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Gaston Football Team History

Gaston Bulldogs
Gaston High School

4550 US Hwy. 411 Gaston, AL 35901
Stadium: Captain Bill Boyd Field
Colors: Red & White
Coach: Jerry Smith
Region: 1A-R12
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1931  <-- 1977 <- 1978 -> 1979 --> 2020

1978 Season Highlights
 Jerry Smith enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Gaston.
 The Bulldogs finished 4th in Region 12.
1978 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 25  vs. West End Walnut Grove    0   21   L       
 Fri., Sep. 1  vs. Gaylesville   *  19   8   W       
 Fri., Sep. 8  @ Cedar Bluff   *  0   31   L       
 Fri., Sep. 15  @ Appalachian    21   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 22  @ Springville    13   14   L       
 Fri., Sep. 29  @ Sand Rock   *  20   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 6  @ Westminster    6   30   L       
 Fri., Oct. 13  vs. Donoho    10   36   L       
 Fri., Oct. 20  vs. Cleveland    0   7   L       
 Fri., Oct. 27  vs. Valley Head   *  6   15   L       
1978 Season Totals
  Points Scored95
  Scoring Average9.5
  Points Allowed168
  Defense Average16.8
  Opponents Record46-46 -1
  Region Record2-2
  Home Record1-4
  Away Record2-3
1978 Class 1A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Gaston was not ranked.
1978 Class 1A 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 
Gaylesville 5-61482130-18414-17426  Jack Jones
Valley Head 5-51682034-111467  Scott Blackmon
Cedar Bluff 4-61841683-213039  Oneal Maze
Gaston 3-7951682-24560  Jerry Smith
Sand Rock 2-7752601-449120  Sammy Clanton
Spring Garden 1-9712580-412108  Mike Steward

1978 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Gaston Players on File.

1978 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Gaston Players on File.

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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.