Tag "Bulldogs"

Dogs Cage the Eagles

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) PISGAH, Ala. — The Geraldine Bulldogs defeated the Pisgah Eagles, 28-12 on Friday night. With 2:39 remaining in the first quarter, Andrew Hall stampeded into the endzone for the

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Kristy Gallagher) GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Fort Payne native Evan McPherson has been named SEC Freshman of the Week. The Florida Gators kicker was named as Freshman of the Week after his team’s

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) SARDIS, Ala. — The Geraldine Bulldogs stood strong despite a fourth quarter comeback by the Sardis Lions.  The Bulldogs took down the Lions, 20-19 The Bulldogs attacked first, scoring

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) NEW HOPE,Ala. — The Geraldine Bulldogs defeated the New Hope Indians 47-14 in Class 3A, Region 7 play last Friday night. The Geraldine Bulldogs are now 3-0 in Region play.

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com CROSSVILLE, Ala. — Saturday night, Crossville and Geraldine met for their annual rival game , “The Battle of Skirum Creek.” This game pairs neighbor against neighbor in the time honored tradition.  Geraldine fought

PHOTO: Rachel Abrams, whose niece was killed by dogs recently on Sand Mountain, addresses the Fort Payne Council meeting regarding the dog attack. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) To begin yesterday’s

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com For the past nine weeks, I have had the honor to attend football practices at every school in the county. At each school, I was able to interact with the coaching staff and players. 

GERALDINE, Ala.— The Southern Torch Coach of the Week is Brad Waldrop, Head Coach of the Geraldine Bulldogs Varsity Football team. Coach Waldrop graduated from Sylvania High School where he was a standout football player.  After several years in the

Featured image: Raul Arevalo shows the team how to do the jumps. By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com GERALDINE, Ala. — The Geraldine Varsity Bulldogs have what it takes to be a powerhouse in Class 3A this season.  They have several

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com GERALDINE, Ala.— Six area teams competed in the 2016 Dekalb County Spring Jamboree at Geraldine High School, Friday night. In the first game, Ider Varsity Hornets faced the Crossville Lions in one quarter play.