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Fort Dale Academy Football Team History

Fort Dale Academy Eagles
Fort Dale Academy

1100 Gamble St. Greenville, AL 36037
Stadium: Fort Dale Stadium
Colors: Red, White & Royal Blue
Coach: James Sampley
Region: AISA-AAA-East-1
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1971  <-- 1999 <- 2000 -> 2001 --> 2020

2000 Season Highlights
 James Sampley enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Fort Dale Academy.
 The Eagles move from Region 3 to Region 1.
 The Eagles finished 2nd in Region 1.
2000 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 25  @ Pike Liberal Arts    18   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 1  vs. Hooper Academy    14   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 8  vs. Faith Academy    45   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 15  @ Mobile Christian    27   22   W       
 Fri., Sep. 22  @ Monroe Academy    7   20   L       
 Fri., Sep. 29  vs. Marion Military Institute   *  44   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 6  @ Lowndes Academy    18   19   L       
 Fri., Oct. 13  @ Meadowview Christian   *  42   20   W       
 Fri., Oct. 20  vs. Morgan Academy   *  6   24   L       
 Fri., Oct. 27  vs. Greenville Academy    53   13   W       
 Fri., Nov. 3  @ Pickens Academy    25   22   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 10  vs. Monroe Academy    13   7   W       Semi-finals Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 17  vs. Morgan Academy    7   21   L       Championship Game 
2000 Season Totals
  Points Scored319
  Scoring Average24.5
  Points Allowed195
  Defense Average15.0
  Opponents Record79-64
  Region Record2-1
  Home Record5-2
  Away Record4-2
2000 Class AISA-AAA Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Fort Dale Academy was not ranked.
2000 Class AISA-AAA Region 1 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Morgan Academy 13-04051333-062263-011320  Robby James
Fort Dale Academy 9-43191952-145502-19250  James Sampley
Meadowview Christian 5-52352081-27996  Tommy Wasden
Marion Military Institute 0-10433590-319137  David Ivey

2000 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Fort Dale Academy Players on File.

2000 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Patrick SkipperWR Sr.6-2242 1st  ASWA
 Patrick SkipperOL Sr.6-2242 HM  BN

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