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By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — The Collinsville Panthers started out the 2018 season  with a shocking  13-0 shutout of the Plainview Bears on Thursday night. The Panthers and Bears have met on the field for

Friday Football Fever

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Soon the stands will be filled with expectant fans ready for their team to take on the field for the first football games of the 2018 season. Some teams will

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

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

Featured image: Caleb Roebuck shows off the skills. By Marla Jones marla@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA, Ala.— Football is a way of life for people in Sylvania.  We begin talking about next year’s season as soon as one season is over.  You can be