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Litchfield Football Team History


Litchfield Eagles
Litchfield High School

1109 Hoke St. Gadsden, AL 35903
Stadium: Murphree Stadium
Colors: Navy & Gold
Coach: Charles Buddy Hearn
Region: 3A-R12
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1975  <-- 1982 <- 1983 -> 1984 --> 2005

1983 Season Highlights
 Charles Buddy Hearn enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Litchfield.
 The Eagles finished 3rd in Region 12.
 
1983 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Aug. 25  @ Gadsden   *  20   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 2  vs. Fort Payne   *  29   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 9  @ Smiths Station    15   13   W       
 Thu., Sep. 15  vs. Etowah   *  42   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 23  @ Emma Sansom   *  10   37   L       
 Fri., Sep. 30  @ Hokes Bluff    21   17   W       
 Fri., Oct. 7  @ Glencoe   *  27   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 14  @ Guntersville    14   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 21  vs. Boaz   *  27   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 28  vs. Southside Gadsden   *  7   23   L       
 Fri., Nov. 4  vs. Emma Sansom    16   30   L    Gadsden   
 
1983 Season Totals
  Record8-3
  Points Scored228
  Scoring Average20.7
  Points Allowed154
  Defense Average14.0
  Opponents Record63-59
  Region Record5-2
  Home Record3-2
  Away Record5-1
1983 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
9/14/19833 10(3-0) ASWA
9/21/19834 9(4-0) ASWA
  
1983 Class 3A 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 
Emma Sansom 13-14241483-184487-026171  Fred Buster Gross
Southside Gadsden 8-32231035-214655  Randy Ross
Litchfield 8-32281545-216287  Charles Buddy Hearn
Gadsden 4-62211683-4156132  Dexter Wood
Boaz 4-61492393-496170  John Beck
Glencoe 2-91012092-573128  Alton Yancey
Fort Payne 2-91062241-661170  Perry Coggin
Etowah 0-10483570-736253  Walker Alexander

1983 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Litchfield Players on File.

1983 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Allen UnderwoodDB Sr.6-1195 1st  BN
 Allen UnderwoodLB Sr.6-1195 1st  ASWA
 Steve HolcombOL HM  ASWA



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