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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Sweet Water Football Team History

Sweet Water Bulldogs
Sweet Water High School

440 Main St. Sweet Water, AL 36782
Stadium: Nolan Atkins Stadium
Colors: Purple & Gold
Coach: Nolan Atkins

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1928  <-- 1970 <- 1971 -> 1972 --> 2020

1971 Season Highlights
 Nolan Atkins enters his 5th season as Head Coach at Sweet Water.
1971 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 3  @ Thomasville    8   24   L       
 Fri., Sep. 10  vs. Pine Hill    28   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 17  @ Millport    0   26   L       
 Fri., Sep. 24  vs. Marengo County    8   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 1  @ Repton    20   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 8  vs. Hale County    20   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 15  @ Wilcox County    47   16   W       
 Fri., Oct. 22   Red Level    22   14   W       
 Thu., Oct. 28  @ Dallas County    8   14   L    Selma   
 Fri., Nov. 5   Carrollton    12   34   L       
1971 Season Totals
  Points Scored173
  Scoring Average17.3
  Points Allowed141
  Defense Average14.1
  Opponents Record50-42 -2
  Home Record3-0
  Away Record2-3
1971 Class 1A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Sweet Water was not ranked.

1971 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Sweet Water Players on File.

1971 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Jimmy BallardT 174 HM  BN
 Jimmy BallardL Sr.205 1st  BPH

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

The first night game played between high school teams in the state occurred on September 23, 1927 when Pike Road and Cloverdale met in the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery.