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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: Garner Ezell
Region: 5A-R15
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1906  <-- 1988 <- 1989 -> 1990 --> 2019

1989 Season Highlights
 Garner Ezell enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Athens.
 The Golden Eagles finished 4th in Region 15.
1989 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 25  vs. Decatur    6   21   L       
 Fri., Sep. 1  vs. Grissom    19   13   W       
 Fri., Sep. 8  @ Bob Jones    0   27   L       
 Fri., Sep. 15  vs. Bradshaw    28   12   W       
 Fri., Sep. 22  @ Russellville   *  6   35   L       
 Fri., Sep. 29  @ Austin    0   7   L       
 Fri., Oct. 6  vs. Muscle Shoals   *  0   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 13  vs. Sparkman    33   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 20  @ Coffee   *  27   31   L       
 Fri., Oct. 27  vs. Hartselle    13   0   W       
1989 Season Totals
  Points Scored132
  Scoring Average13.2
  Points Allowed166
  Defense Average16.6
  Opponents Record58-51
  Region Record0-3
  Home Record4-2
  Away Record0-4
1989 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Athens was not ranked.
1989 Class 5A Region 15 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Russellville 9-33231572-169383-09944  Don Cox
Coffee 5-72052591-115342-16666  Jim Hartley
Muscle Shoals 5-51741691-24048  Marc Rice
Athens 4-61321660-33380  Garner Ezell

1989 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.

1989 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.

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