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Russellville Golden Tigers
Russellville High School

P.O. Box 730 Russellville, AL 35653
Stadium: Tigers Stadium
Colors: Vegas Gold, Black & White
Coach: John Ritter
Region: 5A-R8
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Overall Record Progress      95% Complete
   
  

2009 State Championship Game

Team History on AHSFHS.org
Amazing Seasons - 1967    
Memorable Games - 1987    
Memorable Games - 1967    
Amazing Seasons - 1968    
Coach Perry Swindall    
Coach Doug Goodwin    
Coach Don Cox    
Coach Bill Doty    
2009 5A Super Six Game Summary 
Photos from the 2009 Class 5A Championship game.    
2008 5A Super Six Game Summary 
2004 5A Super Six Game Summary 
2003 5A Super Six Game Summary 
2002 5A Super Six Game Summary 
1992 5A Championship Game Summary 
1987 5A Championship Game Summary 
1968 3A Championship Game Summary 
1967 3A Championship Game Summary 
1966 Birmingham News 3A State Championship 
1961 Birmingham Post Herald 3A State Championship 
1961 Birmingham News 2A District 4 State Championship
 
Team Timeline
First Team: 1920  (#1)
  1967 - First playoff win.
  1967 - First 11 win season.
  1967 - First playoff appearance.
  1968 - First undefeated & untied season.
  1969 - Won 30 consecutive games.
  1981 - First region championship.
  1986 - First 10-0 regular season.
  1987 - First 14 win season.
  1988 - Won 34 Consecutive regular season games.
 
Championships
State Playoff Championships
19671968
State Mythical Championships
1961 , 1961 , 
1966 
Region Championships
  1981, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1993
1994, 1995, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
2010, 2015
 
Team Records
 Overall Record 636-351-31
 Winning Pct. 64%
 State Playoff Titles 2
 State Mythical Titles 3
 Region/Area Titles 17
 Region/Area Record 177-58
 All State Players (#3)139
 NFL Players (#4)3
 Weeks Ranked #1 42
 Home Record 310-129-9
 Away Record 248-138-8
 
By The Numbers
 Seasons 101
 Winning Seasons (#2) 65
 Losing Seasons (#2)34
 Most Wins in A Season 14 (2002)
 Most Losses in A Season 8 (1996)
 10 Win Seasons 19
 Most Points Scored in a Game 69 (10/20/2006)
 Most Points Scored in a Season 667 (2002)
 Most Points Allowed in a Game 101 (10/21/1932)
 Most Points Allowed in a Season 329 (2017)
 Largest Margin of Victory 63 (9/6/2002)
 Largest Margin of Defeat 101 (10/21/1932)
 Most Points Both Teams in a Game 101 (10/21/1932)
 Last Shutout 9/11/2020
 Last Time Shutout 10/18/2019
 Shutouts All-Time 195
 Been Shutout All-Time 133
 
Streaks
 Longest Win 30 (9/22/1967-11/7/1969)
 Longest Losing 8 (10/18/1996-9/19/1997)
 
Playoff Records
 Overall Record 62-31
 Appearances 33
 1st Round 26-7
 2nd Round 16-8
 3rd Round 11-5
 Semi-Finals 7-4
 Finals 2-7
 
By the Decade
 2020-29  5-1
 2010-19  76-38
 2000-09  122-20
 1990-99 70-42
 1980-89 87-29
 1970-79 39-59-2
 1960-69 75-23-6
 1950-59 60-34-5
 
Enrollment History
 Year  Students  (Rank) 
 2018-19 529 (106)
 2016-17 538 (103)
 2014-15 474 (116)
 2012-13 485 (117)
 2010-11 467 (116)
 2008-09 479 (114)
 2006-07 456 (114)
 2004-05 508 (93)
 2002-03 487 (100)
 2000-01 464 (109)
 1998-99 490 (103)
 1996-97 453 (108)
 1994-95 382 (123)
 1990-91 449 (111)
 1988-89 473 (102)
 1986-87 468 (106)
 1984-85 468 (107)
  
Next Game
 10/2/2020 (Fri)
@ Ardmore
in a Region Game.
Last Time: Russellville won 44-6 in 2017.
All-Time:
  vs. Ardmore 4-1-0 80.0% 
 
2020 Season
 8/20  @ Decatur    28   0   W  
 8/28  vs. Deshler    1   0   #Won  
 9/4  vs. Mae Jemison   *  41   0   W  
 9/11  vs. Brewer   *  59   0   W  
 9/18  @ Lawrence County   *  27   18   W  
 9/25  vs. Hartselle    14   38   L  
 10/2  @ Ardmore   *          
 10/9   OPEN 
 10/16  vs. East Limestone   *          
 10/22  @ Lee Huntsville   *          
 10/30  vs. Madison Academy            
 
2020 Season Totals
  Record5-1
  Scoring170-56
  Region Record3-0
  Home Record3-1
  Away Record2-0
 
 Region 8 Standings
  Ardmore 4-11-1
  Brewer 0-60-3
  East Limestone 4-23-0
  Lawrence County 2-31-1
  Lee Huntsville 1-40-2
  Mae Jemison 1-51-2
  Russellville 5-13-0
 
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Longest Running Rivalry
 Russellville & Deshler have played 94 games.
Russellville has won 45 games.
Deshler has won 45 games.
with 4 tie games.
 
Record Against Ranked Teams (since 1984)
 Total 62-65
 Regular Season 47-45
 Playoffs 15-20
 Lower Class 30-22
 Same Class 31-40
 Higher Class 1-3
 2A 0-2
 3A 9-8
 4A 21-12
 5A 31-40
 6A 1-3
 
Record when scoring..... (since 2000)
 Scoring  Record 
 less than 10 4-19
 10 or more 199-40
 20 or more  180-16
 30 or more 136-4
 40 or more 95-0
 
Record when allowing..... (since 2000)
 Points Allowed  Record 
 less than 10 78-0
 10 or more 125-59
 20 or more 52-54
 30 or more 8-31
 40 or more 0-12
 
Border Wars
 vs. Mississippi 2 - 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.

Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Parrish scored a record 77 points in a playoff game against Cedar Bluff in 2001. The Tornados were shutout the following week 19-0 by Courtland.