Tag "Basketball"

The Kings are Crowned

By Marla Jones,Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Thursday, March 14, Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) Executive Director Steve Savarese and Associate Executive Director Alvin Briggs presented the Plainview Bears basketball team with their second Class 3A

RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Wednesday, the players hit the court for the fourth annual First State Bank Shootout. At 7pm, the Plainview Bears took on the Scottsboro Wildcats. The Bears defeated Scottsboro 71-54. Plainview took the early 24-14 lead in

Back to Back Champs

By Marla Jones,Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Kristy Gallagher) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Plainview Varsity Boys basketball team defeated the Fyffe Red Devils 87-56 to win the Sand Mountain Tournament finale on Saturday night. At the end of the first period, the Bears

By Staff Reports MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Plainview High School’s boys’ basketball team showed the world last season on the way to a 34-1 season and Class 3A state championship that its team could shoot the basketball as good as any

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On July 24, 2018, the DeKalb County Board of Education accepted the resignation of Plainview Head Girl Coaching Duties from Heather Powell. Powell was a hero on and off the court.  While

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala. — Two Fyffe Red Devils will represent DeKalb County as they cheer on the Jacksonville State University Gamecocks in their upcoming season. Isabelle Blackwell and Dakota Dalton are shown above as they sign their

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Annual Old Timers Basketball Tournament kicked off last week with 21 teams made up of over 170 players from DeKalb County. Fans were treated to 34 games, totaling 37 hours of basketball.

PHOTO: In the last second of overtime play, the Plainview Bears pulled off a state championship victory, defeating the Hillcrest-Evergreen Jaguars, 78-75. (Kristy Gallagher | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — In a game that will go down

Birmingham or Bust

PHOTO: The Plainview Varsity Bears took a victory over Piedmont last week and will head into State Semifinals on Tuesday, February 27. Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com JACKSONVILLE, Ala. — The No. 1 ranked Plainview Bears defeated the Piedmont Bulldogs, 64-36

PHOTO: On Sunday, friends and family of Hunter Jones, who tragically passed away in an ATV accident earlier in the year, gathered to dedicated a new basketball court in Crossville’s Town Park. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) Marla Jones, Sports Editor