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Cleveland Football Team History

Cleveland Panthers
Cleveland High School

71 High School St. Cleveland, AL 35049
Stadium: Michal Dixon Memorial Stadium
Colors: Black & White
Coach: Gary Godfrey
Region: 2A-R12
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1936  <-- 1995 <- 1996 -> 1997 --> 2020

1996 Season Highlights
 Gary Godfrey enters his 11th season as Head Coach at Cleveland.
 The Panthers move from Region 11 to Region 12.
 The Panthers won the Class 2A Region 12 Championship.
1996 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Sep. 5  vs. Susan Moore    14   11   W       
 Fri., Sep. 13  vs. Appalachian    28   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 20  @ J.B. Pennington    14   17   L       
 Fri., Sep. 27  @ Holly Pond    38   22   W       
 Fri., Oct. 4  vs. St. Clair County    0   33   L       
 Fri., Oct. 11  @ Locust Fork    24   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 18  @ Pleasant Valley    26   3   W       
 Fri., Oct. 25  vs. Cold Springs   *  31   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 1  vs. Springville   *  32   24   W       
 Fri., Nov. 8  @ Warrior   *  28   12   W       
 Fri., Nov. 15  vs. Fyffe    45   6   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 22  @ Lineville    0   42   L       2nd Round Playoffs 
1996 Season Totals
  Points Scored280
  Scoring Average23.3
  Points Allowed184
  Defense Average15.3
  Opponents Record54-74
  Region Record3-0
  Home Record5-1
  Away Record4-2
1996 Class 2A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Cleveland was not ranked.
1996 Class 2A Region 12 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Cleveland 9-32801841-145483-09136  Gary Godfrey
Springville 5-62312190-114212-17762  Thomas Curry
Warrior 2-81632491-26485  Craig Yeager
Cold Springs 2-81031890-32473  Jeff Scott

1996 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Cleveland Players on File.

1996 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Luke HallmanOL Sr.6-1290 HM  ASWA
 Todd CarrollRB Sr. HM  BN

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