Tag "Wildcats"

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Plainview Bears fell to the Fultondale Wildcats, 37-6 in the first round of the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) Class 3A State Playoffs. The Wildcats

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter (Photo by Marla Jones) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Gardendale Rockets defeated the Fort Payne Wildcats 21-14 in the first round of the Class 6A Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) playoffs last Friday night.

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 Amy Thrash, Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com BIRMINGHAM Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats fell to the Carver Birmingham Rams 28-7 on Friday night. The Wildcats’ defense came out strong and forced a three-and-out. With 6:36 remaining in the first quarter, Jordan

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats celebrated Senior Night with a 37-22 win over the Cullman Bearcats. With 8:20 remaining in the first quarter, the Bearcats put

Region Champs

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) HAZEL GREEN, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats are the Class 6A Region 8 Champions after defeating the Hazel Green Trojans 52-42 on Friday night. The Trojans put the

Cats Bag the Bucks

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) FORT PAYNE, Ala. —The Fort Payne Wildcats defeated the Buckhorn Bucks, 17-0 on Friday night. Fort Payne is now 4-0 in 6A Region 8 play. At the end of

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