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Pickens Academy Football Team History

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Pickens Academy

225 Ray Bass Road Carrollton, AL 35447
Stadium: Billy McGee Stadium
Colors: Columbia Blue, Red & White
Coach: Lynn Wright
Region: AISA-AA-West
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1970  <-- 1996 <- 1997 -> 1998 --> 2020

1997 Season Highlights
 Lynn Wright enters his 10th season as Head Coach at Pickens Academy.
 AISA Record 44 game winning streak.
 The Pirates finished 4th in Region 3.
1997 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
    Bessemer Academy    39   14   W       
    Marengo Academy    20   6   W       
    Southern Academy   *  7   2   W       
    Warrior Academy    55   0   W       
    Tuscaloosa Academy    7   0   W       
    Sumiton Christian    28   36   L       
    Shelby Academy    7   25   L       
    Patrician Academy   *  6   28   L       
    South Choctaw Academy   *  28   34   L       
    Sumter Academy   *  7   35   L       
1997 Season Totals
  Points Scored204
  Scoring Average20.4
  Points Allowed180
  Defense Average18.0
  Opponents Record52-54
  Region Record1-3
  Home Record0-0
  Away Record0-0
1997 Class AISA-AA Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Pickens Academy was not ranked.
1997 Class AISA-AA Region 3 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Patrician Academy 8-32552100-17214-08644  Joe Nettles
Sumter Academy 8-32321200-120213-17430  Webb Tutt
South Choctaw Academy 5-61771610-16352-26971  Jimmy Warr
Pickens Academy 5-52041801-34899  Lynn Wright
Southern Academy 5-51811230-42558  Ryan Poe

1997 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Pickens Academy Players on File.

1997 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Bill FasonOL Sr.6-1235 1st  BN
 Bill FasonOL Sr.6-1235 HM  ASWA
 Forrest BoutwellOL Sr. HM  BN

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Clay County shutout an amazing eleven opponents in 1996. The Panthers outscored their opponents 613-42 finishing the season 15-0.