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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

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The Dekalb County Board of Education met November 29, 2018. After the approval of minutes from last session and a 2017, an audit presentation by Cade

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

Barn Burner

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