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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.

Bulldog Battle

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) GERALDINE, Ala. — In a battle of the Bulldogs,the  Piedmont Bulldogs defeated the Geraldine Bulldogs, 26-6. The game was delayed due to a power outage but it took Geraldine no

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, 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

Dogs Cage the Eagles

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) PISGAH, Ala. — The Geraldine Bulldogs defeated the Pisgah Eagles, 28-12 on Friday night. With 2:39 remaining in the first quarter, Andrew Hall stampeded into the endzone for the

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photo) WASHINGTON, D.C. — After a year of fundraising, two local bands had the honor of performing in Washington D.C. over the weekend. Around this time last year, the Geraldine and Sylvania bands surprised DeKalb

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) SARDIS, Ala. — The Geraldine Bulldogs stood strong despite a fourth quarter comeback by the Sardis Lions.  The Bulldogs took down the Lions, 20-19 The Bulldogs attacked first, scoring

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) NEW HOPE,Ala. — The Geraldine Bulldogs defeated the New Hope Indians 47-14 in Class 3A, Region 7 play last Friday night. The Geraldine Bulldogs are now 3-0 in Region play.

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