Hope in the Storm

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor FORT PAYNE, Ala. — “But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength;

Lady Bears represent DeKalb well

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor MONTGOMERY, Ala. — On Thursday, May 17, 2018, the Plainview Lady Bears softball team stepped

Fort Payne Golf Comes Up Short

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. — At the 80th Annual Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) State Golf

Lady Bears Are State Bound!

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Plainview Lady Bears softball team are headed to the Alabama High School Athletic

UPDATE: Fort Payne Soccer falls in State Championship

By Staff Reports UPDATE (May 14, 2018): Fort Payne falls to Homewood in the State Championship Homewood scored two goals in

2018 All-County Baseball Honors

PHOTO: Cade Willingham was named the All-DeKalb County Most Valuable Player (MVP) for 2018. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla

Ivey Signs with Gadsden State

PHOTO: Ivey signs his letter of intent with his brother, Steven, Coach Dustin Dalton, and Principal Westley King (Marla Jones |

Walls Is An Overcomer

PHOTO: (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor CROSSVILLE, Ala. — William Arthur Ward said, “Adversity causes some men to

Owens Signs with Snead

PHOTO: (Bottom Row): Jesse Owens, Karen Owens, Karli Owens, Mark Owens, Jacob Owens. (Top Row): Principal Tony Richards and Plainview Volleyball

Pruitt Named Head Coach at Pisgah

PHOTO: Pruitt pictured with his new Jackson County family. (Submitted Photo) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor PISGAH, Ala. — Rainsville native