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By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com GERALDINE, Ala. — The Southern Torch Coach of the Week is Brad Waldrop, Head Coach for the Geraldine Football team. Coach Waldrop graduated from Sylvania High School where he was a standout football player. 

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com VALLEY HEAD, Ala. — This week’s Spotlight on Coaches is shining on Heath Vincent, Head Coach for the Valley Head Tigers Varsity Football Team. Vincent lives in Hammondville and is an alumnus of Fort

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com VALLEY HEAD, Ala. — For my third stop of Inside The Huddle, I went to Valley Head to watch the Tigers in action under the direction of new Head Coach Heath Vincent. Winners

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — This week’s Spotlight on Coaches is shining on Nick Ledbetter, Head Coach for the Plainview Bears Varsity Football Team. Ledbetter is a Rainsville native and alumnus of Plainview High School.

Ledbetter Comes Home

PHOTO: (Sonya Elrod Photography) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — At this week’s DeKalb County Board of Education meeting, Nick “Rudy” Ledbetter was named as the new Head Football Coach for the Plainview Bears. Ledbetter is an alumnus of

PHOTO: Pruitt pictured with his new Jackson County family. (Submitted Photo) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor PISGAH, Ala. — Rainsville native Luke Pruitt was named Head Coach for the Pisgah Eagles earlier today. Pruitt has recently served under his father, Dale

PHOTO: Fort Payne Head Coach Paul Ellis has accepted a new coaching position in Georgia. By Marla Jones, Sports Editor FORT PAYNE, Ala. – According to Fort Payne High School Principal Brian Jett, head football coach Paul Ellis has accepted a position

PHOTO: Pictured above (Front Row L-R): Cade Underwood, Evan Chandler, Hunter Machen, Jesse Matthews, Hunter Willingham, Carson Walston. (Back Row L-R): Eli Hilley, Evan Woodall, Lee Ayers, Toby Bowen, William Hill, and Hank Woodall. By Marla Jones, Sports Editor FYFFE, Ala.—The

PHOTO: In the last second of overtime play, the Plainview Bears pulled off a state championship victory, defeating the Hillcrest-Evergreen Jaguars, 78-75. (Kristy Gallagher | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — In a game that will go down

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