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FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats are the 6A Region 8 Champs after defeating the Buckhorn Bucks 36-35 in overtime last Thursday night. In the first quarter with 6:30 remaining, the Bucks scored on a 80-yard touchdown run

Can’t Stop the Cats

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats shutout the Lee Generals 42-0 on Friday night. The Wildcats are now 3-0 in Regional play. J.D. Blalock connected with Matthew Shaddix for a 39-yard touchdown pass,

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Etowah Blue Devils gave the Fort Payne Wildcats their first loss of the season on Friday night, 26-20. The game was delayed for over two hours due to

Story & Photos by Amy Thrash, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com ALBERTVILLE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats defeated the Albertville Aggies in region play on Friday night, 20-13.  The Aggies were the first to put points on the board with a

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 (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