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Cleveland Football Team History


Cleveland Panthers
Cleveland High School

71 High School St. Cleveland, AL 35049
Stadium: Michal Dixon Memorial Stadium
Colors: Black & White
Coach: Gary Godfrey
Region: 2A-R12
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1936  <-- 1988 <- 1989 -> 1990 --> 2019

1989 Season Highlights
 Gary Godfrey enters his 8th season as Head Coach at Cleveland.
 First playoff win.
 The Panthers finished 2nd in Region 12.
 
1989 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Aug. 24  @ Susan Moore    6   14   L       
 Fri., Sep. 1  vs. Springville   *  14   15   L       
 Fri., Sep. 8  vs. J.B. Pennington    20   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 15  @ Holly Pond    40   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 22  @ Hayden    21   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 29  vs. Locust Fork    24   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 6  vs. Ohatchee   *  14   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 13  @ Appalachian    20   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 20  vs. Warrior   *  43   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 27  @ Cold Springs    22   13   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 3  @ Cordova    14   7   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 10  vs. Gordo    7   28   L       2nd Round Playoffs 
 
1989 Season Totals
  Record9-3
  Points Scored245
  Scoring Average20.4
  Points Allowed123
  Defense Average10.3
  Opponents Record69-62
  Region Record2-1
  Home Record4-2
  Away Record5-1
1989 Class 2A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/24/19899 10(7-2) ASWA
  
1989 Class 2A Region 12 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Springville 13-13941433-182693-08928  Mike Green
Cleveland 9-32451231-121352-17135  Gary Godfrey
Warrior 5-51061801-24092  Tim Sanders
Ohatchee 4-61571770-32974  Jim Lowery

1989 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Cleveland Players on File.

1989 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Chad PassRB Sr.6-2200 1st  BN
 Chad WeemsDb Sr. HM  BN
 Donald LochamyDL Sr.6-3205 1st  BN
 Donald LochamyDL Sr.6-3205 HM  ASWA



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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Morris Higginbotham coached three different teams to divisional state championships in the 1950s. He won titles at Walnut Grove in 1952, West Blocton in 1955 and Enterprise in 1960.