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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: Shelton Akers

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1906  <-- 1942 <- 1943 -> 1944 --> 2018

1943 Season Highlights
 Shelton Akers enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Athens.
 
1943 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 17   Lauderdale County    0   7   L       
 Fri., Sep. 24  @ Decatur    6   52   L       
 Fri., Oct. 1  vs. Rison    19   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 8  vs. Hartselle    6   12   L       
 Fri., Oct. 15  vs. Huntsville    7   39   L       
 Fri., Oct. 22  vs. Decatur    0   65   L       
 Fri., Nov. 5   Coffee    12   54   L       
 Fri., Nov. 12   Lawrence County    6   6   T       
 Thu., Nov. 25  @ Huntsville    7   45   L       
 
1943 Season Totals
  Record1-7 -1
  Points Scored63
  Scoring Average7.0
  Points Allowed280
  Defense Average31.1
  Opponents Record51-22 -4
  Home Record1-3
  Away Record0-2
1943 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Athens was not ranked.
  

1943 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.

1943 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 DollarC HM  BN
 HunterB HM  BN



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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.