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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Fairhope Football Team History

Fairhope Pirates
Fairhope High School

1 Pirate Dr. Fairhope, AL 36532
Stadium: Fairhope Municipal Stadium
Colors: Blue & Gold
Coach: W.C. Majors

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1931  <-- 1967 <- 1968 -> 1969 --> 2020

1968 Season Highlights
 W.C. Majors enters his 5th season as Head Coach at Fairhope.
 First playoff appearance.
1968 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 13  @ Robertsdale    27   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 20  @ Grand Bay    27   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 27  @ Baldwin County    10   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 4  vs. B.C. Rain    14   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 11  vs. Escambia County    34   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 18  OPEN 
 Fri., Oct. 25  @ Satsuma    21   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 1  @ Shaw    33   14   W       
 Fri., Nov. 8  vs. Mary Montgomery    35   13   W       
 Fri., Nov. 15  vs. Foley    14   14   T       
 Fri., Nov. 22  @ Huntsville    13   26   L       1st Round Playoffs 
1968 Season Totals
  Record8-1 -1
  Points Scored228
  Scoring Average22.8
  Points Allowed87
  Defense Average8.7
  Opponents Record48-50 -2
  Home Record3-0 -1
  Away Record5-1
1968 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
11/13/196810 10(8-0)64 AHSAA

1968 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Doug Faust T Sr.6-3230 All-Star Game  
 Doug Faust T Sr.6-3225 Super All-State  Bham News
 Miles Jones B Sr.6-0203 All-Star Game  

1968 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Douglas FaustT Sr.225 2nd  BPH
 Larry FaustT Sr.225 1st  BN
 MiddletonB HM  BN
 Miles JonesB Sr.6-0190 2nd  BN
 Miles JonesHB Sr.6-0195 1st  BPH

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

In 1969 the two point conversion was adopted for play following a touchdown. Until that time all conversions were worth one point.