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Southside Panthers

Head Coach: Ron Daugherty (fourth season)
Stadium: Barney Hood Stadium
Career Record: 3 seasons, (27-9)
At Southside Gadsden: 3 seasons, (27-9)
2016 Enrollment:  669
Rank:  79th in the AHSAA, 47th in Class 6A

Overall Record:   359-415-38   (46.0%)
Last 25 years:   107-152   (41.0%)  (Rank: 270th in the AHSAA, 44th in Class 6A)
Since 2010:   39-27  (59.0%)  (Rank: 130th in the AHSAA, 24th in Class 6A)
Last Playoff Appearance:   2014
Last Region Championship:   2014
Last Winning Season:   2015
Last Losing Season:   2011

Class:  6A              Region:   7
Record:  5-5
Region Record:   3-3, (fifth)
Playoff Record:   Did not qualify.
Final ASWA Poll:   Not Ranked
Scoring:  292 (29.2)
Defense:  232 (23.2)

Class: 6A              Region:   7
Strength of Schedule: 46-50 (48%) (236th in the AHSAA, 44th in Class 6A)
Region Strength:  28-36 (44%)
Non-Region Strength:  18-14 (56%)

D1 Prospects
      Alaric Williams,  6-0,  195,  ATH

 2015 Results 
 8/20  @ Oxford  (6A)   9-24   L  
 8/27  @ Hokes Bluff  (4A)   49-14   W  
 9/4  vs. Chelsea  (6A)   10-43   L  
 9/11  @ Arab  (6A)  *  45-7   W  
 9/18  vs. Brewer  (6A)  *  62-14   W  
 9/25  @ St. Clair County  (5A)   24-9   W  
 10/2  vs. Albertville  (6A)  *  24-21   W  
 10/8  @ Lee Huntsville  (6A)  *  16-21   L  
 10/16  vs. Scottsboro  (6A)  *  39-41   L  
 10/23  @ Fort Payne  (6A)  *  14-38   L  
 10/30   OPEN 

 2016 Schedule 
 8/19  vs. Etowah  (5A)       
 8/25  vs. Hokes Bluff  (4A)       
 9/2  vs. Fort Payne  (6A)  *      
 9/9  @ Pell City  (6A)  *      
 9/16   OPEN 
 9/23  vs. Fairley TN        
 9/30  vs. Oxford  (6A)  *      
 10/7  @ Brewer  (6A)  *      
 10/14  @ Cullman  (6A)  *      
 10/21  vs. Albertville  (6A)  *      
 10/28  vs. Glencoe  (3A)       

Class  6A Region  7
Team 2015 Record Scoring                            
Albertville (6A) 7-4272-186
Brewer (6A) 0-1094-385
Cullman (6A) 6-5220-210
Fort Payne (6A) 8-3330-199
Oxford (6A) 3-7174-270
Pell City (6A) 4-7215-231
Southside Gadsden (6A) 5-5292-232

 2016 Preview 

       Southside completed the 2015 season with a 5-5 record. Last year Southside just missed making the playoffs with a fifth place finish in Class 6A region seven with a 3-3 region record.

       Since 2010, Southside has gone a combined 39-27. Their 59.0% winning percentage ranks 24th in Class 6A over the past six seasons.

       Over the past 25 seasons, Southside has managed to compile a record of 107-152. Their 41.0% winning percentage ranks 44th in Class 6A and 270th in the AHSAA.

       The Panthers are led by head coach Ron Daugherty who is entering his fourth season at the helm. He has compiled a record of 27-9 over the past three seasons at Southside. Under his direction the Panthers have qualified for the playoffs a total of two times. They have won two region crowns with Coach Daugherty.

       Coach Daugherty's overall record as a head football coach in three season stands at 27-9 (75.0%).

       The Southside Panthers will play in Class 6A region seven during the 2016 season.

       The Panthers will be in the mix for one of the last two playoff spots in region seven this season. Southside came up short of the playoffs last year but are optimistic of a return to the post season this year.

       The Panthers open the 2016 season at home against non-region opponent Etowah on Friday, August 19 at Barney Hood Stadium. Last year the Etowah Blue Devils finished with an overall record of 7-4 and in second place in Class 5A region seven. The Blue Devils lost in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs to Parker by a score of 27-21.

       Southside and Etowah have met a total of 40 times on the football field. The Panthers have a 11-28-1 record against the Blue Devils. They last met in 2013 with Southside winning by a score of 21-17.

       College prospects include: Alaric Williams (6-0, 195) athlete,


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