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Gadsden Football Team History

Gadsden Tigers
Gadsden High School

607 S. 12th St. Gadsden, AL 35901
Stadium: Murphree Stadium
Colors: Black & Orange
Coach: Vince DiLorenzo
Region: 5A-R13
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1924  <-- 1996 <- 1997 -> 1998 --> 2005

1997 Season Highlights
 Vince DiLorenzo enters his 14th season as Head Coach at Gadsden.
 The Tigers finished 2nd in Region 13.
1997 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 5  vs. Litchfield    17   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 12  @ Pell City    14   21   L       
 Fri., Sep. 19  @ Fort Payne    21   24   L       
 Fri., Sep. 26  vs. Austin    21   22   L       
 Fri., Oct. 3  vs. Etowah   *  12   27   L       
 Fri., Oct. 10  vs. Walter Wellborn    40   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 17  vs. Southside Gadsden   *  41   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 24  @ Woodlawn    38   35   W       
 Fri., Oct. 31  @ Emma Sansom    25   22   W       
 Fri., Nov. 7  OPEN 
 Fri., Nov. 14  @ Anniston    14   33   L       1st Round Playoffs 
1997 Season Totals
  Points Scored243
  Scoring Average24.3
  Points Allowed204
  Defense Average20.4
  Opponents Record50-60
  Region Record1-1
  Home Record3-2
  Away Record2-3
1997 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Gadsden was not ranked.
1997 Class 5A Region 13 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Etowah 12-23941394-1103502-07425  Raymond Farmer
Gadsden 5-52432040-114331-15341  Vince DiLorenzo
Southside Gadsden 3-71582490-22482  Brian Mintz

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

1997 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Robert WilliamsRB Jr. HM  BN
 Robert WilliamsATH Jr. HN  ASWA

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