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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Athens Football Team History

Athens Golden Eagles
Athens High School

P.O. Box 109 Athens, AL 35612
Stadium: Golden Eagle Stadium
Colors: Black & Old Gold
Coach: Melvin Vines

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1906  <-- 1933 <- 1934 -> 1935 --> 2019

1934 Season Highlights
 Melvin Vines enters his 5th season as Head Coach at Athens.
1934 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 28   Deshler    6   13   L       
 Fri., Oct. 5   Sheffield    7   8   L       
 Fri., Oct. 19   Lauderdale County    52   0   W       
    Decatur    7   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 2  vs. Hanceville    26   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 9   Madison County    12   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 16   Bridgeport    14   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 23  @ Lawrence County    26   0   W       
 Tue., Nov. 27   Falkville    27   7   W       
1934 Season Totals
  Points Scored177
  Scoring Average19.7
  Points Allowed47
  Defense Average5.2
  Opponents Record30-30 -6
  Home Record1-0
  Away Record1-0
1934 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Athens was not ranked.

1934 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.

1934 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Morris Higginbotham coached three different teams to divisional state championships in the 1950s. He won titles at Walnut Grove in 1952, West Blocton in 1955 and Enterprise in 1960.