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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Fort Payne Football Team History

Fort Payne Wildcats
Fort Payne High School

201 45th St. NE Fort Payne, AL 35967
Stadium: Wildcat Stadium
Colors: Black & Gold
Coach: Vernon Wells

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1922  <-- 1957 <- 1958 -> 1959 --> 2021

1958 Season Highlights
 Vernon Wells enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Fort Payne.
 Changed name from DeKalb County.
1958 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 12  @ Fyffe    12   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 19  vs. Dade GA    45   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 26  vs. Walter Wellborn    14   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 10  vs. Guntersville    7   21   L       
 Fri., Oct. 17  @ Scottsboro    13   0   W       
 Sat., Oct. 25  @ Albertville    13   28   L       
 Fri., Oct. 31  @ Boaz    6   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 7  vs. Cherokee County    42   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 14  vs. Glencoe    7   14   L       
 Thu., Nov. 27  @ Valley Head    19   0   W       
1958 Season Totals
  Points Scored178
  Scoring Average17.8
  Points Allowed69
  Defense Average6.9
  Opponents Record45-42 -3
  Home Record3-2
  Away Record4-1
1958 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Fort Payne was not ranked.

1958 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Fort Payne Players on File.

1958 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Fort Payne Players on File.

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

The first night game played between high school teams in the state occurred on September 23, 1927 when Pike Road and Cloverdale met in the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery.