Tag "Crossville"

Lions Cage the Bears

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch (Photo by Marla Jones) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Crossville Lions defeated the Plainview Bears 12-7 for the first time since 2002, when both teams were Class 3A region rivals. Plainview put the first points

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) SOUTHSIDE, Ala. — The Crossville Lions were defeated by the Southside Panthers 54-21 on friday night. To start the first quarter, Southside ran a 44-yard touchdown to give them the

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education, in conjunction with the DeKalb County Commission and DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, hired two new resource officers at a public

Contributed by Jenny Wootten Mann SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — To some fall brings the feeling of football and chili, but to others it means marching band and fried oreos! Last Saturday, several bands from north and central Alabama traveled to Scottsboro,

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 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

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photos by Zach Hester) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — All seven high school marching bands in DeKalb County set upon Fort Payne’s Wildcat Stadium on Sunday afternoon to take the field in exhibition. The exhibition, where bands

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com CROSSVILLE, Ala. — Saturday night, Crossville and Geraldine met for their annual rival game , “The Battle of Skirum Creek.” This game pairs neighbor against neighbor in the time honored tradition.  Geraldine fought

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