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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
Region: 4A-R6
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1921  <-- 1978 <- 1979 -> 1980 --> 2023

1979 Season Highlights
 Morris Higginbotham enters his 7th season as Head Coach at Hueytown.
 The Golden Gophers finished 4th in Region 6.
1979 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Aug. 30  vs. Minor   *  0   20   L       
 Fri., Sep. 7  @ Fairfield    23   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 14  @ Shades Valley    19   28   L       
 Fri., Sep. 21  vs. Talladega    13   17   L       
 Fri., Oct. 5  vs. Erwin    22   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 12  @ Jess Lanier   *  6   7   L       
 Fri., Oct. 19  vs. Mountain Brook    17   8   W       
 Fri., Oct. 26  @ Walker    0   28   L       
 Fri., Nov. 2  vs. Berry   *  7   23   L       
 Fri., Nov. 9  @ Huffman    13   14   L    Lawson Field   
1979 Season Totals
  Points Scored120
  Scoring Average12.0
  Points Allowed166
  Defense Average16.6
  Opponents Record56-47 -1
  Region Record0-3
  Home Record2-3
  Away Record1-4
1979 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Hueytown was not ranked.
1979 Class 4A Region 6 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Berry 8-31921390-17213-05114  Bob Finley
Minor 5-51191422-14332  Berry Halladay
Jess Lanier 6-41861161-23243  Carrol Cox
Hueytown 3-71201660-31350  Morris Higginbotham

1979 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Hueytown Players on File.

1979 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Hueytown Players on File.

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