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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: 5A-R13
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1926  <-- 1983 <- 1984 -> 1985 --> 2020

1984 Season Highlights
 Randy Ross enters his 7th season as Head Coach at Southside Gadsden.
 The Panthers move from Class 3A and into Region 13.
 The Panthers finished 4th in Region 13.
1984 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 31  @ Hokes Bluff    14   15   L       
 Fri., Sep. 7  @ Saks    32   10   W       
 Fri., Sep. 14  vs. Guntersville    28   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 21  @ Scottsboro    14   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 28  vs. Glencoe    28   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 5  vs. Sylacauga    26   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 12  vs. Litchfield    35   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19  vs. Gadsden   *  20   41   L       
 Fri., Oct. 26  @ Etowah   *  27   13   W       
 Fri., Nov. 2  @ Emma Sansom   *  0   7   L       
1984 Season Totals
  Points Scored224
  Scoring Average22.4
  Points Allowed105
  Defense Average10.5
  Opponents Record48-58
  Region Record1-2
  Home Record4-1
  Away Record3-2
1984 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Southside Gadsden was not ranked.
1984 Class 5A Region 13 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Emma Sansom 15-04001025-096453-07415  Fred Buster Gross
Gadsden 8-32901981-163622-17755  Vince DiLorenzo
Etowah 1-9792480-32775  Steve Clay
Southside Gadsden 7-32241051-24761  Randy Ross

1984 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Southside Gadsden Players on File.

1984 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Kevin KiddDB HM  ASWA
 Tommy NewtonLB Sr.6-1210 1st  BN
 Tommy NewtonLB Sr.6-1210 1st  ASWA

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