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Montgomery Academy Football Team History

Montgomery Academy Eagles
Montgomery Academy

3240 Vaughn Rd. Montgomery, AL 36106
Stadium: McLemore Field
Colors: Cardinal & Navy Blue
Coach: Ware Tatum
Region: 1A-R7
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1971  <-- 1976 <- 1977 -> 1978 --> 2020

1977 Season Highlights
 Ware Tatum enters his 8th season as Head Coach at Montgomery Academy.
 First playoff appearance.
 First region championship.
 The Eagles won the Class 1A Region 7 Championship.
1977 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 2  @ Brookstone GA    12   23   L       
 Fri., Sep. 9  @ St. James   *  35   12   W       
 Mon., Sep. 19  @ Lowndes County    12   6   W (OT)      
 Fri., Sep. 23  vs. Highland Home    20   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 30  vs. Alabama Christian   *  26   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 7  @ Catholic Montgomery   *  24   20   W       
 Fri., Oct. 14  vs. Houston Academy    11   8   W       
 Fri., Oct. 21  vs. Marbury   *  21   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 28  vs. Hayneville   *  29   14   W       
 Fri., Nov. 4  OPEN 
 Fri., Nov. 11  @ Calera    7   26   L       1st Round Playoffs 
1977 Season Totals
  Points Scored197
  Scoring Average19.7
  Points Allowed123
  Defense Average12.3
  Opponents Record42-50
  Region Record5-0
  Home Record5-0
  Away Record3-2
1977 Class 1A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Montgomery Academy was not ranked.
1977 Class 1A Region 7 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Montgomery Academy 8-21971230-17265-013560  Ware Tatum
Marbury 6-41811114-19943  Ken Cook
Catholic Montgomery 5-51471383-29862  Buck Quarles
St. James 2-8571782-35152  Sawyer (6)/Lambert(3)
Hayneville 2-81222212-38288  Leon Rogers
Alabama Christian 0-1062840-50148  Gordon Weidow
Trinity 6-425573  Johnny Butler

1977 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Montgomery Academy Players on File.

1977 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Andy DenoE HM  BN
 Andy DenoE 3rd  BPH
 John Hoffman HM  MA
 Roland HesterP Sr.6-2180 1st  MA

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