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W.S. Neal Eagles

Head Coach: Doug Hoehn (sixth season)
Stadium: Buddy Taylor Field
Career Record: 5 seasons, (30-24)
At W.S. Neal: 5 seasons, (30-24)
2016 Enrollment:  315
Rank:  197th in the AHSAA, 47th in Class 4A

Overall Record:   409-354-10   (54.0%)
Last 25 years:   149-122   (55.0%)  (Rank: 126th in the AHSAA, 18th in Class 4A)
Since 2010:   30-34  (47.0%)  (Rank: 219th in the AHSAA, 39th in Class 4A)
Last Playoff Appearance:   2015
Last Region Championship:   1996
Last Winning Season:   2015
Last Losing Season:   2011

Class:  4A              Region:   1
Record:  8-3
Region Record:   4-2, (third)
Playoff Record:   First round loss to Munford by a score of 20-0.
Final ASWA Poll:   9th
Scoring:  329 (29.9)
Defense:  208 (18.9)

College Signees lost to Graduation
      Malcolm Hawthorne,   DB  [West Alabama]

Class: 4A              Region:   1
Strength of Schedule: 58-53 (52%) (156th in the AHSAA, 27th in Class 4A)
Region Strength:  38-29 (57%)
Non-Region Strength:  20-24 (46%)

 2015 Results 
 8/20   OPEN 
 8/28  @ Escambia County  (5A)   42-14   W  
 9/4  vs. Clarke County  (4A)  *  15-0   W  
 9/11  @ East Gadsden FL    10-6   W  
 9/18  @ UMS-Wright  (4A)  *  21-45   L  
 9/25  @ Calhoun  (2A)   54-6   W  
 10/2  vs. Monroe County  (4A)  *  56-20   W  
 10/9  @ Thomasville  (4A)  *  7-17   L  
 10/16  vs. Satsuma  (4A)  *  42-21   W  
 10/22  vs. Southside Selma  (4A)  *  56-42   W  
 10/30  @ T.R. Miller  (3A)   26-17   W  
 11/6  @ Munford    0-20   L  

 2016 Schedule 
 8/19   OPEN 
 8/26  @ Tallassee  (4A)       
 9/2  vs. Thomasville  (4A)  *      
 9/9  @ Satsuma  (4A)  *      
 9/16  vs. Calhoun  (2A)       
 9/23  vs. Carroll  (5A)       
 9/30  @ Monroe County  (4A)  *      
 10/7  @ UMS-Wright  (4A)  *      
 10/14  vs. Andalusia  (4A)  *      
 10/21  vs. Escambia County  (4A)  *      
 10/28  @ T.R. Miller  (3A)       

Class  4A Region  1
Team 2015 Record Scoring                            
Andalusia (4A) 11-2439-219
Escambia County (5A) 1-9102-326
Monroe County (4A) 4-6191-344
Satsuma (4A) 4-6247-259
Thomasville (4A) 6-5287-280
UMS-Wright (4A) 12-1501-159
W.S. Neal (4A) 8-3329-208

 2016 Preview 

       W.S. Neal completed the 2015 season with a 8-3 record. With their 4-2 region record and a third place finish in Class 4A region one, the Eagles earned a spot in the playoffs in 2015. W.S. Neal's season came to an end in the first round of the playoffs when they fell to Munford by a score of 20-0.

       Since 2010, W.S. Neal has gone a combined 30-34. Their 47.0% winning percentage ranks 39th in Class 4A over the past six seasons.

       Over the past 25 seasons, W.S. Neal has managed to compile a record of 149-122. Their 55.0% winning percentage ranks 18th in Class 4A and 126th in the AHSAA.

       The Eagles are led by head coach Doug Hoehn who is entering his sixth season at the helm. He has compiled a record of 30-24 over the past five seasons at W.S. Neal. Under his direction the Eagles have qualified for the playoffs a total of three times. They have not won a region crown with Coach Hoehn.

       Coach Hoehn's overall record as a head football coach in five season stands at 30-24 (55.6%).

       The W.S. Neal Eagles will play in Class 4A region one during the 2016 season.

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

       The Eagles open the 2016 season on the road against non-region opponent Tallassee on Friday, August 26 at J.E. Hot Obrien Stadium. Last year the Tallassee Tigers finished with an overall record of 5-6 and in fourth place in Class 5A region three. The Tigers lost in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs to Jackson by a score of 35-7.

       W.S. Neal and Tallassee have met a total of 2 times on the football field. The Eagles have a 0-2-0 record against the Tigers. They last met in with


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