About Athens Softball

  • Athens Softball Mission Statement
    The Purpose of the Athens High Softball Program is the development of leadership, integrity, commitment and health. Our program strives to improve performance of each individual within the program both in the classroom and on the field. The Athens High School Softball program is designed to assist our student athletes with the knowledge and discipline they need to reach their desired goals. Results are not guaranteed; they are earned. To be sure you as a player get the most from the Athens High School Softball Program, each player must be committed to improving performance and willing to give maximum effort and be honest with themselves so that we may work toward excellence together. Dedication and diligence to the program and the game will not only pay off within the game itself but also throughout life.

    "If it doestnt challenge you, it won't change you." - Fred DeVito

    “Anyone can win when things go there way, it’s the person who can overcome adversity that shows mental toughness and strength."  -Anonymous 

    Thad Prater

    Thad Prater
    Head Softball Coach  

    Accomplishments & Achievements
    Athens has been participating in Fastpitch softball since 2000. It has grown into three full teams, Varsity, Junior Varsity, and Middle School.


    • Athens has three State Championships in Slowpitch 1989, 1990, 1999
    • Athens has one State Championship in Fastpitch 2010
    • Montgomery State Tournament Qualifiers in Fastpitch
      2005, 2010, 2014
    • Area Champions
      2005, 2006, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2019
    • Area Runner-up
      2007, 2010, 2017, 2018

    Player Achievements

    • Melissia Stewart- Wallce State Community College Hanceville
    • Laura Lee Keenum- Callhoun Community College
    • Lacy Kennum- Calhoun Community College
    • Kristina Prater- University of Alabama Huntsville
    • Whitney Hawkins- Wallace State Dothan/ University of Alabama Huntsville
    • Lacy Kerr- Wallace State Hanceville
    • Amanda Rogers- Wallace State Hanceville
    • Breianna Holt- Calhoun Community College
    • Whitney Jordan- Auburn University
    • Bri Caldwell- University of North Alabama/ Columbia State/ Mississipi College
    • Rebekah Morris- Northeast Mississippi Community College
    • Tori Patterson - Snead Community College
    • Kaitlyn Scruggs- Columbia State/ University of Tuskegee
    • Cyndra Graves- University of North Alabama
    • Gracie Green- University of Alabama Huntsville


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