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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

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  <-- 1996 <- 1997 -> 1998 --> 2020

1997 Season Highlights
 Gary Godfrey enters his 12th season as Head Coach at Cleveland.
 The Panthers finished 4th in Region 12.
 The Panthers set a team record by allowing 379 points.
 The Panthers set a team record for losses in a season with 10.
1997 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 5  @ Susan Moore    6   18   L       
 Fri., Sep. 12  @ Appalachian    6   33   L       
 Fri., Sep. 19  vs. J.B. Pennington    12   39   L       
 Fri., Sep. 26  vs. Holly Pond    6   28   L       
 Fri., Oct. 3  @ St. Clair County    6   41   L       
 Fri., Oct. 10  vs. Locust Fork    12   54   L       
 Fri., Oct. 17  vs. Pleasant Valley    14   41   L       
 Fri., Oct. 24  @ Cold Springs   *  8   50   L       
 Fri., Oct. 31  @ Springville   *  0   52   L       
 Fri., Nov. 7  vs. Warrior   *  21   23   L       
1997 Season Totals
  Points Scored91
  Scoring Average9.1
  Points Allowed379
  Defense Average37.9
  Opponents Record48-59
  Region Record0-3
  Home Record0-5
  Away Record0-5
1997 Class 2A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Cleveland was not ranked.
1997 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 
Springville 12-25091373-1103553-015322  Thomas Curry
Cold Springs 4-72022280-10422-19154  Jeff Scott
Warrior 1-9583551-237109  Craig Yeager
Cleveland 0-10913790-329125  Gary Godfrey

1997 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Cleveland Players on File.

1997 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Cleveland Players on File.

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

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