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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  <-- 1977 <- 1978 -> 1979 --> 2020

1978 Season Highlights
 Ware Tatum enters his 9th season as Head Coach at Montgomery Academy.
 The Eagles finished 5th in Region 7.
1978 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 1  vs. Brookstone GA    22   8   W       
 Fri., Sep. 8  @ St. James   *  14   12   W       
 Fri., Sep. 15  vs. Lowndes County    21   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 22  @ Highland Home    12   21   L       
 Fri., Sep. 29  OPEN 
 Fri., Oct. 6  vs. Catholic Montgomery    7   13   L       
 Fri., Oct. 13  @ Houston Academy    14   14   T       
 Fri., Oct. 20  @ Marbury   *  0   20   L       
 Fri., Oct. 27  @ Hayneville   *  6   8   L       
 Fri., Nov. 3  vs. Trinity   *  0   14   L       
1978 Season Totals
  Record3-5 -1
  Points Scored96
  Scoring Average10.7
  Points Allowed116
  Defense Average12.9
  Opponents Record34-46 -1
  Region Record1-3
  Home Record2-2
  Away Record1-3 -1
1978 Class 1A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Montgomery Academy was not ranked.
1978 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 
Trinity 5-61241680-10324-08627  Johnny Butler
Marbury 7-3157893-17232  Neal Markham
Hayneville 3-7791911-533127  Leon Rogers
St. James 7-3197551-35842  Johnny Wood
Montgomery Academy 3-5-1961161-32054  Ware Tatum
Alabama Christian 0-000  No Team

1978 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Montgomery Academy Players on File.

1978 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Mark GreenwoodDL 1st  MA

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