Tag "Basketball"

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

PHOTO: The Fyffe Lady Red Devils will advance to the State Semifinals held at the BJCC on Monday night at 6 pm (Kristy Gallagher | Sports & More) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor  marla@southerntorch.com JACKSONVILLE, Ala. — In a show of

Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala.—On Tuesday, December 13, 2016 The new Fyffe gym will officially be dedicated to Coach Mike Cochran. Mike Cochran graduated from Fyffe High School in 1979 and earned his college degree and Masters in

  By C. Campbell, Staff Writer cody@southerntorch.com   Today, Saturday, the 8th of October, former Fort Payne Wildcat basketball player Terrence Hill will be enshrined in the Kennesaw State University Basketball Hall of Fame. Playing basketball at Kennesaw State in

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.—The Plainview Basketball teams will host their 3rd Annual Fundamentals camp, July 25-27, 2016 at the Plainview High School Gym.  Participants, ages first through sixth grade,  from all schools are encouraged to attend.