Tag "Crossville"

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DOUGLAS, Ala. — The Crossville Lions defeated the Douglas Eagles, 24-7 in Class 5A, Region 6 play on Friday night.  With 2:33 remaining in the first quarter, Kolby Lesley sailed in from 8-yards

Story & Photos by Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com GADSDEN, Ala. — The Etowah Blue Devils defeated the Crossville Lions, 49-7 in region play last Friday night. The Blue Devils had 21 unanswered points in the first quarter, followed

By Southern Torch Staff (Submitted Photo) DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Friday, September 6, a pedestrian was killed while changing a flat tire on the Interstate 59 in DeKalb County, according to Curtis Summerville of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency

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

Story & Photo by Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com PHOTO: Plainview High School’s marching band presented a patriotic show in the 2018 DeKalb County Band Exhibition last year. FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The marching bands of DeKalb County are preparing

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

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

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

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