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Monroe County Football Team History

Monroe County Tigers
Monroe County High School

212 Tiger Drive Monroeville, AL 36460
Stadium: Tiger Stadium
Colors: Navy & Gold
Coach: Larry Keefer
Region: 3A-R2
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1916  <-- 1978 <- 1979 -> 1980 --> 2021

1979 Season Highlights
 Larry Keefer enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Monroe County.
 The Tigers finished 3rd in Region 2.
1979 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 7  vs. J.F. Shields    16   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 14  @ T.R. Miller   *  6   19   L       
 Fri., Sep. 21  @ Evergreen   *  46   26   W       
 Fri., Sep. 28  vs. Greenville   *  19   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 5  @ Georgiana    12   26   L       
 Fri., Oct. 12  @ Jackson    0   43   L       
 Fri., Oct. 19  vs. Escambia County    0   42   L       
 Fri., Oct. 26  vs. Clarke County    27   18   W       
 Fri., Nov. 2  vs. W.S. Neal   *  0   26   L       
 Fri., Nov. 9  vs. Wilcox County   *  34   12   W       
1979 Season Totals
  Points Scored160
  Scoring Average16.0
  Points Allowed219
  Defense Average21.9
  Opponents Record55-45 -4
  Region Record3-2
  Home Record4-2
  Away Record1-3
1979 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Monroe County was not ranked.
1979 Class 3A Region 2 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Evergreen 7-41861680-10214-19672  Guy Sawyer
T.R. Miller 7-22181024-115038  Frank Cotten
Monroe County 5-51602193-210583  Larry Keefer
W.S. Neal 3-71691632-26741  Ronnie Kirkland
Greenville 1-8-1511851-445113  Bill Whalen
Wilcox County 1-8-1502850-518168  Albert Gordon

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

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

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