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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: Michael Shipp
Region: 4A-R11
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1975  <-- 1985 <- 1986 -> 1987 --> 2005

1986 Season Highlights
 Michael Shipp enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Litchfield.
 First playoff win.
 First 13 win season.
 The Eagles move from Region 12 to Region 11.
 The Eagles won the Class 4A Region 11 Championship.
 The Eagles set a team record by winning 13 games.
 
1986 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 29  @ Gadsden    3   14   L       
 Thu., Sep. 4  vs. Emma Sansom    22   16   W       
 Fri., Sep. 12  @ Rockmart GA    9   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 19  vs. Jacksonville    30   16   W       
 Fri., Sep. 26  vs. Glencoe   *  30   8   W       
 Fri., Oct. 3  @ Hokes Bluff   *  28   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 10  @ Alexandria    0   7   L       
 Fri., Oct. 17  @ Boaz   *  23   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 24  @ Cherokee County   *  20   12   W       
 Thu., Oct. 30  vs. Jackson-Olin    13   12   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 7  vs. Munford    17   0   W    Murphree Stadium   1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 14  vs. Cherokee County    37   13   W    Murphree Stadium   2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 21  vs. Tarrant    27   0   W       3rd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 28  vs. Hanceville    28   21   W       Semi-finals Playoffs 
 Fri., Dec. 5  vs. T.R. Miller    23   14   W       Championship Game 
 
1986 Season Totals
  Record13-2
  Points Scored310
  Scoring Average20.7
  Points Allowed154
  Defense Average10.3
  Opponents Record78-79
  Region Record4-0
  Home Record9-0
  Away Record4-2
1986 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/29/19869 10(7-2) ASWA
10/8/19866 8(5-1) ASWA
11/6/1986Final 8(8-2) ASWA
  
1986 Class 4A Region 11 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Litchfield 13-23101545-0132484-010134  Michael Shipp
Cherokee County 5-61561871-126443-16040  Bobby Joe Johnson
Boaz 4-61321472-24758  John Beck
Glencoe 2-8811811-33264  Jeff Davis
Hokes Bluff 3-71591700-43579  Danny Payne

1986 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Litchfield Players on File.

1986 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Ed HortonWR Sr.5-11175 1st  BN
 Mike ShippCoach 1st  ASWA
 Tracey CrowleyRB Sr.5-9185 1st  BN
 Tracey CrowleyRB Sr.5-9185 1st  ASWA



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