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By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala.– The Class 2A, No.1 ranked, Fyffe Red Devils defeated the No. 6 ranked Collinsville Panthers, 24-3 on Friday night.  With 6:10 remaining in the first quarter, Ike Rowell stampeded his way

COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — The Class 2A, No. 6 ranked Collinsville Panthers defeated the North Sand Mountain Bisons, 54-28 on Friday night.   This win gives the Collinsville Panthers a 3-0 start to their 100th season.  They are 1-0 in region play.

Neighbor VS Neighbor

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — The Collinsville Panthers defeated the Crossville Lions 40-13 on Friday. Crossville struck early, with 8:35 remaining in the first, with a 52-yard touchdown by Trace Allen.  The 2-point conversion was

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: Last Thursday night, Deputies and Agents with the Sheriff’s Office Narcotics and Criminal Interdiction Unit assisted the Collinsville Police Department with a saturation operation in the city

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full Video on our Facebook) The DeKalb County Board of Education held their regularly scheduled meeting on July 30, at the Facilities Building. The Board started the meeting with

All-Star Week

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Several DeKalb County & Fort Payne City athletes had the honor of being selected to play in the North-South All-Star week hosted by Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) in

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 Staff Reports COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — Senator Phil Williams presented a check for $9,360 to the Collinsville High School Athletic Club this week.  The money was designated for the Diamond Renovation Project which is working to create a locker room

By Marla Jones,Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Coaches from across DeKalb County recently gathered to make their selections for the 2018 All-County Football team. Fyffe senior runningback Payton Anderson was named the Player of the Year.  Junior