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Homecoming Victory

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Kristy Gallagher) SYLVANIA, Ala. — The Sylvania Rams celebrated homecoming with a 59-13 victory over the New Hope Indians. The Rams scored with 8:10 remaining in the first quarter, on Quarterback

The Race Is On

By Marla Jones & Zach Hester, Reporters DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Tuesday night, both major political parties made their case to DeKalb County voters at two separate rallies in Fort Payne. The DeKalb County Democrats hosted gubernatorial candidate Walt

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Kayla Fortner) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Cornerstone Christian Academy Eagles fell to Brooklane Baptist, 43-31 last Friday night. Cornerstone struck first with a touchdown, taking the early lead despite the failure of

Bisons Beat Hornets

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Cheryl Boydston) IDER, Ala. — The Ider Hornets fell short in their fight against the North Sand Mountain Bisons, 64-20, last Friday night. With 8:51 remaining in the first, Jacob Higdon scored

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — The Collinsville Panthers faced the Asbury Rams for their Homecoming, defeating them 59-13. Collinsville started their attack early, with a 34-yard run by Jarrod Barkley with

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Plainview Bears defeated the Brindlee Lions, 55-6 and earned a regional win on Friday. Plainview struck early on a 73-yard quarterback keeper by Andrew McLaughlin. 

Devils Remain Perfect

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Cheryl Boydston) FYFFE, Ala. — The Fyffe Red Devils shutout the Cedar Bluff Tigers, 56-0 to remain perfect in season play. After a Ike Rowell blocked punt, Payton Anderson put Fyffe on

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) RAGLAND, Ala. — The Valley Head Tigers were defeated by the Ragland Devils 47-6 on Friday. The Devils scored on their first possession with 10:04 remaining in the first quarter.

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photos) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Chances are you have seen a picture in the cotton fields on your Facebook feed. You have the Love family to thank for that. The Love family consists of

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, October 16. Council President Brian Baine updated the Council on Mayor