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Lions Cage the Bears

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch (Photo by Marla Jones) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Crossville Lions defeated the Plainview Bears 12-7 for the first time since 2002, when both teams were Class 3A region rivals. Plainview put the first points

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

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,

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com Sylvania 29-New Hope 28 This was not a dream season for the Rams. They had put in the blood, sweat and tears but it just did not mesh, until Friday night. Sylvania showed up

Victory for the Lions

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com Crossville 21-White Plains 13 “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting the win is.” —Vince Lombardi It seemed that victory was something that Crossville just could not achieve. That had not felt the victorious feeling in

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By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com Fort Payne 38-Scottsboro 21 Fort Payne made the trip to Scottsboro for the game that has been a bitter rivalry for many years.  Grandfathers could tell stories to their grandchildren about when they played

By Marla Jones marla@southerntorch.com *Picture submitted by Annis Graham Valley Head 57, Coosa Christian 22 Valley Head gets their first region win, under new Coach Sam Graham, against Coosa Christian. Devin Leps started the game out right with a touchdown on