Tag "Softball"

All-Star Week

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Several DeKalb County & Fort Payne City athletes had the honor of being selected to play in the North-South All-Star week hosted by Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) in

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Twenty-six local athletes received All-County Softball Honors. Plainview: Bailey Smart (Overall MVP), Kenzi Traylor (County MVP), Krimson Kidd, Ava Jacobs, Elaine Puckett, Kennedi Traylor Collinsville: Brittany Rivera (County MVP), Abbigale Ford, Caroline Brannon, Courtney

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: Ava Jacobs with her family at today’s signing held at the DeKalb County Schools Coliseum. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Earlier today, Ava Jacobs of Plainview signed an Academic and Softball scholarship

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor NEW HOPE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Lady Wildcats won four games last weekend to win the New Hope Softball Tournament. In the series, the Lady Cats defeated DAR, Madison Academy, Skyline and tournament host,

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calf.— Two  players from the Plainview Varsity Lady Bears softball team are competing in the National Premier Girls Fastpitch Softball Tournament held in Huntington Beach, California this week. While most girls are

By: Joseph M. Morgan Editor and Publisher joseph@southerntorch.com COLLINSVILLE, Ala.—Collinsville High School (CHS) educator Donna G. Jones recently announced her intent to run for the Collinsville City Council, District 2. Mrs. Jones, a teacher at CHS for the past 24

Featured image: Pictured L to R, back row: Lydia West, Geraldine, Jaden Dismuke, Crossville, Emily Ellis, Fort Payne, Hannah Buffington, Fort Payne Middle row: Lilly Rowell, Geraldine, Livia Cowart, Fyffe, Bella Pettis, Fyffe, Haley Lisenbee, Sand Rock Bottom row: Lily