Tag "Class 3A"

Bears Lose in 2OT

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Cheryl Boydston) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Plainview Bears lost in double overtime, 20-14 to the Susan Moore Bulldogs in Class 3A,, Region 7 play on Friday night. The first quarter was an

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — On Thursday, May 17, 2018, the Plainview Lady Bears softball team stepped onto the field in hopes of bringing the blue State Championship trophy home to Rainsville. In the first game of

PHOTO: Senior Bailey Dukes takes it to the hoop against the American Christian Academy Patriots in the Class 3A State Semifinals. (Kristy Gallagher | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com   BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — In the Alabama High School

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

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

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 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.

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com Sylvania 8, Pisgah 1 PISGAH, Ala.—The Sylvania Lady Rams defeated the Class 3A, No.3 Pisgah Lady Eagles on Thursday. Payton Davidson brought home the win from the mound, striking out an impressive 12 players. 

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com SCOTTSBORO, Ala.—The Class 3A, No. 4 Plainview Lady Bears played in the Scottsboro Invitational Tournament this weekend, where they faced three Class 6A schools. In the first game, the Lady Bears faced Wetumpka High

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com Sand Rock 3, Geraldine 1 GERALDINE, Ala.—The Sand Rock Wildcats defeated the Geraldine Bulldogs Tuesday in Class 3A, Area 13 play.  The loss for Geraldine eliminated them from advancing to the State Playoffs. Geraldine