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Southside Gadsden Football Team History

Southside Gadsden Panthers
Southside High School

2150 Hwy 77 Gadsden, AL 35907
Stadium: Barney Hood Stadium
Colors: Black & Cardinal
Coach: Randy Ross
Region: 3A-R12
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1981 Season Highlights
 Randy Ross enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Southside Gadsden.
 The Panthers finished 8th in Region 12.
1981 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 28  @ Cherokee County   *  0   20   L       
 Fri., Sep. 4  vs. Saks    28   16   W       
 Fri., Sep. 11  @ Gadsden    13   2   W       
 Fri., Sep. 18  vs. Guntersville   *  0   38   L       
 Fri., Sep. 25  @ Fort Payne   *  24   27   L (OT)      
 Fri., Oct. 2  vs. Douglas    28   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9  vs. Hokes Bluff   *  2   7   L       
 Fri., Oct. 23  vs. Glencoe   *  6   10   L       
 Fri., Oct. 30  @ Litchfield   *  0   16   L       
 Fri., Nov. 6  @ Boaz   *  6   12   L (2OT)      
1981 Season Totals
  Points Scored107
  Scoring Average10.7
  Points Allowed162
  Defense Average16.2
  Opponents Record43-58
  Region Record0-7
  Home Record2-3
  Away Record1-4
1981 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Southside Gadsden was not ranked.
1981 Class 3A Region 12 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Glencoe 7-41781800-10276-1137106  Alton Yancey
Litchfield 6-41511235-211987  Charles Buddy Hearn
Boaz 6-41301144-37566  John Beck
Guntersville 5-52321584-3189114  David Bucky Pitts
Hokes Bluff 7-31651184-312899  Danny Payne
Cherokee County 4-61271733-472112  Bobby Joe Johnson
Fort Payne 2-81612212-5132175  Perry Coggin
Southside Gadsden 3-71071620-738130  Randy Ross

1981 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Southside Gadsden Players on File.

1981 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Southside Gadsden Players on File.

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