Tag "Wildcats"

PERFECTION

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Cheryl Boydston) SAND ROCK, Ala. — The Fyffe Red Devils (6-0, 4-0) defeated the Sand Rock Wildcats, 48-17 and remain perfect in the season. After a fumble recovery by Japeth Long, Zach

Homecoming Victory

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats defeated the Lee Huntsville Generals in region play 45-18 on Friday night. In the first quarter, Fort Payne had no problem moving

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats came up short in a 21-14 loss to the Etowah Blue Devils. The Wildcats started out strong by forcing a three-and-out on

Hail Mary!

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats defeated the Mae Jemison Jaguars 48-47 in region play last Friday night. The Wildcats are now 2-0 in Region Play. In the first

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com PELL CITY, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats were defeated by the Pell City Panthers, 21-17 in the final seconds of the game. To start the game, both the Wildcats and the Panthers

By Staff Reports UPDATE (May 14, 2018): Fort Payne falls to Homewood in the State Championship Homewood scored two goals in a two-minute stretch late in the second half to seal a hard-fought 3-0 victory over Fort Payne in the AHSAA

PHOTO: Fort Payne Head Coach Paul Ellis has accepted a new coaching position in Georgia. By Marla Jones, Sports Editor FORT PAYNE, Ala. – According to Fort Payne High School Principal Brian Jett, head football coach Paul Ellis has accepted a position

PHOTO: The Fort Payne Guitar class conducts their rendition of, “R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A. lead by Director Chris Roberts. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) Earlier today, Fort Payne High School

PHOTO: The Fort Payne City Board of Education met on Thursday, July 21 for their monthly meeting. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video at the Bottom) To begin July’s regular meeting, The

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.