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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  <-- 1982 <- 1983 -> 1984 --> 2021

1983 Season Highlights
 Robert Higginbotham enters his 7th season as Head Coach at Shades Valley.
 The Mounties won the Class 4A Region 7 Championship.
 
1983 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 26  vs. Tuscaloosa County    14   8   W       
 Fri., Sep. 2  vs. Hueytown    26   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 9  vs. Butler    28   25   W       
 Fri., Sep. 16  @ Gardendale    14   13   W       
 Fri., Sep. 23  vs. Minor    19   3   W       
 Fri., Sep. 30  @ Homewood   *  31   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 7  @ Mountain Brook   *  7   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 14  vs. Berry   *  10   3   W       
 Fri., Oct. 21  @ Lee Montgomery    16   17   L       
 Fri., Oct. 28  @ Vestavia Hills   *  3   17   L       
 Fri., Nov. 4  @ Erwin   *  35   7   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 11  vs. Woodlawn    3   7   L    Legion Field   1st Round Playoffs 
 
1983 Season Totals
  Record9-3
  Points Scored206
  Scoring Average17.2
  Points Allowed106
  Defense Average8.8
  Opponents Record69-61
  Region Record4-1
  Home Record5-1
  Away Record4-2
1983 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/12/19837 8(6-0) ASWA
10/19/19838 7(7-0) ASWA
10/5/19836 9(6-0) ASWA
9/21/19834 10(3-0) ASWA
9/28/19835 10(5-0) ASWA
  
1983 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 
Shades Valley 9-32061060-1374-18633  Robert Higginbotham
Mountain Brook 8-22611364-110048  Gene Ellison
Vestavia Hills 5-51421144-19247  Buddy Anderson
Erwin 7-41901732-356108  Bobby Johns
Berry 2-8711361-44157  Bob Finley
Homewood 2-8781710-533106  Gerald Gann

1983 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Seth Moates LB Sr. All-Star Game  

1983 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Dale LaytonQB Jr. HM  ASWA
 Dale LaytonQB Jr. HM  BN
 Kevin BeckDB Jr. HM  BN
 Seth MoatesLB Sr. HM  ASWA
 Seth MoatesLB Sr. HM  BN
 Stephen HerbstWR Jr. HM  BN
 Stephen HerbstWR Jr. HM  ASWA



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