Tag "Class 2A"

Final Round Bound

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala. — On Friday night, Fyffe defeated the Aliceville Yellow Jackets 49-8 in the semi-finals of the Class 2A Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) Playoffs. To start the game off on


By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala. — The number one ranked, Class 2A Fyffe Red Devils defeated the Ohatchee Indians, 21-13 on Friday night. Fans were on the edge of their seat most of the night as the Fyffe Red

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — On my fifth stop of Inside The Huddle, our crew made the trek to southern DeKalb County to check out what’s going on with the Collinsville Panthers! The Panthers had already

PHOTO: The Fyffe Red Devils charge the field during a practice last week. By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala.—What better way to kick off my second season of “Inside the Huddle” than with a visit with the 2016 Class

PHOTO: The DeKalb County Commission presented the 2016 Fyffe High School Football and Cheerleading teams with resolutions in recognition for winning both state championships. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch)  By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The DeKalb County

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com COLLINSVILLE, Ala.— I went “Inside the Huddle” with the Collinsville Panthers on the first official day of football practice with helmets.  State laws say that a team has to wear helmets for two days

Featured image: Warmups before hitting the weight room By Marla Jones Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com IDER, Ala.—The Ider Hornets have what it takes to be a powerhouse in Class 2A this season.  The team has several talented players that will help the

All-State Honors

Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala.—The Alabama Sports Writers Association (ASWA) recently released their 2016 All-State Baseball and Softball honors.  Each class has a first and second team along with honorable mention.  These teams are the “best of the

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.—Four area softball teams have battled to advance to the Regional Tournaments, starting this week. No. 4 ranked Ider (35-12) won all three games in the Class 2A, Area 13 Tournament to

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com Plainview 9, Ider 6 RAINSVILLE, Ala.—Class 3A, No. 5 ranked Plainview Lady Bears defeated the Class 2A, No. 3 Ider Lady Hornets in the Championship game of the Dekalb County Softball Tournament, Saturday night.