Tag "Lions"

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

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) SOUTHSIDE, Ala. — The Crossville Lions were defeated by the Southside Panthers 54-21 on friday night. To start the first quarter, Southside ran a 44-yard touchdown to give them the

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) BOAZ, Ala. — The Crossville Lions travelled to take on the Boaz Pirates in region play on Friday night. Boaz defeated Crossville, 35-3.  The Crossville Lions stood toe to

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) SECTION, Ala. — The Collinsville Panthers brutally attacked the Section Lions, shutting them out 51-0 on Friday night. The Panthers scored on a 80-yard run by Jarrod Barkley with

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Kristy Gallagher) GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. — The Sylvania Rams picked up their first region win last Friday night after shutting out the Brindlee Mountain Lions, 63-0. The Rams began with a kickoff

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) SPRINGVILLE, Ala. — The Crossville Lions fell to the Springville Tigers 43-14 on Friday night. Cam Adkins of Springville returned the opening kickoff 72 yards to start the game. The

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) ALEXANDRIA, Ala. – The Crossville Lions were knocked down last Friday night by Region 6 opponent Alexandria, 66-14. With 6:40 remaining in the first quarter, the Valley Cubs took the lead

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

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

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com CROSSVILLE, Ala. — For my next-to-last stop on this season’s Inside The Huddle, I stopped in to see the Crossville Lions. I was lucky enough to meet new head coach for the Lions, Dusty