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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Buckhorn Football Team History

Buckhorn Bucks
Buckhorn High School

4123 Winchester Rd. New Market, AL 35761
Stadium: Tommy R. Ledbetter Stadium
Colors: Navy & Gold
Coach: Gordon Solley

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1961  <-- 1961 <- 1961 -> 1962 --> 2020

1961 Season Highlights
 Gordon Solley enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Buckhorn.
 This was the first season Buckhorn fielded a team.
 First varsity football team.
 The Bucks move from Class and into Region 0.
 The Bucks set a team record for points allowed in a game with 81.
 The Bucks set a team record for margin in a defeat by allowing 81 points.
1961 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Sep. 7  vs. Sparkman    12   0   W       
 Thu., Sep. 14  @ Tanner    0   31   L       
 Sat., Sep. 23  @ Lee Huntsville    0   40   L       
 Fri., Sep. 29  @ Ardmore    0   81   L       
 Thu., Oct. 5  vs. Elkmont    6   21   L       
 Thu., Oct. 12  vs. Blanche TN    6   6   T       
 Thu., Oct. 19   Sparkman    12   7   W       
 Thu., Oct. 26  @ Falkville    6   35   L       
 Thu., Nov. 2  OPEN 
 Thu., Nov. 9  OPEN 
1961 Season Totals
  Record2-5 -1
  Points Scored42
  Scoring Average5.3
  Points Allowed221
  Defense Average27.6
  Opponents Record33-26
  Home Record1-1 -1
  Away Record0-4
1961 Class 1A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Buckhorn was not ranked.

1961 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Buckhorn Players on File.

1961 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Buckhorn Players on File.

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