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Sumter Academy Football Team History

Sumter Academy Eagles
Sumter Academy

181 Sumter Academy Rd. York, AL 36925
Stadium: Wild Turkey Stadium
Colors: Royal Blue, Red & White
Coach: John McCants
Region: AISA-AAA-
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1970  <-- 1978 <- 1979 -> 1980 --> 2020

1979 Season Highlights
 John McCants enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Sumter Academy.
1979 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 31  @ Jackson Academy    7   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 7  vs. Marengo Academy    20   33   L       
 Fri., Sep. 14  @ Bessemer Academy    21   8   W       
 Fri., Sep. 21  @ Demopolis Academy    42   20   W       
 Fri., Sep. 28  vs. West End Christian    10   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 5  @ Southern Academy    7   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 12  @ Patrician Academy    11   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 19   McCluer Academy MS    14   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 26  @ Pickens Academy    15   14   W       
 Fri., Nov. 2  vs. South Choctaw Academy    30   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 9  @ Warrior Academy    14   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 16  vs. Monroe Academy    30   48   L       1st Round Playoffs 
1979 Season Totals
  Points Scored221
  Scoring Average18.4
  Points Allowed155
  Defense Average12.9
  Opponents Record74-44 -3
  Region Record0-0
  Home Record2-2
  Away Record6-1
1979 Class AISA-AAA Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Sumter Academy was not ranked.
1979 Class AISA-AAA Region 0 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Ashford Academy 4-6162200  Mike Sadler
Bessemer Academy 5-5-1125121  Gary Loggins
Bullock Memorial 5-5-1135141  Tommy Genard
Central Alabama 8-2229105  Tim Singleton
Escambia Academy 2-7-1106294  Jack Akins
Glenwood School 8-217862  El Edmonds
Hooper Academy 4-5143145  Tim Jennings
Jackson Academy 10-2378631-12330  Wayne Blackwell
Lakeside 5-6177221  Wayne Proffitt
Macon Academy 7-327275  Jerry Pugh
Marengo Academy 11-13631030-11623  Ricky Herzog
Monroe Academy 12-14632202-06230  Rob Kelly
Morgan Academy 5-6169281  Mark King
Pickens Academy 6-4134100  J.A. Williams
South Choctaw Academy 4-6140184  Roland Atkins
Sumter Academy 9-32211550-13048  John McCants
West End Christian 4-6-1160187  Jim Riley
Wilcox Academy 5-6137202  Robert Andress

1979 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Sumter Academy Players on File.

1979 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Sumter Academy Players on File.

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