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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Hueytown Football Team History

Hueytown Golden Gophers
Hueytown High School

4881 15th Street Road Hueytown, AL 35023
Stadium: Hueytown High School Stadium
Colors: Purple & Gold
Coach: Morris Higginbotham

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1921  <-- 1962 <- 1963 -> 1964 --> 2023

1963 Season Highlights
 Morris Higginbotham enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Hueytown.
 The Golden Gophers move from Class and into Region 0.
1963 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 13  vs. Minor    19   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 20  vs. West End    14   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 27  vs. Banks    20   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 4  OPEN 
 Fri., Oct. 11  @ Shades Valley    0   6   L       
 Fri., Oct. 18  vs. Fairfield    27   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 25  vs. Tarrant    0   0   T       
 Fri., Nov. 1  @ Jones Valley    42   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 8  vs. John Carroll    12   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 15  @ Bessemer    7   0   W       
1963 Season Totals
  Record7-1 -1
  Points Scored141
  Scoring Average15.7
  Points Allowed32
  Defense Average3.6
  Opponents Record43-43 -3
  Home Record5-0 -1
  Away Record2-1
1963 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/11/19635 3(3-0)27.6 BPH
10/3/19634 9(3-0)27 AP
12/2/1963Final 7(7-1-1)25.3 BPH

1963 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Donnie Ray LB Sr.5-11175 All-Star Game  

1963 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Donnie RayC HM  BPH
 HigginbothamB HM  BN
 Jimmy AshcraftB HM  BN
 Ken JonesT HM  BPH
 Ken JonesT HM  BN

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Etowah defeated Oxford 69-63 in 1991 to set a state record for most points scored by both teams in a playoff game.