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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: Spence McCracken
Region: 1A-R7
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1971  <-- 1978 <- 1979 -> 1980 --> 2020

1979 Season Highlights
 Spence McCracken enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Montgomery Academy.
 The Eagles finished 3rd in Region 7.
 The Eagles set a team record for margin of victory at 62 points.
1979 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 31  @ Brookstone GA    12   10   W       
 Fri., Sep. 14  vs. St. James   *  35   12   W       
 Fri., Sep. 21  @ Lowndes County    40   8   W       
 Fri., Sep. 28  vs. Highland Home    8   25   L       
 Fri., Oct. 5  @ Alabama Christian   *  62   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 12  @ Catholic Montgomery    15   19   L       
 Fri., Oct. 19  vs. Houston Academy    33   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 26  vs. Marbury   *  7   34   L       
 Fri., Nov. 2  vs. Hayneville   *  56   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 9  @ Trinity   *  17   21   L       
1979 Season Totals
  Points Scored285
  Scoring Average28.5
  Points Allowed143
  Defense Average14.3
  Opponents Record45-46
  Region Record3-2
  Home Record3-2
  Away Record3-2
1979 Class 1A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Montgomery Academy was not ranked.
1979 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 
Marbury 8-33241560-10355-019743  Neal Markham
Trinity 6-41741363-19246  Charles Williamson
Montgomery Academy 6-42851433-217767  Spence McCracken
St. James 4-6822732-346141  Johnny Butler
Hayneville 2-71682220-464137  Leon Rogers
Alabama Christian 0-10143010-514220  Rick Presley

1979 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Montgomery Academy Players on File.

1979 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Ed BellB Sr.6-1195 2nd  BN
 Ed BellHB Sr.6-1195 1st  BPH
 Ed BellRB Sr.6-1195 1st  MA

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