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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, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — On Thursday, May 17, 2018, the Plainview Lady Bears softball team stepped onto the field in hopes of bringing the blue State Championship trophy home to Rainsville. In the first game of

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Plainview Lady Bears softball team are headed to the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) State Finals held in Montgomery after a perfect 3-0 showing during the 3A North Regional Tournament in Huntsville.

PHOTO: (Bottom Row): Jesse Owens, Karen Owens, Karli Owens, Mark Owens, Jacob Owens. (Top Row): Principal Tony Richards and Plainview Volleyball Coach Allie Dukes-Moses. By Marla Jones, Sports Editor RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Plainview senior Karli Owens signed with Snead State Community College earlier

Graham signs with UNA

PHOTO: Graham signs her letter of intent with her parents and coaches present. (Submitted Photo) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Thursday, Olivia Graham of Plainview signed a national letter of intent with the University of North Alabama to play

COUNTY CHAMPS

PHOTO: The Lady Bears make a three-peat by winning the DeKalb County Championship last Saturday. (Submitted Photo) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Class 3A Plainview Lady Bears claimed the County Championship for the third year in a row

PHOTO: The Plainview Varsity Boys Basketball team and Coach Robi Coker with the DeKalb County Commission at this week’s commission meeting. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Scroll Down for Video) At this week’s

PHOTO: Councilmember Byrum made the motion for new signs to be placed on or near the Rainsville Welcome Signs. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Reporter RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video of the Meeting at the Bottom) The Rainsville City Council

PHOTO: In the last second of overtime play, the Plainview Bears pulled off a state championship victory, defeating the Hillcrest-Evergreen Jaguars, 78-75. (Kristy Gallagher | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — In a game that will go down