Tag "Football"

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com GERALDINE, Ala. — The Southern Torch Coach of the Week is Brad Waldrop, Head Coach for the Geraldine Football team. Coach Waldrop graduated from Sylvania High School where he was a standout football player. 

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com GERALDINE, Ala. — For my fourth stop of “Inside The Huddle”, we visited with the Class 3A Geraldine Bulldogs! Geraldine has more than their share of talented players and I expect them to be

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com VALLEY HEAD, Ala. — For my third stop of Inside The Huddle, I went to Valley Head to watch the Tigers in action under the direction of new Head Coach Heath Vincent. Winners

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — This week’s Spotlight on Coaches is shining on Nick Ledbetter, Head Coach for the Plainview Bears Varsity Football Team. Ledbetter is a Rainsville native and alumnus of Plainview High School.

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On my second stop of Inside The Huddle, I visited with the Plainview Bears and new coach Nick “Rudy” Ledbetter. The Plainview Bears were always my rival when I was

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala. — This week’s Spotlight on Coaches is shining on Paul Benefield, Head Coach for the Fyffe Red Devils Varsity Football Team! Benefield is a Fyffe High School alumni and received his degree from Jacksonville

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala. — What better way to kick off my third season of “Inside the Huddle” than with a visit with the Fyffe Red Devil football team? Coach Benefield and his staff are

Ledbetter Comes Home

PHOTO: (Sonya Elrod Photography) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — At this week’s DeKalb County Board of Education meeting, Nick “Rudy” Ledbetter was named as the new Head Football Coach for the Plainview Bears. Ledbetter is an alumnus of

Calling All Refs!

PHOTO: (The Odyssey Online) By Staff Reports SAND MOUNTAIN, Ala. — Any new organization is subject to find its first year filled with uncertainty and growing pains, but for the Greater Sand Mountain Football Officials Association, the first year was filled with

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala. — Two Fyffe Red Devils will represent DeKalb County as they cheer on the Jacksonville State University Gamecocks in their upcoming season. Isabelle Blackwell and Dakota Dalton are shown above as they sign their