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Rachel Smith and daughter Savannah Smith embrace at Choccolocco Park after the final game of Piedmont’s most recent state-tournament run. (Photo by Joe Medley)

End of an Era in Piedmont

Piedmont, AL – Smith steps down as Piedmont softball coach, bringing end to highly successful family run with Bulldogs. Strott promoted. Editor’s note: East Alabama Sports

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State Softball

State Softball

Alexandria falls one game short of Class 5A finals. Piedmont, Pleasant Valley each goes 1-2 as Bulldogs complete fourth consecutive state-tourney run and Raiders complete

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Faith Christian’s boys were Class 1A state runners up in Cullman on Saturday. (Submitted photo)

Calhoun County Shines in State Track

Calhoun County, AL – Faith Christian boys take second. Donoho’s Connell, Cherokee County’s Johnson, Munford’s Frank, Handley’s Askew among multiple-event winners. Weaver’s boys dominate hurdles. Led

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Another classic

Another Piedmont Classic

Piedmont, AL – In another showdown of pitcher-catcher batteries, Piedmont prevails over Weaver 3-1 for Class 3A, Area 10 title. Both teams advance to regional. Area

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Piedmont’s McClane Mohon follows through on a hit during Thursday’s first-round Class 3A playoff series against Sylvania at Piedmont. His big day at the plate included a chance for two grand slams in one inning. (Photo by Joe Medley)

Piedmont’s Quick Hands

Piedmont, AL – Mohon’s quick hands help him hit grand slam, and Homesley’s quick glove earns him chance for game-ending double play as Piedmont sweeps Sylvania.

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Senior Ava Pope gets congratulations from Piedmont coach Rachel Smith after hitting a home run against Wellborn on Tuesday. (Photo by Jean Blackstone/For East Alabama Sports Today)

Piedmont Cutting Loose

Piedmont, AL – With still more out there to accomplish, Piedmont’s successful senior softball class looks to enjoy the rest of the ride. By Joe Medley

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Piedmont’s Savannah Smith slides head first into third base with a triple that set up the game-winning run as the Bulldogs advanced 3-2 against Pleasant Valley on Monday at Choccolocco Park. (Photo by Joe Medley)

Calhoun County Softball

Calhoun County, AL – The second day of the Calhoun County softball tournament is underway at Choccolocco Park. For updates on scores and pairings, click link

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Piedmont’s Cayla Brothers homered twice at Fort Payne on Thursday.

Calhoun County Spring Roundup

Calhoun County, AL – Piedmont’s Brothers’ homers twice. Weaver’s Fulmer throws one-hitter. Fitch leads Ohatchee charge. White Plains’ Richardson homers. Munford’s Pressley, Gaither get it done

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White Plains’ girls won the Twin Bridges Kickoff Classic on Saturday. (Submitted photo)

Spring Roundup For Calhoun County

Gadsden, AL – Rogers, White Plains girls victorious at Twin Bridges. Reports from White Plains, Handley, Piedmont and Pleasant Valley softball. Also, reports from Alexandria, Jacksonville,

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Alexandria’s girls won the Coosa River Invitational on Thursday at Silver Lakes. (Submitted photo)

Calhoun County Spring Roundup

Silver Lakes, AL – Alexandria girls win Coosa River Invitational. Big day for Donoho soccer, tennis and baseball. Piedmont baseball sweeps, and softball wins at Wellborn.

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Alexandria players charge toward Ian Cartwright after he hit the walk-off RBI single to beat Piedmont 4-3 in the first of two Calhoun County semifinals Monday at Choccolocco Park. (Photo by Joe Medley)

Calhoun County Baseball

Oxford, AL – After a long, drama-filled day of quarterfinals and semifinals, top seed Oxford and No. 2 Alexandria get through to championship round. Pairings CALHOUN

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Spring roundup

Spring Roundup for Calhoun County

Calhoun County, AL – Brunner’s bomb, Patterson’s no-no highlight big day for Alexandria baseball. Pleasant Valley’s hot hitting continues. Oxford improves to 5-1. Alexandria softball walks

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