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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Decatur Football Team History

Decatur Red Raiders
Decatur High School

1011 Prospect Dr. SE Decatur, AL 35601
Stadium: Shorty Ogle Stadium
Colors: Red & Black
Coach: H.L. Shorty Ogle

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1917  <-- 1949 <- 1950 -> 1951 --> 2021

1950 Season Highlights
 H.L. Shorty Ogle enters his 18th season as Head Coach at Decatur.
1950 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 15  @ Anniston    19   27   L       
 Fri., Sep. 22  vs. Phillips Birmingham    7   21   L       
 Fri., Sep. 29  vs. Athens    20   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 6  @ Deshler    12   13   L       
 Thu., Oct. 12  @ Sheffield    6   6   T       
 Fri., Oct. 20  vs. Cullman    7   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 27  vs. Huntsville    6   14   L       
 Mon., Nov. 6  vs. Coffee    6   28   L       
 Fri., Nov. 17  @ Gadsden    0   19   L       
 Thu., Nov. 23  vs. Hartselle    55   0   W       
1950 Season Totals
  Record3-6 -1
  Points Scored138
  Scoring Average13.8
  Points Allowed134
  Defense Average13.4
  Opponents Record57-30 -11
  Home Record3-3
  Away Record0-3 -1
1950 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Decatur was not ranked.

1950 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Decatur Players on File.

1950 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Billy LovinE 2nd  BPH
 Billy LovinE Sr.185 3rd  BN
 Billy LovinE HM  MA
 Bob FreemanB Sr.178 2nd  BN
 Bob FreemanB 1st  BPH

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