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Vina Red Devils

Head Coach: Luke Childers (third season)
Stadium: Red Devils Stadium
Career Record: 2 seasons, (7-14)
At Vina: 2 seasons, (7-14)
2016 Enrollment:  78
Rank:  375th in the AHSAA, 51st in Class 1A

 History 
Overall Record:   219-468-19   (32.0%)
Last 25 years:   44-190   (19.0%)  (Rank: 374th in the AHSAA, 56th in Class 1A)
Since 2010:   11-50  (18.0%)  (Rank: 360th in the AHSAA, 52nd in Class 1A)
Last Playoff Appearance:   2015
Last Region Championship:   1987
Last Winning Season:   1989
Last Losing Season:   2015

 2015 
Class:  1A              Region:   8
Record:  5-6
Region Record:   3-3, (fourth)
Playoff Record:   First round loss to Berry Fayette by a score of 38-14.
Final ASWA Poll:   Not Ranked
Scoring:  240 (21.8)
Defense:  221 (20.1)


 2016 
Class: 1A              Region:   8
Strength of Schedule: 35-66 (35%) (375th in the AHSAA, 56th in Class 1A)
Region Strength:  23-39 (37%)
Non-Region Strength:  12-27 (31%)




 2015 Results 
 8/21   OPEN 
 8/28  @ Southeastern  (2A)   8-13   L  
 9/4  @ Waterloo  (1A)  *  46-0   W  
 9/11  vs. Woodville  (1A)   56-6   W  
 9/18  vs. Decatur Heritage Christian  (1A)  *  8-36   L  
 9/25  vs. Meek  (1A)   6-30   L  
 10/2  @ R.A. Hubbard  (1A)  *  16-6   W  
 10/9  vs. Hackleburg  (1A)  *  6-50   L  
 10/16  @ Phillips Bear Creek  (1A)  *  8-20   L  
 10/23  vs. Shoals Christian  (1A)  *  30-8   W  
 10/30  @ Holy Spirit  (2A)   42-14   W  
 Playoffs 
 11/5  @ Berry Fayette    14-38   L  


 2016 Schedule 
 8/19  vs. Mars Hill  (2A)       
 8/26  @ Brilliant  (1A)       
 9/2  @ Waterloo  (1A)  *      
 9/9  vs. Phillips Bear Creek  (1A)  *      
 9/16  @ Cherokee  (1A)  *      
 9/23  @ Meek  (1A)       
 9/30  vs. Alabama School Deaf        
 10/7  vs. Shoals Christian  (1A)  *      
 10/14  @ Hackleburg  (1A)  *      
 10/21  vs. Tharptown  (1A)  *      
 10/28   OPEN 



Class  1A Region  8
Team 2015 Record Scoring                            
Cherokee (2A) 4-5221-158
Hackleburg (1A) 10-2433-157
Phillips Bear Creek (1A) 6-5364-323
Shoals Christian (1A) 2-8168-360
Tharptown (2A) 0-1055-451
Vina (1A) 5-6240-221
Waterloo (1A) 1-9106-438


 2016 Preview 


       Vina completed the 2015 season with a 5-6 record. With their 3-3 region record and a fourth place finish in Class 1A region eight, the Red Devils earned a spot in the playoffs in 2015. Vina's season came to an end in the first round of the playoffs when they fell to Berry Fayette by a score of 38-14.

       The Red Devils won as many games as in any season since 1989. It marked the first time since the 2009 season that the Red Devils qualified for the playoffs. The Red Devils last playoff victory came during the 1987 season. They would love to break through this year with a post season win.

       Since 2010, the Vina football program has struggled with a record of 11-50.

       Over the past 24 seasons, Vina has not won much with a record of 44-190. Their 19.0% winning percentage ranks 56th in Class 1A and 374th in the AHSAA. The Red Devils have struggled on the football field with no winning seasons during this time. Their last winning season was 1989.

       The Red Devils are led by head coach Luke Childers who is entering his third season at the helm. He has compiled a record of 7-14 over the past two seasons at Vina. Under his direction the Red Devils have qualified for the playoffs once. They have not won a region crown with Coach Childers.

       Coach Childers' overall record as a head football coach in two season stands at 7-14 (33.3%).

       The Vina Red Devils will play in Class 1A region eight during the 2016 season.

       The Red Devils will be in the mix for one of the last two playoff spots in region eight this season.

       The Red Devils open the 2016 season at home against non-region opponent Mars Hill on Friday, August 19 at Red Devils Stadium. Last year the Mars Hill Panthers finished with an overall record of 2-8 and in sixth place in Class 2A region eight. The Panthers closed out the regular season with a loss to Shoals Christian by a score of 14-13.

       Vina and Mars Hill have met a total of 4 times on the football field. The Red Devils have a 1-3-0 record against the Panthers. They last met in with

  


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