournament in Huntsville this past weekend.
HUNTSVILLE – The Fort Payne Lady Wildcats had their season end Thursday in the 6A North Regional after dropping their first two matchups of the tournament to Athens and Oxford.
HUNTSVILLE – The Ider Lady Hornets split their first two games of the 2A North Regional and were still in the running for a spot in the state tournament after Thursday’s action.
The Ider Lady Hornets came up just short of winning an area title Friday night in a pair of heartbreaking losses to the Section Lady Lions in the 2A, Area 15 tournament at home.
The Geraldine Lady Bulldogs punched their ticket to the 3A North Regional Tournament in Huntsville with a blowout win Monday over Brindlee Mountain and went on to become Area 13 Tournament champions after another win over New Hope on Tuesday.
The Collinsville Lady Panthers were crowned 2A, Area 12 tournament champions Tuesday after a huge third-inning rally helped lift them to a 10-7 comeback win over the Sand Rock Lady Wildcats.
The Collinsville Lady Panthers won their postseason opener in dramatic fashion at home Monday thanks to a walk-off RBI single from senior catcher Abbigale Ford in extra innings.
Class 3A’s top-ranked Plainview Lady Bears made a clean 3-0 sweep through the 2018 DeKalb County Varsity Softball Tournament to claim the county championship trophy for a third consecutive year.
The Fort Payne Lady Wildcats clinched the 6A, Area 14 regular-season title Thursday following a pair of wins on the road in a varsity doubleheader at Brewer.
The Ider Lady Hornets clinched the 2A, Area 15 regular-season title and the right to host their area tournament Tuesday following a 7-2 win at home over the Fyffe Lady Red Devils.
The Fort Payne Lady Wildcats started a 3-1 run at the Gadsden Umpires Tournament over the weekend with a pair of walk-off wins Friday from freshman catcher Hannah Buffington.
The Collinsville Lady Panthers powered their way to a blowout win over the Piedmont Lady Bulldogs Monday in a game where the final score looked more like it belonged in a football game.
FORT PAYNE – Class 2A’s No. 8-ranked Ider Lady Hornets used a huge second inning to beat the Geraldine Lady Bulldogs 10-6 Thursday at Fort Payne’s Spring Break Tournament.
FORT PAYNE – Class 3A’s No. 8-ranked Sylvania Lady Rams pummeled the Geraldine Lady Bulldogs 13-2 in a game that started Thursday and was resumed Friday due to rain in Fort Payne’s Spring Break Tournament.
FORT PAYNE – The Fort Payne Lady Wildcats held off a late comeback attempt to beat Class 2A’s No. 8-ranked Ider Lady Hornets Thursday in their spring break tournament 3-2 in six innings.
The Ider Lady Hornets clobbered their way to a pair of mercy-rule victories over Asbury and North Sand Mountain by a combined score of 29-1 on Monday and Tuesday at home.
The Plainview Lady Bears swept their way through the Crossville Early Bird Tournament with a trio of 5-inning wins over Fyffe, White Plains and Sand Rock on Saturday.
The Collinsville Lady Panthers grabbed their first win of the 2018 season Thursday in dominant fashion in a 17-2 beating of the Crossville Lady Lions in five innings.
FORT PAYNE – Fort Payne senior and softball star Ashlyn Holland signed to continue her education and softball playing career with the Lady Tigers of Chattanooga State Community College on Monday morning.
Plainview senior Bailey Smart signed to continue her education and softball playing career at Jacksonville State University on Tuesday at the DeKalb County Schools Coliseum.
BOAZ – The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) announced that 35 Snead State Community College student-athletes, including three former DeKalb County stars, earned NJCAA All-Academic awards.
Earlier this week, DeKalb County’s high school softball coaches met to select the 35 athletes who shined the brightest on the diamond and honor their efforts with a spot on the 2017 All DeKalb County Softball Team.
After a long 2017 high school softball season that saw three DeKalb County teams win their Area Tournaments, six qualify for Regionals and two advance to the AHSAA State Tournament, 15 local athletes have been named to the 2017 Alabama Sports Writers Association All-State Softball Team.
MONTGOMERY – The Class 2A North Central Regional champion Collinsville Lady Panthers fell to the Horseshoe Bend Lady Generals in a heartbreaking 3-2 loss in their state tournament opener Wednesday morning.
MONTGOMERY – The Plainview Lady Bears have shown the ability to hit the ball up and down their lineup throughout the season thus, but that wasn’t the case in their Class 3A State Tournament opener against the Slocomb Lady Red Tops.
HUNTSVILLE – The Fort Payne Lady Wildcats’ 2017 season ended over the weekend after posting a 2-2 record at the Class 6A North Regional Tournament over the weekend.
HUNTSVILLE – The Class 2A, Area 15 champion Fyffe Lady Red Devils fell just two wins shy of advancing past the North Regional Tournament over the weekend and into the State Tournament.
HUNTSVILLE – The two-time defending Class 2A state runner-up Ider Lady Hornets fell just one win shy of returning to the State Tournament after the North Regional Tournament over the weekend.
The Plainview Lady Bears are bound for Montgomery this week after qualifying for the Class 3A State Softball Tournament in Huntsville over the weekend at the North Regional Tournament.
The Collinsville Lady Panthers are headed to Montgomery after completely dominating the competition and sweeping their way through the Class 2A Softball North Central Regional Tournament in Tuscaloosa over the weekend.
Snead State Community College freshman and former Sylvania Lady Ram Madison Burt helped send the Lady Parsons to the NJCAA Tournament with five RBIs in Game 1 of the District I Championship Series over the weekend in Spartanburg, South Carolina.