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By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com CROSSVILLE, Ala. — For our second stop on this season of Inside The Huddle, we stopped in to see the Crossville Lions. The Crossville Lions’ motto comes from Head Coach Dusty Darnell, “Quit being

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — In DeKalb and Jackson Counties, we know football fans are anticipating the upcoming football season as much as we are. Football is a way of life for us, even our

Inside The Huddle with the Sylvania Rams!

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA, Ala. — For my seventh stop on this season of Inside The Huddle, I was able to return to my old stomping grounds and visit with my alma mater, the Sylvania Rams! I

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com IDER, Ala. — For my sixth stop of Inside The Huddle, I headed up Highway 75 to meet with the Ider Hornets! As I walked up to the field house, I could not help

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — On my fifth stop of Inside The Huddle, our crew made the trek to southern DeKalb County to check out what’s going on with the Collinsville Panthers! The Panthers had already

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. — 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, 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

PHOTO: The 2017 Valley Head Tigers take on summer workouts in the weight room. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com VALLEY HEAD, Ala. — For my sixth stop of Inside the Huddle, I went to Valley Head