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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Walnut Grove Football Team History

Walnut Grove Tigers
Walnut Grove High School

 Walnut Grove, AL 0
Coach: Fred Buster Gross

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1927  <-- 1964 <- 1965 -> 1965 --> 1965

1965 Season Highlights
 Fred Buster Gross enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Walnut Grove.
 This was the last season Walnut Grove fielded a team.
 Merged with Altoona to form West End.
 TheTigers set a team record by scoring 285 points.
1965 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 3  @ Southside Gadsden    25   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 10  vs. St. Clair County    39   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 17  vs. Springville    20   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 24  @ Cedar Bluff    19   27   L       
 Fri., Oct. 1  vs. Holly Pond    33   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 8  @ Susan Moore    32   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 15  vs. Ashville    33   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 22  vs. Altoona    13   13   T       
 Fri., Nov. 5  @ Gaston    39   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 12  @ Ragland    32   0   W       
1965 Season Totals
  Record8-1 -1
  Points Scored285
  Scoring Average28.5
  Points Allowed65
  Defense Average6.5
  Opponents Record45-50 -5
  Home Record4-0 -1
  Away Record4-1
1965 Class 1A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
Final 7(7-1-1)0 MA
11/10/19659 9(7-1-1)19 AP
11/18/196510 8(7-1-1)21 AP
11/3/19658 10(6-2)12 AP
11/30/1965Final 8(7-1-1)25 AP

1965 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Walnut Grove Players on File.

1965 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Gary WallsG Sr.175 1st  AP
 Gary WallsT Sr.175 2nd  BPH
 Kenneth EllisB Sr. HM  BN
 Wayne HarrelsonB HM  AP

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