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Sylva Bay Academy Football Team History


Sylva Bay Academy Saints
Sylva Bay Academy

17 HWY 531 Bay Springs, MS
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Colors: Blue & White
Coach: David Townsend


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1971  <-- 1971 <- 1971 -> 1972 --> 2022

1971 Season Highlights
 David Townsend enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Sylva Bay Academy.
 This was the first season Sylva Bay Academy fielded a team.
 The Saints set a team record for points allowed in a game with 76.
 The Saints set a team record for margin in a defeat by allowing 76 points.
 
1971 Season
 
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 3   OPEN               
 Fri., Sep. 10   Rebul Academy    6   20   L       
 Fri., Sep. 17   Clarke Academy    0   0   T       
 Fri., Sep. 24   East Rankin Academy                 
 Fri., Oct. 1   Brandon Academy    0   76   L       
 Fri., Oct. 8   Heidelberg Academy                 
 Sat., Oct. 16   Terry Academy    24   8   W       
 Fri., Oct. 22   Beeson Academy    12   32   L       
 Fri., Oct. 29   Whynot Academy          W       
 Fri., Nov. 5   Lamar                 
 
1971 Season Totals
  Record2-3 -1
  Points Scored42
  Scoring Average7.0
  Points Allowed136
  Defense Average22.7
  Opponents Record35-47 -4
  Home Record0-0
  Away Record0-0
  
1971  South Central Conference  Standings
  Regular Season   Conference Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Brandon Academy 9-3384814-0-01927  Charles Underwood
Heidelberg Academy 8-125247  Buddy Sauls
Rebul Academy 6-5144175  Larry Kinslow
Clarke Academy 3-6-1104165  Bob Jones
Sylva Bay Academy 2-3-142136  David Townsend



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In 1969 the two point conversion was adopted for play following a touchdown. Until that time all conversions were worth one point.