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2017 Season


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   THIS WEEK IN ALABAMA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
AHSFHS.org Report
(Sep. 9, 2017)

Week 3


The 2017 season in in full swing. Here are a few tidbits from this week's action.

   *   Maplesville has the state's longest winning streak at 25 games following a 50-18 thrashing of Notasulga.

   *   Barbour County did not play this week but still has the state's longest losing streak at thirty-three games.

   *   Bullock County has lost 53 consecutive region games in a row following a 38-12 loss to region foe Alabama Christian.

   *   Fyffe extended their 20 game regular season winning streak with another shutout victory over Asbury by a score of 62-0.

   *   Tanner has a streak of 54 consecutive region wins. The Rattlers, under head coach Maurice Belser, opened region play with a 28-10 win over West End.

   *   Piedmont has the state's longest home winning streak at twenty-one games. The Bulldogs defeated Glencoe by a score of 61-14. Monroe Academy (28) lead the AISA schools.

   *    Maplesville has won 23 consecutive road games following their impressive victory this past weekend.

   *   Maplesville has scored twenty or more points in 40 consecutive games.

   *   Fyffe hopes to avoid the dreaded shutout and extend their streak of consecutive games scoring. They are currently sitting on a string of 223 games without being shutout. The Red Devils defeated Asbury by a score of 62-0.

   *   St. Luke's upset #7 Luverne for their first victory over a ranked team ever.

   *   Hoover has been ranked by the ASWA for an amazing 188 consecutive polls dating back to the 2000 season. The Bucs are the #2 team in Class 7A.

   *   Rodney Stidham won his 100th game as a head football coach on Friday as Hamilton defeated rival Haleyville 28-21.

   *   According to our record two schools picked up their 500th victory on Friday. Linden (500-320-30) and Reeltown (500-281-13) joined the 500 Club.



Team approaching the 500 win club
  498  -  Valley  (498-360-21)
  498  -  Baldwin County  (498-429-30)
  498  -  Piedmont  (498-400-30)
  497  -  Scottsboro  (497-438-37)
  497  -  Fairhope  (497-349-24)
  496  -  Tarrant  (496-447-40)
  491  -  Fyffe  (491-295-13)

Coaches approaching the 100 win club
  99  -  Smitty Grider (Park Crossing)  (99-41)
  98  -  Jay Brown (Moody)  (98-95)
  98  -  Jeff Pugh (East Limestone)  (98-88)
  97  -  Josh Wright (Bessemer Academy)  (97-24)
  96  -  Jim Elgin (Pleasant Grove)  (96-58)
  94  -  Jonathan McWhorter (Cedar Bluff)  (94-43)
  93  -  Clint Smith (Jacksonville)  (93-69)
  92  -  Charlie Taylor (South Choctaw Academy)  (92-71)


Points scored in a game

 * St. Lukes set a team record in a win 57-12 over Luverne breaking the previous record set in a victory over Cottage Hill Christian 56-21 on 11/2/2012.



Points allowed in a game

 * Glencoe set a team record in a 61-14 loss to Piedmont breaking the previous record set in a loss to Collinsville 55-0 on 1922.



Margin of Victory in a game

 * Austin set a team record by defeating Decatur 49-0 breaking the previous record set when they defeated Brewer 55-7 on 11/2/1979.



Teams with current school record winning streaks

 * Maplesville has won a team record 25 consecutive games since 10/2/2015.
 * Fyffe has won a team record 17 consecutive games since 8/26/2016.


Teams with current school record losing streaks

 * Barbour County has lost a team record 33 consecutive games since 10/25/2013.
 * Center Point has lost a team record 20 consecutive games since 9/18/2015.
 * Ellwood Christian has lost a team record 19 consecutive games since 9/17/2015.
 * White Plains has lost a team record 17 consecutive games since 10/2/2015.
 * Columbia has lost a team record 14 consecutive games since 10/23/2015.
 * Houston Academy has lost a team record 12 consecutive games since 8/26/2016.
 * Asbury has lost a team record 12 consecutive games since 8/25/2016.
 * Valley has lost a team record 11 consecutive games since 9/2/2016.
 * Sumter Central has lost a team record 10 consecutive games since 9/9/2016.
 * Northside Methodist Academy has lost a team record 6 consecutive games since 10/21/2016.


Teams that set a record for most wins in a season

 * Mars Hill set a team record with a 2-1 record. That ties the previous mark of 2-8-0 in 2015.



Teams off to great starts in 2017
 * Alabama Christian last started a season 3-0 in 2001.
 * Cherokee last started a season 3-0 in 1997.
 * Citronelle last started a season 2-0 in 1999.
 * Decatur Heritage Christian has never started 2-0 in a season.
 * Jackson Academy last started a season 4-0 in 2003.
 * Mae Jemison has never started 3-0 in a season.
 * Plainview last started a season 3-0 in 2003.
 * Snook Christian has never started 3-0 in a season.
 * Sulligent last started a season 3-0 in 1966.
 * Williamson last started a season 2-0 in 2003.


Teams off to slow starts in 2017
 * Conecuh Springs Christian has never started 0-2 in a season.
 * Elmore County last started a season 0-3 in 2003.
 * Evangel Christian Academy last started a season 0-4 in 2003.
 * Fairfield last started a season 0-2 in 2003.
 * Houston Academy last started a season 0-3 in 1999.
 * Jacksonville last started a season 0-3 in 2002.
 * Smiths Station last started a season 0-3 in 2003.
 * Tuscaloosa Christian last started a season 0-3 in 1998.
 * Valley last started a season 0-3 in 2000.







Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

The Tuscaloosa Black Bears were considered one of the best programs in the nation from 1925-1931. Their record over that span was an amazing 61-0-3.