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Excel Panthers
Excel High School

P.O. Box 429 Excel, AL 36439
Stadium: Panther Stadium
Colors: Black & Old Gold
Coach: Jason Phillips
Region: 3A-R1
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Overall Record Progress      94% Complete
   
  
Team History on AHSFHS.org
Coach Lee Holladay    
Coach W.C. Majors    
1989 1A Championship Game Summary 
1969 1A Championship Game Summary 
 
Team Timeline
First Team: 1921  (#1)
  1939 - Did not field a team 1939-46.
  1968 - First 10-0 regular season.
  1969 - First 12 win season.
  1969 - First playoff win.
  1969 - First undefeated & untied season.
  1969 - First playoff appearance.
  1975 - First region championship.
  1975 - Won 43 Consecutive regular season games.
  1989 - First 13 win season.
 
Championships
State Playoff Championships
1969
State Mythical Championships
None
Region Championships
  1975, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
1993, 1995, 1996, 1997
 
Team Records
 Overall Record 442-385-22
 Winning Pct. 53%
 State Playoff Titles 1
 State Mythical Titles 0
 Region/Area Titles 11
 Region/Area Record 105-134
 All State Players (#3)57
 NFL Players (#4)1
 Weeks Ranked #1 8
 Home Record 230-161-9
 Away Record 188-201-9
 
By The Numbers
 Seasons 101
 Winning Seasons (#2) 51
 Losing Seasons (#2)32
 Most Wins in A Season 12 (1989)
 Most Losses in A Season 9 (2016)
 10 Win Seasons 11
 Most Points Scored in a Game 70 (10/31/1969)
 Most Points Scored in a Season 493 (1969)
 Most Points Allowed in a Game 68 (10/25/1957)
 Most Points Allowed in a Season 366 (2016)
 Largest Margin of Victory 70 (10/31/1969)
 Largest Margin of Defeat 68 (10/25/1957)
 Most Points Both Teams in a Game 96 (10/31/2014)
 Last Shutout 8/27/2021
 Last Time Shutout 9/4/2020
 Shutouts All-Time 171
 Been Shutout All-Time 152
 
Streaks
 Longest Win 20 (8/30/1974-11/6/1975)
 Longest Losing 11 (9/28/1961-10/12/1962)
 
Playoff Records
 Overall Record 14-22
 Appearances 23
 1st Round 9-14
 2nd Round 2-6
 3rd Round 1-1
 Semi-Finals 1-0
 Finals 1-1
 
By the Decade
 2020-29  5-8
 2010-19  31-69
 2000-09  55-51
 1990-99 79-37
 1980-89 53-55
 1970-79 80-20-3
 1960-69 43-53-4
 1950-59 48-42-6
 
Enrollment History
 Year  Students  (Rank) 
 2018-19 240 (257)
 2016-17 247 (250)
 2014-15 269 (227)
 2012-13 253 (237)
 2010-11 239 (245)
 2008-09 196 (284)
 2006-07 198 (274)
 2004-05 179 (280)
 2002-03 166 (288)
 2000-01 199 (259)
 1998-99 206 (254)
 1996-97 181 (271)
 1994-95 169 (282)
 1990-91 138 (313)
 1988-89 126 (333)
 1986-87 137 (328)
 1984-85 137 (329)
  
Next Game
 9/24/2021 (Fri)
vs. J.U. Blacksher
in a Non-Region Game.
Last Time: Excel won 30-8 in 2020.
All-Time:
  vs. J.U. Blacksher 46-29-4 61.3% 
 
2021 Season
 8/20  vs. W.S. Neal    30   12   W  
 8/27  @ Wilcox Central    67   0   W  
 9/3  @ Bayside Academy   *  8   31   L  
 9/10   OPEN 
 9/17  vs. Hillcrest Evergreen   *  22   19   W  
 9/24  vs. J.U. Blacksher            
 10/1  @ T.R. Miller   *          
 10/8  vs. Flomaton   *          
 10/15  @ Cottage Hill Christi   *          
 10/22  @ Chickasaw   *          
 10/28  vs. Monroe County            
 
2021 Season Totals
  Record3-1
  Scoring127-62
  Region Record1-1
  Home Record2-0
  Away Record1-1
 
 Region 1 Standings
  Bayside Academy 3-21-2
  Chickasaw 1-30-3
  Cottage Hill Christian 1-20-2
  Excel 3-11-1
  Flomaton 4-02-0
  Hillcrest Evergreen 2-32-1
  T.R. Miller 4-13-0
 
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Longest Running Rivalry
 Excel & J.U. Blacksher have played 79 games.
Excel has won 46 games.
J.U. Blacksher has won 29 games.
with 4 tie games.
 
Record Against Ranked Teams (since 1984)
 Total 9-69
 Regular Season 7-58
 Playoffs 2-11
 Lower Class 4-7
 Same Class 5-59
 Higher Class 1-3
 1A 9-13
 2A 0-30
 3A 0-24
 4A 0-2
 
Record when scoring..... (since 2000)
 Scoring  Record 
 less than 10 4-57
 10 or more 87-71
 20 or more  81-32
 30 or more 55-1
 40 or more 29-0
 
Record when allowing..... (since 2000)
 Points Allowed  Record 
 less than 10 32-2
 10 or more 59-126
 20 or more 18-115
 30 or more 5-85
 40 or more 0-43
 
Border Wars
 vs. Florida 10 - 8 - 2
 
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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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