Tag "Crossville Lions"

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) BOAZ, Ala. — The Crossville Lions travelled to take on the Boaz Pirates in region play on Friday night. Boaz defeated Crossville, 35-3.  The Crossville Lions stood toe to

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) SPRINGVILLE, Ala. — The Crossville Lions fell to the Springville Tigers 43-14 on Friday night. Cam Adkins of Springville returned the opening kickoff 72 yards to start the game. The

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) ALEXANDRIA, Ala. – The Crossville Lions were knocked down last Friday night by Region 6 opponent Alexandria, 66-14. With 6:40 remaining in the first quarter, the Valley Cubs took the lead

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) CROSSVILLE, Ala. — The Crossville Lions defeated their 5A, Region 6 rival Douglas Eagles 31-7 for their first win of the season last Friday night. This marked their first victory

(Photo by Marla Jones) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor CROSSVILLE, Ala. — The Crossville Lions fell to the Etowah Blue Devils 52-7 in their  Class 5A, Region 6 season opener. Etowah attacked fast and hard in the first quarter,  scoring

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com CROSSVILLE, Ala. — The Collinsville Panthers took down the Crossville Lions 47-14 on Friday night. The Panthers scored 26, unanswered points in the first quarter against the Lions.  Jarrod Barkley ran 73-yards down the

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com CROSSVILLE, Ala. — The Southern Torch Coach of the Week is Dusty Darnell, new Head Coach of the Crossville Lions! Darnell is an alumnus of Crossville High School and graduated in the Class

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com CROSSVILLE, Ala. — For my next-to-last stop on this season’s Inside The Huddle, I stopped in to see the Crossville Lions. I was lucky enough to meet new head coach for the Lions, Dusty

Friday Football Fever

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Soon the stands will be filled with expectant fans ready for their team to take on the field for the first football games of the 2018 season. Some teams will

PHOTO: On Sunday, friends and family of Hunter Jones, who tragically passed away in an ATV accident earlier in the year, gathered to dedicated a new basketball court in Crossville’s Town Park. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) Marla Jones, Sports Editor