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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

Hope in the Storm

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — “But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and

PHOTO: Cade Willingham was named the All-DeKalb County Most Valuable Player (MVP) for 2018. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor   DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Twenty-seven local athletes were chosen to the 2018 All-DeKalb County Baseball Team. Fyffe,

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,

PHOTO: Run for Uganda was once again, a big success! By Marla Jones, Sports Editor RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Despite the bad weather, runners from across the state, came to participate in the Run for Uganda on March 17, 2018 sponsored by the Rainsville

PHOTO: The Varsity Boys and Girls Brackets for the 2017 Sand Mountain Tournament. See below for the JV Schedule. By Marla Jones, Sports Editor  marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The 2017 Sand Mountain Tournament will be held at Crossville this year, and

PHOTO: The Plainview Bears celebrate their region championship win over the Sylvania Rams, 13 – 3. (Kristy Gallagher | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Friday night, the Plainview Bears defeated the Class 3A,

PHOTO: Valley Head battled the Gaylesville Trojans, defeating them 29-2 in region play. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com VALLEY HEAD, Ala — The Valley Head Tigers won their first Class 1A, Region 6 game on Friday,

PHOTO: On Sunday, friends and family of Hunter Jones, who tragically passed away in an ATV accident earlier in the year, gathered to dedicated a new basketball court in Crossville’s Town Park. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) Marla Jones, Sports Editor

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