Tag "coaches"

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — The Southern Torch Coach of the Week is Coach James (Ernie) Willingham, Head Coach of the Collinsville Panthers Varsity Football Team.   Coach Ernie Willingham is a Collinsville graduate.  After

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala. — This week’s Spotlight on Coaches is shining on Paul Benefield, Head Coach for the Fyffe Red Devils Varsity Football Team! Benefield is a Fyffe High School alumni and received his degree from Jacksonville

PHOTO: The Varsity Boys and Girls Brackets for the 2017 Sand Mountain Tournament. See below for the JV Schedule. By Marla Jones, Sports Editor  marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The 2017 Sand Mountain Tournament will be held at Crossville this year, and

PHOTO: Sports Editor Marla Jones with Ider’s Head Coach, Brent Tinker. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com  IDER, Ala.—The Southern Torch Coach of the Week is Brent Tinker, Head Coach of the Ider Hornets Varsity Football

PHOTO: This week, for Inside the Huddle, we visited the Geraldine Bulldogs! (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com GERALDINE, Ala. — For the second stop of  “Inside the Huddle”, we visited the Class 3A, Geraldine Bulldogs! Coach

PHOTO: Sports Editor, Marla Jones, and Coach Benefield sporting the signature “Paul Benefield hat”. By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala.—The Southern Torch Coach of the Week is Paul Benefield, Head Coach for the Fyffe Red Devils Varsity Football

PHOTO: Jesse Pittman and Brody Henderson, students at Geraldine High School, help unload recently donated golf supplies. (Keith Atchley | DeKalb County Schools) Contributed by DeKalb County Schools FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Mrs. Elaine Lands, a Fort Payne resident, recently contacted DeKalb County Schools

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

By Lucas Pruett This week as I write, I am currently sitting in a missionary house called Haciendo Esperanza (The House of Hope) in the Dominican Republic. I have the privelege of being one of the coaches for baseball team

By Marla Jones marla@southerntorch.com Sylvania 81-Plainview 69 RAINSVILLE, Ala.— The 30 and under Old Timers Championship Game between Sylvania and Plainview was held Saturday night.  This game was worth the price of admission. The players  were the alumni of Plainview