Tag "Tigers"

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com VALLEY HEAD, Ala. — For my third stop of Inside The Huddle, I went to Valley Head to watch the Tigers in action under the direction of new Head Coach Heath Vincent. Winners

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: 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

PHOTO: The Loomis Bros. Circus will be in Rainsville next week! (http://loomiscircus.com) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — We’ve held our drawing for the five individual family packs of tickets for the Loomis Bros. Circus, and these lucky viewers have been selected:

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com For the past nine weeks, I have had the honor to attend football practices at every school in the county. At each school, I was able to interact with the coaching staff and players. 

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com COLLINSVILLE, Ala.— I went “Inside the Huddle” with the Collinsville Panthers on the first official day of football practice with helmets.  State laws say that a team has to wear helmets for two days

Featured image: Warmups before hitting the weight room By Marla Jones Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com IDER, Ala.—The Ider Hornets have what it takes to be a powerhouse in Class 2A this season.  The team has several talented players that will help the

VALLEY HEAD, Ala. — The Southern Torch Coach of the Week is Brian Knapp, head coach of the Valley Head varsity football team. Coach Knapp played quarterback, kicker, and punter for Mt. Zion High School in Georgia.  He was awarded

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com VALLEY HEAD, Ala. — The Valley Head Varsity Football Team has seen many changes in the last few years. In May, Coach Sam Graham resigned after one year at the helm of the team. 

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com VALLEY HEAD, Ala.—After one year at the helm of the Valley Head Football Team, Coach Sam Graham resigns to take a job at Athens High School where he will help coach with his college roommate