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By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Cheryl Boydston) SAND ROCK, Ala. — The Ider Hornets fell to the Sand Rock Wildcats, 20-14 in an overtime battle. After a Hornet fumble, Ider recovered and run it back to

COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — The Class 2A, No. 6 ranked Collinsville Panthers defeated the North Sand Mountain Bisons, 54-28 on Friday night.   This win gives the Collinsville Panthers a 3-0 start to their 100th season.  They are 1-0 in region play.

Neighbor VS Neighbor

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — The Collinsville Panthers defeated the Crossville Lions 40-13 on Friday. Crossville struck early, with 8:35 remaining in the first, with a 52-yard touchdown by Trace Allen.  The 2-point conversion was

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com HOLLY POND, Ala. — The Ider Hornets defeat the Holly Pond Broncos, 17-2 on Friday night.  The game was back and forth throughout the night with both teams fumbling and throwing interceptions. With

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Fans were on the edge of their seats as Plainview defeated the North Jackson Chiefs, in a 36-35 overtime victory on Friday night.   After a scoreless first quarter marred with

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats defeated the Pell City Panthers 28-13 in their season opener. With 8:52 left in the first quarter,  Pell City were the first to put points

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com GERALDINE, Ala. — The Bulldogs came out as the victor against Crossville in the 98th Battle of Skirum Creek on Saturday night. The Bulldogs struck early when DJ Graham made the connection to

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com CROSSVILLE, Ala. — For our second stop on this season of Inside The Huddle, we stopped in to see the Crossville Lions. The Crossville Lions’ motto comes from Head Coach Dusty Darnell, “Quit being

Basketball Breakdown

By Marla Jones,Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Teams across DeKalb County are gearing up for the Area Tournament that will be held in various places next week.  In Class 1A, Valley Head Varsity Boys hold a 7-13

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor (Submitted Photos) FYFFE, Ala. — Two Fyffe football players are up for Player of the Year. Senior Payton Anderson has been named one of the 48 finalists for the Alabama Sports Writers Association (ASWA) Back of the Year. Sophomore Caleb