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By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — In DeKalb and Jackson Counties, we know football fans are anticipating the upcoming football season as much as we are. Football is a way of life for us, even our

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, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) ALICEVILLE, Ala. — The Collinsville Panthers fell to the Aliceville Yellow Jackets, 20-9 in the second round of the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) State Playoffs. The first quarter

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By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — In a game that had fans on the edge of their seats for all of the fourth quarter, the Collinsville Panthers defeated the Westbrook Christian Warriors, 35-21

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — The Collinsville Panthers finished  their regular season play, shutting out the Valley Head Tigers, 34-0.  This win gives the Panthers their fifth straight shutout of the season.

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — The Collinsville Panthers shutout the Cedar Bluff Tigers, 31-0 on Friday night. Jason Perez put the Panthers on the board first with a Cedar Bluff interception that

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) GADSDEN, Ala. — The Valley Head Tigers fell to the Coosa Christian Conquerors, 71-14 on the road Friday night. The Conquerors jumped to an early lead scoring 21 unanswered points

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) SAND ROCK, Ala. — The Collinsville Panthers shutout the Sand Rock Wildcats, 56-0 Friday night.  This regional win pushed the Panthers to a 4-1 regional record and a 6-1 overall

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) SECTION, Ala. — The Collinsville Panthers brutally attacked the Section Lions, shutting them out 51-0 on Friday night. The Panthers scored on a 80-yard run by Jarrod Barkley with

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Cheryl Boydston) IDER, Ala. — The Ider Hornets hosted the Collinsville Panthers for their homecoming on Friday. The Panthers spoiled Ider’s homecoming, defeating them 50-20. Mason McKinney struck first for Collinsville on a