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Oak Grove Football Team History


Oak Grove Tigers
Oak Grove High School

9494 Oak Grove Pkwy. Oak Grove, AL 35023
Stadium: Tiger Stadium
Colors: Red & White
Coach: Jimmy Ashcraft

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1922  <-- 1972 <- 1973 -> 1974 --> 2020

1973 Season Highlights
 Jimmy Ashcraft enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Oak Grove.
 First 10-0 regular season.
 First playoff appearance.
 
1973 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 31  @ Warrior    16   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 7  @ Fultondale    26   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 14  @ West Birmingham Christian    32   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 21  @ Pinson Valley    15   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 28  @ Curry    28   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 5  vs. Corner    26   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 12  @ Locust Fork    26   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19  vs. Northside    18   0   W       
 Sat., Nov. 3  vs. West Jefferson    40   16   W       
 Fri., Oct. 26   Pleasant Grove    41   0   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 16  @ Florala    6   15   L       1st Round Playoffs 
 
1973 Season Totals
  Record10-1
  Points Scored274
  Scoring Average24.9
  Points Allowed50
  Defense Average4.5
  Opponents Record46-62 -4
  Home Record3-0
  Away Record6-1
1973 Class 2A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/10/19736 9(6-0) AHSAA
10/17/19737 10(7-0) AHSAA
10/23/19738 9(8-0) AHSAA
10/3/19735 10(5-0) AHSAA
10/30/19739 8(8-0) AHSAA
11/6/197310 6(9-0) AHSAA
  

1973 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Oak Grove Players on File.

1973 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 BlankenshipL/LB HM  BN
 Bruce ShoresE Sr.180 2nd  BPH
 ElmoreB HM  BN
 ShoresE HM  BN



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