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By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Plainview Bears fell to the Fultondale Wildcats, 37-6 in the first round of the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) Class 3A State Playoffs. The Wildcats

Lions Cage the Bears

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch (Photo by Marla Jones) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Crossville Lions defeated the Plainview Bears 12-7 for the first time since 2002, when both teams were Class 3A region rivals. Plainview put the first points

So Close…

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) PISGAH, Ala. — For the first time in thirty years, the Pisgah Eagles defeated the Plainview Bears, 18-17. The first quarter was a back and forth battle with neither team

A Decade of Winning

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Cheryl Boydston) RAINSVILLE,Ala. — The Fyffe Red Devils defeated the Plainview Bears, 55-7 for the tenth year in a row. On Fyffe’s second play from scrimmage, Zach Pyron went 58 yards on

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by championpix.net) SYLVANIA, Ala. — The Sylvania Rams hosted the Plainview Bears in the annual Sand Mountain Showdown last Friday night. Early in the game, both teams traded possession and went three-and-out.

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

PHOTO: The Varsity Boys and Girls Brackets for the 2017 Sand Mountain Tournament. See below for the JV Schedule. By Marla Jones, Sports Editor  marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The 2017 Sand Mountain Tournament will be held at Crossville this year, and

PHOTO: The Plainview Bears celebrate their region championship win over the Sylvania Rams, 13 – 3. (Kristy Gallagher | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Friday night, the Plainview Bears defeated the Class 3A,

PHOTO: The Loomis Bros. Circus will be in Rainsville next week! (http://loomiscircus.com) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — We’ve held our drawing for the five individual family packs of tickets for the Loomis Bros. Circus, and these lucky viewers have been selected:

RAINSVILLE, Ala.—The Southern Torch Coach of the Week is Dustin Goodwin, Head Coach of the Plainview Varsity Football Team. Coach Goodwin graduated from Demopolis High School. He attended Etawamba Community College and then transferred to Auburn University.  He received his