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Shades Valley Football Team History


Shades Valley Mounties
Shades Valley High School

6100 Old Leeds Rd. Irondale, AL 35210
Stadium: Frank A. Nix Memorial Athletic Complex
Colors: Cardinal & Black
Coach: Robert Higginbotham
Region: 4A-R7
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1921  <-- 1978 <- 1979 -> 1980 --> 2021

1979 Season Highlights
 Robert Higginbotham enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Shades Valley.
 The Mounties finished 2nd in Region 7.
 
1979 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 31  vs. Tuscaloosa County    0   6   L       
 Fri., Sep. 7  @ Jeff Davis    14   14   T       
 Fri., Sep. 14  vs. Hueytown    28   19   W       
 Fri., Sep. 21  @ John Carroll    7   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 5  @ Homewood   *  21   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 12  @ Mountain Brook   *  35   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19  vs. Berry    22   31   L       
 Fri., Oct. 26  @ Vestavia Hills   *  24   27   L (OT)      
 Fri., Nov. 2  vs. Hewitt-Trussville   *  35   2   W       
 Fri., Nov. 9  vs. Erwin   *  13   7   W       
 
1979 Season Totals
  Record6-3 -1
  Points Scored199
  Scoring Average19.9
  Points Allowed119
  Defense Average11.9
  Opponents Record56-51 -1
  Region Record4-1
  Home Record3-2
  Away Record3-1 -1
1979 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Shades Valley was not ranked.
  
1979 Class 4A Region 7 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Vestavia Hills 12-23031303-175415-015452  Buddy Anderson
Shades Valley 6-3-11991194-112849  Robert Higginbotham
Erwin 4-61221323-27236  Bobby Johns
Hewitt-Trussville 5-51212041-453158  Chip Stewart
Homewood 3-71411781-470100  Gerald Gann
Mountain Brook 3-7992061-437119  Leo Wright

1979 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Shades Valley Players on File.

1979 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Todd FowlerB HM  BPH



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