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Gaston Bulldogs

Head Coach: Swane Morris (thirteenth season)
Stadium: Bulldogs Field
Career Record: 15 seasons, (97-74)
At Gaston: 12 seasons, (92-49)
2016 Enrollment:  185
Rank:  300th in the AHSAA, 32nd in Class 2A

Overall Record:   317-320-11   (50.0%)
Last 25 years:   131-141   (48.0%)  (Rank: 209th in the AHSAA, 28th in Class 2A)
Since 2010:   33-32  (51.0%)  (Rank: 173rd in the AHSAA, 26th in Class 2A)
Last Playoff Appearance:   2015
Last Region Championship:   2009
Last Winning Season:   2015
Last Losing Season:   2012

Class:  2A              Region:   7
Record:  7-4
Region Record:   3-3, (third)
Playoff Record:   First round loss to Ranburne by a score of 35-7.
Final ASWA Poll:   Not Ranked
Scoring:  275 (25.0)
Defense:  277 (25.2)

Class: 2A              Region:   6
Strength of Schedule: 44-44 (50%) (188th in the AHSAA, 24th in Class 2A)
Region Strength:  34-32 (52%)
Non-Region Strength:  10-12 (46%)

 2015 Results 
 8/21   OPEN 
 8/28  vs. Ragland  (1A)   28-0   W  
 9/4  vs. Section  (2A)  *  12-7   W  
 9/11  @ Ider  (2A)  *  14-17   L (OT) 
 9/18  vs. Spring Garden  (1A)   28-14   W  
 9/25  @ Gaylesville  (1A)   40-6   W  
 10/2  vs. Fyffe  (2A)  *  14-56   L  
 10/9  @ West End Walnut Grove  (2A)  *  44-36   W  
 10/16  vs. Collinsville  (2A)  *  35-28   W  
 10/23  @ Cleveland  (2A)  *  13-45   L  
 10/29  @ Pleasant Valley  (3A)   40-33   W  
 11/6  @ Ranburne    7-35   L  

 2016 Schedule 
 8/19  vs. Darlington GA        
 8/26  @ Pleasant Valley  (3A)       
 9/2  @ Section  (2A)  *      
 9/9  vs. Collinsville  (2A)  *      
 9/16  @ Sand Rock  (2A)  *      
 9/23  @ Ranburne  (2A)       
 9/30  vs. Asbury  (2A)  *      
 10/7  vs. Ider  (2A)  *      
 10/14  @ Westbrook Christian  (2A)  *      
 10/21  vs. Fyffe  (2A)  *      
 10/28   OPEN 
 11/4  @ Lanett        

Class  2A Region  6
Team 2015 Record Scoring                            
Asbury () 0-00-0
Collinsville (2A) 6-5312-332
Fyffe (2A) 13-2550-178
Gaston (2A) 7-4275-277
Ider (2A) 4-6168-286
Sand Rock (3A) 7-3247-118
Section (2A) 1-998-343
Westbrook Christian (3A) 3-7246-347

 2016 Preview 

       Gaston completed the 2015 season with a 7-4 record. With their 3-3 region record and a third place finish in Class 2A region seven, the Bulldogs earned a spot in the playoffs in 2015. Gaston's season came to an end in the first round of the playoffs when they fell to Ranburne by a score of 35-7.

       Since 2010, Gaston has gone a combined 33-32. Their 51.0% winning percentage ranks 26th in Class 2A over the past six seasons.

       Over the past 25 seasons, Gaston has managed to compile a record of 131-141. Their 48.0% winning percentage ranks 28th in Class 2A and 209th in the AHSAA.

       The Bulldogs are led by head coach Swane Morris who is entering his thirteenth season at the helm. He has compiled a record of 92-49 over the past twelve seasons at Gaston. Under his direction the Bulldogs have qualified for the playoffs a total of eleven times. They have won two region crowns with Coach Morris.

       Coach Morris' overall record as a head football coach in fifteen season stands at 97-74 (56.7%). Over the course of his career, Coach Morris' teams have qualified for the playoffs a total of eleven times and won two region championships.

       If Gaston can win three games this season, Coach Morris will reach the 100 win milestone.

       The Gaston Bulldogs will play in Class 2A region six during the 2016 season. Following realignment, the Bulldogs remain in 2A but move from region seven over to region six.

       The Bulldogs will be in the mix for one of the last two playoff spots in region six this season.

       The Bulldogs open the 2016 season at home against non-region opponent Darlington GA on Friday, August 19 at Bulldogs Field.

       Gaston and Darlington GA have met a total of 2 times on the football field. The Bulldogs have a 0-2-0 record against Darlington GA. They last met in with


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