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By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter (Photo by Marla Jones) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Gardendale Rockets defeated the Fort Payne Wildcats 21-14 in the first round of the Class 6A Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) playoffs last Friday night.

By Amy Thrash, Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com BIRMINGHAM Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats fell to the Carver Birmingham Rams 28-7 on Friday night. The Wildcats’ defense came out strong and forced a three-and-out. With 6:36 remaining in the first quarter, Jordan

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats celebrated Senior Night with a 37-22 win over the Cullman Bearcats. With 8:20 remaining in the first quarter, the Bearcats put

Cats Bag the Bucks

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) FORT PAYNE, Ala. —The Fort Payne Wildcats defeated the Buckhorn Bucks, 17-0 on Friday night. Fort Payne is now 4-0 in 6A Region 8 play. At the end of

Homecoming Victory

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats defeated the Lee Huntsville Generals in region play 45-18 on Friday night. In the first quarter, Fort Payne had no problem moving

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats came up short in a 21-14 loss to the Etowah Blue Devils. The Wildcats started out strong by forcing a three-and-out on

Hail Mary!

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats defeated the Mae Jemison Jaguars 48-47 in region play last Friday night. The Wildcats are now 2-0 in Region Play. In the first

Friday Football Fever

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Soon the stands will be filled with expectant fans ready for their team to take on the field for the first football games of the 2018 season. Some teams will