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Ariton Football Team History


Ariton Purple Cats
Ariton High School

P.O. Box 750 Ariton, AL 36311
Stadium: Robert F. Zumstien Stadium
Colors: Purple & Gold
Coach: Floyd Graham
Region: 2A-R2
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Overall Record Progress      99.4% Complete
   
  
Team History on AHSFHS.org
Coach Dick Chastain    
Coach Julius Head    
 
Team Timeline
First Team: 1966  (#1)
  1969 - First 10-0 regular season.
  1969 - First playoff appearance.
  1978 - First region championship.
  1981 - First 12 win season.
 
Championships
State Playoff Championships
None
State Mythical Championships
None
Region Championships
  1978, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1988
1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1997, 1998
 
Team Records
 Overall Record 288-228-0
 Winning Pct. 55.8%
 State Playoff Titles 
 State Mythical Titles 0
 Region/Area Titles 15
 Region/Area Record 107-69
 All State Players (#3)91
 NFL Players (#4)0
 Weeks Ranked #1 14
 Home Record 152-98-0
 Away Record 134-123-0
 
By The Numbers
 Seasons 52
 Winning Seasons (#2) 29
 Losing Seasons (#2)18
 Most Wins in A Season 12 (1983)
 Most Loses in A Season 9 (2013)
 10 Win Seasons 10
 Most Points Scored in a Game 67 (9/30/2005)
 Most Points Scored in a Season 427 (1994)
 Most Points Allowed in a Game 78 (1930)
 Most Points Allowed in a Season 368 (2013)
 Largest Margin of Victory 62 (10/3/2008)
 Largest Margin of Defeat 78 (1930)
 Most Points Both Teams in a Game 88 (10/26/2001)
 Last Shutout 10/17/2008
 Last Time Shutout 10/24/2013
 Shutouts All-Time 83
 Been Shutout All-Time 72
 
Streaks
 Longest Win 12 (8/26/1983-11/18/1983)
 Longest Losing 9 (8/30/2013-10/24/2013)
 
Playoff Records
 Overall Record 17-26
 Appearances 26
 1st Round 11-14
 2nd Round 6-6
 3rd Round 0-4
 Semi-Finals 0-2
 Finals 0-0
 
By the Decade
 2010-13  11-29
 2000-09  60-50
 1990-99 72-42
 1980-89 78-35
 1970-79 49-51
 1960-69 17-13
 1950-59 0-0
 
Enrollment History
 Year  Students  (Rank) 
 2014-15 166 (310)
 2012-13 156 (318)
 2010-11 150 (322)
 2008-09 138 (328)
 2006-07 118 (345)
 2004-05 123 (339)
 2002-03 107 (351)
 2000-01 114 (346)
 1998-99 135 (312)
 1996-97 118 (329)
 1994-95 112 (337)
  
Next Game
 8/29/2014 (Fri)
@ Florala
in a Non-Region Game.
Last Time: Ariton won 24-8 in 2009.
All-Time:
 Ariton vs. Florala 12-4-0 75.0% 
 
2014 Season
 8/22   OPEN 
 8/29  @ Florala  (1A)           
 9/5  @ Samson  (2A)  *          
 9/12  vs. Geneva County  (2A)  *          
 9/19  @ G.W. Long  (2A)  *          
 9/26  vs. Wicksburg  (3A)           
 10/3  @ Providence Christian  (2A)  *          
 10/10  @ Houston Academy  (2A)  *          
 10/17  vs. Houston County  (2A)  *          
 10/24  vs. Cottonwood  (2A)  *          
 10/31  vs. Zion Chapel  (2A)           
 
2014 Season Totals
  Record0-0
  Scoring0-0
  Region Record0-0
  Home Record0-0
  Away Record0-0
 
2014 Region 2 Standings
  Ariton 0-00-0
  Cottonwood 0-00-0
  G.W. Long 0-00-0
  Geneva County 0-00-0
  Houston Academy 0-00-0
  Houston County 0-00-0
  Providence Christian 0-00-0
  Samson 0-00-0
 
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Longest Running Rivalry
 Ariton & G.W. Long have played 47 games.
Ariton has won 25 games.
G.W. Long has won 22 games.
with 0 tie games.
 
Record when scoring..... (since 2000)
 Scoring  Record 
 less than 10 4-40
 10 or more 67-39
 20 or more  64-18
 30 or more 45-5
 40 or more 23-0
 
Record when allowing..... (since 2000)
 Points Allowed  Record 
 less than 10 34-1
 10 or more 37-78
 20 or more 16-68
 30 or more 1-48
 40 or more 0-30
 
Border Wars
 vs. Florida 1 - 0 - 0
 
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NOTES:
(1) If 'First Year' is unknown we assume a year based upon research.
(2) Winning and losing seasons counted only if team plays at least 5 games.
(3) All State players counted for the all state teams we have in our database. We must have an entire team for the appropriate classification to make additions to the teams. Only ASWA teams are recognized after 1982.
(4) NFL Players counted for any player that participated in a regular season game.

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