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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: 6A-R11
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1985 Season Highlights
 Robert Higginbotham enters his 9th season as Head Coach at Shades Valley.
 The Mounties finished 3rd in Region 11.
1985 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 30  vs. Erwin    10   20   L       
 Fri., Sep. 6  @ Lee Montgomery    7   36   L       
 Fri., Sep. 13  @ Enterprise    14   34   L       
 Fri., Sep. 20  vs. Tuscaloosa County    13   16   L       
 Fri., Sep. 27  @ Huffman    3   16   L    Lawson Field   
 Fri., Oct. 4  @ John Carroll   *  40   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 11  @ Mountain Brook    9   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 18  vs. Berry   *  7   10   L       
 Fri., Oct. 25  vs. Jess Lanier    14   20   L       
 Fri., Nov. 1  @ Vestavia Hills   *  7   21   L       
1985 Season Totals
  Points Scored124
  Scoring Average12.4
  Points Allowed180
  Defense Average18.0
  Opponents Record69-46
  Region Record1-2
  Home Record0-4
  Away Record2-4
1985 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Shades Valley was not ranked.
1985 Class 6A Region 11 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 10-32091252-154453-06510  Buddy Anderson
Berry 8-31921440-17452-14321  Bob Finley
Shades Valley 2-81241801-25431  Robert Higginbotham
John Carroll 0-10332900-37107  Jack Hankins Sr.

1985 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Shades Valley Players on File.

1985 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Shades Valley Players on File.

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Morris Higginbotham coached three different teams to divisional state championships in the 1950s. He won titles at Walnut Grove in 1952, West Blocton in 1955 and Enterprise in 1960.