Tag "Football"

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) GERALDINE, Ala. — The Geraldine Bulldogs defeated the Holly Pond Broncos  29-14 to advance to the second round of the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) Class 3A State Playoffs.

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.

Battle to the End

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Cheryl Boydston) DER, Ala. —The Ider Hornets fell to the Spring Garden Panthers 41-27 on Friday night. Ider put the first points on the board with a 8-yard carry by Jacob Higdon. 

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Kristy Gallagher) SYLVANIA, Ala. — The Geraldine Bulldogs defeated the Sylvania Rams, 21-20 in a game some have said was the biggest battle of the 2018 football season.  The Bulldogs were not

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Cheryl Boydston) FYFFE, Ala.– The Fyffe Red Devils shutout the Ider Hornets 54-0 on Friday night. Zach Pyron scored the first touchdown of the night, with just :45 seconds ticked off the

So Close…

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) PISGAH, Ala. — For the first time in thirty years, the Pisgah Eagles defeated the Plainview Bears, 18-17. The first quarter was a back and forth battle with neither team

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

Record Breakers

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Cheryl Boydston) HIGDON, Ala. — The Fyffe Red Devils defeated the North Sand Mountain Bisons, 42-26 on Friday night and broke a few records in the process. Coach Paul Benefield chalked up

Region Champs

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) HAZEL GREEN, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats are the Class 6A Region 8 Champions after defeating the Hazel Green Trojans 52-42 on Friday night. The Trojans put the