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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

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-Central
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1970  <-- 1997 <- 1998 -> 1999 --> 2020

1998 Season Highlights
 Lynn Wright enters his 11th season as Head Coach at Pickens Academy.
 Record 13-0 season.
 The Pirates move from Region 3 to Region 2.
 The Pirates won the Class AISA-AA Region 2 Championship.
1998 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 28  vs. Tuscaloosa Academy    60   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 4  vs. Patrician Academy    26   18   W       
 Fri., Sep. 11  @ Central Academy MS    24   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 18  @ Edgewood Academy   *  41   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 25  vs. Bessemer Academy   *  41   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 2  @ Jefferson Christian   *  47   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9  vs. Kingwood Christian   *  58   12   W       
 Fri., Oct. 16  @ Marengo Academy    26   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 23  @ Sumter Academy    22   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 30  vs. Sumiton Christian    21   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 6   Dixie Academy    19   6   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 13   Crenshaw Christian    19   0   W       Semi-finals Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 20   Macon-East Academy    30   7   W       Championship Game 
1998 Season Totals
  Points Scored434
  Scoring Average33.4
  Points Allowed56
  Defense Average4.3
  Opponents Record64-68
  Region Record4-0
  Home Record5-0
  Away Record5-0
1998 Class AISA-AA Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Pickens Academy was not ranked.
1998 Class AISA-AA 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 
Pickens Academy 13-0434563-068134-018718  Lynn Wright
Bessemer Academy 4-71823440-112462-262101  Mark Freeman
Edgewood Academy 2-81082942-26484  Bobby Smith
Kingwood Christian 1-91614591-380133  Greg Farrell
Jefferson Christian 0-101144060-441152  Stacy McGehee

1998 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Pickens Academy Players on File.

1998 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Eric BrewerOL Sr.6-3275 1st  ASWA
 Eric BrewerOL Sr.6-3275 1st  BN
 Jeremy PerkinsOL Sr. HM  ASWA
 Jeremy PerkinsOL Sr. HM  BN
 Jody WrightRB Jr.5-8171 1st  BN
 Jody WrightRB Jr.5-10175 1st  ASWA
 Matt LavanderLB Jr. HM  BN
 Matt LavanderLB Jr. HM  ASWA
 Richard OwensDB Sr. HM  ASWA
 Richard OwensDB Sr. HM  BN

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