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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  <-- 1981 <- 1982 -> 1983 --> 2021

1982 Season Highlights
 Robert Higginbotham enters his 6th season as Head Coach at Shades Valley.
 The Mounties finished 2nd in Region 7.
1982 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 27  @ Tuscaloosa County    6   7   L       
 Fri., Sep. 3  @ Hueytown    26   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 17  @ West End    15   6   W    Legion Field   
 Fri., Sep. 24  @ Minor    7   21   L       
 Fri., Oct. 1  vs. Homewood   *  30   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 8  vs. Mountain Brook   *  7   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 15  @ Berry   *  10   13   L       
 Fri., Oct. 22  vs. Lee Montgomery    14   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 29  vs. Vestavia Hills   *  17   19   L       
 Fri., Nov. 5  vs. Erwin   *  24   0   W       
1982 Season Totals
  Points Scored156
  Scoring Average15.6
  Points Allowed86
  Defense Average8.6
  Opponents Record55-48 -2
  Region Record3-2
  Home Record4-1
  Away Record2-3
1982 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Shades Valley was not ranked.
1982 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 
Berry 9-3-22461323-0-199374-19253  Bob Finley
Shades Valley 6-4156863-28846  Robert Higginbotham
Homewood 5-51331683-293113  Gerald Gann
Erwin 7-32021092-37681  Bobby Johns
Mountain Brook 7-32881082-39068  Gene Ellison
Vestavia Hills 2-81262011-471148  Buddy Anderson

1982 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Gary Kelley LB Sr.6-2200 All-Star Game  

1982 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Gary KelleyLB Sr.6-2200 HM  ASWA
 Gary KelleyLB Sr.6-2200 HM  BN
 Gary KelleyLB Sr.6-2 2nd  BPH

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