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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  <-- 1938 <- 1939 -> 1940 --> 2019

1939 Season Highlights
 Melvin Vines enters his 10th season as Head Coach at Athens.
1939 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 29  vs. Ardmore    12   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 6  vs. Elkmont    39   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 13  vs. Lawrence County    7   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 20  vs. Hartselle    0   20   L       
 Fri., Oct. 27  @ Decatur    0   25   L       
 Mon., Nov. 6  vs. Colbert County    13   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 10  @ Coffee    13   13   T       
 Fri., Nov. 17  @ Pulaski TN    14   0   W       
 Wed., Nov. 29  @ Huntsville    13   58   L       
1939 Season Totals
  Record5-3 -1
  Points Scored111
  Scoring Average12.3
  Points Allowed129
  Defense Average14.3
  Opponents Record41-21 -5
  Home Record4-1
  Away Record1-2 -1
1939 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Athens was not ranked.

1939 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.

1939 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 LeggT HM  BN

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