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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: John Tatum
Region: 2A-R7
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1971  <-- 1996 <- 1997 -> 1998 --> 2020

1997 Season Highlights
 John Tatum enters his 14th season as Head Coach at Montgomery Academy.
 The Eagles won the Class 2A Region 7 Championship.
1997 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 5  vs. St. Jude    24   16   W       
 Fri., Sep. 12  vs. Beulah    44   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 19  @ Louisville    49   8   W       
 Fri., Sep. 26  vs. Highland Home   *  10   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 3  @ Houston Academy    42   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 10  @ Catholic Montgomery   *  21   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 17  vs. St. James    13   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 24  @ Trinity    13   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 31  vs. Alabama Christian   *  24   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 7  @ Loachapoka    22   32   L       
 Fri., Nov. 14  vs. Flomaton    21   6   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 21  @ Red Level    21   0   W       2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 28  vs. Luverne    16   17   L       3rd Round Playoffs 
1997 Season Totals
  Points Scored320
  Scoring Average24.6
  Points Allowed114
  Defense Average8.8
  Opponents Record76-70
  Region Record3-0
  Home Record5-2
  Away Record4-2
1997 Class 2A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/16/19976 9(6-0) ASWA
1997 Class 2A 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 9-43201142-158233-0550  John Tatum
Highland Home 10-43511983-174552-18852  Claude Giddens
Alabama Christian 6-42231871-22877  Tim Perry
Catholic Montgomery 4-61831600-33077  Charlie Jones

1997 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Montgomery Academy Players on File.

1997 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 De WatsonOL Jr. HM  BN
 Glenn SylvestPK Sr.5-9145 1st  BN
 John EllisLB Jr. HM  ASWA

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